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  1. Gym Roof Collapses At Thurston High School  750 KXL
  2. Snow causes roof collapse at Thurston High; Springfield schools closed Friday  The Register-Guard
  3. Support beam collapses at Thurston High gym due to heavy snow  KEZI TV
  4. Snow puts 'crack in the gigantic beam that spans the entire length of the gym'  nbc16.com
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Thurston gym roof collapses; board declares emergency  KEZI TV

The Springfield School Board has declared an emergency in response to the collapse of the roof of a gym at Thurston High School.



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 ...



Things return to normal at Thurston High School after gymnasium crumbles under snow  nbc16.com

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Thurston High School sports returned to normal schedule in the main gym following the demolition of the auxiliary gym due to heavy ...



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 ...



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 ...



Springfield Public Schools may declare emergency to deal with snow-damaged gym roof  nbc16.com

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



Metal shop at Thurston High key part of Career Technical Education program  nbc16.com

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- For Thurston High School student Casey Ward and his classmates, being able to do hands-on projects in the metal shop is what they love ...



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 ...



Defending 5A boys state champion Thurston opens playoffs with 60-39 win over Corvallis  The Register-Guard

SPRINGFIELD — The auxiliary gym at Thurston High was demolished earlier in the day.So the Colts' fans raised the roof at Springfield High.Thurston, the ...



Glide, Roseburg throwers perform well at Harvey Lewellen Invite  NRToday.com

SPRINGFIELD — Glide throwers took the top spot at half of the events at Saturday's Harvey Lewellen Throws Invitational at Thurston High School.



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.



'We knew we had a problem right away': Several schools damaged by snowstorm  nbc16.com

WINSTON, Ore. - Outside it looks like a normal day at Douglas High School. But inside, the school's cafeteria is empty. Last week's severe winter storm damaged ...



School districts to assess lost instructional time following multiple snow days  The Register-Guard

Students in the Bethel and Eugene districts missed four days of school due to snow and ice last week. In the Springfield district, it was five.Depending on how ...



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.



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 ...



U.S. Supreme Court upholds Thurston High School shooter's sentence  KATU

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – The U. S. Supreme Court denied a review of Kip Kinkel's nearly 112-year prison sentence Monday. In 1998, Kinkel shot his parents, killed ...



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 ...



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 ...



As snowpack soars, Oregon’s governor declares emergency  Q13 News Seattle

SALEM, Ore. — After a slow start, wintry weather has walloped Oregon, with the snowpack surpassing the norm by as much as 160 percent in some parts of the ...



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.



20th anniversary | Thurston High shootings  The Register-Guard

It's been 20 years since a 15-year-old boy armed with three guns opened fire at Thurston High School in Springfield. The May 21, 1998, attack left two students ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Parental concerns left confusion at Thurston High School's walkout  KEZI TV

National Walkout Day was met with some confusion at Thurston High School on Wednesday.



Thurston High School shooter loses life-sentence appeal  KPIC News

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 ...



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 ...



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.



Blitzing the Preseason: Thurston Colts  KEZI TV

The Thurston Colts are reloading following a 9 seed in the 2017 5A playoffs, and are hungry for more.



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 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 boy arrested over spooky message  The Register-Guard

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



Afternoon classes cancelled at Thurston High School  KEZI TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- Springfield Public Schools said Wednesday afternoon classes would be cancelled at Thurston High School. The district said temporary ...



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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Springfield Christmas Parade set for Saturday  The Register-Guard

The decades-old local community kickoff to the holiday season returns Saturday afternoon as thousands of residents will gather for the 66th annual Springfield ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Custody dispute leaves one person dead at Oregon school, police say  Fox News

A custody dispute at an Oregon middle school Friday has left one man dead after police say he produced a firearm while being escorted out of the building.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Leak floods Thurston High School gym  KEZI TV

Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate. develops ...



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 ...



Photos: Springfield Christmas parade celebrates 66th year  The Register-Guard

Jake Patterson, a senior at Thurston High School, plays trumpet in disguise during the 66th annual Christmas Parade on Saturday in Springfield. [Amiran ...



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 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 ...



Reedsport girls prep for wrestling state qualifier  Coos Bay World

REEDSPORT — Expectations and confidence are high in the Reedsport wrestling room among two of the top girls wrestlers in the area.



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 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 ...



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 ...



Second water main leaks in Thurston neighborhood  KEZI TV

Crews were called out to a water main leak on 70th Street near the intersection with Jessica Drive, the second leak in that area in under a week.



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Technology Since Thurston Shooting Can Both Help And Hinder Authorities  KLCC FM Public Radio

This week, the Springfield community marked the 20 th anniversary of the Thurston School Shooting. The tragedy preceded many technological developments,



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 ...



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.



Five teens arrested after fight near Springfield High School  The Register-Guard

SPRINGFIELD — Five teenagers were arrested Wednesday afternoon in a chaotic scene near Springfield High School that led police officers to call for backup ...



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 ...



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 ...



Defense leads Thurstons rout of No. 1 North Bend  The Register-Guard

SPRINGFIELD — Jake Riley credited Thurston's hard-hat mentality for its ability to overcome a pair of early season losses.But it was his soft hands that helped ...



District to end A3's charter status  The Register-Guard

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield School District will move to end the charter school designation for the Academy of Arts and Academics, an alternative high ...



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.



Nerd Bashing Time  Eugene Weekly

Colby “Chaos” Covington was finally bringing the championship belt home to Springfield after nearly four years in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).



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 ...



Oregon Supreme Court Upholds Kip Kinkel's Sentence...With One Dissenter  KLCC FM Public Radio

The Oregon Supreme Court says that a mass shooter's 112-year sentence does not violate his constitutional rights. As KLCC's Brian Bull reports, the ruling.



Lane County January 2019 property sales  The Register-Guard

Lane County property sales from Jan. 2 through 31, 2019.Commercial Improved D & G. Holdings Llc: to Ringer Ryan A. & Jocelyn E.: 26 S. 5th St., Cottage ...



Police contact man who raised concerns at Sheldon High School  KEZI TV

The man is described as white, over 50 years old, having grayish-brown hair, and partially bald with some facial hair.



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 ...



The Developing Norms for Reopening Schools After Shootings  The Atlantic

When students from Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas—where eight students and two teachers were killed in a mass shooting on May 18—went back to ...



Sculptor, collector, pizza maker: Fans eager to preserve memory of Redford's Silvio Barile  Detroit Free Press

Fans and friends have sweet memories of Silvio Barile's pizzeria, his museum and his massive concrete sculptures celebrating life in America and Italy.



How to recycle your Christmas trees  KEZI TV

Lane Forest Products is doing their annual recycling, but they're also working with other local organizations to help them with fundraising.



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 ...



CAHOOTS Extends Reach To More High Schools Starting This Fall  KLCC FM Public Radio

A mobile crisis counseling *service* is making itself available to more area high schools this fall. KLCC's Brian Bull reports.



Willamalane lifeguards rescue elderly man from pool  KEZI TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- Two Willamalane Park and Recreation District lifeguards took fast action Thursday morning to save an elderly Eugene man who suffered ...



Principal facing inquiry kills himself, police say  The Register-Guard

SPRINGFIELD — The charter school principal placed on administrative leave Wednesday has committed suicide, Springfield police confirmed Thursday ...



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.



Sheldon High School brings football camp to disabled students  KEZI TV

EUGENE, Ore. -- The Sheldon High School football team will be holding their very first Irish Football Camp for Students with Special Needs on Friday.



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