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Snow causes roof collapse at Thurston High; Springfield schools closed Friday  The Register-Guard

SPRINGFIELD — Heavy snow this week in Eugene-Springfield wreaked havoc on trees, causing them to fall on houses, cars and businesses — and even block ...



Thurston High School gym demolished after roof failure  The Register-Guard

With the help of a demolition team, the walls of the auxiliary gym at Thurston High School in Springfield came tumbling down Saturday morning.The gym's roof ...



Thurston High School's Auxiliary Gym Razed After Collapse  KLCC FM Public Radio

Thurston High School's auxiliary gym suffered major damage in last week's snowstorm. The Springfield Public School Board wasted no time in addressing the.



Heavy snowfall compromises roof at Thurston High auxiliary gym  nbc16.com

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- All Springfield Public Schools are closed for Thursday, Feb. 28, as travel conditions remain challenging and after the auxiliary gym roof of ...



Class of 2019: Thurston High School  The Register-Guard

Thurston High School graduation begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at the Hult Center. Baccalaureate *service* is 8 p.m. Thursday, June 6 at Thurston High School ...



Thurston High School metals shop receives $87K in upgrades to enhance career technical education  The Register-Guard

Lucas Wardrip knows what he wants to do after graduation from Thurston High School — become a welder and work locally for Koffler Boats.The aluminum ...



Springfield Public Schools may declare emergency to deal with snow-damaged gym roof  KVAL

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - The local school board will hold an emergency meeting Friday to consider declaring an emergency after snow caused damage to the roof ...



Thurston High School assesses cost of repairs to fix gym roof  nbc16.com

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - The Springfield School Board has declared an emergency in response to roof damage at a gym at Thurston High School. The board ...



Thurston Survivors Reflect On How The Shooting Stays With Them  KLCC FM Public Radio

In the 21 years since the tragedy at Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon, school shootings have become more common. In 2018, The Washington Post.



Advanced metals classes added at Thurston High School  KEZI TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- With newly-added advanced metals courses at Thurston High School, students can continue their career technical education through their ...



Thurston High students learning how to build electric race cars  KEZI TV

As part of the wide range of career technical education (CTE) courses offered at Thurston High School, one class is learning how to build electric race cars.



Thurston High School program seeks to eliminate first day jitters  KEZI TV

Starting next week, incoming freshmen will take part in a variety of team-building games and activities at Thurston High School to prepare them for their first day.



Portland student protest against gun violence will fall on anniversary of Thurston High School shooting  OregonLive

Students will rally in front of Portland City Hall to bring awareness to gun violence.



New bill spells out: Easing restrictions for young offenders wouldn't apply to those already in prison  OregonLive

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill intended to address concerns that easing some restrictions for youths charged with serious crimes will lead to the ...



Michael Jordan comes to Thurston High School: Isaac Lange fights off flu, leads Colts to massive win over Crater  OregonLive

SPRINGFIELD — An hour before Thurston was supposed to tip off one of its biggest games of the season, its star point guard, Isaac Lange, was at home ...



US Supreme Court Won't Take Case Of Thurston High School Shooter Kipland Kinkel  OPB News

The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear the case of a man convicted for his role in one of the highest profile school shootings in recent memory.



U.S. News & World Report: South Eugene top Oregon high school in region, 5th in state  nbc16.com

EUGENE, Ore. - South Eugene is the 5th best high school in Oregon, according to new ratings released by U. S. News & World Report. In the southern ...



Supreme Court Upholds Thurston High School Killer's 112-Year Sentence  Campus Safety Magazine

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review convicted school shooter Kip Kinkel's nearly 112-year prison sentence for killing four people and injuring ...



Former Thurston star Holte leading Colts softball rise as their coach  The Register-Guard

SPRINGFIELD — Heather Holte was a multi-sport legend during her playing days at Thurston High School in the early 1990s, a once-in-a-generation talent who ...



Springfield, LCC, Roseburg among schools unable to open this week in storm's aftermath  KVAL

EUGENE, Ore. - A record-setting winter storm the last week of February has kept many school districts closed through Thursday. Some have made the call to ...



