Amy Brenneman

News Intern

Amy Brenneman is the 2019 Snowden Intern. She began working in the KLCC News Room June 24, 2019.  She recently graduated from University of Oregon with a major in journalism and a minor in anthropology. She loves radio so much, she even made her undergraduate thesis an audio story about paranormal tourism in the United States. 

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A summer camp in Eugene teaches high school girls leadership skills, while they learn to fight fires.

Oregon Department of State Lands

A public open house about the future of the Elliott State Forest will be held in Roseburg Tuesday evening.

Lindsay Ellis

Lindsay Ellis, video essayist and author, spoke with KLCC's Amy Brenneman about her upcoming talk at the Eugene Public Library about how science fiction has imagined alien language over the decades.


Amy Brenneman / KLCC

With Hayward Field’s reconstruction less than a year out from completion, tickets for the 2020 Olympic trials have already sold at a record pace.

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KLCC's Amy Brenneman and Rachel McDonald talk with Molly McMillan from the Puppets Save the World display at the Oregon Country Fair.

Lane County Fair

The Lane County Fair opens Wednesday and continues through Sunday.

Roseburg VA Health Care System

Veterans will now have greater access to healthcare in southwestern Oregon.

Lane County Sheriff

Despite having the largest crowd in decades, patrols around the Oregon Country Fair last weekend did not experience more crime than usual.

Oregon Coast Aquarium

A giant Pacific octopus has been released back into the ocean by the Oregon coast aquarium after its rehabilitation.

Amy Brenneman / KLCC

Homes for Good is developing a new affordable housing complex on the corner of 6th and Oak Street in Eugene.

Oregon Department of Forestry

Oregon firefighters are heading to Alaska to assist with wildfire suppression. Reports at last count were fifty eight small fires in the state.

Oregon Coast Aquarium

Three new live cameras have been installed at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport. They feature live feeds of the open sea exhibit, seabird aviary, and the sea otter pool.

Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife

A cougar sighting was reported Tuesday morning near the Mill Race Path Jasper Road trail head in Springfield.

Amy Brenneman / KLCC

A new program at Marist Catholic High School in Eugene provides children in need with free reading lessons and meals.

Amy Brenneman / KLCC

A massive project to revitalize Eugene’s downtown riverfront area kicks off on July 22nd.

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

In October, John Weber will be the next executive director for the University of Oregon’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

Lane County Sheriff

The Oregon Country Fair is this weekend in Veneta and Lane county sheriff’s office is mobilizing their traffic control to deal with the massive expected crowds.

Oregon Country Fair

Oregon Country Fair kicks off its 50th year on Friday in Veneta. The three-day festival is expected to draw its largest crowd in history.

270-thousand children across Oregon will now get comprehensive vision screening in public school districts and preschools.

Amy Brenneman / KLCC

Big changes could be coming to Eugene streets. The city is taking a look at how to improve transportation on 8th Avenue, Pearl and High corridor, and midtown Willamette Street. It’s called Central Eugene in Motion.

Pacific Power

A utility that serves the Pacific Northwest is launching a fire preparedness and safety education effort to ready people for the 2019 fire season.

Courtesy of Marjorie Smith

A city council proposal could change the name of Washington-Jefferson Park to honor the man who helped create it.

Eugene School District 4J

All 122 of Eugene 4J District’s older diesel school buses have been replaced with new low-emission models.

With Fourth of July this week, some people may be wondering what's is legal to light up.

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A Close the Camps rally was held in downtown Eugene on Tuesday as part of a national protest of the U.S. policy of detaining migrant children.

Love Cross / KLCC

Next summer, the city of Eugene is planning to give the popular Amazon Trail a makeover in time for the 2021 track and field world championships.

Amy Brenneman

Officials are expecting an active fire season in western Oregon this summer and they want people to practice fire safety.

The Oregon Health Authority lifted a public health advisory for contact with marine water at Agate Beach, Seal Rock State Park Beach, and Harris Beach Monday.

Amy Brenneman / KLCC

Record-breaking crowds are coming to Autzen Stadium this weekend for the Garth Brooks concert.

Rachael McDonald

The forecast is calling for thunderstorms this week in western Oregon and fire officials say they’re prepared for possible fire starts. They’re also asking the public to take precautions to prevent human-caused fires.