May 8 – Eugene, Springfield and Lane County Headlines

Partly Cloudy With Cumulus Clouds On Horizon | Photo by Tim Chuey


Eugene, Springfield and Lane County Headlines

Partly Cloudy With Cumulus Clouds On Horizon | Photo by Tim Chuey
Partly Cloudy With Cumulus Clouds On Horizon | Photo by Tim Chuey


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  • $365 million and counting: Oregon road to coast still not fixed
    Forces of nature caused delays on a bridge project in the Coast Range that would have straightened a 10-mile stretch of windy road down to five and a half miles.
  • 4J Discusses Land Sale
    As 4J prepares to rebuild part of its aging infrastructure — in the process — it may make way for a new Eugene family YMCA. The district’s debating whether to sell part of the land where the current Roosevelt
  • Jury Begins Deliberation in Murder Trial
    The fate of accused murderer 58-year-old David Ray Taylor is now in the hands of the jury. Both sides presented closing arguments Wednesday morning and the jury began its deliberation that afternoon. The family of 22-year-old
  • Matthews stake his claim in crowded East Lane race
    It’s a crowded ballot for East Lane County Commissioner, with 4 challengers trying to unseat commissioner Faye Stewart. One of the challengers, Kevin Matthews, is perhaps best known for his environmental activism with the group Friends of Eugene.
  • Air Cars on the Move
    About 45 students from three Springfield middle schools took part in the 14th annual Air Cars competition Wednesday morning at Thurston Middle School. The students have been learning about Newton’s laws of motion. Then they
  • Student Loans to Cost More in the Fall
    College freshmen taking out government student loans will pay a heftier price this fall. Thanks to Congress, interest rates could be nearly a percent point higher than in previous years. Under this rate, seniors with one year of school


  • Ducks Salute the Day: A Game Full of Charity, Recognition, and Eye-Popping Uniforms
    As the fans lined up to walk into Autzen Stadium this past Saturday, a familiar feeling of pride overtook everyone as they filed quickly inside for what everyone has been looking forward to for months: The Ducks’ Football Spring Game. In Eugene,
  • Welcome To Football, Johnny Loyd
    You may be familiar with the name “Johnathan Loyd” if you’re an avid Oregon basketball fan.  And if you were in attendance for the  highly-anticipated spring game, you’ll remember chuckling as the voice of Autzen,
  • Oregon Ducks arms lead way to 3-2 win over Portland Pilots
    With a depleted bullpen after a 12-inning loss to Oregon State on Tuesday, and a three-game series starting on Friday at Arizona State, the Ducks (35-14) didn’t have many arms to turn to against the Pilots (10-35).
  • Q&A: Oregon VP Robin Holmes speaks on rape accusations and Oregon’s response
    Oregon vice president of student affairs Robin Holmes was interviewed Wednesday by The Oregonian about the university’s response to allegations of rape against three University of Oregon basketball players — Damyean Dotson, Dominic Ar…
  • Four-star OL details Oregon commitment
    Oregon picked up its second four-star offensive linemen last weekend when Yakima standout Shane Lemieux gave coach Steve Greatwood his decision.
  • Ducks offer Ohio LB
    Rivals250 linebacker Nick Conner’s offer list now includes schools from both coasts, and many places in between, after Oregon reached out to him this week.
  • Ceo, Hawkins Finalists for National Player of the Year
    Courtney Ceo and Cheridan Hawkins were both picked as top-10 finalists for the USA Softball National Player of the Year award, the organization announced.
  • Senior Men Win Title
    Women aren’t the only seniors in Lane County breaking tennis records. The Tribune recently reported that a Eugene team of women 55 and older won first place at 2013 season United States Tennis Associat
  • McKenzie grad runs to win
    Named Big Sky Athlete of the Week Tags:  What’s New Sarah Dean PSU track news McKenzie River Reflections

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