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Breaking ground on Eugene’s new VA clinic

Hundreds showed up to the long-anticipated groundbreaking ceremony for Eugene’s new Veterans Affairs Clinic.

EPD Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police are searching for a suspect involved in a robbery at the Columbia State Bank on Seneca Road at 12:18 p.m. Monday. The suspect is described as a male, in his 30s, 5’7″ and of average build. He was last seen weathering a black sweatshirt with a neon green back, and … Continue reading »

Man Dies After Being Crushed by Log

FLORENCE, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating the death of a 59-year-old Eugene man who was crushed by a log Sunday. Troopers say around 6 p.m., on the beach near the Driftwood Shores Resort, the man was standing on a log when the tide came in. The tide rolled the log causing him to … Continue reading »

Non-Profits Receive Greenpower Grants

EUGENE, Ore. — Saving energy is generating a lot of green for two local non-profits. The Eugene Hearing and Speech Center and the Relief Nursery, each won a 2014 Greenpower Grant from EWEB. The organizations were presented $50,000 this weekend. Both plan to use the money to install solar panel systems at their Eugene centers. … Continue reading »

Road Construction Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — Roadwork will begin on a section of 13th Avenue in west Eugene, Monday. Construction crews will repair sidewalks first and then move onto repaving the street. From now until July, crews will work between Polk and Washington streets. In July, they’ll work between Garfield and Polk streets.

Family Finds Body in Willamette River

Near ALBANY, Ore. –A disturbing discovery for a family hiking near Albany Sunday. The family spotted a body floating in the Willamette River west of Bryant Park around 3pm. Deputies say the body of a white man was floating ten feet from the shoreline and looked as though it had been there for quite some … Continue reading »

Victim of Death Investigation Identified

UPDATE: EUGENE, Ore. — We now know the name of the 27-year-old man who was found dead in the backyard of a Eugene home Saturday morning. Tyler Wayne Alexander, of Springfield, was found at a home on the 11-hundred block of Woodside Drive after Eugene police and fire crews responded to calls about a fire … Continue reading »

Creswell Restaurant Reopening After Fire

CRESWELL, Ore. — Word is quickly spreading around Creswell that the bar at TJ’s is back open after a fire shut down the business for the last four months. In just a few weeks, the restaurant will be serving its popular dishes in the newly remodeled dining room. From a pile of ashes to a … Continue reading »

Fletcher’s For Children to Close

EUGENE, Ore. — After serving the Eugene community for more than 35 years, Fletcher’s for Children is closing it’s doors. The owners say their lease is ending and since the recession, it’s been difficult to keep their small business profitable. At Fletcher’s you can find just about anything a baby or child might need, and … Continue reading »

High School Electrathon: ‘I actually did this, I created something’

The High School Electrathon electric car competition returns for the 12th year to Lane Community College.

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