"We may not be a large city Barcelona or New York City for that matter, but what we are is a city that believes in the sport and has for many, many years," said Vin Lananna, president of TrackTown USA.
That belief started a bid three years ago to bring the World Juniors to Eugene.
Eugene becomes the first city to host the event in the U.S.
Hikers found the body of a Sweet Home woman along a forest road east of Cottage Grove last week. Now the sheriff is asking for the public's help in the death investigation.
Oregon’s search and rescue volunteers are called out to hundreds of rescue missions each year, helping find people in counties across the state.
Over 60 young search and rescue volunteers met in the Linn County wilderness over the weekend for the first regional training camp over the weekend.
A lawsuit alleging wrongful termination referenced a list kept on a University of Oregon public safety officer's phone.
Here is this list, as released by the University of Oregon.
Invasive snails capable of eating crops - or even the paint off your house - were intercepted at LAX earlier this month.
This invasive species is a very serious threat to agriculture, natural ecosystem, public health and economy, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.
Thousands of lightning strikes set forests and brush on fire across Oregon, sending firefighters scrambling to contain the blazes on the Willamette National Forest and in Central Oregon.
In Southern Oregon, homes have been lost and residents evacuated due to a fast-moving fire.
A California mom's time at a Brad Paisley concert was cut short when she says a police officer forced her to leave because she was breast-feeding her baby in the crowd.
Authorities said they asked the woman to move because they were worried about her children's safety.
"So we're afraid of your child getting crushed and we're afraid of your child's ear drums being hurt,” Christopherson remembered the officer telling her. "It completely was a cop-out. They're trying to cover this up because they know they legally can't remove me for nursing."
Crowds of soccer fans caught the last of the World Cup action Sunday at the Willamalane Parks Sports Center in Springfield.