April 15 – Eugene, Springfield and Lane County Headlines


Eugene, Springfield and Lane County Headlines



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  • Agencies to Apply for FEMA Funding
    Several Lane County public agencies plan to apply for federal funding after February’s snow storm left parts of the area without power for days. This comes after President Barack Obama announced this month agencies could
  • Japanese Garden to Open in Corvallis
    On tax day, visitors have an opportunity to relax at a Japanese-style garden that is opening Tuesday for the season. Garden of Gentle Breeze, a private garden in the Vineyard Mountain area, is opening for the third year to visit 
  • Victim In Motel Fire Identified
    Police say the woman who died in the McKenzie Motel fire in Springfield was 22-year-old, Mariah Dawn Mcelroy from Springfield. They say her screams early Sunday morning likely saved the three survivors. Early Sunday morning, n
  • Whoville Campers at Federal Building
    Homeless campers are back at the old federal building plaza after a week-long cleaning closure. A camper said the majority of those who are camping at the old federal building are members of Whoville. Back on April 1, the Eugene Po
  • Proposed FDA Rule Impacts Breweries

    Local breweries are arguing a proposed FDA rule that they say could hurt both them and local farmers. The rule applies to spent grains. Those by products of the brewing process are normally sold or given to local farmers to use as


  • Ducks’ Nine Getting Needed Relief!
    [Ed note: The first three paragraphs reference north-of-the-Columbia River stuff — this is the epitome of “friends in low places.”] I knew it was coming, it always does, my buddy Frank and his Husky purple heart calling to give me grief over the 
  • Oregon softball annihilates Oregon State 18-0 in series finale
    Very rarely is a softball game over after the first half inning of play. On Monday, the game was essentially sealed before Oregon State even recorded the third out in the first inning versus No. 1 Oregon. Before Alexa Peterson flied out to center field
  • ESPN 300 Ranking Motivates Byron Cowart
    After a recent rise into the top 10 overall, defensive end Byron Cowart of Armwood (Seffner, Fla.) joins ESPN’s Matt Schick to discuss recruiting and the new ESPN 300.
  • Tessar, Karraker provide UO staff relief in win over USD
    Brando Tessar threw seven scoreless innings for the second straight start, and Jack Karraker got the bullpen out of a late jam in a win Monday over San Diego.
  • No. 23 Ducks beat visiting San Diego 4-3
    Playing for the fourth straight day and sixth in the last seven, with a rare Thursday night start to a conference series coming up, the Oregon pitching staff needed some relief Monday.
  • Tolman named Pac-12 player of the week
    Oregon’s sophomore third baseman was honored Monday after hitting .600 over five games last week.
  • Local Gymnast Headed to Nationals

    Hard work and dedication pays off for a local gymnast. Kendra Daniels, 18, won first place all around at state at level 10, the highest level you can compete at. She just earned third place overall at regionals this past weekend,

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