At a rally in Las Vegas, President Obama made the moral argument for him ordering that 3 million to 5 million immigrants can stay in America without documents.
"They're forced to either live in the shadows or risk having their families torn apart," Obama said. "We've known about this for years and we've known we can do better, and for years we haven't done much about it. Well today we're doing something about it."
About 1,200 nurses work at PeaceHealth's Sacred Heart hospitals in the Eugene/Springfield area.
The chief nursing officer says only about 30 percent of RNs right now have their bachelor's or master's in nursing.
"We're on a journey with an ultimate goal to have 80 percent of our nurses have their bachelor's or master's degree over the next number of years," said Louella Freeman, chief nursing officer.
Don Tykeson and John Murphy, two Eugene businessmen, are joining the effort.
They have pledged to the PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center's Nursing Education Foundation a combined $2.6 million dollar challenge grant - a donation they want to see matched by donors.
A plane reported being hit by a green laser near the Eugene Airport on Friday, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.
Deputies responded to an area west of the Eugene Airport after the control tower reported the laser strike around 10 a.m., Sgt. Carrie Carver said.
Carver said deputies were unable to locate the source.
The Duck Stores in Eugene are giving away green and yellow leis to wear to Saturday’s game against Colorado.
The game starts at 1:30 p.m. and will be televised on the Pac-12 Network.
Detectives arrested an Oregon State student Friday on accusations he used the internet to download and share child pornography.
The former Miss Teen Oregon-World winner was busted for drug possession Wednesday as detectives followed a lead in a possible drug house, Keizer police officials said.
Most of us know that if the iconic Barbie doll were real she'd be forced to walk on all fours and would be physically incapable of lifting her over-sized head!
A woman reported being attacked and robbed by 3 men as she cut through a parking lot on her way to work in West Eugene Thursday night.
There is one lane open at this time. ODOT is routing traffic through with a pilot car.
Jillian McCabe, 34, of Seal Rock, Oregon called 911 the night of Monday, Nov. 3 to report that she had thrown her son, London McCabe, off the Yaquina Bay Bridge, police said.