‘Fake news’ blues

Last month, a controversial video created by the sports blog Deadspin went viral.In the video, dozens of anchors from small local news stations all...

Fisherman spots oil slick

The Mckenzie River, which runs through Eugene and Springfield, was exposed to approximately 200 gallons of hydraulic oil on March 13. The Oregon...

Seeking a safe space

A report based on research done in 2017 shows that LGBTQ+ middle school and high school students in Oregon experience more bullying than their...

County commissioners threatened with violence

Law enforcement in Lane County are seeking information regarding a series of written threats to county officials and their staffs.On Feb. 26, the Board...

Growing apart

 Besides being Oregon’s state nut, the hazelnut is on China’s list of agricultural goods that will likely be taxed as imports. Hazelnuts make...

Crimes strike Valley River area

The Eugene Police Department is investigating an attempted carjacking and a separate attempted kidnapping that took place in the Valley River area on Saturday,...

Hate crimes spike in 2017

Hate crimes in the Eugene area have nearly doubled from 2016 to 2017, according to the newly released Hate and Bias Report from the...

Gun owners for gun control

The Oregon group Gun Owners For Responsible Ownership is pushing to bring a ballot initiative to Oregon’s November election that would require gun owners...

Lane Sheriff’s deputy charged with rape

A Lane County sheriff’s deputy pleaded not guilty to rape and other charges stemming from an incident in Springfield on March 19.Matthew Allison Hitson,...