Four years ago, 21 students sued the United States government for contributing to climate change for decades through carbon dioxide emissions. The case made progress in the court system despite the many attempts to block it by the federal government. Last year, however, it came to a screechi…
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will be increasing its liquor licensing fees on October 1st for the first time in 70 years, according to a July 15 press release. The OLCC has experienced an average growth of 454 new licenses per year over the past 10 years, according to a presentation m…
Update 5:00 p.m. on Thursday: Mt. Pisgah will be closed through the weekend to fight the ongoing fire, according to a tweet from the Lane County government.
The parent company of GateHouse Media, which bought local newspaper The Register-Guard last year, said Monday that it will acquire its competitor Gannett Co. for $1.4 billion.
Track and field fans got their first chance to buy tickets for the 2020 Olympic track and field trials and see the national unveiling of the reconstructed Hayward Field last Thursday.
On June 12, Amy Baker found swastikas painted all over her company’s building, the Threadbare Print House — about 20 in all. The neighboring businesses were unscathed.
Every two seconds, someone somewhere in the United States needs blood.
The Eugene City Council passed a resolution Monday condemning white nationalism and a number of other forms of bigotry, including homophobia, sexism, transphobia and anti-semitism. The decision was unanimous after revisions and a re-vote, held Wednesday. However, the first vote, held on Mond…
Editor’s note: Landeros used they/them pronouns.
A typical day at work turned into anything but when a car drove through the Yumberry Bowl storefront at 13th Avenue and High Street on June 30.
Getting drunk in the parking lot before a University of Oregon football game is a longstanding tradition, and as of May 20, people tailgating outside Autzen Stadium will have a couple more hours to do so permanently.
Complaints against employees and officers of the Eugene Police Department increased 20 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to an audit released last week.
The decision on whether Taylor’s Bar & Grill will get its liquor license back is not expected to be made final until at least October, according to OLCC spokesperson Matthew Van Sickle.
A well-known Eugene actor and musician has begun performing again, after being identified as as a neo-Nazi last year by the Rose City Antifa.
Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the student was arrested by UOPD. The story has updated to reflect that he went into custody voluntarily.
There were 81 reported bias crimes and incidents reported to the Office of Human Rights and Neighborhood Involvement and Eugene Police Department in 2018, according to the Hate and Bias Report released by the city on Wednesday. Of those, 47 were hate crimes, while 34 were non-criminal incidents.
Every odd-numbered year, in May, the Eugene School District elects three or four school board directors who will serve for the next four years.
Mental illness and suicide are rampant in Oregon, and its youths aren’t protected from either of them.
Eugene Chief of Police Chris Skinner spoke with a group of human rights volunteers on April 15 about ways to improve relationships between law enforcement and marginalized communities.
Members of the activist group Cascadia Forest Defenders are participating in a week long-tree sitting demonstration in front of the Collier House in order to “draw attention to the intersection of industrial timber harvest and climate change,” according to a press release from the group.
A group of University of Oregon journalism students gathered in the Knight Library on Monday at an event hosted by The Catalyst Journalism Project to publicly discuss their experiences reporting on ways to combat sexual violence.
Correction: An earlier version of this article misstated the amount of back taxes that the owner of the Espresso Roma Corporation currently owes. The story has been updated to reflect that he paid a portion of the amount owed.
Brandon Schmit loves basketball. He has cerebral palsy, which makes dribbling with his right hand impossible, but that hasn’t stopped him from enjoying the sport he loves. He grew up playing on a Special Olympics team in Eastern Oregon and now at 27 years old, Schmit plays with other Special…
When University of Oregon student Cassidy Gibson was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome her senior year of high school, her diagnosis came with a whirlwind of doctors appointments and new medications — and she quickly became familiar with how complicated health insurance and contracept…
Have you ever wondered how traffic lights prioritize cars and bicycles at busy intersections?
The Young Democrats of Lane County launched an online petition on March 7 to stop abstinence-focused education in local schools. At the time of publication, over 1,600 people signed the petition and the topic is set to be discussed at the next 4J school district meeting on March 20.
Over 100 people arrived at the steps of the Wayne L. Morse Federal Courthouse on Friday to protest inaction on combating climate change and advocate for systematic reform.
University of Oregon students and Eugene youth are expected to protest climate change at the Wayne L. Morse Federal Courthouse in downtown Eugene this Friday as part of an international climate strike movement.
The Eugene Police Department arrested two men early Wednesday morning after an Eugene police officer fired shots at a suspect stealing a patrol car on 15th and Pearl Alley, a press release from EPD said.
Cameron Wallenfels, a senior at the University of Oregon, woke up one morning to find her bike had been stolen while she was sleeping. A single wheel remained, locked to the rack in front of her home. She never got the rest back.
As of Feb. 2, the University of Oregon Police Department does not directly dispatch its officers for emergency calls. Instead, the Junction City Police Department has been in charge of communicating emergencies with UOPD officers in the field, according to an email from UOPD spokesman Kelly McIver.
Today’s snow storm is keeping Eugene Water & Electric Board busy today, with more than 11,100 customers without service out of 92,600 as of publication, according to a press release from EWEB spokesperson Joe Harwood.
The University of Oregon announced in a UO Alert at 8:06 a.m. that all Monday classes and events are canceled and that all campus offices are closed, after initially canceling only those starting earlier than 1 p.m.
The Buck Buck food cart on west 2nd and Maddison street exploded early Sunday morning. Police and Fire Fighters are currently investigating the explosion. No injuries were reported.
The 5th Street Public Market expansion officially broke ground on Thursday, Feb. 14, as local developers gathered with community members to ceremoniously begin construction on a project more than six years in the making.
Protestors from numerous activist groups met today in front of the Wayne Lyman Morse Federal Courthouse to speak out against President Trump’s national emergency declaration.
“The question we need to ask ourselves is: What do we have in common and how can we pull that together to for the greater good of the community?”
Local Latinx community groups are coming together for a benefit concert featuring singer Tish Hinojosa on Saturday, Feb. 16, raising funds to support the work of the Centro Latino Americano, a nonprofit dedicated to providing various resources in Eugene and Springfield.
It’s hard to walk through campus and not see someone riding down the street on a bright blue PeaceHealth bike.
In response to reports of collaboration between the Lane County Sheriff’s Office and federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities, several dozen protesters occupied the square outside the sheriff’s office last Friday.
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Perhaps no one has explored Eugene’s historic steam plant as thoroughly as K Pound.
While the longest partial government shutdown affected federal workers across the country, including IRS workers and FBI agents, some functions at the University of Oregon were hindered as well.
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