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Shooting suspect arrested after exchange of gunfire near Elmira
ELMIRA, Ore. – A man accused of shooting another person in the back is in police custody after an exchange of gunfire in a remote area northwest of Elmira, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office reported. According to the LCSO, deputies had heard a tip from someone saying that...
Wildfire smoke continues to cause unhealthy air quality across Oregon, study finds
Wildfire smoke continues to cause unhealthy air quality across Oregon, a new study from the state Department of Environmental Quality shows. Last year’s wildfire season was less intense than those of 2020 and 2021, the study reported. There also was less smoke in 2022 compared with other recent years. ...
Mass layoffs at Valley River Inn
EUGENE, Ore. — More than 60 employees at Valley River Inn are being let go following a fire in February that damaged part of the hotel's building. According to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notice provided to Oregon HECC's Dislocated Worker Unit by the hotel's parent company, Aimbridge Hospitality, the layoffs are permanent.
Lane County Animal Services to host training for livestock rescue
LANE COUNTY, Ore. — On Saturday, June 24, Lane County Animal Services (LCAS) will host a training session for people who are interested in volunteering to assist livestock transportation, feeding, and sheltering operations during emergencies. Volunteers help transport animals out of evacuation zones, support animals sheltering in place in...
The Oregon Country Fair is a Summer Event Unlike Any Other
Inevitably, when I mention the Oregon Country Fair to anyone not familiar with it, they think I misspoke and meant to say county fair. No, you will not find a Tilt-A-Whirl, pie-making contest, or young 4-Hers showing off their prized sow here. The Oregon Country Fair is a decidedly different creature—the kind of counter-culture feast for the soul and senses that could only be dreamed up in the hippie mecca of Eugene, Oregon.
Historic sneeze storm: Willamette Valley shatters grass pollen record, some relief coming
The Willamette Valley allergy season reached historic levels of misery Tuesday morning as grass pollen levels shattered previous records, according to Eugene's Oregon Allergy Associates counting station. Tuesday's grass pollen counts hit 1,301 particles per cubic meter of air, the highest ever recorded in 25 years of counting, confirmed Oregon...
Harley-Davidson rider dies in crash with pickup truck east of Eugene
A 46-year-old Coquille man died in a two vehicle crash Friday afternoon on Oregon Route 126 near the Lane and Linn County line, according to Oregon State Police. OSP said in a news release Monday that Sean Lenninger was eastbound on a Harley-Davidson when he tried to pass a Toyota pickup truck that was trying to turn left into a campground. ...
Armed and dangerous suspect at large after allegedly shooting man in the back
EUGENE, Ore. – After a shooting on Saturday, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the suspect, and is asking the public to keep an eye out. According to the LCSO, deputies responded to a shooting at a home on McDougal Lane near Prairie Road in Eugene. According to the LCSO, neighbors reported the incident at 2:18 p.m. on June 3. Deputies said their investigation showed Jason Scott Page, 34, had allegedly shot a 35-year-old man in the back during an argument. Deputies said the victim was taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to survive.
FATAL CRASH ON HIGHWAY 126E IN LINN COUNTY, OREGON
LINN COUNTY, OR (June 5, 2023) - On Friday, June 2, 2023, at approximately 8:53 P.M., the Oregon State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 126, near milepost 13, in Linn County. The preliminary investigation indicated a white Toyota pickup, operated by Frederick Albert Dawson (40) of Eugene,...
Eugene couple receive 'Police Call' scam
EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police Department (EPD) reports that recently, scammers called a Eugene couple and stated they were with the Eugene Police Department and needed to speak with them about a legal matter. The person calling identified themselves as an EPD sergeant by name. No case number was...
Extremely high grass pollen levels leave Eugene residents suffering from allergies
EUGENE, Ore. -- The Oregon Allergy Associates recorded a record high grass pollen count of 1301 in the Eugene area. With a pollen count this high, even people who are not allergic to pollen have also been suffering from allergy symptoms. Dr. Kraig Jacobson with Oregon Allergy Associates said the pollen levels are so high because there's a lot of rye grass both grown and sold in western Oregon. In addition, dry and windy conditions compared to the wet and cold conditions just a few months ago make for ideal allergy conditions.
Things 'Getting real' Between Oregon and Chris Johnson II
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G&D Chillers Expands Manufacturing and R&D Facilities with New Larger Facility in Junction City, Ore.
JUNCTION CITY, Ore.— G&D Chillers, known for producing the most reliable glycol chillers used in commercial brewing, wine, cannabis, food processing and other manufacturing industries for more than 30 years, is proud to announce the expansion of its manufacturing and research and development (R&D) facilities. The company has added...
Eugene police say burglaries on the rise with warmer weather
EUGENE, Ore. –The arrival of warmer weather has also led to an increase in local burglaries, according to Eugene police officials. Police said that criminals often take advantage of residents leaving doors, windows, or garages open or unlocked as the temperature rises. The majority of these incidents occur during the day, with offenders gaining entry into homes through an unlocked door or window, police said. Eugene police recommend locking doors and windows even when home.
Happy Pride Month: North Eugene High GSA brings Pride to 4J students
A rainbow of colors brightened North Eugene High School recently as hundreds of students, staff, parents and community members gathered on the football field to celebrate Pride Month, which recognizes LGBTQ+ identities in June. The Pride Festival, put on by Gender Sexuality Alliance Affinity Groups (GSA), was held for the...
Back-2-Back champs: Hilanders finish off perfect season
The Burns Hilander softball team claimed its second consecutive state title by defeating the Scio Loggers, 1-0, at University of Oregon’s Jane Sanders Stadium on Friday, June 2. In a record-breaking season, the Burns Hilander softball team downed the Scio Loggers in 12 innings, 1-0, in the 2023 OSAA/OnPoint...
Local skateboarder working to memorialize two young skaters
EUGENE, Ore. – A local skateboarder is still hard at work raising funds to memorialize two young boys who lost their lives to mental illness. In September 2022, Mike Crespino skateboarded from the Washington Jefferson skate park in Eugene to San Francisco, California. His goal was to raise funds for a memorial at the park for Ben Moody and Silas Strimple. Crespino said that his journey was a great success and attracted a lot of support for the memorial project.
Oregon starting the recruiting process over with one of the top OL prospects
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Oregon vs. Oral Roberts billed among most intriguing Super Regional matchups in 2023
When looking at the slate of Super Regional series coming from the world of college baseball, there are a number of high-powered and electric teams that will take the stage. From No. 1 ranked Wake Forest, No. 2 ranked Florida, and No. 5 LSU to some of the unranked but dangerous teams like Tennessee or TCU, there will certainly not be a lacking for talent on the diamond. RelatedDates and times announced for Oregon’s super regional vs. Oral Roberts The Oregon Ducks and Oral Roberts Golden Eagles may not be among the most glamorous programs left standing in the super regionals, but...
Acts of Kindness: New local restaurant gives back to the community
EUGENE, Ore. — A new local business, Eugene Burger Company, which opened about a month ago and is already giving back to the community. Travis & JeanMarie Indell are the owners of the newest burger restaurant to open in Eugene at the 5th Street Public Market. Focusing on using local ingredients and recipes the two labored over for years, as the Indell's have dreamt of opening a restaurant for 13 years.
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