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Cottage Grove Police Chief, Captain on leave amid investigation

Cottage Grove’s Police Chief and Captain are on paid leave pending the results of an internal investigation. No information is available about the cause of the investigation or a timeline for its completion. In the interim, former Sherwood Police Chief Jeffrey Groth is leading the department. Nathan Wilk is...
COTTAGE GROVE, OR
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Armed suspect arrested after traffic stop, police say

EUGENE, Ore. -- A suspect with a gun in his car was arrested early Thursday morning after running from officers and fighting with law enforcement, police say. The Eugene Police Department said an officer spotted a driver speeding and running a red light at abut 1:37 a.m. on August 19. Police said the officer stopped the vehicle near East 13th street and Patterson Street. According to the EPD, officers identified the driver as Marcus Alann Johnson, 22, of Eugene, and learned he had multiple warrants.
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New Eugene Springfield Fire Chief announced

Eugene Springfield Fire has recently announced that Michael A. Caven has been selected to serve as Eugene Springfield Fire’s next Fire Chief. Caven has more than 20 years of experience in fire and emergency medical service and has worked with Eugene Springfield Fire since 2007, serving in a variety of positions including Battalion Chief, Captain, Deputy Chief of Operations, Firefighter/Paramedic, Engineer, Instructor and more.
EUGENE, OR
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Emergency Rural Health Care Grants Headed to Oregon

ELGIN – (Release from the U.S. Senate) The U.S. Senate announced a total of $346,000 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) headed to three Oregon communities to upgrade facilities so they can better serve families and increase access to essential medical services. The projects include:
ELGIN, OR
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Oregon Geographic Names Board to consider variety of name-change proposals

The Oregon Geographic Names Board (OGNB) will meet in Eugene this Saturday, August 20, to consider proposals to name or re-name geographic features in five Oregon counties. Included on the OGNB’s public agenda are four proposals to re-name geographic features that currently have the word “Negro” attached to them.
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Eugene police arrest man accused of using mailbox to deliver drugs

EUGENE, Ore. -- A man was arrested on Wednesday after postal workers tipped off the Eugene Police Department about drugs and money being dropped off in a locked mailbox, police say. According to the EPD, the local branch of the United States Postal Service contacted police about a locked mailbox...
EUGENE, OR
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Black Cultural Festival - Saturday, August 20

Oregon is known for many things, its picturesque landscapes that make every window view feel like a Bob Ross painting, its vibrant festival culture, and its homogeny. Perhaps kissing the northern tip of California makes the latter more glaring. So many may pass up the beautiful landscapes, delicious wines, and majestic coastlines for our southern neighbor — thinking the diversity of experiences may be greater there.
EUGENE, OR
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STATE BOARD CONSIDERING NAME CHANGE PROPOSALS

The Oregon Geographic Names Board will meet in Eugene this Saturday to consider proposals for naming or re-naming geographic features in five Oregon counties, including Douglas. A release from the Oregon Historical Society said included on the agenda are four proposals to re-name geographic features that currently have the word...
EUGENE, OR

Man arrested after traffic stop, ghost gun seized

On August 19, at 1:37 a.m., an officer heard an engine revving while he was outside his vehicle and then he spotted a Dodge Charger driving fast near 960 Olive Street. The driver ran a red light and fled the area. The officer was able to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle near E. 13th and Patterson Street.
EUGENE, OR
Cottage Grove Sentinel

'Horse Ballet' competition to take place in Creswell

Approaching Silver Tail Farm in Creswell on a nice day, the facility looks like an abstract representation of the horses bred, raised, and trained there: the equine ideal, deconstructed and then reconstructed in the form of bay-colored buildings and a conscientious alliance between structure and landscape. Westphalians is the Silver...
CRESWELL, OR
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Woman speaks out about road rage attack; suspect arrested

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- 61-year-old Jeffery Louis Medina was arrested in connection to the assault of two women, including Julie Willits in an alleged road rage incident. Medina now faces second degree assault charges. "My grandbabies just kept screaming, 'she's dead,'" said Willits, one of the assault victims. "There was so...
SPRINGFIELD, OR
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Woman sentenced to prison for assaulting disabled young man

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- Jennifer Mast, the woman accused of assaulting a nonverbal young man unable to defend himself, was sentenced to five years and eight months in prison on Wednesday. Mast was arrested by Springfield police on June 28 on charges of second-degree assault and three counts of first-degree criminal...
SPRINGFIELD, OR

Street Crimes Unit arrests man after reports of drug delivery

The Eugene Police Street Crimes Unit, was notified of suspected narcotic activity at 5973 St. Helena Street. A follow-up investigation resulted in EPD SCU applying for and being granted a search warrant for the residence, which they served on August 17 at 11:50 a.m., with the assistance of EPD SWAT, EPD Drone and EPD Investigations.
EUGENE, OR

Workers at Eugene-area Starbucks participate in labor strike

Hundreds of Eugene-area Starbucks workers went on strike over the last week in response to corporate-level actions including alleged unlawful firings, a refusal to bargain and not implementing certain benefits following the stores’ unionization. The strike joined numerous others at Starbucks locations around the country, where workers say corporate...
EUGENE, OR
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