I-5 Delays Near Cottage Grove Expected

COTTAGE GROVE – Weekend Interstate 5 travelers should expect congestion and delays in the northbound direction between Drain and Cottage Grove (milepost 162-170) until the middle of November. Delays are likely to occur between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. each Friday and Sunday. Most delays have been less than 20 minutes, but some have been … Continue reading »

Coast Guard Closure Controversy

NEWPORT, Ore. — A group trying to keep the Newport air facility open says the Coast Guard has pulled out of a community meeting to explain its actions. The Newport Fishermen’s Wives is speaking at a town hall meeting on Monday to discuss the closure. Representative Kurt Schrader is planning to attend, as well as … Continue reading »

Congressional Candidates Face Off

EUGENE, Ore. — For the first time this year, candidates for Oregon’s 4th Congressional U.S. District seat went head to head in a debate in Eugene. Incumbent Rep. Peter DeFazio a Democrat from Springfield, Pacific Green Candidate Michael Beilstein from Corvallis and Republican challenger Art Robinson from Cave Junction took the podium Wednesday night at … Continue reading »

No Ebola Concerns at PDX

PORTLAND, Ore.– Health officials said there is no concern over the boy who showed up at the Portland International Airport on Wednesday, vomiting on a flight from Africa. Other sources are reporting that the boy likely vomited because he ate too much junk food, and had no signs of fever or other symptoms. After a … Continue reading »

Frontier Airlines to Leave EUG

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Airport is saying goodbye to yet another flight. Frontier Airlines is getting rid of its direct route to Denver. A few months ago, for entirely different reasons, United dropped an express flight to Portland, and now, after a two-season run, Frontier will exit the Eugene market at the end of … Continue reading »

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Event

EUGENE,  Ore — October 15 is Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, also known as BRA Day.  A Eugene doctor is trying to bring attention to the options available to women coping with breast cancer. One in eight women born in the U.S. today will be diagnosed with the disease sometime during their lifetime. “Most women when they … Continue reading »

Walking for Domestic Violence

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Two hundred local high school football players, a Grammy award winning artists and dozens of other Klamath County residents gathered today for a walk the first of its kind. The first “Stepping Out Against Domestic Violence Walk” was held downtown in Klamath Falls Tuesday. Those who attended walked from the courthouse … Continue reading »

Hayes Releases Statement on Property

EUGENE, Ore. — Less than a week after an illegal marriage was revealed, there’s another scandal for Governor Kitzhaber’s Fiancée, Cylvia Hayes. Hayes released a statement saying she lived on a property in Okanogan, Washington in 1997, meant to be used as a marijuana grow operation. A Florida man says he sold Hayes and another … Continue reading »

Study Abroad Programs on Hold For Ebola

EUGENE, Ore. — Multiple study abroad programs are re-thinking trips to Africa after impacts felt here in the United States from Ebola. A program through the Science Department would’ve sent six University of Oregon students to Ghana for 15 weeks. Biology Professor Janis Weeks, who would’ve gone with the students, said although there aren’t cases … Continue reading »

Crews Search for Missing Hunter

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — Officials are still searching for a young man who has gone missing. Douglas County communications received a call last Thursday that said 20-year old Travis Joseph (TJ) Anderson was overdue from hunting. Anderson’s father reported that he had radio contact with his son at about 3 p.m. and TJ stated he … Continue reading »

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