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Local Winemakers: Warm winter, early spring could threaten crops Winemakers: Warm winter, early spring could threaten crops (Video)
The tasting room at Montinore Estate is packed with wine connoisseurs; both the casual tasters and those well-versed in all things vino. They’re sampling the product of past season. Each vintage brings it’s own unique qualities, many of which depend on the mood of mother nature.

Man gets life without parole for murders, arson at Creswell farm

Man gets life without parole for murders, arson at Creswell farm »Play Video
Photo courtesy South Lane Fire and Rescue

A man pleaded guilty Thursday to killing two men on a farm and setting their house on fire last summer.

Eugene Whitehall pleaded guilty to 2 counts of aggravated murder as well as one count each of arson, burglary and possession of meth.

By agreeing to a life sentence, Whitehall avoids the possibility of a death sentence.

Police: Pedestrian hit by truck on 6th Avenue in Eugene

Police: Pedestrian hit by truck on 6th Avenue in Eugene »Play Video

The truck driver was westbound on 6th Avenue approaching Fillmore Street when the pedestrian stepped out in front of the truck, police at the scene said.

EWEB waterfront: 'This is a complicated site. There's a lot of moving parts'

EWEB waterfront: 'This is a complicated site. There's a lot of moving parts' »Play Video

A "transformational" moment is at hand for the 17 acres along the Willamette River that served as the former EWEB operations center.

The City of Eugene, the University of Oregon Foundation and the utility are partners in an effort to bring the waterfront alive.

"We are locals and we take great pride in the community," said Jay Namyet with the UO Foundation. "We're only going to build something that we can have pride in, and it's going to be uniquely Eugene."

Photos: Quirky artist unveils 'Big Selfie' at 3D Art Festival

Photos: Quirky artist unveils 'Big Selfie' at 3D Art Festival
Entitled 'Big Selfie' this impressive art installation is the work of creative genius Leon Keer, who is renowned for his three-dimensional scenes. This anamorphic painting on the floor is combined with 3D painting on the wall, representing a big camera to get your biggest selfie. It was unveiled during the United Arab Emirates first 3D street art event, held in Jumeriah. Credit: Supplied by WENN.com. March 11, 2015.