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Sep 6, 2012 at 4:50 PM
Crews continued burning the West Eugene Wetlands off W. 11th Avenue on Wednesday, putting up a plume of smoke over the city.
Sep 6, 2012 at 4:50 PM

EUGENE, Ore. - Neta Prefontaine and her upstairs neighbor Vivien Hernandez are having difficulty breathing.

They live in the Redwood Park Apartments in west Eugene, just across the street from a controlled burn that took place on...
Aug 17, 2011 at 12:38 PM
Grass seed farmers have had a rough start to the harvest season as a result of wet weather conditions and economic woes.
Jul 14, 2011 at 6:55 PM
Mexican soldiers found the largest marijuana plantation ever detected in Mexico, a huge field covering almost 300 acres (120 hectares), the Defense Department said Thursday.
Sep 11, 2010 at 4:32 PM
Fire rips through home in rural Lookinglass neighborhood, destroying an old farm house. Investigators say while the cause is "undetermined" it looks like it could be electrical.
Aug 23, 2010 at 11:00 AM
For growers, the deeper restrictions come at a tough time for a crop that's linked to the rises and tumbles of the housing market.
Aug 6, 2010 at 6:37 PM
With smoke and haze hanging over the Willamette Valley, some are wondering where it's coming from.
Aug 2, 2010 at 4:16 PM
Test fires will be conducted in the Silverton, Stayton, and Sublimity areas Monday with the possibility of limited open field burning to follow, the Oregon Department of Agriculture said in a press release.
May 13, 2010 at 11:14 AM
State environmental regulators have extended the time the public has to comment on new rules being written to phase out most field burning in the Willamette Valley.
Aug 10, 2009 at 4:09 PM
The Oregon legislature all but outlawed field burning -- starting next year. The practice remains in effect this summer, with test fires and potential field burning Monday in Brownsville, Harrisburg, Scio and Sublimity.
Jul 22, 2009 at 5:14 PM
This was taken north/east of the creswell airport at 4 .p.m. < and they wonder why we dont want any more field burning?
By wpeder
Channel: News
Jul 1, 2009 at 10:15 AM
Grass seed farmer Wendell Manning has designed a gizmo that attaches to a "no-till" drill. It cuts a path in the dirt for new seed to be planted on the finely chopped stubble that he leaves on the ground -- no field burning required.
Jun 30, 2009 at 9:50 AM
Bills, committees, votes, debates: The Oregon Legislature adjourned after leaving Oregon with several new laws -- and some unfinished business. Take a look at what the House and Senate did -- and didn't do -- this session.
Jun 29, 2009 at 7:08 PM
The foes of field burning say the phaseout is long overdue, but a grass seed grower says the potential air quality impact of weeks of soil tilling will make a few days of field burning look tame by comparison.