Springfield police investigate suspicious device in Thurston  The Register-Guard

SPRINGFIELD — A rocking chair zip-tied to what appeared to be a household appliance covered in duct tape caused concern Monday afternoon when it was ...



With School Shootings, Little Has Changed In 20 Years Since Thurston High  OPB News

On May 21, 1998, a teenage boy wearing a trench coat walked into the Thurston High School cafeteria in Springfield, Oregon, and began shooting at his fellow ...



U.S. Supreme Court refuses to review sentence in Kip Kinkel school shooting  KGW.com

EUGENE, Ore. — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review the nearly 112-year prison sentence of a man who fatally shot his parents before killing two ...



20 Years Ago, Oregon School Shooting Ended A Bloody Season  NPR

Almost a year before the shooting at Columbine High School, a teenage boy wearing a trench coat walked into the Thurston High School cafeteria in Springfield, ...



Thurston 20 years later: Survivors call it 'our shooting,' now one among so many  OregonLive.com

On May 21, 1998, a skinny 15-year-old, the son of two teachers, pulled a .22-caliber rifle from beneath his trench coat as he entered Thurston High School.



Springfield students provide free well water tests for community  The Register-Guard

Those who live in homes that rely on private well water can find out exactly what's in their H20 with the help of local high school students.And, it's free.Thurston ...



State urges U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Thurston High School shooter Kip Kinkel's sentence  OregonLive.com

"In short, there is no reason for this Court to review these issues in this case where petitioner has not established that the Oregon Supreme Court committed an ...



Thurston boy arrested over spooky message - News  The Register-Guard

SPRINGFIELD — Confusion about a planned student walkout at Springfield High School triggered unfounded fears Tuesday that a school shooting might be ...



Springfield high school shooter seeks Supreme Court review  KTVZ

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A man who fatally shot his parents before killing two students and wounding two dozen others at Thurston High School in Springfield 20 ...



Thurston High School shooter loses life-sentence appeal  KVAL

SALEM, Ore. (AP) Kip Kinkel has lost an appeal to the Oregon Supreme Court, where he had sought reduction of the 111-year sentence he received for a 1998 ...



Gateways High School students concerned about building's safety  KEZI TV

Students from Gateway Alternative High School are concerned to be in the building where some of their classes are.



State Pushes For U.S. Supreme Court To Uphold Kip Kinkel's Sentence  KLCC FM Public Radio

As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs a petition to revisit the 112-year sentence of convicted school shooter Kip Kinkel, Oregon is imploring the justices to uphold it.



Thurston High School Shooting: 20 Years Later  KLCC FM Public Radio

On May 21, 1998, one of the earliest modern-day school shootings erupted in the rural, working-class community of Springfield, Oregon. At Thurston High.



The Thurston School Shooting, 20 Years Later: Profiles Of Tragedy And Triumph  KLCC FM Public Radio

20 years ago this Monday, 15-year-old Kipland "Kip" Kinkel peppered the Thurston High School cafeteria with bullets, after wounding two students in a.



Thurston 20 years later: 'We will unite the nation ... to prevent school violence'  OregonLive.com

The Ribbon of Promise campaign focused on students reporting threats, but it ended in debt after seven years. "I think we all have a lot of work to do and wish we ...



Thurston 20 years later: 'I never want to cover another school shooting'  OregonLive.com

I was in the newspaper office in Eugene earlier than usual the morning of May 21, 1998. The phone rang and it was a colleague who was adviser to a group of ...



Thurston High School girls make it to state wrestling championships  KEZI TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Four girls at Thurston High School have qualified for the Girls State Individual Wrestling Championships. Macie Stewart, Malea Palahniuk, ...



Oregon Supreme Court upholds Thurston High School shooter Kip Kinkels 112-year prison sentence  The Register-Guard

The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed that Thurston High School shooter Kip Kinkel's nearly-112-year-sentence is not unconstitutional despite the ...



Thurston 20 years later: 'You don't realize your body has a memory'  OregonLive.com

Jennifer Alldredge Ryker was a 17-year-old junior when she was shot in the hand and in the back at Thurston High School.



20 years after Thurston High shooting, national conversation over school safety, gun rights endures  The Register-Guard

In March 1998 — in the wake of three deadly school shootings and two months before a gunman killed two students at Thurston High School in Springfield ...



