It was already a miraculous story of survival. A man was trapped for almost 3 days underwater after his tugboat sank. Now video of the rescue has surfaced. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
Armed with over 5000 balloons, local band and Ambassadors of happy Pink Martini played a free concert at Pioneer Square. Storm Large, Cabaret singer Meow Meow and the Von Trapps joined the band for several songs. Pink Martini's new album "Get Happy" drops on September 24th - 9/16 - (Kai Hayashi / KATU.com)
Pink Martini joins the Eugene Symphony for a holiday concert Saturday, December 14, at 7:30 p.m.
It was supposed to be a lesson in social media and online use. A teacher posted a picture on the internet to show her student's how quickly what you put online can spread across the world wide web. Little did she know her lesson would go viral. Jamey Tucker has the story.
Amazon recently floated the concept of using drones to deliver packages. The plan is at least a couple of years from possibly becoming reality. But, it's already the target of pot shots. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on tickling the Amazon drone's funny bone.
»Play Video Dody Patterson
Dody Patterson underwent open heart surgery at age 87.
On Tuesday, she celebrated her 103rd birthday with four generations of her family.
Patterson was born in west Texas and was a cattle farmer.
She said her secret to a long life is hard work.
»Play Video This was illegal in late November during a burn ban
For the first time in 5 years, the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency will issue citations to some Eugene residents for violating a burn ban.
LRAPA said the citations, which are just as legally binding as a traffic ticket, will go to residents whose homes were shown to have a chimney emitting visible smoke during late-November's burn ban.
Wood stoves and fireplaces emitting visible smoke were prohibited while the weather trapped smoke in the valley last month.
"We have full legal authority to enforce the city ordinances of Eugene and Springfield," said Sally Markos, Lane Regional Air Protection Agency spokeswoman.
The 82,000 Lane County residents who depend on food stamps have been struggling with recent cuts.
During the recession, the federal government increased its funding of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Those relying on assistance received a bump up.
However, that boost expired in November.
While the cut will save the federal government an estimated $5 billion in 2014, residents like Katie Thomas says the adjustment has been difficult.
»Play Video Sports Illustrated featured Marcus Mariota
Quarterback Marcus Mariota and center Hroniss Grasu will return to the University of Oregon for the 2014 season, the University of Oregon said Tuesday.
Both star players were eleigible to leave Oregon and seek a spot in the NFL.
Carrie Underwood stars in the role of Maria von Trapp in NBC's live broadcast of "The Sound of Music," based on the original Broadway musical.
The live telecast of "The Sound of Music" is #LiveOnKMTR this Thursday, December 5, at 8 p.m.
Mark Nelson retired in 2012 after 28 years with the Postal Service. Nelson started the Letter Carriers Food Drive, now a nationwide event
Food for Lane County is getting ready for its annual Letter Carriers Food Drive.
The tradition started in Eugene over 20 years ago, becoming a national event in 1993.