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.
Members of the public can help to brainstorm ideas for a redesign of Franklin Boulevard during an upcoming four day series of public meetings hosted by the City of Eugene.
Two women are suing Taylor Bar’s and Grill for $5 million, with their attorneys saying that the bar’s previous owners and employees acted negligently by not protecting women from sexual assault and were complicit with patrons consuming drugged drinks in some cases, according to the complaint…
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UO students and community members marched from the EMU amphitheater to the Eugene courthouse on Friday, January 18th in support of Native American communities around the nation. This march was a part of the national Indigenous People’s Movement.
On a night out with friends, a University of Oregon student might have gone up to the crowded bar at Taylor’s Bar and Grill to order a “Fuck-It Bucket,” a student favorite that dumps vodka, Redbull, and various other liquors into a green pail. But now, bartenders must deliver the news to “Fu…
Angela Miller, a Eugene resident, marched through the streets with her 6-year-old daughter, Banjo, on her shoulders as it started to rain.
University of Oregon Police Department officers and Onyx the bomb sniffing dog greeted students with free coffee and pastries to promote trusting relationships between students and UOPD in the EMU next to Starbucks on Wednesday morning.
Before Gwen Wolfe came to the University of Oregon two years ago, before she became an artist, a singer, a sister or a friend, she grew up a Choctaw Indian. The Choctaws are originally from the American southeast, but were forcibly moved to Oklahoma in the 1800s along the Trail of Tears, a s…
Thirty-year-old Eugene native and former University of Oregon student Charles Frederick Landeros was killed in an altercation on Friday outside of Eugene’s Cascade Middle School, Oregon State Police announced on Saturday.
Eugene’s Hi-Fi Music Hall will close its doors for up to three months to reapply for a liquor license under new management, owner Danny Kime announced in a press released on Thursday. The venue will be closed starting on Dec. 13.
Some of Andy Gitelson’s first memories of kindergarten are coupled with the phrase “Jew boy.”
Cabot Phillips, conservative activist, said in a lecture Friday evening that he sees “liberal privilege” primarily in three facets of society: the media, entertainment industry and academia.
Around 250 demonstrators gathered in front of Eugene’s Wayne L. Morse federal courthouse on Thursday evening to protest President Trump’s firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.