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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Oregon State fans rushed the field after Everett Hayes kicked a 24-yard-field goal to push the Beavers to victory over the University of Washington Huskies, 27-24 in Corvallis Saturday.

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The No. 3 Ducks suffered their first loss of the season, falling to Stanford 31-24 in overtime Saturday.

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Oregon State hadn’t beat USC in Los Angeles since 1960- until Saturday. The Beavers downed the Trojans 45-27 at the LA Memorial Coliseum.

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A packed Autzen Stadium provided the scene for Oregon’s win over Arizona Saturday. The No. 3 Ducks didn’t disappoint the 50,024 fans in attendance, downing the Wildcats 41-19.

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The start of University of Oregon's fall term is quickly approaching. COVID-19 measures are in place as staff and students return to in-person classrooms for the first time since spring 2020.

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Eugene School District 4J is holding a virtual COVID-19 parent information session Monday. The district says the goal is to keep families up to date about the return to in-person learning.

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After a sluggish start, No. 4 Oregon beat Stony Brook 48-7 Saturday in Eugene. 

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Oregon State football dominated the University of Idaho Saturday in Corvallis. The Beavers beat the Vandals by a final score of 42-0. 

OSU quarterback Chance Ryan passed for 175 yards and 3 touchdowns. B.J. Baylor had 11 carries for 69 yards and two TDs in the win. Deshaun Fenwick, Champ Flemings, Tyjon Lindsey, and Teagan Quitoriano each had one TD for the Beavers.

The win moved OSU to 2-1 this year.

This was the 44th meeting between the Vandals (1-2) and the Beavers, though the two teams hadn’t met since 2006.

Lane County Sheriff's Office Facebook

A man was shot and killed by Lane County Sheriff’s deputies Monday night on Camp Creek Rd, east of Springfield.

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Oregon State Football lost their 2021 season opener against Purdue Saturday. The Beavers fell to the Boilermakers by a final score of 21-30 in Indiana. This was only the second meeting between the two teams since they first met in 1967.

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Oregon Football said hello to their 2021 season with a win Saturday. The No. 11 Ducks beat Fresno State 31-24 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene.

Douglas Forest Protective Association

Three fire calls kept crews from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and local fire departments busy throughout the day Saturday.

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A firefighter was killed Monday while working on the Gales Fire within the Middle Fork Complex north of Oakridge.

Eugene Springfield Fire

Eugene Springfield Fire crews, with assistance from the Oregon Department of Forestry, contained a fast-moving grass fire in West Eugene Sunday evening.


The fire was in the area of West 18th from Bertelsen to Willow Creek Rd. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Fire managers with the Middle Fork Complex and Knoll Fire will hold a Virtual Community Briefing Monday at 6:30 p.m. The incident management team will provide a status update of the ongoing containment efforts for those fires burning on the Willamette National Forest.

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South Eugene High School has announced it won’t be fielding a tackle football team for competition this fall.

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Additional Level 1 “Be Ready” evacuation orders were issued Sunday for areas near fires burning north of Oakridge and in Douglas County.

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Officials with the Skyline Ridge Complex of fires in Douglas County say three of the fires continue to grow, while most of the other fires are being described as “more stable.”

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.

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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.

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