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Festival of Eugene Starts Friday

EUGENE, Ore. — The Festival of Eugene is happening this weekend at Skinner Butte Park. Organizers moved it to the park after previous negotiations fell through to have it near the 5th Street Market. Event organizers say they’re piecing together the final plans. They said they planned the festival because Eugene needs a special event … Continue reading »

IRS Scam Warning

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is warning others after he took a call from an IRS scam artist. Alex Aanderud says he got a call Wednesday from someone claiming to be from the Department of Legal Affairs with the Internal Revenue Service. He says they claimed they were going to take legal action against … Continue reading »

Anonymous donor gives $3M to Historic Albany Carousel project

An anonymous $3 million donation puts the Historic Albany Carousel project closer to completion.

Police ask for help finding Salem teen

Police need the public’s help locating a missing 15-year-old girl who may be in danger.

Howard Hughes at 100 mph: 1936 Speedster valued at $3.3M visits Eugene

A 1936 Lincoln Boat Tail Speedster once owned by Howard Hughes visited Eugene Tuesday.

EPD Investigating Death in Downtown

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department is investigating a death in downtown Eugene. Police were called out at about 7:30 a.m. to West 6th Avenue and Lincoln Street for an assault investigation. One adult male was taken to the hospital where he later died. This is an ongoing death investigation, we have a crew … Continue reading »

Security Breach Impacts Local Hospital

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A security breach impacting millions of people across the country could affect some hospital patients in Springfield. Community Health Systems said hackers stole patient names, social security numbers, addresses, and phone numbers. This affects McKenzie Willamette Medical Center patients who’ve received treatment in the last five years at the Heart Associations of … Continue reading »

Glenwood Center Talks Being Reorganized

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Lane County commissioners are once again talking about a proposed multi-million dollar conference center and hotel in the Glenwood area. The price tag on the project is nearly $43 million. Although financial discussions with Lane County has hit a snag, county commissioners say they’d still like to be a part of the … Continue reading »

Lebanon Assault Victim Dies Year Later

ALBANY, Ore. — The family of 50-year-old Ronald Whitehead is mourning the loss of an uncle, nephew, son, brother, and friend – one year after the Lebanon man with cerebral palsy was assaulted – and the Linn County District Attorney’s Office is not ruling out further prosecution of the convicted attackers. Last August, Whitehead was … Continue reading »

Two shot after handgun lands in bonfire

A handgun accidentally thrown in a fire discharged 3 rounds, hitting one man in the leg and grazing another man’s abdomen, the Coos County Sheriff’s Office said.

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