By Sky MullerPublished: Aug 29, 2014 at 10:58 PM PDTLast Updated: Aug 29, 2014 at 10:58 PM PDT
As football helmets improve in preventing players from getting concussions, high schools must search for the latest models to keep their students safe.
This can prove to be an expensive task, as technology advancements are made each year.
Harrisburg graduate Mark Elmblade spent 13 years selling football helmets as a rep for Ridell. He is using that experience to build his new company Armor Zone, which leases football helmets to high schools and youth programs.
By News StaffPublished: Aug 28, 2014 at 6:52 PM PDTLast Updated: Aug 28, 2014 at 10:08 PM PDT
Officers found illegal fireworks and the tools to make improvised explosives in an apartment near 8th and Washington after the person living there hurt himself in an explosion early Thursday morning, Eugene Police said.
Two recent Oregon Supreme Court decisions are expanding animal rights. In one case, Judges ruled that animals could be considered victims. That could make for longer sentences for those who neglect or abuse their pets.
New research on the predatory nature of red lionfish, the invasive Pacific Ocean species that is decimating native fish populations in parts of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, seems to indicate that lionfish are not just a predator, but more like the “terminator” of movie fame.
A collaborative project between researchers in Oregon and Asia last year helped establish a new breeding colony for one of the world’s most endangered seabirds – the Chinese crested tern – which then had a global population estimated at fewer than 50 birds.
A Washington state trooper says floods and mud slides triggered by heavy rain on wildfire-burned terrain in north-central Washington have blocked portions of two highways, stranding some motorists. No injuries have been reported.
An assault suspect barricaded himself in an apartment off Charnelton Street Thursday night, prompting officers to shut down the street between 12th and 13th Ave. while a SWAT and Crisis Negotiation team worked to diffuse the situation, Eugene Police said.