Love Cross

Weekend Edition Host and Morning Edition Host

Love Cross joined KLCC in 2017. Previously, she served as Morning Edition Host for Boise State Public Radio. She earned her undergraduate degree in Rhetoric and Communication from University of California at Davis, and her Master’s Degree from Boise State University. In addition to her work in public radio, Love teaches college-level courses in Communication and Public Speaking.

In 2019 Love earned a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Newscast, and a PRNDI (Public Radio News Directors Association) award for Best Newscast. She has also earned awards for her hosting and reporting from the Idaho State Broadcaster’s Association and the Idaho Press Club.

Love is an avid music lover and enjoys going to concerts and sporting events, volunteering in Eugene schools, and hanging out with her husband and their daughters.

You can hear her on Weekend Edition, Saturday and Sunday mornings from 5-10am, and on Monday Morning Edition from 4 to 9am. You can also follow her on Twitter: @KLCCLoveCross.

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Office of Emergency Management

UPDATED 8/3/21 at 9:45 a.m.: The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has updated their evacuation notices for areas around the Wildcat Fire east of Azalea.

The following homes are now under a Level 3 “GO!” Evacuation Notice

Willamette National Forest

An emergency closure has been issued for areas around the Middle Fork Complex of fires north of Oakridge on the Willamette National Forest.

Middle Fork Complex Facebook

Level 3 evacuations remain in place in areas near one of the fires that make up the Middle Fork Complex east of Lowell.

Middle Fork Complex Facebook

Level 3 -Go Now!- evacuation orders were issued Saturday in the area of the Middle Fork Complex of fires east of Lowell on the Willamette National Forest.

INCIWEB

Fire crews are making progress on several wildfires burning across Oregon, but crews will be challenged as as a stretch of hot weather is forecast throughout the region this week.

Lane Events Center/ Lane County Fair

Eugene Police have released additional details about Saturday’s shooting at the Lane County Fair.

Douglas Forest Protective Association

A Roseburg teen was arrested for Reckless Burning Saturday in connection with the Rolling Hills Road Fire that destroyed two homes in the Green District area between Roseburg and Winston.

Douglas Forest Protective Association

 

Multiple fire crews responded to reports of a fast-moving grass fire Friday afternoon in the Green District between Roseburg and Winston.

Inciweb

The Jack Fire burning on the Umpqua National Forest east of Glide is now 35% contained. As of Sunday afternoon, the fire had spread across 16,674 acres of land.

Love Cross / KLCC

The University of Oregon enacted new Summer COVID-19 Regulations Tuesday, lifting indoor mask wearing requirements for those who are fully vaccinated.

Willamette National Forest

A new fire was reported Monday on the Willamette National Forest northeast of Sweet Home.

CentralORFire Twitter

Evacuation orders are in place after a wildfire broke out Sunday afternoon about 14 miles northeast of Sisters. The Grandview Fire quickly spread south and had burned an estimated 2,000 acres as of Sunday night.

OregonAir

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air Quality Alert for areas around the Bootleg and Jack fires.

Tim Healy for TrackTown USA

Two former Duck athletes qualified for this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo amid triple-digit temperatures at the U.S. Track and Field Trials in Eugene Saturday.

Chris Singleton

The Eugene Emeralds are celebrating Juneteenth by welcoming back a former player who has become an inspirational speaker, spreading a message of love and unity. Chris Singleton came to spread this message after an unthinkable tragedy.

Springfield Police Department

Officers with the Springfield Police Department were involved in a shooting Sunday night that sent one person to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Eugene Springfield Fire

Local crews made two river rescues over the weekend.

Eugene Springfield Fire water rescue crews were called to the McKenzie River in Springfield Saturday after receiving reports of three people trapped on a log in the middle of the river behind RiverBend Hospital.

TrackTown USA

TrackTown USA has announced that recent changes to Oregon health regulations means spectators will be able to watch the Olympic Trials in person at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon. The trials are scheduled for June 18-27.

Douglas County Sheriff

After 17 nights in the wilderness, 69 year-old Harry Burleigh has been found alive and rescued by Search and Rescue crews.

Oregon State University

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees has approved plans for returning to on-site learning this fall, the renovation of Reser stadium, and announced their intentions in the search for the university's next president.

Love Cross / KLCC

The Eugene Emeralds were back in town this past weekend. The Ems’ 2020 season was canceled at the start of the pandemic, which meant fans hadn’t seen them take the field in 620 days. KLCC’s Love Cross went to the ballpark and brings us sounds from the game.

Douglas County Sheriff

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is continuing search efforts in the Twin Lakes area for a missing Roseburg man.

Eugene Springfield Fire

Fire crews responded to a large fire involving the Union Pacific Railroad trestle at South 2nd Street in Springfield early Monday morning.

Mark Kuhlman / NCAA Photos

University of Oregon Volleyball was knocked out of the NCAA Tournament with a loss to Purdue Sunday in Omaha. The No. 10 Ducks dropped their Sweet 16 matchup to the No. 7 Boilermakers in four sets.

Mark Kuhlman / NCAA Photos

University of Oregon Volleyball is moving on to the Sweet 16 of the 2021 NCAA Volleyball tournament after a 3-0 sweep of Notre Dame on Wednesday in Omaha. The Ducks won in straight sets, 25-17, 25-22 and 25-13.

Oregon State University

Tuition and fees are going up at Oregon State University for the next school year.

Program Date: April 2, 2021

Air Date: April 5, 2021

From The City Club of Eugene:

Wyndham Hotels

Corvallis Police shot and killed a 32-year-old Philomath man early Saturday morning at the Days Inn Hotel on NW 9th Street.

NCAA Photos

After making it to the Elite Eight for the first time since 1982, Oregon State Men’s Basketball is out of the 2021 NCAA Tournament. The No.12 seeded Beavers fell 67-61 to No.2 Houston Monday in Indianapolis.

NCAA Photos

Oregon’s season came to an end Sunday, after an 82-68 loss to USC in the Regional Semifinal round of the 2021 NCAA Men’s Tournament in Indianapolis.

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