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Local Eugene librarian named Employee of the Year Eugene librarian named Employee of the Year
Friday the OLA presented its 2015 Library Employee of the Year Award to Margaret Harmon-Myers, Adult Services Library Assistant at Eugene Public Library. The award was announced at the annual OLA conference held this week at the Eugene Hilton.

Expert says Lane County tornado was a "freak event"

Expert says Lane County tornado was a "freak event"
A small tornado flipped this car in the parking lot of Lane Community College in Eugene on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. No one was hurt. (Joe Douglass/KATU News)

Just days after a tornado touched down at Lane Community College, we’re
He adds the short-track tornado, as it's known  as, was likely produced by a strong, deep cumulonimbus cloud that created its own rotation.

Three arrested on assault & robbery-related charges in Coos County

Three arrested on assault & robbery-related charges in Coos County

Police say the initial report was about a dispute where one of the suspects was said to have a firearm. 

Emergency managers stress safety following tornado

Following Tuesday’s small tornado in Eugene, emergency managers want to encourage disaster preparedness, saying it's important to be prepared at any time and know what to do, especially when you're caught off guard.