Monthly Archives: June 2011

Campus Construction has Arrived

There is no escaping the University of Oregon’s road construction. Starting this past Monday, Eugene citizens commuting around the school’s campus have been facing delays, detours, and road closures.  But the residents and commuters are not the only ones suffering … Continue reading

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Forest Fire Season Begins, Just in Time for the 4th

The Register Guard wrote this week on the long standing tension between timber industries and environmental organizations that is being brought to the surface once again. Timber industries are calling for approval from the Obama Administration for greater annual harvests … Continue reading

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Douglas McLennan’s New Media Landscape Talk

Some material for your contemplation: Douglas McLennan, founder and editor of ArtsJournal, often speaks about how to deal with the quickly transforming intersections of print/face-to-face interactions and the internet/virtual connections. The title of the talk you’re about to watch is … Continue reading

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Buds, Blooms, Music and Mayors

Written by Amber Nicholson.  Edited by Carly Petrone. A strong sense of community was in full bloom this past Sunday, June 26th, in the colorful Whiteaker neighborhood. Eugeneians of all ages enjoyed the delightful summer weather while walking the streets … Continue reading

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IFC’s Portlandia Puts City of Roses in the Spotlight

The Oregonian posted an article Tuesday afternoon about how to become part of IFC’s hit series, Portlandia. Not only can you appear as an extra or background actor for the television show but so can your artwork. The second season … Continue reading

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Eugene City Council Quarrels but Adopts Resolution 5040

By Ted Shorack Edited by Clare Hancock Earlier this evening, Eugene’s City Council mulled over Resolution 5040 for nearly an hour. The adoption of the resolution would express the council’s desire for funds reserved for the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars … Continue reading

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Extension Service Wants to Come Back from ‘The Dead’

An invaluable resource for Eugene gardeners is at risk of being forgotten. The Lane County Extension Service (LCES) struggles under last year’s loss of funding while furthermore suffering from reduced community awareness of the program’s existence. In May 2010, county … Continue reading

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