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Logging accident severely injures Oregon man

SPRINGFIELD Ore. (KPTV) – An Oregon man is fighting for his life in a Springfield hospital after a logging accident. Parker Price is suffering from severe spinal cord breaks, his right lung has collapsed and his left one has pneumonia. His wife Rachel Price is days away from having a baby and says the accident has been devastating to the family.
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UO and OSU alumni react to UCLA, USC moving to Big Ten Conference

EUGENE, Ore. -- There could be more shake-ups on the way to the PAC-12 conference after USC and UCLA announced they were heading to the Big Ten. USC and UCLA’s decision to jump the PAC-12 ship and sail east to the Big Ten caught many by surprise, including Oregon State University alumnus Brandon Lucas.
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College football insiders and fans alike are still wrapping their heads around the shocking news from Thursday that USC and UCLA, the two anchor schools of the Pac-12 Conference, will be bolting for the Big Ten starting in 2024. It’s still far too early to know exactly what this means...

Ghost guns, drugs uncovered during Springfield search warrant

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- Dozens of guns, the parts to make more and commercial amounts of illicit drugs were uncovered in a search warrant served yesterday morning, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said. The LCSO says that deputies received reports about the illegal manufacture of firearms and firearm components at a...

Dozens of ghost guns seized from Springfield home

LANE COUNTY, Ore. (KPTV) - A 38-year-old man who is a convicted felon was arrested after deputies found numerous firearms in a Springfield home, according to the Lane County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said it received information about the illegal manufacture of firearms and firearm parts at a...

Everyone's Saying The Same Thing About Oregon's Future

Just moments ago, fans learned that the landscape of college football is changing once again. Last year, it was Oklahoma and Texas announcing their move to the SEC. Now, two historic Pac-12 powers are leaving the conference to join the Big Ten. USC and UCLA will be the latest major programs to leave their respective conference.

2 arrested; police seize multiple guns, narcotics and more than $11,000

EUGENE, Ore. -- Eugene Police arrested two people Thursday following a narcotics and firearms search warrant. Police said SWAT, the Street Crimes Unit, Special Investigations Unit and Drone team performed the search warrant at Kevington Avenue and west 7th Place. There are other businesses in the area that are not related to the criminal activity investigated by the search warrant.

PeaceHealth faces staffing shortages as travel nurses are phased out

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — PeaceHealth is facing staffing shortages after phasing out travel nurses, adding more to the shortage. This has caused some patients to be boarded in hallways of the Emergency Department, because there aren’t enough nurses to care for them on the floors. Travel nurses raced in...

Washington and Oregon Now Control the Pac-12

The fallout of USC and UCLA leaving the Pac-12 continues to resonate throughout college football. It appears for the time being that Oregon and Washington will not be leaving the Pac-12 for the Big 10. The power of who controls what's left of the Pac-12 now goes transfers to Washington and Oregon.

Eugene Pro Rodeo among many events this 4th of July weekend

EUGENE, Ore. — As we approach the 4th of July holiday weekend, we’re looking into where you can celebrate in Lane County. Friday morning, we saddled up for the kick-off of the Eugene Pro Rodeo, which is prepping for a weekend full of events. “Fourth of July, this...

What Are The Rules On Fireworks?

PORTLAND, Ore. — Fireworks are not allowed everywhere for the 4th of July. In fact, several cities have banned fireworks and others have implemented restrictions. All fireworks are banned in Portland, Vancouver, in parks, on beaches, federal land and public property in both states. Those who break the law in either city can be fined a minimum of $500.

From bulletproof vests to getting wings at Oregon, Coach Carlos Locklyn cuts unique path

He’s in uniform in the parking lot, long before sunrise and well ahead of other coaches. This, however, is no logo-branded polo and khakis. Before he sleeps, eats breakfast or showers off the overnight residue - mental, physical- ubiquitous from a job that requires a bullet-proof vest, additional protective measures and a non-disclosure agreement, Carlos Locklyn confronts these elements along a twisting path tracing from Montgomery, Alabama, to Eugene, Oregon, with outposts in Chattanooga, Memphis, and Bowling Green, Kentucky in between.

Tesla to build electric vehicle supercharger station in Sutherlin

Tesla plans to build an enormous electric vehicle supercharger station off of I-5 in Sutherlin, Oregon. With a population of just over 8,000, Sutherlin, Oregon, might not seem like the obvious choice for the largest supercharger station outside of California. “Other than this being the greatest small town in the...