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University of Oregon COVID cases rise with fall term start

Oct. 18, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases in students and staff since classes returned for fall term. Case numbers first started going up again two weeks before the start of term, during the week of Sept. 13 when 17 new cases...

No. 9 Oregon holds off tenacious California 24-17

Oct. 16, 2021 03:29 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Quarterback Anthony Brown shut out the noise to lead Oregon to a fourth-quarter comeback, then let the defense seal a victory over California. Brown scored on an 11-yard keeper with 4:50 left and the ninth-ranked Ducks held off surprisingly...

No. 9 Oregon regroups after Stanford loss, ready to host Cal

Oct. 14, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The ninth-ranked Oregon Ducks got a week off to regroup for the second half of the season after a disappointing loss to Stanford that may ultimately impact their playoff chances. Now Oregon (4-1, 1-1 Pac-12) hosts California (1-4, 0-2) on Friday...

Ex-employee: Eugene parks worker misused power with homeless

Oct. 13, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Eugene’s employee code of conduct instructs city workers to behave in “a manner that reflects positively on the city” and to “treat members of the public and coworkers with dignity and respect.” However, Parks and Open Space employees and...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adrian 56, Cove 6 Bandon def. Glide, forfeit Banks def. Valley Catholic, forfeit Cascade 38, Marist 33 Cascade Christian 35, St. Mary's 7 Crater 17,...

Eugene schools settle 2 discrimination lawsuits for $250K

Oct. 06, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Eugene School District has settled two lawsuits accusing a teacher of bullying and discrimination for $125,000 each plus attorney fees. The lawsuits were filed by former South Eugene High School students Lexyngton McIntyre and Riley Duncan in...

California company buys Oregon wood products firm

Oct. 06, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A California forest products company has bought Seneca, a Eugene, Oregon-based company that had owned more than 100,000 acres of land in southwestern Oregon. The News-Review reports Sierra Pacific Industries announced last week it had completed the...

Feds announce biggest meth bust in Oregon's history

Oct. 04, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Attorney’s office in Oregon announced Monday that authorities had made the largest methamphetamine bust in the state’s history, seizing drugs with a street value of more than $1 million. Federal and local police say they arrested the...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 02, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adrian 38, Powder Valley 0 Amity def. Taft, forfeit Bandon 14, Reedsport 7 Banks 42, Astoria 17 Barlow 48, Gresham 0 Blanchet Catholic 48, Corbett 47 ...

No. 3 Oregon has big 4th quarter in 41-19 win over Arizona

Sep. 26, 2021 03:32 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Third-ranked Oregon had a fast start and a big finish against Arizona. Anthony Brown threw for 206 yards and three touchdowns, and the Ducks handed the Wildcats their 16th straight loss with a 41-19 victory on Saturday night. ...