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Local High wind forces changes for Hood To Coast High wind forces changes for Hood To Coast (Video)
197 miles from Mount Hood to Seaside. That's hard enough in perfect conditions, but the first major storm in months rolled in making conditions for the Hood To Coast relay race far from ideal.

Farmhouse brewery celebrates hop harvest this weekend

Farmhouse brewery celebrates hop harvest this weekend »Play Video
Agrarian Ales offers beverages in exchange for help harvesting hops.

Agrarian Ales north of Coburg doesn't buy hopes for its beers. They grow it on the farm. And with the hot temperatures and dry climate this year, there's been no shortage of supply - or work to be done.

'You can't live in it, it is uninhabitable'

'You can't live in it, it is uninhabitable' »Play Video
4 bedrooms, 1 bath, lots of concerned neighbors

The foot traffic in and out of an abandoned house needs to stop - and the owner needs to bring the home up to code and clean up the mess, City of Springfield staff hope.

Beaver Genome Project: 'There is a lot of interest'

Beaver Genome Project: 'There is a lot of interest'
A beaver on exhibit at the Oregon Zoo. © Oregon Zoo photo by Kevin Brown

With an assist from Filbert — a furry, buck-toothed denizen of the Oregon Zoo’s Cascade Stream and Pond habitat — scientists at Oregon State University are preparing to sequence the genome of our state animal, the North American beaver.

Rattlesnake bites boy, 5, at Arizona park

Rattlesnake bites boy, 5, at Arizona park
Photo via NBC News

A 5-year-old boy was bit by a rattlesnake Friday morning at a public park, according to a fire department spokesperson.

Medical marijuana dispensaries prepare for recreational pot sales

Medical marijuana dispensaries prepare for recreational pot sales »Play Video
A sample in a jar

Medical marijuana dispensaries can legally sell recreational marijuana starting October 1.

For Eugene OG Dispensary, that means doubling their staff from 4 to 8 employees.

"We've got a lot of good product right now," said co-owner Lawrence Siskind. "We've got new employees also, so things are working out as we're planning, and there's still a lot of things to do."

Police: Suspect, victim dead in McLean Blvd. standoff

Police: Suspect, victim dead in McLean Blvd. standoff »Play Video
Units from multiple police agencies responded to South Eugene on Friday.

Two men are dead after a lengthy standoff in Eugene Friday, according to the Eugene Police Department.

Oakleigh Meadows Cohousing on hold

Oakleigh Meadows Cohousing on hold »Play Video

A housing project near the Willamette River remains on hold as residents question whether the development fits the neighorhood.