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Local Piercy won't seek 4th term as Mayor of Eugene in 2016 Piercy won't seek 4th term as Mayor of Eugene in 2016 (Video)
Kitty Piercy won't run for a 4th term as Mayor of Eugene in 2016.

"I think a 12-year run is a good run," she said.

The former school teacher and state lawmaker said she and her husband decided it's the right time to announce that she won't be running for re-election.

Voters first elected Piercy in 2004. She won re-election over challenger and former Mayor Jim Torrey in 2008 but cruised to a third term in 2012.

Looking back, Piercy said she can point with pride to several accomplishments.

Log truck loses load on I-5 exit

Log truck loses load on I-5 exit »Play Video

A log truck dumped its load as it tried to exit Interstate 5 onto I-105 on Wednesday.

State Trooper Hank Duren said the driver suffered some bumps and bruises but should be OK.

Gift ideas for the gardener in your life

Gift ideas for the gardener in your life

People now have one week to find a gift before Christmas.

This week in the garden, we'll look at some gift ideas you can give to the gardener in your life.

Watch Joel in the Garden on KMTR NewsSource16 at 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Thursdays

'It really does light up, I think you can see it from space'

'It really does light up, I think you can see it from space' »Play Video

Plenty of homeowners are hanging lights of all colors and turning their front yards into winter wonderlands.

And that means families can find plenty of dazzling displays after dark.

Watch All in a Day's Drive Wednesdays on KMTR NewsSource 16 at 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Source: Ifo Ekpre-Olumu injures knee, won't join Ducks in playoffs

Source: Ifo Ekpre-Olumu injures knee, won't join Ducks in playoffs »Play Video
Oregon Ducks Ifo Ekpre-Olomu (#14) tackles Washington Huskies DiAndre Campbell (#19). The Ducks led the Huskies 28-6 at the half. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

Senior cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olumu won't be on the field when Oregon faces Florida State in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day.

News broke Wednesday afternoon that Ekpre-Olumu suffered a serious non-contact knee injury in practice and will miss the college football playoff.

Piercy won't seek 4th term as Mayor of Eugene in 2016

Piercy won't seek 4th term as Mayor of Eugene in 2016 »Play Video
Mayor Kitty Piercy

Kitty Piercy won't run for a 4th term as Mayor of Eugene in 2016.

"I think a 12-year run is a good run," she said.

The former school teacher and state lawmaker said she and her husband decided it's the right time to announce that she won't be running for re-election.

Voters first elected Piercy in 2004. She won re-election over challenger and former Mayor Jim Torrey in 2008 but cruised to a third term in 2012.

Looking back, Piercy said she can point with pride to several accomplishments.

Over $64K in cash, jewelry seized in Vancouver pot selling bust

Over $64K in cash, jewelry seized in Vancouver pot selling bust »Play Video
Cash seized during a raid of a Vancouver home where detectives say pot was being sold "to anyone who inquired, regardless of age."

Detectives busted two people selling marijuana through a slot to the front door of their Vancouver home, regardless of how old the person asking for pot was, police officials said.