Teacher walkout worries parents, school officials  KEZI TV

School officials are concerned about kids missing class, along with the strain it could put on working families and parents.



Oregon urges Supreme Court to uphold Kinkel sentence  KTVZ

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The state of Oregon is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the 112-year sentence given to a man who killed his parents before ...



20 years since Thurston High: Letter to the editor  OregonLive.com

It's been 20 years since Mikael Nickolauson and Ben Coleman were shot dead on May 21, 1998 at Thurston High School in Springfield. Along with Mikael and ...



Police investigate three separate violent threats at Springfield middle schools  The Register-Guard

Springfield police investigated three different threats of school violence allegedly made by students at Briggs, Hamlin and Thurston middle schools over the ...



Thurston 20 years later: 'We know exactly how they feel'  OregonLive.com

Ryan Atteberry was a 17-year-old sophomore when he was shot in the cheek at Thurston High School. He and his mom, Yvonne Atteberry, now both work in the ...



Thurston shooter Kip Kinkel's 112-year prison term is constitutional, high court rules  OregonLive.com

The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday upheld Springfield High shooter Kip Kinkel's prison term, even though Kinkel has argued that it amounts to cruel and ...



Suspect Shot Inside Oregon Middle School, No Students Injured  KTLA Los Angeles

A suspect was shot Friday after an attack that occurred inside an Oregon middle school but did not injure any students or teachers, police said. Students were ...



Structural damage forces Egan Warming Center to move from Springfield site  KEZI TV

The historic winter storm impacted the structure of the old administration building, making it unsafe.



Remembering Thurston Pt. 3: A Look Into Kip Kinkel's Life Behind Prison Walls  KLCC FM Public Radio

Monday marks the 20 th anniversary of the Thurston High School shooting in Springfield, when teen gunman Kip Kinkel opened fire on his classmates. Two.



Thurston High School shooting survivor reflects on shootings, fight over gun control  KATU

May 21 marks the 20th anniversary of the Thurston High School shooting in Springfield, Oregon. Kipland Kinkel, 15 at the time, killed his parents, two students ...



Thurston High shooter Kip Kinkel loses life-sentence appeal  Statesman Journal

A man who killed two people and wounded 26 others in a 1998 shooting at Thurston High School lost an appeal Thursday seeking to reduce his 111-year ...



Oregon Supreme Court Upholds Sentence For 1998 Thurston High School Shooter, Kip Kinkel  OPB News

The Oregon Supreme Court has upheld the 112-year sentence for Kip Kinkel. Kinkel was convicted of murdering both of his parents and two classmates at ...



Churchill boys from Eugene to play for Oregon 5A state basketball title  nbc16.com

CORVALLIS, Ore. - The Churchill Lancers will play for the boys 5A state basketball title Saturday after defeating the Willamette High School Wolverines Friday.



Remembering Thurston Pt. 1: 20 Years Later, Wounds And Questions Still Linger  KLCC FM Public Radio

Next Monday marks 20 years since Kip Kinkel - a high school student in Springfield -- opened fire on his classmates, killing two and wounding twenty-five.



Convicted School Shooter Kip Kinkel Petitions U.S. Supreme Court  KLCC FM Public Radio

The man serving 112 years for the 1998 Thurston High School shooting has petitioned the nation's highest court to review his sentence. KLCC's Brian Bull.



Thurston 20 years later: 'I wondered what I could have done'  OregonLive.com

Tony McCown was a friend of Kip Kinkel's who talked to him the night before the shooting at Thurston High School. He's writing a book about the shooting and its ...



Oregon School Shooter Loses Life-Sentence Appeal  KDRV

Kip Kinkel received a life sentence in 1998 for shooting and killing his parents and then carrying out a mass shooting at Thurston High in Springfield.



The 1998 Thurston High School Attack  Officer.com

On May 21, 1998 in Springfield, OR, Kipland Kinkel perpetrated a school shooting at Thurston High School after killing his parents the night before. Kipland was ...



