Tom joined the newsroom staff as Reporter/Anchor in January 2005.
Before his arrival to here, Tom was news director at KPNW Radio/Eugene for 14 years and worked on the staff at KUGN Radio from 1988 to 1990. His past television affiliation was with KMPH-TV in Fresno, California in the 1980's.
In his spare time, Tom is an avid golfer. And his musical life is an active one, as he plays lead tenor sax for the Lincoln Pops Big Band and plays engagements in Newport, Gleneden Beach and other points on the coast.
By Tom Adams and News StaffPublished: Nov 6, 2014 at 4:33 PM PSTLast Updated: Nov 6, 2014 at 5:39 PM PST
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If you live in unincorporated Lane County or Veneta, Creswell or the outskirts of Cottage Grove, you can now go online and keep track of the calls in your area answered by the Lane County Sheriff's Office.
By Tom Adams and News StaffPublished: Oct 30, 2014 at 3:34 PM PSTLast Updated: Oct 30, 2014 at 4:10 PM PST
Transformed from a neighborhood strip mall into a retail and dining destination, the shopping center off Coburg Road is about to start construction on a tower that will include more retail, parking - and lodging.
By Tom AdamsPublished: Oct 1, 2014 at 4:50 PM PSTLast Updated: Oct 1, 2014 at 4:50 PM PST
After years and years of budget cuts to the fine arts and music programs, students at Agnes Stewart Middle School are striking up the band once again after a reinvestment in the school’s music program.
By Tom AdamsPublished: Sep 26, 2014 at 5:58 PM PSTLast Updated: Sep 26, 2014 at 5:58 PM PST
The most prestigious stand-alone event in track and field, the World Outdoor Track Championships, could be held in Eugene in 2019, if the IAAF deems a local bid from Tracktown U.S.A. the winner this November.
By Tom AdamsPublished: Sep 19, 2014 at 6:00 PM PSTLast Updated: Sep 20, 2014 at 10:44 AM PST
Each year, trout and salmon get trapped in the gravel pits along the banks of the Willamette River near Coburg. Those rock pits will soon be transformed into living streambeds, thanks to a $1 million project by the McKenzie River Trust.