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  1. Springfield fire levy likely on November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Voters will likely decide this fall whether to renew a tax levy that pays for a fire station and crew in the central part of town. The Springfield City Council will discuss the levy Tuesday.

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  2. Lane County Area Spray Schedule 5-21-15Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Eugene Weekly

    ... 744-8080 or call (888) 996-8080 for herbicide application information. Highways I-5, 99, 101, 105, 126 east of Springfield and Highway 36 from Highway 99 to 1 mile east of Blachly were sprayed recently, ODOT may spray the rest of Highway 36 soon. ...

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  3. Man who shot and killed motorist pleads guilty to lesser chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    The man who shot and killed another motorist after a traffic crash in Springfield last year will spend less than 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to Criminally Negligent Homicide with a Firearm in a negotiated agreement with prosecutors. Strebendt agreed to 58 months in prison, 36 months parole, the permanent loss of his right to own a firearm and mental health evaluation and treatment.

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  4. Springfield welcomes home National Guard troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Dozens of Oregon National Guard troops returned home Wednesday after a year in Afghanistan.

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  5. Trout Creek CallingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Eugene Weekly

    ... campsites can be found up the river, accommodating both boaters and hikers. From Eugene, take I-105 E through Springfield to OR-126 E. In Redmond, turn left onto US-97 N to Madras. Go north on Hwy. 97 a mile out of town and take a left on NE Clark ...

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  6. Forage AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Eugene Weekly

    ... a harvesting permit for foraging on public lands. The Eugene District Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Springfield issues permits for BLM land. Foraging is useful for commercial endeavors, as well. Though the ingredients gathered are free, the ...

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  7. Honor Flight: Remebering those who servedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... War Memorial honors the 1.5 million American men and women who served during the conflict. Betty Miller of Springfield was one of them. For Miller, being at the memorial was an emotional experience. "These are actual faces of real men who served in ...

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  8. Veteran's ashes found in parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - At first, Tina Fountain left the boxes alone. But when they were still there in the parking lot, the manager at Get Hooked Wholesale Bait and Tackle took a peek inside.

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  9. Biz Beat 5-14-2015Read the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Eugene Weekly

    ... Parenthood building could lose part of its setback from the street. One disabled vet, Richard Galyon, wrote to Springfield planners saying, "You need to stop this waste of money and step back and get the needs of the entire community met first. The ...

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  10. 'Create safer and accessible transportation options for everyone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... to improve major transportation corridors in the coming years. EUGENE, Ore. - Four key corridors in Eugene and Springfield will get safety and transportation upgrades in the coming years as part of a new project called "Moving Ahead." "At its core, ...

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  11. 'Completely self-sufficient with just rain water coming out of the sky'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... anywhere from 90 to 110 days where we don't get rain. So that's the amount of water you want to try to store." SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Ever wanted to save rain for a sunny day? There are businesses that specialize in helping homeowners capture rainwater ...

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  12. Cyclo-Femme Mother's Day ride unites bicyclistsRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... third annual Cyclo-Femme Eugene event took place on Mother's Day. Nearly 100 people gathered in both Eugene and Springfield for the international event. It's a five mile leisurely bike ride aimed at celebrating women on wheels. "Why it's really ...

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  13. Ladies put their construction skills to the test for Women Build WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | KATU-TV Portland

    EUEGENE, Ore. As part of National Women Build Week, the Springfield and Eugene Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's volunteers teamed up to build a future home for a local family.

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  14. Tow Truck Driver's last wish comes trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | KATU-TV Portland

    SPRINGFIELD, Ore. Friends and family of Melvin Walker remembered him today and followed through with one of his last wishes to be towed in his casket by his own truck.

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  15. Car drives into Lively Park, 3 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    SPRINGFIELD, Ore. Springfield police are investigating car crash involving a green van and three pedestrians.

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  16. When a tragic accident is just a tragic accident: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | OregonLive.com

    This photo taken Feb. 22, 2015, shows the pickup truck driven by Larry LaThorpe, sitting by the side of the road after he struck and killed three children and injured a woman at Main Street near 54th Street in Springfield, Ore. LaThorpe was not charged in the incident and has sold the vehicle.

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  17. Oregon Gasoline spikes 20% with price prediction for summer 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Examiner.com

    Examiner looks to the experts for an accurate prediction of where gasoline pump pricing will land for the peak-driving season, summer 2015. Drivers in Western Oregon have most likely noted a 20% increase in the pump price of Unleaded Gasoline since April 1. With the average pump price of gasoline approaching and surpassing $3.00 per gallon, in many Eugene and Springfield neighborhoods, the question that comes to many Oregon drivers is "how high will the price of gasoline go in the peak summer driving season," will it follow historical price patterns? Frankly, stepping off of the plane on a return flight from Cincinnati, I was more than just a bit blown away by the posted price of gasoline witnessed at West 11th and Greenhill Road.

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  18. Biz Beat 4-30-2015Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Eugene Weekly

    ... the chance to win a $2,000 cash prize. The event will begin at noon Saturday at the Wildish Community Theater in Springfield. The winners will be announced at an after party at a location to be announced. Hoodoo Ski Area ended its 2014-15 season ...

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  19. Pollution Update 5-7-15Read the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Eugene Weekly

    ... near Charleston. DEQ issued an enforcement action of some kind back in January to Arclin U.S.A. concerning its Springfield facility that Oregon Clean Water Action Project requested a copy of from DEQ on April 17. DEQ has failed to respond to our ...

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  20. Keller Williams Realty Eugene and Springfield Participate in "Red ...Read the original story

    Thursday May 7 | PR.com

    ... a local organization in need of hands-on help. For the second year in a row, Keller Williams Realty Eugene and Springfield will be working with Bridgeway House Special Education School for Red Day on May 14th 2015. Bridgeway House is located on ...

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