7 hrs ago
Taking steps toward a brighter downtown Springfield
Decades ago, downtown Springfield was bustling with activity and Main Street was a well-lit business area.
14 hrs ago
A 'Simpsons' theme park (complete with Krusty burgers), tasty tornado relief: restaurant...
Tasty tornado relief: Yesterday, CNN's Eatocracy blog had a story on Operation BBQ Relief , a volunteer group of pitmasters who drive across the country feeding the hungry after natural disasters.
Thu May 23, 2013
Daily Journal of Commerce
Industrial company relocating from Springfield to Coburg
Executives at APEL Extrusions are based on Calgary, Alberta, and run their West Coast operations out of Springfield.
Sun May 19, 2013
Verdejo stops Page, wins junior lightweight fight
Junior lightweight prospect Felix Verdejo stopped Corben Page in the fourth round on Saturday night at Ruben Zayas-Montanez Coliseum.
Sat May 18, 2013
Thurston shooting: Terrible day still intrudes, but former students have found different ways to deal with fear, grief
A marker at the shooting memorial outside Thurston High School starts out: "May we all understand the life-changing impact of violence." Vivid images of the day Kipland P. Kinkel walked into Thurston High School and pulled a semiautomatic rifle from underneath his trench coat still play through their minds, particularly with every new mass ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
OR attorney general opposes Kinkel appeal
Oregon's attorney general's office is opposing an appeal from Kip Kinkel who killed his parents and two high school students in 1998 in Springfield.
Wed May 15, 2013
Critic of 5 cent bag fee: 'It's going to make it or break it for them'
EUGENE, Ore. - The ban on single-use plastic shopping bags has been effect just two weeks, but already some members of the City Council say the local law has flaws.
Lake County Examiner Online
Latter-Day Saints Church missionaries land in Lakeview
Two young men recently arrived in Lakeview as part of their two-year missionary commitment to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.Joel Johnson, 22, and Alex Thomas Postel, 20, arrived early last month as part of their travels.
Mon May 13, 2013
$4.3M repair to busy stretch of Hwy 126 starts next week
A $4.3 million road project on Highway 126 starts next week to repair one of the most heavily traveled routes in the Eugene-Springfield area.
Local TV Station KTVZ
AAA: Oregon gas prices jump 26 cents in week
Some metro prices from AAA's Monday survey: Portland $3.91, Salem $3.92, Eugene-Springfield $3.96, and Medford-Ashland $3.94. Average retail gasoline prices in Oregon have risen 24.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.90/g 's daily survey of 1,307 gas outlets in Oregon.
Sun May 12, 2013
Driver dead, five injured after one-car Lane County crash
A one-car crash near Springfield killed the driver and injured five Saturday night, according to the Lane County Sheriff's Office .
Sat May 11, 2013
Mothers Day Weekend Includes New Women's Center And A Habiat For Humanity Home.
Mothers Day weekend kicked off Saturday with the grand opening of the Eugene Mission's Women's Center and a Habitat for Humanity home built by women in Springfield.
Fri May 10, 2013
Surfin': Ham Radio School Days
I wish I was back in school again. When I was a student, the only technical gadget in the building was a cranky 16 millimeter projector that our teachers used to show films like Hemo the Magnificent and The Unchained Goddess .
Thu May 09, 2013
Police: Man robbed at knifepoint near second-hand store
The victim told police that while he was walking in the parking lot near 5th Street Public Market at around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, a man armed with a knife came up behind him and demanded cash, Eugene Police officials reported.
Fire officials: One hurt by blaze in 'vacant home'
A fire at a vacant home on the outskirts of Springfield early Thursday morning sent one person to the hospital, fire officials said.
How could this happen? Four prominent Eugene progressives standing at the City Club podium May 3 arguing about Ballot Measure 20-211, the Eugene city services fee.
In the golden years of my youth , our family was transferred by the U.S. Navy to Rabat, Morocco.
Shifting the Landscape
With the recent influx of new businesses to downtown Springfield, the town is on its way to becoming a destination for culture, or more of a Shelbyville, if you will.
Tue May 07, 2013
From the Wiggums to chain-smoking aunt Patty: the real-life Groening...
A newspaper tribute to Matt Groening's mother Margaret, who died aged 94, reads like a Who's Who of the cartoonist's famous TV creation While the name Margaret Ruth Groening, who died at the end of April at the age of 94, might not ring immediate bells, her namesake Marge Simpson is one of the world's most famous mothers.
Medford Mail Tribune
Wood products firms see business boost
Inside three adjacent buildings at Lanz Cabinets in west Eugene, workers are churning out hundreds of cabinets a day for apartments and homes, from Seattle to San Diego.