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Thurston High to start year without new gym after roof collapse  KEZI TV

Heavy, wet snow caused a support beam inside the school's auxiliary gym to come crashing down on Feb. 27.



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 ...



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'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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



Thurston High School shooter seeks US Supreme Court review  KVAL

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man who fatally shot his parents before killing two students and wounding two dozen others at an Springfield, Oregon, high school ...



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 ...



Guest view: We can't legislate away shootings  The Register-Guard

In the aftermath of the recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, and the many before from the past 20-plus years, people understandably want answers and ...



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 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 ...



Trump Reminds Press: 'We Have Very Strong Background Checks Now'  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

People don't realize we have very strong background checks right now.”—President Donald Trump.



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 ...



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

Many of the Thurston High School students wounded 20 years ago when a freshman opened fire with a semiautomatic rifle now call it "our shooting." On May 21 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 High School shooter loses life-sentence appeal  KGW.com

Kip Kinkel was 15 when he killed two people and wounded 26 others in a 1998 shooting at Thurston High School.



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

By ERIC MORTENSON. I found my reporter's notepad from that morning at Thurston High School. It was deep in a dark corner of the basement storage room, ...



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Acts of Kindness: On the go with Papa Wilson of Thurston  nbc16.com

If you live in the Thurston area of Springfield, the name Papa Wilson might ring a few bells - but if it doesn't, I'm here to tell you why you should know him.



Teens caused in excess of $100K damage to Springfield elementary school  nbc16.com

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - The school board will hold a special meeting Wednesday to consider declaring an emergency to allow for repairs to a school damaged by ...



New study from PSU professor finds juvenile school shooters sentenced unconstitutionally  KATU

A Portland State University professor emerita of sociology has concluded that mentally ill juvenile school shooters have been punished unconstitutionally in the ...



Thurston High graduate Colby Covington wins UFC bout over Robbie Lawler  The Register-Guard

NEWARK, N.J. — President Donald Trump sent a pre-fight tweet wishing luck to UFC fighter and presidential loyalist Colby Covington."Fight hard tonight Colby.



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.



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

Tony McCown, a friend of Thurston High School shooter Kip Kinkel from middle school, is writing a book about what happened and recently met with Kinkel in ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Springfield Chamber of Commerce surprises middle school teacher  KEZI TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Representatives from the Springfield Chamber of Commerce gave a Thurston Highschool teacher a very special surprise Tuesday.



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 ...



Thurston up about going down a level  The Register-Guard

Justin Starck knew the move to Class 6A would be tough for Thurston football back in 2010. “We told them our enrollment is declining, our talent is declining, this ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Ballard High Brings Gun Violence to Center Stage  Seattlemag

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



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.



Oregon urges US Supreme Court to uphold Kip Kinkel's 112-year sentence  Statesman Journal

Oregon is urging the U.S. Supreme court to uphold the 112-year sentence given to a man who killed his parents before fatally shooting two students and ...



Oregon Court Denies Appeal for School Shooter Kip Kinkel, Upholds 112-Year Term  Crime Report

The Oregon Supreme Court ruled that a nearly 112-year prison sentence for high school shooter Kip Kinkel isn't cruel and unusual punishment given the ...



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 ...



“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.



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 ...



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.



Thurston High employee accused of giving drug to teen  The Register-Guard

SPRINGFIELD — The campus monitor at Thurston High School was arrested last week after police say he supplied hydrocodone to a 16-year-old student at the ...



Oregon manufacturers struggle to find qualified workers: 'The key word there is qualified'  KVAL

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



Salem police sergeant will oversee Salem-Keizer risk management  Salem Reporter

Cliff Carpentier loved being a school resource officer nearly 15 years ago. Now, he'll be responsible for the safety of Salem-Keizer's 40000 students.



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.



Oregon Court of Appeals affirms Kip Kinkel's nearly 112-year sentence  OregonLive.com

The state's appellate court narrowly ruled that Kinkel already had challenged his sentence as cruel and unusual in an earlier appeal and to re-litigate the same ...



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 ...



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.



Thurston Spirit Squad puts on a show at homecoming pep rally  KVAL

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - While many high school students across the region look forward to Friday night football, Thurston High School students are especially ...



Kip Kinkel loses bid for new sentencing hearing in Thurston High shooting  OregonLive.com

kipkinkel.JPG. Kip Kinkel, then 15 and a student at Springfield's Thurston High School, is led to his arraignment in Eugene on May 22, 1998. (Don Ryan/The ...



20 years after an Oregon tragedy | Editorials  East Oregonian

Before Columbine, there was Thurston. It seems like only yesterday that 15-year-old Kip Kinkel shocked the conscience of Oregon — indeed, the world — by ...



Kip Kinkel uses landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling to challenge sentence  OregonLive.com

The court ruled 5-4 in Miller v. Alabama that the mandatory life sentences without parole juveniles violated the Eighth Amendment's ban on cruel and unusual ...



The right of the people to keep and bear arms: Part II  Siuslaw News

The cuffed hands of Kip Kinkel (above) following his shooting spree at Thurston High School in 1998 — courtesy photo. April 4, 2018 — Kipland (Kip) Kinkel ...



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.



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 ...



Hidden wounds: After a school shooting; Trauma is much more than gunshot wounds  Bend Bulletin

Understanding how to support the thousands of survivors impacted by school shootings every year will help prevent the trauma from consuming survivors' lives.



School shooter apprehended at North Thurston High School, no one hurt  Q13 FOX

LACEY, Wash. -- A school shooter was stopped by a North Thurston High School teacher Monday morning at the school, law enforcement said, before anyone ...



Hamlin Middle School to come at start of the new year  KVAL

EUGENE, Ore. - Hamlin Middle School has been in the community for over 60 years, but now, the Springfield school is saying goodbye to the old building and ...



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