Some of his stores are in malls that will be open on Thanksgiving day.
His stores won't be open, however.
"Enough is enough," he said. "We're completely gobbling up Thanksgiving in the name of additional commerce. We're not going to participate."
Who knew that over the hill and through the woods, there was a 'concept house' in Seward Park built for the future? This Jet City Original by Ken Koehler AIA resembles a stationed rocket ship, and was designed for display at the 1963 Home Show in the Seattle Coliseum.
The Ducks opened several eyes on Friday night with a convincing 78-68 win over the Toledo Rockets in their second game of the Progressive Legends Classic.
An intervention that uses music and games to help preschoolers learn self-regulation skills is helping prepare at-risk children for kindergarten, a new study from Oregon State University shows.
Self-regulation skills – the skills that help children pay attention, follow directions, stay on task and persist through difficulty – are critical to a child’s success in kindergarten and beyond, said OSU’s Megan McClelland, a nationally recognized expert in child development and a co-author of the new study.
For some veterans, Tamarack Pool is more than just taking a dip: it's a therapeutic way to heal.
The pool offers free swimming for veterans every Monday through December at 10 a.m.
A Corvallis woman died Friday when an oncoming pickup truck crossed the center median on Highway 99 and hit her car, Oregon State Police said.
A week after Forrest's 8th birthday, his mother Tanesha Smelser said doctors diagnosed him with epilepsy and prescribed him an anti-seizure drug.
She said the drug made him angry, violent and suicidal.
The Smelser family had reached a breaking point when Tanesha said they decided to ditch the pharmaceuticals in favor of medical marijuana.
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.