EUGENE, Ore. — The Saturday Market is moving indoors for the next six weeks at the Lane Events Center, for the Holiday Market. During opening weekend at the market, vendors filled the new venue. At this time of year, many booths also add some Christmas ornaments and gifts geared toward holiday shoppers. “There’s people that … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Saturday Market is opening for the season. The indoor market features handcrafted items, international food and live music. It all happens at the Lane Events Center. There is free parking and free admission. The official grand opening is this Saturday. Kim Still, promotions manager with Holiday Market, joined us on KEZI 9 … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — A man was formally charged in the Lane County Jail court Monday afternoon for stabbing another man near the Saturday Market this weekend. Brian Frederick Ernest was arraigned on assault and unlawful use of a weapon charges. The Eugene Police Department says Ernest stabbed a man he didn’t know near the Free … Continue reading »
Eugene, OR – Eugene Police Blotter. Stories from the men and women of the Eugene Police Department. This edition covers just one such incident on June 28, 2014. Saturday Market Stabbing Case No. 14-10822 Eugene Police responded to a report of a stabbing at the Saturday Market (Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza) at approximately 0955 the morning of June 28, 2014. While arriving officers located the victim, a 44 year old male, other officers began to search for the suspect who had fled on a bicycle. Multiple witnesses’ provided a detailed suspect description,Read More
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EUGENE, Ore. — The Saturday Market is returning to downtown Eugene Saturday after the winter break. It starts at 10 a.m., rain or shine. In addition to the local hand-crafted goods sold at the market, there are nearly 40 new vendors and one new food vendor. “Community members, we all get together every Saturday, sell … Continue reading »
A crucial part of the Occupy Eugene camp-out began to emerge: a medical clinic that treated conditions of people hurt by the economic recession and lacking in health insurance and treatment options.
Several public advocacy groups held a rally today against pesticides at the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza during the Saturday Market. Pitchfork Rebellion, an anti-pesticide group from the Triangle Lake area, and Standing Together to Outlaw Pesticides (STOP), an Oregon advocacy alliance working to stop pesticide spraying, organized "Occupy This! Rally for Pesticide Justice and Jobs!" The event called for banning aerial spraying of pesticides near homes and schools, creating a buffer zone to protect people's health.
This weekend EDN's Inside Outlaw ScottieZ headed to Downtown Eugene for a look at the Occupy Eugene move to it's new location at Alton Baker Park.
As we weather this shifting economic landscape, one that seems to be following Eugene's current weather patterns, we return to certain community rituals which revive faith in our fellow man and remind us that we may be struggling but we aren't alone.
Rounding the corner to the Farmers Market, the din turned into sound, into color.....into a crowd. It wasn't just the warm weather that had people huddled and happy; it was the Ninkasi beer and Authentica Wines.