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Suspect still at large after multi-agency search

NOTI, Ore. -- A suspect remains unapprehended after several law enforcement agencies carried out a search on Highway 126 West on Monday morning. According to the Oregon State Police, a trooper attempted to stop a red Suzuki Aerio for speeding and reckless driving on Highway 126 West near Noti Lane at about 8:40 a.m. on August 8. OSP says the driver, who remains unidentified, stopped the car, got out and ran away on foot. Officials say OSP troopers and personnel from several other law enforcement agencies carried out an exhaustive search of the area that included police dog units from the Lane County Sheriff’s Office, but were unable to locate the suspect.
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Family and friends of lost boy hosting life jacket drive

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. -- After Jeremy Van Brocklin drowned in the Fern Ridge Reservoir on August 1, family and friends swore to take steps to prevent such a tragedy from happening again. Michelle Barton, the mother of Van Brocklin's girlfriend and a volunteer at the Jeremy Van Brocklin Foundation, is...
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Oregon Ducks Men’s Basketball: Movement in The Coaches Roster

Oregon Ducks Men’s Basketball Announces Coaching Changes. Last week the Oregon Ducks formally announced that new assistant coach Armon Gates had signed a contract. You can read about coach Gates’ history here. Assistant coach Kevin McKenna is moving to a staff support position as director of player development....

New night club aimed at students sobering up before heading home

EUGENE, Ore. -- Eugene residents Mark Rogers and Brittny Fergason saw a different vision for their new nightclub in the University District, one without alcohol. "Our thought process is to provide a safe place for the students and student-athletes to come and hang out," Rogers said. Starting at 8 p.m....

Ems Run; Number One Prospect Chooses Oregon

With Just 4 weeks remaining in the season the Eugene Emeralds are in contention to winning the Northwest league as they sit just a game and a half back from the league leading Vancouver Canadians whom they face in a 6 game series beginning tomorrow at home at PK Park. The Ems have series left with Hillsboro, Tri-City and Everett, but with a winning series this week could take the league lead. The closest team to the top two leaders is Spokane which currently sits 6 games back with plenty of time to still make a run. Tickets are available for this weeks series with Vancouver with games beginning at 6:35 nightly.

WR Caleb Chapman breaks down his decision to transfer to Oregon

Caleb Chapman enters his final season of college eligibility with a new program. The Texas native officially announced his decision to transfer from Texas A&M back in May and has been on campus, in Eugene, for the last two months. Head coach Dan Lanning highlighted Chapman recently after practice, saying,...

Eugene Police: Man found deceased in Willamette River

EUGENE, Ore. — Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead in the Willamette River. Around 10:20 a.m. Sunday, a person called Central Lane 911 after a white male, 43, was observed deceased in the Willamette River in shallow water, the Eugene Police Department said Monday. The location...

Dan Lanning gives interesting philosophy on transfer portal

Dan Lanning is a first-time head coach at Oregon. That means that this is the first time he has had to manage a roster. With the transfer portal, this can be incredibly difficult. He’s leaning into it, though, with his own unique philosophy. “I think there’s a misconception with...

Returning starting OL Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu expected back at practice soon

Two recently absent Ducks are dealing with injuries, head coach Dan Lanning shared with media following Tuesday's practice. Offensive lineman Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu and defensive lineman Maceal Afaese each missed Monday and Tuesday's practices for undisclosed reasons. According to Lanning, Aumavae-Laulu, a senior and projected starter, will be back at practice sooner than his younger teammate.

Sea Lion Caves History on Aug 26

Sea Lion Caves celebrates 90 years of providing unique coastal experiences. Since 1932, visitors to the Florence area have been able to descend, first by wooden stairway, nowadays by elevator, about 200 feet from the clifftop above America’s largest sea cave down into the cavernous environs of frolicking pinnipeds, including Steller and California sea lions. The entire site is designated as a wildlife preserve for the animals and birds that live there.

Eugene Starbucks workers on strike against alleged aggression from corporate leadership

EUGENE, Ore. -- Workers at a Starbucks in Eugene officially went on strike Monday morning, claiming corporate leadership has been aggressive towards their union. As of 4:30 a.m. on August 8, the partners at the 2830 Willamette St. Starbucks were on strike. They say they will stay on strike until Sunday, August 14. A worker said they are focused on changing the store’s hours and countering retaliatory actions from Starbucks management against the union.

Photos of Oregon's 4th Fall Camp Practice

The Oregon Ducks held their fourth fall camp practice of the year Monday late afternoon. Here are photos from the portion of practice the media was allowed into the facility. You can read our practice report from practice here. Oregon offensive coordinator Kenny Dillingham spoke with the media here. Sign...

Man found dead in Willamette River Sunday

The Lane County Medical Examiner's office is investigating the discovery of a dead man in the Willamette River Sunday. The man was found dead in shallow water of the river at about 10:30 a.m. Sunday, according to a Eugene police news release. The 43-year-old man has been identified, but police won't publicly release his name until they notify his family.

When That Spectacular Glow Hits the Oregon Coast: Surprise Colors Between Yachats and Florence

(Florence, Oregon) – An early October a few years back, and the beaches and beach towns are warm and bereft of most any breeze. The Oregon coast is unbelievably warm – it feels like a different world. Or at least more like California. However, there's hardly any crowds at this hour: the sun is just now going down and some extraordinary things start to happen. (All photos Oregon Coast Beach Connection)