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Without debate, school board approves $309 million budget

After perhaps the most tumultuous and painful year in school district history — one that saw the closure of four elementary schools and tentative pink slips to more than 100 teachers to address a record $21.7 million shortfall — the Eugene School B…

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Ems rally in eighth to spoil Volcanoes home opener

KVALEms rally in eighth to spoil Volcanoes home openerKVALThe Eugene Emeralds scored two runs in the eighth inning to come away with a 4-3 road victory to spoil Salem-Keizer's home opener. KEIZER, OR – After going scoreless through five innings, th…

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Eugene Mission Sees Homeless Population Increase

KEZI TVEugene Mission Sees Homeless Population IncreaseKEZI TVEUGENE, Ore. — If it seems like there's more and more homeless people in need, you wouldn't be wrong according to one Eugene shelter. Directors at the Eugene Mission say compared to…

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Police Auditor Gets Good Evaluation

KEZI TVPolice Auditor Gets Good EvaluationKEZI TVEUGENE, Ore. — "Pretty good." That's the evaluation Eugene Police Auditor Mark Gissiner got Wednesday in his second annual performance review. The evaluations are compiled by some citizens…

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Next Steps for City Hall

KEZI TVNext Steps for City HallKEZI TVEUGENE, Ore. — The City of Eugene is poised to move out of City Hall by this time next year, and rebuild with limited funds. EWEB will shut down the steam heat system at City Hall next June, forcing the city to fi…

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OSU part of decade-long look at top of Pacific food chain

Oregon State is part of an unprecedented decade-long study of apex predators in the Pacific Ocean. Results are being published this week in the journal Nature.

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Eugene tops list of day’s worst cities for allergy sufferers

Eugene topped the list of America’s Worst Cities in Pollen.com’s allergy forecast Wednesday. Salem and Portland were close behind in second and third.

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Class of 2015 bids farewell to middle school

Class of 2015 bids farewell to middle schoolCreswell ChronicleA mix of solemnity and frivolity characterized an evening marked by earnest speeches, touching letters to parents and laughter and cheers as classmates' childhood photos flashed on the b…

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Lawmakers try to ban offshore drilling for Oregon Coast

Three members of Oregon’s congressional delegation introduced an amendment Wednesday that would exempt Oregon from a bill that would make it easier for companies to drill in deep water.

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