November 14 – Eugene, Springfield and Lane County Headlines


Eugene, Springfield and Lane County Headlines


  • Blazers tip Phoenix

    Damian Lillard hit a layup with 6.5 seconds left to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 90-89 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night. The Suns led by as many as nine points in the second half but the Blazers went ahead 78-77 on
  • Willamette’s Bando leads local parade of college signees
    A handful of local athletes signed early letters-of-intent on Wednesday, committing to play in locales ranging from San Diego to Spokane. Willamette senior Lexi Bando sat with her parents in front of a small gathering in the Wolverines’ gym and s
  • Sheldon legend dies at 57

    With his penchant for poetry, Todd Christensen never fit the Raiders’ renegade mold. But that didn’t keep him from becoming one of the team’s best all-time tight ends. A five-time Pro Bowl selection and two-time
  • Young goes on the attack
    Oregon didn’t see anything like this during its run to the Sweet 16 last season. Joseph Young scored a career-high 36 points, Mike Moser added 26 and No. 18 Oregon ran past Western Carolina 107-83 in its home opener on Wednesday night in front of
  • Former Springfield PD dispatcher files tort claim against city
    The Springfield Police Department could face another lawsuit after a former police dispatcher filed a tort claim against the city Friday, saying she was wrongfully terminated in June.
  • Skateboarder suffers life-threatening injuries after collision with car
    A 20-year-old male suffered life-threatening injuries after colliding with a car while on a skateboard near the intersection of Harris Street and 20th Ave., Eugene police said. The victim was transported to the hospital, according to a press release. P
  • Two more men charged in man’s murder
    Two more men face murder charges in the death of 57-year-old William Joe Bruton, bringing to 5 the number of people charged in his October 20 death.
  • Former Duck Lyerla rejects drug treatment deal
    The proposed deal to dismiss charges of possession of cocaine and interfering with a police officer against former Duck tight end Colt Lyerla unraveled in court Wednesday.
  • Diablo’s Downtown Lounge, a Eugene favorite, closes and so does a mini culture
    “B-ten, B-ten,” a darkly dressed man says slowly into a lounge microphone. “Beeeeee-ten,” responds another darkly dressed man next to him. He drawls in a low voice behind dark glasses and mustache. Those in attendance stifle lau
  • OSPIRG pushes for labeling GMOs in local food
    Corn and soy are two of the most common genetically modified foods in the market. They are found in salad dressings, sodas and other foods people eat on a daily basis, yet there are no current government requirements to label them. In fact, large corpo
  • Sheriff’s office investigating death in Monroe
    The Benton County Sheriff’s office is investigating a death in Monroe that happened sometime Tuesday night or Wednesday morning.

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