camp 99

Tiffany Eckert

Transient and unhoused people camping at a Lane County owned gravel lot on Highway 99 will have to vacate this week (Monday/Tuesday.) Campers have the option to sign up for a bed at an established site run by Saint Vincent de Paul nearby. In advance of the eviction, KLCC’s Tiffany Eckert visits the site known as Camp 99.

Tiffany Eckert

A homeless encampment on Highway 99 in Eugene is expected to be dismantled starting Monday. About 90 campers have been notified they may relocate to another camp four blocks away. 


Chris Hecht / White Bird

Late last week, Lane County agreed to fund a clinic at a camp for homeless people on Highway 99 in Eugene. The non-profit organization White Bird will provide an array of services.

Brian Bull

At a special meeting Monday night, the Eugene City Council voted 7 to 1 to expand temporary homeless camping options at sites along Highway 99.

housethehomeless.org

Next month, dozens of homeless people camping along Highway 99 will move. The plan was approved by the Eugene City Council Monday night.

Brian Bull / KLCC

Eugene City Councilors voted 6 to 1 Wednesday against designating a homeless camp on Highway 99 as a Dusk to Dawn site. The designation would have meant funding and support from the city for St. Vincent de Paul to manage the site.

Tiffany Eckert

Lane County is considering a potential site on Highway 99 for a public homeless shelter in Eugene. It would be the first one in the city.

Brian Bull / KLCC

Starting today, traffic near Roosevelt Boulevard and Highway 99 on Eugene’s northwest side will be disrupted for at least a couple weeks. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.