Thursday May 16
Will Oregon Protect Monsanto?
There's a "Monsanto protection act" in the Oregon Legislature, and opponents say that due to its vague language its repercussions could affect not only seed growers but also city and county governments managing vegetation.
Thursday May 16
T he May Special Election is May 21 and ballots can be mailed until Thursday, May 16.
Wed May 15, 2013
Police see spike in gun crimes in Eugene
The graduate student accused of firing dozens of rounds from a gun into the ceiling of his university owned rental home last weekend is the latest example of a trend facing Eugene Police: an increase in crimes involving guns.
Tue May 14, 2013
Low Water Levels Impact Boaters At Fern Ridge Lake
Oregon's drier-than-normal winter and spring is impacting boaters at Fern Ridge Lake west of Eugene.
Nice weather raises risk of nasty outdoor hazards
LANE COUNTY, Ore.- The weather is getting warmer and people are ready to take advantage of the beautiful waterways our area has to offer.
Mon May 13, 2013
University owns house grad student accused of shooting up
The University of Oregon suspended a political graduate teaching fellow accused of firing dozens of rounds from a gun into the ceiling of his university owned home Saturday.
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State bars Lane County from block grants
The state of Oregon has suspended Lane County for three years from applying for federal community development block grants because of mistakes in overseeing a $1 million rural water treatment project.
Sun May 12, 2013
Police confirm drowning of Alex Rovello, 21, Oregon Ducks tennis player
Rovello jumped from a 60-foot cliff at Tamolitch Falls into Blue Pool, about two miles north of Trail Bridge Campground on Oregon 126.
Driver dead, five injured after one-car Lane County crash
A one-car crash near Springfield killed the driver and injured five Saturday night, according to the Lane County Sheriff's Office .
Police: UO graduate teacher fires over 39 rounds into his ceiling
A University of Oregon grad student was arrested early Saturday morning after his neighbors reported hearing gunfire coming from inside his campus-area home.
Sat May 11, 2013
Small Town Papers
Small Town Papers
Weight limit lifted from bridge
MCKENZIE BRIDGE, Oregon -- VIDA: Another chapter of the Goodpasture Covered Bridge story is now complete with revised bridge load posting signs installed. The bridge is now weight limited at 44-tons, which will allow legal loaded trucks to carry an additional 8,000 lbs.
Lane County crash leaves 2 men dead
The agency identified the men killed this morning as 43-year-old Luke Hankinson of Junction City and 26-year-old Christopher Conkling of Harrisburg.
Vandals strike Veneta neighborhood: 'It's not like they targeted anyone'
Residents living along Hunter Road in Veneta say they've been the victims of a vandalism spree when they woke up Friday morning to find that dozens of cars had their tires slashed overnight.
Fri May 10, 2013
Northwest Best news roundup: Make way for peacocks in Union Gap; clocks go cuckoo
The city of Union Gap plans to install "peacock crossing" signs to alert drivers on streets where the birds have darting into traffic.
Deer Ridge walk-away inmate back in custody
An inmate who walked away from a Deer Ridge Correctional Institution work crew Tuesday in Bend was arrested this morning in Beaverton, according to Oregon Department of Corrections.
How could this happen? Four prominent Eugene progressives standing at the City Club podium May 3 arguing about Ballot Measure 20-211, the Eugene city services fee.
Thu May 09, 2013
Dutch Bros. sells coffee for convicts: 'To keep the inmates in jail'
They're very well known for all-day charity fundraisers, but Friday will be a first for Dutch Bros.
Lane County Residents Can Help "Stamp Out Hunger"
The National Association of Letter Carriers is teaming up with local food banks to "Stamp Out Hunger" in our nations communities.
Fashion Show Brings Human Trafficking to Light
A fashion show this Saturday at the University of Oregon aims to raise awareness of human trafficking in Lane County.
In the golden years of my youth , our family was transferred by the U.S. Navy to Rabat, Morocco.