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Archive for: October, 2016

Police Increase Presence at Park Blocks in Downtown Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department is working to clean up behavior in the Park Blocks.Police increased their presence in the downtown area on Monday, hoping to make everyone feel safe and welcome.Chief Pete Kerns said they saw an in…

City of Springfield Plans to Install Permanent Memorial Next Year

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A public memorial for three children will soon become a permanent fixture in Springfield.The memorial, located on the corner of on 54th and Main Street, is for three young children who were hit and killed by a vehicle at …

South Eugene Forfeits Playoff Game

EUGENE, Ore.–South Eugene’s football season has come to a surprising end. The Axemen were forced to forfeit their 6A playoff game against Jesuit because a lack of players on their varsity roster. South Eugene only has 21 players on their roster a…

Roseburg Business Asks Public to Help Find Thief

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Roseburg business is asking for the public’s help after their store was broken into early Sunday morning.Around 2:30 a.m on Sunday, the owners of I’d Hit That Smokin’ Pipes were woken up by their alarm company, telling t…

Woman Accused of Leading Police on High Speed Chase

COQUILLE, Ore. – A woman faces several charges after allegedly leading police on a high speed chase.Police said they tried to pull over Kristina Perkins, 45, for going 75 miles per hour in a 55 mile an hour zone but she sped off. Police said she reache…

EPD on the Beat – October 2016

Police Search for Motel Vandals

SALEM, Ore. – A search is underway for suspects accused of vandalizing a motel room.The television, lamps, and the safe were taken from room 210 at the Super 8 Motel and the manager said holes were left in the walls of the room.The manager said the van…

Creek Restoration Project Earns Award

The Oregon Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) names the Amazon Creek Stabilization and Enhancement project a 2016 Environmental Project of the Year.

Authorities Make One of Biggest Drug Busts

GLADSTONE, Ore. – Authorities said they have made one of the largest meth busts on record in Clackamas County.The Clackamas County Interagency Task Force and Portland Police Bureau Drugs and Vice Division seized about 63 pounds of methamphetamine with …

Businesses Recognized for their “Bold Steps”

Coconut Bliss, Hummingbird Wholesale, and PIVOT Architecture to compete for top honors

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