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Jan 10, 2013 at 11:26 AM
The sheriff predicts having to cut another 50 beds from the local jail and reduce the number of deputies on patrol in Lane County to a dozen.
May 5, 2012 at 9:58 AM
Forest policy splits two progressives in the South Eugene commissioners race.
May 5, 2012 at 9:58 AM

EUGENE, Ore. - It's a forest activist versus a four term veteran for a seat on the Lane County Commission.

Pete Sorenson and Andy Stahl have until May 15 to sway last minute voters. Stahl said it's time for a change on the county...
Feb 15, 2012 at 6:11 PM
Lane County Commissioner Sid Leiken weighs in on the future of county payments
Nov 8, 2011 at 12:02 PM

A celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony will mark the grand opening of a new military veterans home on Nov. 11 at 9 a.m. in Eugene. The event is open to the public and takes place at 2895 Garfield St.
 
The Veterans Day ceremony...
Oct 5, 2011 at 3:36 PM
A citizen group wants to dedicate a percentage of the county budget to keep deputies on the roads and crooks behind bars instead of raising taxes.
Jul 22, 2011 at 4:51 PM
Two more city employees received layoff notices Friday, bringing to 8 the total number of jobs lost in an ongoing "cash flow" crisis that has this town tucked into the foothills of the Cascades looking for a half million loan - or, the city...
Jul 12, 2011 at 7:44 PM
Sheriff Tom Turner told the Lane County Commission he should have done a better job notifying them about $3 million in cuts to law enforcement before he announced them to the public last week.
Jul 12, 2011 at 7:44 PM
EUGENE, Ore. - Sheriff Tom Turner told the Lane County Commission he should have done a better job notifying them about $3 million in cuts to law enforcement before he announced them to the public last week. The sheriff told the board he had to come...
Jul 12, 2011 at 6:34 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Two suspects are still on the loose after a shooting left a man in the hospital fighting for his life. The shooting happened just after 4 a.m. Sunday on Harbor Drive, an area of Springfield patrolled by the Lane County Sheriff's...
Jul 11, 2011 at 4:38 PM
Two suspects are still on the loose after a shooting left a man in the hospital fighting for his life. The incident highlights a concern: When the call came in to the sheriff's office, no one was on duty.
Jan 19, 2011 at 6:13 PM
"I think the public really should be reassured that the Oregon Public Meetings law works to keep the public business in the public light," the dean of the University of Oregon journalism school said of a judge's ruling involving the Lane County Commission.
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.
Dec 8, 2010 at 1:06 PM
The suit accuses Lane County Commissioner Rob Handy, Bill Fleenor and Peter Sorenson of breaking Oregon's public meetings law while passing the county's 2009-10 budget and a December 2009 budget supplement.
Nov 2, 2010 at 11:18 PM
Republican Art Robinson said he'll be back in two years to face Rep. Peter DeFazio, and Springfield Mayor Sid Leiken - who once appeared the likely GOP nominee - won election to the County Commission.