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Jan 18, 2011 at 11:14 AM
Lane County Commissioners Rob Handy and Peter Sorenson willfully violated Oregon's Public Meetings law by orchestrating what a judge called a "sham" vote in a public meeting.
Nov 9, 2010 at 6:21 PM
A changing of the guard is underway on the Lane County Board of Commissioners that likely spells the end for the progressive majority on the five member panel.
Nov 3, 2010 at 7:41 PM
The Lane County Board of Commissioners voted to cancel a planned public hearing about a controversial water protection proposal and table discussions until next year.
Sep 14, 2010 at 1:30 PM
An expanse of significant fish and wildlife habitat at the confluence of the Middle and Coast Forks of the Willamette River will be conserved according to the terms of an agreement announced Tuesday.
Jul 13, 2010 at 11:47 AM
Lane County Commissioners agreed today (July 13) to extend the final deadline to this coming Friday for supporters of Lane County Ice to come up with $40,000 to keep the ice rink open.   Commissioners Bill Fleenor, Rob Handy and Peter Sorenson did...
Jul 7, 2010 at 5:56 PM
Hockey and ice skating will happen this winter at Lane County Ice Center, but beyond next year, it gets a little slippery for the Eugene Generals and other ice rink users.
Jul 2, 2010 at 9:45 PM
A former employee is suing Lane County's Board of Commissioners and the Department of Youth Services claiming employees engaged in "gay bashing"
Feb 25, 2010 at 2:02 PM
From a press releaseA new gateway to local attractions, scenic landscapes, recreational opportunities, events and other visitor venues has opened its doors in Springfield, fueling efforts to bolster tourism economic impacts throughout Lane County....
Jan 27, 2010 at 11:45 AM
With Lane County unemployment in the double-digits, nobody is safe from layoffs -- even if you happen to be a three-term incumbent and president of the Springfield City Council.
May 12, 2009 at 9:22 AM
An Oregon developer has been arrested on charges of unlawful air pollution, reckless endangerment and supplying false information to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, according to the Linn County District Attorney's Office.
Nov 18, 2008 at 6:10 PM
Here's the trend: 2,700 Lane County jail inmates were given early releases last year.  This year, the number is expected to double. Next year, jail managers expect the number to balloon to 5,800. Jail managers would like to hold on to them but lack funding.
Nov 13, 2008 at 9:39 AM
Rob Handy won the race for Lane County Commission over incumbent Bobby Green. Handy plans to claimed victory Thursday morning, and Green conceded the race an hour later.
Oct 21, 2008 at 5:21 PM
County payments money returns in 2009, but it won't be a long term fix for an ailing public safety system in Lane County.  County commissioners reached that conclusion Tuesday.
May 13, 2008 at 6:32 PM
Because Congress hasn't approved more money, Lane County officials said their doomsday budget is looking more like reality. The county recently sent layoff notices to nearly 200 county workers.
Feb 5, 2008 at 5:40 PM
If Congress doesn't renew the county payments program, the Lane County general fund is out at least $17-million. Officials say public safety would take a huge hit.