Emergency Preparedness in the Neighborhood

Preparing for potential disasters can help us respond in more effective ways to save lives, minimize injuries, and lessen damage to our homes and businesses. Other major disasters have demonstrated how important the first 72 hours are to accomplish these goals. For an event like a major earthquake it’s understood that the City’s emergency services…

Amazon Farmer’s Market

Come support local flower vendors, enjoy chicken broilers, cupcakes, empanadas AND meet Horton Road farmers Debra Martin and Bill Booth. When: June 1st through September 28th—every Thursday Where: Amazon Community Center, City of Eugene, 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene, Oregon 97405 For more information, please contact Gina at Gina.C.Tafoya@ci.eugene.or.us.

Broom and Doom in the South Hills

by Don Metheny, Southeast Neighbors CERT Lead Scotch Broom is an invasive woody plant spreading throughout the South Hills of Eugene.  As if the pollen were not bad enough, the plant is a wildfire hazard.  As the plant matures, the inside branches die and become a perfect tender to fuel fast moving fires.  I can…

Lane County ALERT ME!

No land line? Lane County is able to send you emergency alerts via text message, email, pager, or voice call (in extreme cases), based on your preferences. It is important that we collect this contact information because many households no longer utilize traditional land-based telephone lines. This service, powered by AlertSense,  allows fire, police and…

Public Safety Warning: Suspect at Large

Latest update:  http://registerguard.com/rg/news/local/35549315-75/man-involved-in-motorcycle-chase-still-on-the-run-sheriffs-office-says.html @Duante1 @Evan_Baron @LaneSheriffOR @EugenePolice @UOPolice @ORStatePolice Suspect remains at large after fleeing on foot, escaping capture, per @LaneSheriffOR https://t.co/Cqp02AG2mw — KVAL News (@KVALnews) May 4, 2017 Caution tape is being removed and the streets near Fox Hollow and E Amazon are open again @KEZI9 — Amber Wilmarth (@amberwilmarth) May 4, 2017 For…

Community electronics recycling efforts begin in May

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2017 ELECTRONICS WASTE ROUND UP During the month of May, Camas Ridge Community School, Ridgeline and the Village School will compete with other Eugene/Springfield elementary schools in a community-wide electronics recycling competition. The results will be weighed and the school with the most pounds of recycled electronics will win. Anything…