Eugene, Springfield and Lane County Headlines
- Trailer towing 70 ton turbine rolls, blocking Hwy 126 exit in Springfield
A semi-trailer loaded with a nearly 70-ton turbine rolled while taking the Highway 126 exit to 42nd Street in Springfield Wednesday morning, blocking the exit to westbound drivers for most of the day.
- Man Assaulted, Doused in Lighter Fluid
The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man they say assaulted his roommate and then doused him in lighter fluid. Deputies say the alleged victim, Herbert Purol, told them this happened as he and Buddy
- Search for Man & 4 Kids Underway
Police need help finding a man they say violated his restraining order by not returning his four children to their mother. EPD says the man, Torata Tanaka, may be taking the children out of country, maybe Canada or h
- Should Oregon ban beach smoking? State holds public hearings
A proposal to ban smoking from Oregon beaches is on the table tonight in Coos Bay.
- Study: One in five Oregon students miss 10 percent of school days
Recent school attendance numbers from across Oregon show that many districts struggle with chronic absences. The state found that one in five Oregon children missed 10 percent of school days.
- Seventh-day Adventist Facing Lawsuit
- Willamalane Buys Thurston Hills Land
Between the rolling hills and tall trees, Willamalane plans on building a trail system in the Thurston Hills. “The hills natural area is made up of 665 acres, three separate parcels that we were able to acquire.
- Farm mower sparks 3 acre fire in harvested field near Lebanon
Fire crews responded to a 3-acre fire near Lebanon on Tuesday that was sparked in a harvested wheat field off Tennessee Road.
- Residents Protecting the Simpsons Mural
The Simpsons mural continues to draw in fans one day after it was unveiled in Springfield. People checking out the mural Tuesday say they believe it’s a great addition to the city and will draw people from all over to to
- Local gas tax on horizon
- August 25 – Bookings & Mugshots
August 25 bookings and mugshots. All those arrested/booked are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty.
- Construction planned, delays expected for I-5 south of Cottage Grove
- Citizen panel opposes Oregon food labeling measure
A citizen review panel is narrowly opposing an Oregon ballot measure to require labeling of genetically modified foods.
- WHO Calls for E-Cigarette Regulations
E-cigarettes were marketed as the answer to the foul results of tobacco smoke. But the World Health Organization now suggests the vapors from e-cigarettes increase the levels of toxins in the air, including nicotine. The agency is calling
South Dakota Head Coach Joe Glenn Talks Oregon Ducks, Effort, and FamilyIn looking at South Dakota team on paper, there are a few players on offense and defense that stand out, but it does not even come close to the household names on the Oregon Ducks roster or the bevy of overall talent at pretty much every position that
Eugene Emeralds Drop Second Straight to Vancouver at PK ParkIf the Eugene Emeralds are trying to make a push to the playoffs, they are running out of time and losing won’t help their cause. It does not help when statistics are not on your side either and when the opposing team has an over .700 percentage when
- Oregon No. 2 in CFT preseason Top-25
2013 record: 11-2 overall, 7-2 in Pac-12 Conference (2nd in South division)2013 postseason: Alamo Bowl vs. Texas (30-7 win)
- The Oregon women are No. 2 and the men are No. 3 in the first USTFCCCA cross country rankings
The UO men are led by sophomore Edward Cheserek.
- GIF! Ducks vs Coyotes — A Scheduling Comment?
I think this GIF created by Glenn Hanna is pretty good … but it also got me to thinking about these lopsided games scheduled. Should Oregon and the big D-1 teams be scheduling these?
- Recruiting Update: Speed on the Edge
Football Recruiting Visits We’re only three days away, Duck Faithful — three days! While business will be taken care of on the field, Oregon will look to solidify a strong pull on a key recruit who will be in Eugene this coming weekend. New
- Twenty Years After “Gang Green” Era: Stalwart Defender Visits FishDuck
Twenty years ago, Oregon began its 1994 “Cinderella Season” quest for its first Rose Bowl appearance since 1958. Picked no higher than 8th place in the Pac-10 preseason poll, Oregon stepped up its game to prove to naysayers that the te
- Pac-12 South Predictions
Not a ton of surprises here but look for some upsets with the schedule helping teams look past someone while they’re on the road. See: UW losing to Colorado on the road in the cold or snow on November 1st looking ahead to UCLA the next week.
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