PeaceHealth plans to close the sole hospital in Eugene, shifting services to its RiverBend campus in Springfield. Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis is urging Gov. Tina Kotek and the Oregon Health Authority to intervene.
Members of one of Oregon’s largest labor unions successfully gathered enough signatures to force a recall vote of one of the state’s most labor-friendly lawmakers — Rep. Paul Holvey, a Democrat from Eugene.
PeaceHealth announced Tuesday that it plans to close its University District Hospital in downtown Eugene and shift most services provided there to its RiverBend campus, located nearly six miles away in Springfield.
Eugene’s Annual Pride Festival takes place this Saturday at Alton Baker Park. KLCC's Jill Burke spoke with Brooks McLain, one of the event's organizers, about why it’s celebrated here in August instead of June.
A recent court ruling has cast doubt on Eugene's proposed ban on natural gas hookups in new residential construction, but opponents of the ban are moving forward with efforts to fight the ban in the court of public opinion.