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One person found dead near South Eugene High School; investigation ongoing
A person was found dead Tuesday morning in the area of Amazon Parkway and 24th Ave near South Eugene High School. The Eugene Police Department was called to the area around 8:08 a.m. after receiving reports of a person found dead in an area near trees, according to a department release.
Former Eugene Teacher Cleared of Wrongdoing Over Controversial Assignment, Claims Misrepresentation on Social Media
Discover the story of a former 4J school teacher, cleared of any wrongdoing after a controversial assignment involving sexual fantasies. Despite an unblemished 25-year teaching record, the teacher faced backlash and ultimately resigned. Now, the teacher is subbing at Monroe School District.
Car Crash Causes Major Water Main Break and Flooding in Eugene
A single car crash in front of North Eugene High School detaches a fire hydrant and ruptures a water pipe, causing significant flooding on Silver Lane Road. Residents and businesses are left without water as crews work tirelessly to fix the damage.
Lane County weather delays for Tuesday, Nov. 28: Junction City cancels classes
A school district in Lane County decided to cancel classes Tuesday amid foul weather, with officials saying icy roads made it too unsafe for school buses to operate. Some other county offices announced closures, as well. School closures: Junction City Sch. Dist.: Closed. The Junction City School District posted the following message: ...
Man accused of assault arrested following crisis negotiation team’s intervention
EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene police officials said a man who was arrested Tuesday morning faces an assault charge following a situation that necessitated a crisis negotiation team’s intervention. Police said a man called the Eugene Police Department at 7:43 a.m. on November 28 from the area of West...
Suspicious Death Investigation Near Eugene Schools Impacts Students and Community
Witness the reactions of Eugene students as they grapple with a death investigation near their school. The incident, which took place at Amazon Park, has left the community in shock and sadness. Tune in to hear their thoughts and concerns about this tragic event.
Huge Eugene mansion slashes $200,000 off the asking price – And you’d never know it’s there
After being on the market for 189 days, the owner of this Eugene mansion decided to knock $200,000 off the asking price of this property. As a result, it is now available on Zillow for $2,795,000 which makes it one of the most expensive properties in Eugene. This is for good reason too, seeing as it is massive and hidden away in the hills.
As Eugene's emergency room closes, fire department plans to step up
With the only emergency room in Eugene set to close Friday, the city’s fire department is trying to strengthen its emergency response. PeaceHealth is planning to shutter multiple services at its University District location in December, redirecting patients to its hospital at RiverBend in Springfield. At a City Council...
UPDATE: Eugene police successfully resolve armed incident on W.5th Aly. and Washington Street
EUGENE, Ore. — UPDATE 11/28/23 12:20 p.m. The Eugene Police Department says they've successfully resolved the incident on W.5th Alley and Washington Street. According to EPD, at 7:43 a.m. on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, a witness called the police department. Officials say a man was at W.5th Alley and Washington Street and was holding a knife, while at the same time embracing his wife in a hug.
Eugene Home Sells for Impressive $1M+
A stunning 2-story house near Eugene, Oregon recently sold for an impressive $1,035,000 on November 22nd. Located at 2174 Kimberly Cir, Eugene, OR, 97405, this custom-built home offers a luxurious living experience with breathtaking city and coastal range views. Boasting meticulous craftsmanship and evident pride of ownership, this property is truly a masterpiece.
Florence man dead after SUV leaves icy road, lands in Siuslaw River
One man is dead and another is injured after a car crash on Highway 36 near milepost 1 in Lane County Sunday afternoon. Oregon State Police responded to the area at 12:15 p.m. where they learned a Ford Explorer traveling westbound on Highway 36 crossed the centerline of an icy curve into the eastbound lane and struck a Honda Civic.
Why Texas should be ranked higher than No. 7 in latest CFP ranking
In the second to last College Football Playoff ranking, the committee still has Texas at No. 7. Ohio State and Oregon are currently ranked ahead of Texas at No. 5 and No. 6, respectively. Despite suffering a loss to Michigan on Saturday, Ohio State is somehow still ranked higher than Texas.
'Oldest and coldest' Springfield Christmas Parade schedule, road closures announced
Multiple roads in Springfield are scheduled to be closed Saturday, Dec. 2, for the safety of participants and guests attending the 71st Annual Springfield Christmas Parade. The "oldest and coldest" parade is hosted by the Oregon Riders Society and will start at 1 p.m. near 21st Street and Olympic Street.
ODOT budget cuts could have ripple effect on Lane County roadways
LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Winter travel may be more dangerous this year as the Oregon Department of Transportation is servicing 15% fewer roads this year across the state. "Our funding structure is failing to keep up with the evolving realities that we need," Mindy McCartt, Public Information Officer for ODOT, explains. "For our transportation system, we do rely mainly on our gas tax to pay for maintenance. Our gas tax revenues are flattening and forecast to decline as vehicles do get more efficient, and people start buying electric, as well as our costs going up."
Eugene food non-profit looks to expand services to Douglas County
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — Eugene nonprofit Reality Kitchen is planning to launch their food service program in Douglas County. The program will be a mostly virtual experience for participants with some sessions built in for real life work in a kitchen environment. The Eugene based non-profit runs a wholesale...
Flood on Silver Lane Disrupts NEHS Students
Around 8 am this morning a vehicle crashed into a fire hydrant off Silver Lane in the North Eugene area. The cause of the crash is currently unknown. It quickly flooded the street and the neighborhoods off of Silver Lane, making it difficult for students to get to school this morning. Many residents trash cans were knocked over from the force of the water.
Eugene mayor, 27 speakers ask council to join call for Gaza cease-fire
Even before Oct. 7, the U.N., Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International condemned Israel's actions as apartheid, illegal occupation, and in violation of international law. Since Oct. 7, the U.N. secretary-general said "Gaza is becoming a graveyard for children" and 36 U.N. experts called the situation in Gaza "a genocide in the making."
Greenhill Humane Society building burglarized
EUGENE, Ore. – Greenhill Humane Society was broken into sometime early Monday morning but no harm came to any of its animals or people, the organization said. The organization posted photos on social media of the building’s shattered front door and Greenhill staff said that the incident has been reported to the Lane County Sheriff’s office. Greenhill officials said that the damage is limited to the front door of the building and the organization plans to replace the door with a more secure unit. Besides the damaged front door, Greenhill said a few dollars in change were stolen from a donation jar in the front lobby and total damages are estimated at about $2,500.
Cottage Grove Police Department Weekly Recap
Officers were contacted by Lane County Parole and Probation with a detention warrant issued for a female subject for violating her probation. Officers attempted to contact the subject by knocking on the door and bedroom windows on the front side of the house, but no answer. The subject was found in a bed, covered by sheets, trying to avoid contact with officers. Officers made contact by phone with the homeowner, who granted permission for the officers to enter their home and gave instructions on which room the subject would be in. Officers announced their presence and found the female under the sheets attempting to hide. The female was taken into custody without incident and transported to Lane County Jail.
Rece Davis Predicts Winner Of Huge College Football Game This Weekend
Rece Davis has made his pick.