Stories tagged: eugene
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019
A suspect was shot Friday after an attack that occurred inside an Oregon middle school but did not injure any students or teachers, police said.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018
USA Track and Field has selected Eugene, Oregon, as the new site of the 2020 U.S. Olympic trials. The organization originally awarded the trials for the Tokyo Games to Mt. …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018
Award-winning science fiction writer Kate Wilhelm has died at 89.
Sun., March 11, 2018
With his famous misaligned snout and unique toothy grin, Eugene dog Picasso was honored in Portland with an Oregon Humane Society Diamond Collar Hero Award.
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018
An Oregon school board had to call off its meeting after more than 100 angry parents stormed the district office and yelled at board members.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017
About 100 people in the neighborhood in south-central Eugene have reported seeing or hearing rats in their homes or around the neighborhood within the past few months.
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
Authorities in western Oregon say a police dog a few weeks away from retirement has been killed by a hit-and-run driver.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017
A tech company in Eugene has pledged to donate $2 million to construct a facility for homeless teenagers in western Oregon, but the gift will be made in bitcoin.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017
Corning Inc. has been revealed as the winner bidder in the recent auction of the former Hynix computer chip plant in Eugene.
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017
Workers represented by Lane County government’s largest labor union went on strike Wednesday, seeking higher wages while trying to fend off an attempt to make them pay for health insurance.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017
Longtime Eugene tow-truck driver Ron Post is no World War II history buff. So when, inside a cluttered old bus he recently bought, he found a sheaf of yellowed papers …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
A citizen advisory committee has voted to rename Eugene’s downtown plaza in honor of Ken Kesey, the author of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” and “Sometimes a Great Notion.”
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017
A Catholic priest has admitted in court that he caused a crash on Interstate 5 more than 13 years ago.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 9, 2017
A homeless woman is suing the city of Eugene in federal court, saying police officers allowed her dog to die in her car after they violated her civil rights while …
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017
Police say officers have taken into custody a 34-year-old Oregon State Hospital psychiatric patient who was missing after attending a treatment group in Eugene.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017
A teenager who circulated nude photographs of girls at North Eugene High School has avoided a prison sentence but must register as a sex offender.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017
Lane County and its largest employee union remain far apart on a new labor contract.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017
City officials are once again asking people to describe downtown Eugene.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017
A woman is suing the Eugene School District for allegedly failing to protect a North Eugene High School student from being beaten up by a classmate.
Thu., July 20, 2017
An Oregon woman whose 7-year-old son was struck and killed in a supermarket parking lot seeks $1.5 million in a federal lawsuit against Safeway.
Mon., July 17, 2017
An Oregon woman is accused of profiting financially by faking a cancer diagnosis, but she will most likely not be charged.
Fri., June 2, 2017
Eugene city officials say they have rescinded their proposal to prohibit alcohol in all city parks except during large, permitted gatherings.
Wed., May 31, 2017
One of three defendants charged in the stabbing death of a homeless man at a Eugene park has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Fri., May 19, 2017
Two teenagers face felony charges after police found sexually explicit photos of girls who attend North Eugene High School.
Wed., May 3, 2017
Out-of-state developers are moving forward with a plan in Eugene to build a towering 12-story apartment complex for University of Oregon students.
Wed., April 26, 2017
Aggravated theft charges have been filed against a bookkeeper accused of stealing $250,000 from the drug and alcohol treatment that employed her in Eugene, Oregon.
Tue., April 25, 2017
An Oregon woman convicted of having sex with her neighbor’s teenage son has been arrested after authorities say she did it again.
Mon., April 17, 2017
A Eugene-based nonprofit is working to get a camp up and running in a secluded area in the Coast Range to house dozens of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Mon., April 17, 2017
Pot shops in Eugene are about to face more competition. The Register-Guard reported two retailers are opening soon on the same block of the aptly named High Street.
Wed., April 5, 2017
The University of Oregon has added bikers with beards to its police force.