Bicyclist Hit By Car, Taken to Hospital

EUGENE, Ore. — A bicyclist is recovering after he was hit by a car in south Eugene. The crash was near the intersection of 24th Avenue and Amazon Parkway. Police say the bicyclist was on the path which crosses 24th when he was hit. Emergency crews took him to the hospital, but his injuries do … Continue reading »

UO Campus Reacts to Student’s Death

EUGENE, Ore. – News that a University of Oregon freshman may have died from a bacterial infection is raising concerns on campus. Lauren Jones died at a local hospital on Tuesday, according to university health officials. Jones was a resident of Barnhart Hall, an off-campus dormitory. Health workers met with residents of Barnhart on Tuesday … Continue reading »

Former Portland Trailblazer Dies

TUALATIN, Ore. — Former Portland Trailblazer Jerome Kersey died yesterday at the age of 52. He played for the Blazers for over a decade. Kersey was a starter for the team when it made the NBA finals in 1990 and 1992. Kersey known for his tough defense, is fifth all-time in scoring for Portland, third … Continue reading »

Portland Boosts Minimum Wage

PORTLAND, Ore. — More than 170 city workers in Portland will get a boost in their hourly minimum wage. The Portland City Council voted to raise the hourly rate to $15 for full-time city employees and contractors. Budget officials say the plan will cost at least 1.1 million dollars per year. A bill introduced in … Continue reading »

Drivers Needed to Test Mileage Tax

SALEM, Ore. — Starting July 1st, the state of Oregon will be looking for 5,000 volunteers to test out a new tax. It would be a road tax based on mileage driven rather than the amount of gasoline purchased. Drivers who participate would keep track of their mileage as they drive. They would pay 1.5 … Continue reading »

Oscar Party Popcorn

MEDFORD, Ore — The 87th annual Academy Awards are this Sunday and where there’s movies, there’s sure to be popcorn. A local expert stopped by our studio to share some easy popcorn recipes, sure to make your Oscar party pop.

Student’s Autopsy Results Inconclusive

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Public Health says autopsy results in death of Lauren Jones, University of Oregon freshman student athlete who died unexpectedly in her dorm Tuesday, came back inconclusive. Jones was a member of the school’s acrobatics and tumbling team. The athletic department is providing grief counseling for teammates. While officials are awaiting … Continue reading »

Roseburg Motorcyclist Killed in Crash

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Roseburg police are investigating a fatal accident that left a 23-year-old motorcyclist dead. It happened Wednesday morning just after 10 a.m. on North Stewart Parkway near Renann, in front of “Sherm’s Thunderbird”. Police say the motorcyclist, Trevor Butler of Roseburg, was traveling north when he hit a 1987 Toyota pickup truck that … Continue reading »

Kate Brown Sworn in as Oregon Governor

SALEM, Ore. — Former Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown has been sworn in as the state’s 38th governor, after former Governor John Kitzhaber officially vacated the position. At a swearing in ceremony at the House Chamber in Salem this morning, Governor Brown said she believes the people of Oregon have a right to question their trust of state … Continue reading »

1000’s of Immigrants Licensed to Drive

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A new report finds California’s program that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver’s license is off to an auspicious start. According to California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), the state has issued 59,000 driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally during the first month of applications. Officials said 236,000 immigrants applied … Continue reading »

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