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Archive for: March, 2014

“Drunk” Shirt Man Arrested for DUII

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A 21-year-old Philomath man was arrested on Sunday on multiple charges including drinking under the influence of intoxicants. In his mugshot, Ross McMakin is seen wearing a shirt that says “Drunk as _____,” including profanity. Corvallis Police say McMakin’s girlfriend told him not to drive after he had consumed alcohol on Sunday. … Continue reading »

N. Eugene High employee nominated for Everyday Hero award

June Blackwell, a custodian of North Eugene High School, said she was shocked to find out she’d been nominated for an Everyday Heroes award from the American Federation of Teachers.

Junction City Drug Bust Suspects Return

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Just days after six people were arrested in Junction City in a drug bust, a number of the suspects have been released. Now neighbors say they’re back at the house police raided. Police arrested six people and took three children into protective custody Friday morning in the 1100 block of Juniper … Continue reading »

“Something Wicked” to Debut in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Four years ago, locations all over the Willamette Valley were being used as backdrops on the silver screen. The movie Something Wicked opens this Friday and debuts in Eugene to honor the locations where it was filmed. Something Wicked is a psychological thriller. Sadly, it is also the last movie Brittany Murphy … Continue reading »

Former Oregon men’s basketball player and coach Ernie Kent hired as Washington State head coach

Washington State hired Ernie Kent to be the new men’s basketball coach on Monday. Kent, a former Oregon player and coach, will replace Ken Bone, who was fired on March 18. “Somebody like Ernie that would have a passion for Washington State like he did for the University of Oregon would be someone I’d be […] Continue reading

Truck Hits Springfield House

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A driver is recovering in the hospital after crashing into a Springfield home. Witnesses say they saw a pickup truck driving erratically in the cul-de-sac on South 69th Place Monday morning. They say they watched as the truck went into reverse at a high speed, jumped a curb, then crashed into into … Continue reading »

Oregon Softball Rolls Washington in Home Opening Series

The Oregon Softball team had to deal with some weather related delays over the weekend in their three game sweep of Washington at Howe Field. It marked their first home series of the season and the ladies did not disappoint. Game 1, scheduled for Frida… Continue reading

Oregon softball: Cheridan Hawkins named Pac-12 pitcher of the week

After recording back-to-back shutouts against No. 5-ranked Washington in their doubleheader this past weekend, Oregon sophomore pitcher Cheridan Hawkins was named Pac-12 pitcher of the week for her play from March 25-30. This was Hawkins’ sixth career selection, the most of any Oregon student-athlete. This season, Hawkins has boasted a 0.99 ERA, accounted for 182 of Oregon’s […] Continue reading

Men’s Tennis to Host Free Youth Clinic

Following UO’s match with Arizona on Saturday at the Student Tennis Center, Oregon will host its annual free youth clinic. Continue reading

City to start the Whoville move out process for April 15 deadline

The City of Eugene is starting the moving process for the dozens of homeless campers living in a vacant lot on Broadway and Hilyard St. Tuesday in the hopes of having the camp cleared by the April 15 closure deadline.

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