Remembering Thurston Pt. 2: Survivors Cope, Prosper, And Reflect  KLCC FM Public Radio

Yesterday, we revisited the Thurston High School shooting of May 21 st , 1998…which saw the deaths of two students, gunman Kip Kinkel's parents, and the.



Remembering the Thurston High shooting, 20 years later  KCBY.com 11

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Monday is the 20th anniversary of the shooting at Thurston High School, and a memorial has sprung up on campus.Two students were ...



Thurston 20 years later: 'The sad thing is, once affected, always affected'  OregonLive.com

Nichole (Buckholtz) Burcal was a 17-year-old junior sitting in the Thurston High School cafeteria when she heard popping sounds and thought it was some kind ...



Hundreds of lawn flags seek to visualize the number of victims of school gun violence in U.S.  Oregon Daily Emerald

A total of 732 little flags flap in the wind from the lawn in front of the Knight Library Monday morning — 288 red and 444 yellow.



List of groups picking up Christmas trees for a donation in Eugene and Springfield  The Register-Guard

Here is a list of groups and nonprofit organizations that are accepting orders for pickup and recycling of Christmas trees.AMP Student Ministries in Springfield is ...



Police arrest Thurston High School teen for sexual assault  KVAL

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- Joel David Craig, the student arrested in June for bringing weapons to Thurston High School, is once again behind bars. This time for ...



Springfield Native, Astrophysicist, And Thurston Shooting Survivor Has Part In Parker Solar Probe  KLCC FM Public Radio

In the pre-dawn hours Sunday morning, the Parker Solar Probe blasted off from Cape Canaveral. Among those watching was an astrophysicist who worked on ...



Career Technical Education programs help Oregon manufacturers find qualified employees  nbc16.com

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - With unemployment at record lows and Baby Boomers joining the ranks of the retired, Oregon manufacturers are struggling to fill jobs with ...



Thurston Colts looks ahead after 2nd place finish in Midwestern league  KVAL

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - The Thurston Colts had a great 2017 campaign, finishing 2nd in the Midwestern league.That success can attributed in large part to a group ...



20 years after Columbine, Ballard High theater students address school shootings  Crosscut

On a sunny spring afternoon, Seattle's Ballard High School's darkened auditorium is filled with theater students rehearsing lines, sneaking in a quick dinner and ...



Elementary students in Springfield get free new shoes  KEZI TV

Principal Amber Mitchell said some of their students come from low-income families so getting a free pair of shoes means their parents have one less thing to ...



Water leaks under school  The Register-Guard

SPRINGFIELD — When Thurston High School's water bill came in with an unexpectedly high balance last week, the Springfield School District realized there ...



Bill would allow early release of Kip Kinkel, other dangerous offenders, prosecutors say  OregonLive

Sponsors of juvenile justice legislation deny the claim, say it's not retroactive.



Salpointe, Tucson high use theater to address tough issues  Arizona Daily Star

Two Tucson high schools are taking the stage to address tough social issues.



How do schools prevent hazing? Thurston keeps it R.E.A.L  KVAL

EUGENE, Ore. - Six students and one coach from the Philomath High School football team face criminal misdemeanor charges after an investigation into ...



Police arrest Thurston HS "Student of the Year," find BB guns, knives in car  KATU

Police arrested a Thurston High School senior recently selected Student of the Year on charges of Disorderly Conduct and Possession of Dangerous Weapon in ...



US school violence fast facts  WLOS

Here is a list of random incidents of elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present.



Students get mental health help with consistent CAHOOTS visits  The Register-Guard

Six Lane County youths have died by suicide so far this year.Five of those suicides occurred between mid-January and early March — a worrisome spike since ...



Bomb threat at McKenzie School District cancels classes  KEZI TV

Lane Tompkins, superintendent and principal with the district, said a phone call was made to the school district at 1:25 p.m. saying there were bombs in the ...



Fourteen Years Later, Looking Back at a School Shooting  FRONTLINE

More than a decade ago, FRONTLINE set out to understand what turned Kip Kinkel, a troubled young man, into a killer.



Bethel cancels classes May 8 for teacher walkout  KEZI TV

Superintendent Chris Parra said a majority of staff have pledged to join the walkout, which is part of ongoing efforts to pressure state lawmakers to increase ...



