Eugene Baby Gets Bone Marrow Transplant

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Eugene baby is one step closer to coming home after receiving a bone marrow transplant in Portland. Monday night, 4-month-old Kai Knight, received a bone marrow transplant at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, and Tuesday morning, just hours later, he was all smiles. Kai has an immunodeficiency syndrome called SCID, so he needed … Continue reading »

UO President Gottfredson Resigns

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon president has announced he is resigning. The following message from President Michael Gottfredson was published to the University of Oregon’s website Wednesday: Today it is with mixed emotions that I announce my decision to depart the UO as President and pursue other opportunities in academia. I accepted the … Continue reading »

Baby Harlow Comes Home

EUGENE, Ore. — Harlow Grace, a baby from Eugene who recently received a bone marrow transplant, has returned home. We first met Harlow months ago. She suffers from a rare immunodeficiency disorder, and a bone marrow transplant was her only hope. After first hearing about her need for a transplant, the community heeded the call … Continue reading »

Baby Harlow Leaves Hospital

PORTLAND, Ore. — A big milestone for a baby from Eugene who’s been battling a rare immunodeficiency syndrome known as “Bubble Boy Disease” happened Tuesday. Baby Harlow underwent a bone marrow transplant in January and after months between hospitals Baby Harlow and her family finally left that evening. KEZI has been following Harlow’s journey since … Continue reading »

Baby Harlow Undergoes Transplant

EUGENE, Ore. — Despite low odds, a Eugene family found a bone marrow match for their baby, and now Baby Harlow begins the difficult road to recovery. Harlow Grace Powers suffers from a rare immunodeficiency syndrome also known as the “Bubble Boy” disease. Even though most of Harlow’s time right now is spent in a … Continue reading »

Family Seeking Bone Marrow Donor

EUGENE, Ore. —  A Eugene family is hoping there’s someone in our area who’s a match to help save their daughter’s life. The family’s five-and-a-half month old daughter needs a bone marrow transplant. Harlow Grace Powers suffers from a rare immunodeficiency syndrome also known as the Bubble Boy Disease. Her family only found out about the … Continue reading »

Coburg Takes Steps to Buy City Hall

COBURG, Ore. — The Coburg City Council is taking a big step towards purchasing a new City Hall. Councilors voted 4 to 1 Tuesday tonight to approve a supplemental budget. That budget now needs to be submitted to a financing entity. If financing is approved, the city could complete a transaction in the next 6 … Continue reading »

Creswell Food Pantry Expands

CRESWELL, Ore. — A Lane County food bank is expanding to meet the needs of the community better. The Creswell Food Pantry has been operating out of a 600-square-foot space at the VFW. Now it has a new place to call home in the Cobalt Building, which is 2,200 square feet. Pantry volunteers say the … Continue reading »

Creswell Appoints Interim Leadership

CRESWELL, Ore. — The City of Creswell has a new interim city administrator after the former city administrator resigned during the middle of a meeting. Creswell Mayor David Stram called an emergency meeting Saturday to appoint someone to the available position. The council unanimously approved the appointment of Jamon Kent as interim city manager. This … Continue reading »

Local Company’s Lights Featured in Movie

EUGENE, Ore. — Bright lights, big city–that’s Hollywood. But all the glitz and glamour didn’t shine bright enough. A major film studio working on Tom Cruise’s latest feature film called on a Eugene business. Coming soon to a movie theater near you–Oblivion, a futuristic sci-fi thriller. But when Dan Patnode watches the trailer, he’s not … Continue reading »

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