To address these reports, the U of O holding a public meeting Aug. 27 to gather input on how the college can better prevent and address the problems of sexual assaults.
For those that can’t attend or would prefer to remain anonymous can submit questions or comments online.
The Festival of Eugene is still scheduled for August 22 and 23.
Last week, organizers announced a $10,000 donation to support the Festival.
The pledge fell through, jeopardizing the grassroots effort by businesses in the area of the Fifth Street Public Market.
Firefighters took to the air and the woods to track down new wildfires ignited by Sunday night's lightning even as they prepared for a second round of thunderstorms due Monday evening.
"Most of these are well up into the forestland. We don't see any communities being threatened at this time," said Link Smith with the Oregon Department of Forestry.
If that situation changes, the Lane County Sheriff's Office would get involved to help alert residents, Smith said.
The entire state of Oregon faces critical fire weather this week, the National Weather Service said.
A Red Flag warning was in effect Monday for Oregon, from border to border.
"A Red Flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly," according to the National Weather Service. "A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will create explosive fire growth potential."
State Police are asking for your help finding this inmate who walked away from the Mill Creek Correctional Facility in Salem on Saturday.
A small dog was the only survivor of a fiery car crash that killed 4 people in Clackamas County early Monday morning.
Stargazers hoping to see the supermoon Sunday night were treated to another light show in parts of Western Oregon as lightning storms brought on by the heat moved through the area.
Hot weather and thunderstorms moving across Oregon could make for some dangerous fire conditions for the next two day, National Weather Service warned Sunday.
The Orchid Clinic is now providing health care to some residents in rural Lane County, nearly two years after two University of Oregon alumni dreamed up the project.
Co-creators Oliver Alexander and Orion Falvey said they came up with the plan while the former U of O students were competing in the Oregon Social Business Challenge. That plan blossomed into the Orchid Clinic.
Located in Oakridge, the Orchid Clinic had its grand opening on Sunday.