Eugene Daily News
Archive for: November, 2011

Purse Snatcher Arrested in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Officers responded to a purse snatch at a little after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, at the bus stop in the 2000 block of Olympic St. 
Eric Kithcart snatched a purse away from a 48-year-old woman, knocking her to the ground. She receiv…

Gas Station Mobbed After News of Low Gas

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield gas station was mobbed all day. The reason is the price for regular unleaded at the 76 Station at Main Street and 40th dropped by 46 cents Wednesday morning.
The manager says she got word Tuesday to lower the pric…

Statutory faculty convenes, decides new direction for University

University statutory faculty convened an emergency meeting yesterday afternoon in McArthur Court to hold an open dialogue with Chancellor George Pernsteiner and board member Lynda Ciuffetti) from the Oregon University System, and to pass motions in accordance with the removal of President Richard Lariviere by OUS this past Monday.

Public Invited to Unveiling of Kilcullen Memorial Signs

Eugene police have announced they’ll unveil new signs created to memorialize fallen Officer Chris Kilcullen in a week and a half.
He was shot and killed in the line of duty.
Now a portion of I-105 and Highway 126…

Eugene Gets First Bike-Only Traffic Signal

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene is getting even more bike friendly.
On Thursday, Eugene’s first bike-only traffic signal will turn on at the intersection of Alder Street and 18th Avenue.
More than 16,000 vehicles travel through the intersection on an av…

More problems at Highway 20 project

There’s more trouble at the trouble-plagued and stalled state project replacing a twisty 10-mile stretch of Highway 20 between Corvallis and Newport. The designer/builder for the roughly $217 million undertaking has determined that one completed brid…

Looking for input on future hospital

Project leaders are looking for public input on the design of a future psychiatric hospital just outside of Junction City.

Local Theater Watch

We’re getting closer and closer to Christmas, and as a result, a number of new plays are debuting before the end of the year. At the professional playhouses, two new plays debut while two more are still running. At the high school level, two plays from the work of legendary playwrights begin.

Wine Down Eugene

Wine Down Eugene for November 30 – December 6. It’s “magazine mayhem” time; Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, True Fabrications, Food and Wine Magazine, Oenophilia and Rhino Wine Gear are just a few of the many wine magazines that hold some new, ingenious, state-of-the-art products that you will want to put on the list to Santa, in addition to being on the list of gifts to give to wine aficionado friends.

Looks like we’ll see plenty of sunshine (after AM fog) for the near future giving us plenty of time to rake up those pesky leaves and pine needles.

________________ Preview Weather Forecast for the Pac-12 Championship Game Friday: Ducks vs UCLA at Autzen Stadium Kickoff 5 PM – Partly cloudy 45 cooling into the upper 30s throughout the game. Bundle up, it will get quite chilly. ________________ It’s time for my weekly weather quiz question. The Hurricane season officially ends today so I […]

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