While plenty of construction is happening at the University of Oregon, building projects aren’t just limited to campus grounds. New buildings are going up all around downtown, and many more properties are being renovated.

The City of Eugene announced plans to implement an electric scooter pilot program Tuesday. It is predicted to launch in spring 2020. The plan says electric scooters are a form of “micro-mobility” that has been emerging across the United States since the company Bird launched the first fleet …

With the cost of tuition, books and rent, it’s not always easy to afford a healthy and balanced diet while pursuing a higher education. According to data from the Census Bureau,, 21% of Eugene residents are below the poverty line; however, there are several opportunities available for findin…

After two years of construction, the newest addition to the University of Oregon’s landscape is now open. Tykeson Hall officially opened September 2019 for students across campus to seek out academic advising, the Career Center and new classrooms for languages and mathematics.

Starting today, the city of Eugene will implement a new Curbside Composting Program for Eugene residential communities to increase recycling, composting and waste reduction outside of campus life.

Eugene City Manager Jon Ruiz, 60, will retire next month, he announced in a statement Sept. 5.  As Eugene’s second-longest serving city manager, Ruiz served in his position for over 11 years. His last day will be October 18. 

A Nike retail store will move into a 6,500 square-foot space in the 5th Street Public Market as part of the market’s expansion, Brian Obie, the CEO of the market’s parent company, announced in a press release Thursday afternoon.

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center, located a few blocks from the University of Oregon campus, has been under a modified lockdown since Tuesday morning after a man allegedly harassed a provider and security staff, left and threatened to return, according to Eugene Police spokesperson Me…

July was the hottest month recorded in history, according to a statement released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Aug. 15. Regions of the world are experiencing the heat at staggering rates, including Alaska, Europe, the Hawaiian islands, the Arctic and Asia. 

Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis announced her intent to run for re-election Wednesday on KUGN’s radio show “What’s Up Eugene?” and in an announcement video published on Facebook.

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…

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…

A development featuring a hotel, apartments, retail space and a parking deck could be coming to the Romania Lot located on Franklin Boulevard east of Matthew Knight Arena and Market of Choice.