After plowing and sanding along I-5 through the night, ODOT crews reached bare pavement on the interstate in Linn and parts of Lane Counties.
The Eugene area isn't forecast to get above freezing until Tuesday at the earliest, meaning the 7 inches of snow that fell won't be melting any time soon.t be melting any time soon.
The tow truck community came together Saturday to mourn the loss of one their own.
Around 40 tow trucks from companies across Oregon drove from Corvallis to Eugene to honor the life Tony Brown, a 27-year-old tow truck driver who recently passed away.
The Sweet Home Elks Lodge celebrated their 50th anniversary on Saturday, and familiar faces greeted each other with excitement as the festivities got underway.
"It’s a wonderful experience ... after 50 years I’ve seen a lot and I've done a lot. It was more fun then you can ever dream of doing,” said Elks Lodge member James Cook.
With Black Friday just a week away, retailers across the nation are gearing up for the biggest shopping day of the year. However local law enforcement says that thieves are also getting ready for one of the easiest times of year to target shoppers.
Lisa Barrong, a crime prevention sergeant, said that people can prepare as well by knowing some shopping safety tips to keep your bags and valuables out of the hands of thieves.
State Police officers are looking for a motorcyclist who sped away from traffic stops on two separate occasions this past week.
Investigators checked in with a gas station near where the first chase happened last Friday in the Gateway Mall area. They found the man had filled up his tank shortly before the chase.
The Egan Warming Centers plan to be open Friday for a third night in a row as bitter cold temperatures persist.
The warming centers, named for a homeless veteran who froze to death on the streets of Eugene in 2008, opened for the first time this year on Wednesday.
On Thursday, the centers opened again - but ran into a problem.
An Albany woman died early Saturday morning when her car went off the side of the of the road and hit a tree, the Linn County Sheriff's Office said.
Benton County may ask voters to fund construction of a new jail.
The date of a vote has not been set, and jail designs are still under review. The price tag could run around $14 million.
Governor Kitzhaber signed a bill into law restricting how an animal can be tethered, aimed at making pet owners more responsible.
Supporters of the law like Sasha Elliott of the Greenhill Humane Society hope the new rules can better protect pets as the weather gets colder.
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