Alex Mentzel in a scene from "Grimm"
A University of Oregon freshman appears on
the season finale of "Grimm" Friday night at 10 p.m.
Alex Mentzel, a long-time Eugene resident, plays a juvenile delinquent who tangles with Santa "Claws" in an episode of the show filmed in Portland.
Crews are working to remove a semi truck that overturned a week ago in heavy snow.
»Play Video Jolly old St. Nick and friends
Tis the season to see Santa, enjoy a candy cane and find gifts for the ones you love.
But the storm that blanketed Eugene with snow on December 6 left roads treacherous for days, slowing shoppers to a trickle.
"Well, it slowed things down on the weekend, that's for sure. It was pretty impossible for any retailer to reach their goals," said Diana Bray at Valley River Center.
"We saw a big downturn on Friday, Saturday and Sunday," said Marissa Ooyevaar with 5th Street Public Market
But the loss of those shopping days has lit a fire under local consumers as they watch the calander count down to Christmas.
»Play Video "When I came in when I was younger, I was a little bit smaller," Roane said. "I hadn't really gotten matured yet and I think what's added to my game is attacking the basket and finishing at the rim."
The North Bend High School boys basketball team is looking to bounce back from their fourth place finish at the state tournament a year ago.
At the helm is a senior trying to make sure his final season is one to remember.
Senior player Ty Roane's season will have a big impact on how far the Bulldogs can go.
Photos of blood donors at the Lane Blood Center
The weather this past kept many donors from giving blood to the Lane Blood Center.
Now the blood center is asking the public for help to prevent a blood shortage.
All blood types are needed.
Michael McGough with NuScale Power
A promising new form of nuclear power that evolved in part from research more than a decade ago at Oregon State University today received a significant boost: up to $226 million in funding to NuScale Power from the United States Department of Energy.
A Texas couple is pleading for the safe return of their puppy. The dog was taken last week when the couple went out for food. What's worse, the person who admitted to taking the dog is bragging about it online. Todd Unger reports.
A Texas elementary school teacher is accused of forcing a young student to tape his own mouth shut. The teacher has since been reassigned, but the child's mother says that's not enough. Foti Kallergis reports the mother and other parents want the teacher fired.
To some people, an elaborate Christmas display is worth all the extra work.
Dean Johnson reports one family in Wyoming puts in months of work timing their display to music.
»Play Video Snow-related crashes are keeping auto body companies busy
As snow blanketed the city in snow last Friday, 911 got a report of a car crash every 3 minutes over the course of 12 hours.nd themselves busy handling storm-related damage to cars.
The motorists who have taken to the road in the days since have found ways to get around - or found themselves involved in ice-related fender benders.
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