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Dec 20, 2012 at 8:43 AM
The government has been looking for ways to shave the millions it spends every year to make bills and coins.
Dec 5, 2012 at 11:39 AM
When a state or federal agency, local jurisdiction, or school district has property it no longer needs it ends up at 1655 Salem Industrial Drive NE.
Oct 1, 2012 at 5:02 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- For the first time since 1999, the City of Eugene has increased hourly parking meter fees in the downtown area.

To park downtown, metered parking has increased from 75 cents to $1 an hour.

On Oct.15, daily fees...
Oct 1, 2012 at 4:57 PM
For the first time since 1999, the City of Eugene has increased hourly parking meter fees in the downtown area.
Aug 15, 2012 at 8:26 PM
A Virginia man suspected of shooting and wounding a security guard at the Washington headquarters of a social conservative lobbying group on Wednesday made a negative reference about the organization's work before opening fire, a law enforcement official said.
Jun 13, 2012 at 4:00 AM
The University of Oregon campus is set to host graduation ceremonies for the 2012 academic year on Monday, June 18th.
Jun 12, 2012 at 3:59 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- The University of Oregon campus is set to host graduation ceremonies for the 2012 academic year on Monday, June 18.

The graduation 2012 festivities start at 9 a.m. with the traditional academic parade through campus...
Mar 15, 2012 at 12:58 PM
Eugene Police say a drunk driver hit a rehabilitation facility early Thursday morning, just hours after turning 21 years old.
Jan 3, 2012 at 5:00 PM
The City of Eugene installed a multi-space meter for the entire block along 13th Avenue. The result: Folks who thought the parking was free are getting tickets.
Jan 3, 2012 at 5:00 PM

EUGENE, Ore. - Peggy Cioffi thought the parking was free when she parked on 13th Avenue between Alder and Kincaid in December, just west of the University of Oregon campus.

But within 5 minutes of parking, she found a $16 dollar ticket...
Jul 24, 2011 at 11:16 AM
As states and municipalities continue to grapple with the recession's fallout, few turned to big, noticeable tax hikes this year. Instead, they're slashing spending and turning to more modest, narrowly crafted increases in fees and fines.
Jun 20, 2011 at 4:06 PM
If you knit artwork on an otherwise utilitarian structure, how long will it last? At least a week. I spotted a yarnbombed site as I biked over the DeFazio Bridge on a sunny Sunday. I'd heard of yarnbombing - the practice of knitting cozies on...
Jan 5, 2011 at 5:20 PM
The headless metal poles left behind when the city pulled parking meters out of 12 blocks of downtown Eugene have been reused - for bicycle parking.
Oct 1, 2010 at 2:07 PM
with free parking comes a drop in city revenues: Those 288 metered spots generated $220,000 dollars a year. Will it be worth it?