City of Springfield

Rachael McDonald

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is in Springfield right now, holding a rally at Island Park.

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The Springfield City Council voted 4 to 1 Monday night to pass an ordinance that prohibits motorists from giving money or other items to panhandlers from their cars while in traffic. It does not offer exemptions for charitable organizations.

Rachael McDonald

There is a memorial to U.S. women veterans in Washington D.C. The City of Springfield wants to build one in Oregon. Women vets met Monday to talk about what it will look like.

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Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg delivered her State of the City address Monday evening at the Wildish Theater. She focused on the “hometown feel” of the community.

Rachael McDonald

In Tuesday's special election, the levy to support the Eugene Public Library passed by just under 2,000 votes.

Rachael McDonald

Neighbors who opposed Springfield's plans to expand into an area West of Mount Pisgah can breathe a sigh of relief. The City Council decided Monday not to increase the urban growth boundary into the controversial College View area.

Springfield City Councilors proposed new sites for urban growth — and did not include a contentious area near Mount Pisgah known as College View. The City's Anette Spickard says North Gateway and the Mill Race were chosen after extensive analysis.
 

The City of Springfield is facing a first amendment lawsuit from a fired employee. The former multicultural liaison for the police department says she was fired for speaking out about racial profiling.

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The Lane County District Attorney announced Monday that no criminal charges will be filed against the driver who struck and killed three children in Springfield in February.

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Springfield is growing and changing. The city won an award this week from the American Planning Association for its Phase I Glenwood Refinement Plan. KLCC's Rachael McDonald speaks with Mayor Christine Lundberg.

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Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg plans to run for another term in 2016. She has led the city since 2010.

Lundberg is proud of the economic development underway in Springfield and possibilities for Glenwood. She's excited about a U of O Architecture School project. It's the design of a parking structure built with advanced wood products-- she'd like it to be in Glenwood

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