"These airbags are defective," said David Friendman with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "and anyone who has any of these vehicles is at risk in a crash."
Over 60,000 yellow rubber duckies were dumped into the Willamette River just upstream of the Fohnmayer Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge Saturday morning for the annual Great Rotary Duck Race, a fund raiser that has been held in Eugene since 1988.
After watching cancer claim her mother’s life, local music teacher Alisa Kincade said she was devastated when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
“The little things mean so much now,” she said. “The best thing about this, I think, was showing strength to my daughters, and they did see. I hope I set an example for them." she said.
Alisa underwent surgery and radiation earlier this year and she's doing great. She said she believes now, more than ever, in the importance of getting regular screenings.
Cancer researchers say taking control of your diet is one of the ways you can control some of the risk factors associated with breast cancer.
Age and gender are the leading risk factors in getting breast cancer, but scientists say there are at least 20 other factors linked to the increased risk of getting the disease.
The positive news is you can control many of them by what you put on your plate.
The 2014 Komen Race for the Cure is Sunday in Eugene.
The event is October 12 at Autzen Stadium and Alton Baker Park.
Katie Burke was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer at age 23, just a few months after she said “I do" to the love of her life.
“It just happens and then suddenly you realize it's not only about treatment. It touches so many parts of your life,” Burke said.
Katie has always been a very determined person, so she chose to face the cancer head-on and have a double mastectomy. Their goal was to get Katie well before starting a family. But chemotherapy put Katie into early menopause, with no guarantee it would reverse itself.
In the growing world of fitness apps, a Eugene couple developed a program that connects people with the same exercise goals and abilities for a workout.
The app, called Workout Buddies, allows you to connect with others in your area that have similar interests and capabilities.
“I don't want to go workout with someone that's 10 times better conditioned than myself. I want to workout with someone that can keep up with me and do the same thing as me,” said Mike De La Vergne, co-founder of Workout Buddies.
Survivors and supporters alike will be filling Autzen Stadium next Sunday (Oct. 12) for the annual Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure.
For many, the race is a way to contribute to breast cancer research in honor of a friend or family member. Race For The Cure groups raise money to donate to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Community members gather at the 32nd annual Lane County Home Improvement Show held at the Eugene Fairgrounds.
A man died at the hospital Friday evening after he crashed into a tree along Highway 126W near Veneta, Oregon State Police said.
Troopers are still looking into what caused the man's car to drive off the roadway near milepost 48.