Author Archives: Melissa Haskin

About Melissa Haskin

I laugh, I giggle. I drink two pots of coffee a day. I'm always up for exploring, be it places, food, or music. Currently I am an editorial assistant at Cooking Light magazine. GO DUCKS!

Bob Hart: Beyond the Museum

Last November, visitors to the 75th anniversary program at the University of Oregon’s Museum of Natural and Cultural History in Eugene were promised a historical surprise. While the museum’s director stood at the podium, long dead Oregon geologist Dr. Thomas … Continue reading

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Museum Considers Move

Eugene, OR — The 1939 U.S. Post Office building downtown hasn’t got any official bids in the year and a half that it has been on the market, but that doesn’t mean no one is interested. The Lane County Historical … Continue reading

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Eugene Police Focus for Week of July 10, 2011

Yesterday, the Eugene Police Department’s Twitter feed read that its crime focus and hot spot map for the week of July 10, 2011 was online. The crime focus can be downloaded from the city’s website at http://www.eugene-or.gov/portal/server.pt?space=CommunityPage&control=SetCommunity&CommunityID=219&PageID=0. The document said … Continue reading

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Eugene Man to Run for President in 2012

Eugene, Ore. — On June 16 a Eugene man announced his intent to run for U.S. President in the 2012 Elections. The announcement of Mark Callahan’s candidacy came via Twitter, Facebook and Youtube, as well as through news sources. “ … Continue reading

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Reusable Plates, the Bronc Peeler Band and Cloudy Weather: Neighboors Gather for Picnic

Eugene, OR – Old and new neighbors alike gathered at Charnel Mulligan Park on Tuesday June 28, 2011 for the Jefferson Westside Neighborhood annual picnic. The picnic, which started at 5:30 p.m., was paid for with city funds which the neighborhood … Continue reading

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Willamette River Closure

Plans might be foiled for those planning on boating in the Eugene area this holiday weekend and throughout summer for that matter. According to the Register Guard, “High fast moving water in the Willamette River has made the passage under … Continue reading

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Audio Postcard: Cupcakes and Something More

Situated on the west side of Eugene, the Divine Cupcake sells more than just cupcakes; they sell a culture as well. On Friday nights cupcake-goers can find board game night and on Tuesdays trivia night. But on Wednesdays… Story by Ryan … Continue reading

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