The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council has proclaimed July 23 National Hot Dog Day.
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But don't be mistaken: the IAAF World Junior Championships is no ordinary competition.
Development of a destination retail and lodging complex at the Hollering Place is one step closer to becoming a reality.
"I'm really excited that we're now moving forward on a project that could eventually bring some jobs, bring some economic development to Empire which really needs it," said Bob Garcia, chairman of the tribal council for the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians.
Two bodies found in the ashes of a Creswell-area house fire last week have not yet been identified.
"The fire burned so hot that at this point we don't even know if the bodies are male or female," Sgt. Carrie Carver with the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.
The Lane County Medical Examiner’s Office is working to identify the victims.
A man robbed a sandwich shop at gunpoint Tuesday morning, Eugene Police said.
Wawona Packing says on its website that no illnesses have been reported and the recall is a precautionary measure.
An 18-mile stretch of highway closed by a wildfire July 15 opened to one-way traffic with a pilot car July 22.
The track world - literally - has arrived in TrackTown USA with this week's IAAF World Junior Championships, dubbed Oregon 14.
"We may not be a large city Barcelona or New York City for that matter, but what we are is a city that believes in the sport and has for many, many years," said Vin Lananna, president of TrackTown USA.
That belief started a bid three years ago to bring the World Juniors to Eugene.
Eugene becomes the first city to host the event in the U.S.
It showed up almost overnight; a so-called hunting cabin that locals say looms over their peaceful valley.
The 250 employees who saw their jobs go up in smoke along with the Springfield Plywood and Veneer plant last week met Monday with the owner of the mill.
Millworkers received one of their last paychecks at the meeting at Springfield High School.
A representative of Swanson Group said it would take at least 2 years to rebuild the plant.