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Prep Athlete of the Week: Reilly Bloomer

Prep Athlete of the Week: Reilly Bloomer »Play Video
Reilly Bloomer

After a strong showing at districts, South Eugene Axemen senior Reilly Bloomer is looking to leave Eugene a champion on the same track where he watched potential Olympians.
 
"2008 - that is kind of when I started, and that's when the Olympic trials came around, so it definitely had a big influence," he said.

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Police recover 'truckloads' of stolen property

Police recover power equipment, guns and approximately 100 bicycles from a residence after spotting a John Deere Gator Utility Vehicle that was stolen from Sheldon High School on Wednesday.

Remembering those who passed at Domaine Meriwether Vineyard

Remembering those who passed at Domaine Meriwether Vineyard »Play Video

To some, Memorial Day Weekend can feel like the unofficial start to summer and one local winery is celebrating with the illumination of their vineyards.

Public Works Day: 'The kids just have a lot of fun'

Public Works Day: 'The kids just have a lot of fun' »Play Video

Kids spent Thursday playing with dump trucks at Public Works Day, a yearly event that organizers say shows off the services, people and equipment that make the city of Eugene sparkle.

In the Garden: Keeping slugs and snails away

In the Garden: Keeping slugs and snails away

In the Northwest, slugs and snails may be considered “garden enemy number one.” They may be slow-moving critters, but they leave behind a sad trail of damage.

Man who shot and killed motorist pleads guilty to lesser charge

Man who shot and killed motorist pleads guilty to lesser charge »Play Video
Gerald Strebendt (left) shot and killed David Crofut (right) after a traffic crash in Springfield in January 2014.

The man who shot and killed another motorist after a traffic crash in Springfield last year will spend less than 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to Criminally Negligent Homicide with a Firearm in a negotiated agreement with prosecutors.