Oregon school shooting: For former Springfield principal, Reynolds tragedy felt very personal  The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Larry Bentz experienced violence twice in his career as a school principal.



Springfield School Rattled By Past Violence Sees Little Turnout For Walk-Out Event  KLCC FM Public Radio

Student walk-outs were held today at South Eugene High, Sheldon High, and the University of Oregon to protest gun violence and other issues. It was all.



Eugene 4J: Teacher walkout could cancel classes on May 8  KEZI TV

In a statement, 4J officials said a planned day of action across Oregon could force the district to cancel classes if they don't have enough teachers.



Foundation hands out nearly $60,000 in grants to Springfield teachers, staff  The Register-Guard

The Springfield Education Foundation presented nearly $60000 in grants to teachers and staff at 16 Springfield schools Wednesday.Representatives from the ...



These students have developed technology to protect their high schools during a shooting  KEZI TV

In the era of mass shootings, some high school teens are taking their safety into their own hands.Two groups of high school students have been recogni...



Churchill High School offering 'Medical Pathway' to students  KEZI TV

In the hands-on class, students learn about the different systems within the body, as well as anatomy and general patient care.



May 21, 1998: 'Never again is what we thought, and we're still saying that 20 years later'  KVAL

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Before Parkland, before Sandy Hook, before Columbine - there was Thurston.A student opened fire at school May 21, 1998, a day after ...



'I am the shooter!' Police arrest Thurston freshman over threatening Snapchat message  KVAL

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - A Thurston High School freshman boy sent a message that read I am the shooter! to a Springfield High School freshman girl just before ...



Springfield Public Schools takes on nearly 20 summer projects  KEZI TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- School projects are underway for the summer at Springfield Public Schools. When fall approaches, nearly 20 schools will be seeing ...



“The day innocence died”: How the media covered Columbine 20 years ago  Fast Company

On the 20th anniversary of the Columbine massacre, we look back at how media responded to the tragedy compared with school shootings today.



Thurston shooting: Terrible day still intrudes, but former students have found different ways to deal with fear, grief  OregonLive.com

Fifteen years after the school shooting, four Thurston students reflect on what happened to them and how they've moved on.



Fisher inquiry centers on minor's allegation of sex crimes  The Register-Guard

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield charter school principal who committed suicide Thursday was under investigation for sex crimes against a minor, Springfield ...



Kip Kinkel's Case May Head To Nation's Highest Court  KLCC FM Public Radio

Kip Kinkel's attorney says he's disappointed by today's Oregon Supreme Court's decision to uphold his client's 112-year sentence. As KLCC's Brian Bull.



School districts preparing for teacher walkout on May 8  KEZI TV

Districts are preparing for a teacher walkout on May 8 after two months of pressure from educators wanting state lawmakers to increase funding for schools.



Youth sentencing bill stirs fears of retroactive releases  Pamplin Media Group

Youth sentencing bill stirs fears of retroactive releases , Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city.



Remains in burned home identified as former Springfield man  KEZI TV

JOHN DAY, Ore. – Human remains found in a burned-out house in eastern Oregon have been identified as belonging to a missing man with ties to Springfield, ...



Ballard High Brings Gun Violence to Center Stage  Seattlemag

'Bang Bang You're Dead' and 'Eric LaRue' are coming to local high school theater.



SportsTown Awards: 'I would have never thought I'd wrestle'  KVAL

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - For years, wrestling culture pinned girls outside the boundary line, delegated duties like holding clipboards and water bottles.That was ...



Oregon urges US Supreme Court to uphold 112-year sentence for Thurston shooter  KVAL

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is urging the U. S. Supreme court to uphold the 112-year sentence given to a man who killed his parents before fatally ...



New Miss Springfield is Linda Wagnon  Creswell Chronicle

From May 8, 1969 edition of Creswell Chronicle A Pleasant Hill lass, Linda Ann Wagnon, is 1969's Miss Springfield. Miss Wagnon won the annual crown.



From Homelessness To Midterms To Toga Parties, 2018 Was A Newsworthy Year  KLCC FM Public Radio

The approach of a New Year often makes us reflect on the past one. In the case of KLCC news, there were many major stories, touching on politics to.



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