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Car Hits Pedestrian in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police are investigating a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident. It happened around 9:30 a.m. Monday in the 3000 block of Gateway Street in Springfield. Police say a 58-year-old man was crossing the street when he was struck by a car driven by a 23-year-old woman. The accident investigation team is still on the … Continue reading »

Truffle Festival Draws Thousands

EUGENE, Ore. — The Willamette Valley is one of the only places in North America where you can find truffles that make extraordinary dishes which is why the Oregon Truffle Festival drew crowds from as far as Australia and France. The festival takes place in Eugene each year. This year, it expanded to Portland. Organizers … Continue reading »

Homeless Rest Stop Open House

EUGENE, Ore. — Community members had a chance to tour the newest homeless rest stop in Eugene Saturday. The Nightingale Health Sanctuary opened in December. It’s near Lane County Behavioral Health, across from Autzen Stadium. It’s home to about 20 people and has room for ten more. Residents say they’re very happy at the new, … Continue reading »

Fire Crews Called to EPD

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Springfield Fire Department reported to Eugene Police Department headquarters on the 300 block of Country Club Road  around 8 a.m. Saturday. Noxious odors were reported, and the building was evacuated. No injuries have been reported.

Springfield family finalists in Animal Planet treehouse giveaway

Laura Olds and her family were on their way to dinner when she found out the deadline for the Animal Planet treehouse giveaway was that night.The family put dinner plans on hold to sign up for the giveaway.

Just Sue It: Photographer says Nike owes him for Jordan image

A photographer is accusing Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of Michael Jordan soaring toward a basketball hoop by continuing to use the image to market shoes and clothes.

Sheriff: Robbers tie up victims, make off with weapons, drugs, cash

Three men broke into a home early Friday morning, bound the arms and feet of the residents at gunpoint and made off with weapons, cash and marijuana, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office said.

LCSO Investigates Deadly Crash

DORENA, Ore. — A deadly discovery Thursday night. A driver in a large truck on Row River Road noticed a car just off the road at MP 19. When emergency crews showed up, they found a man dead inside the car. They’re not sure exactly when it went down the 20 foot embankment, but they … Continue reading »

EPUD General Manager Rehired

EUGENE, Ore. — The Emerald People’s Utility District Board of Directors voted to finalize its general manager’s reinstatement and contract Thursday night. This comes after months of controversy around his resignation linked to leaked audio tapes. Board Director Penny Jordan says the board and Scott Coe went back and forth with negotiations over the last … Continue reading »

State offers $400K to help rebuild mill destroyed by fire

The State of Oregon has offered Swanson Group a $400,000 loan to help rebuild the Springfield Plywood mill. The loan is forgiveable if the mill meets specific job creation goals.

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