Category Archives: Jefferson Westside

What’s going on in the Jefferson Westside Neighborhood of Eugene, Oregon?

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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Cleaning up Jefferson Westside

Several Monroe Park visitors weigh in on what they like and dislike about the Jefferson Westside Neighborhood.

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Gillian Welch Delivers at the McDonald

Grammy winner Gillian Welch and guitarist David Rawlings played the historic McDonald Theater Sunday night in support of their latest record “The Harrow and the Harvest.” In what has been nearly a decade since their last release, “Soul Journey,” and … 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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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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Residents Suggest Alternatives to West Eugene EmX Line

By Ryan Schoeck Edited by Melissa Haskin Several Jefferson Westside residents discussed concerns Saturday over the proposed West 11th Avenue EmX line. For O’Reilly Auto Parts on the corner of Garfield Street, the building plan would affect them by tearing … Continue reading

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‘Miniature Oregon’ in Alton Baker Park

By Siobhan Cavan, edited by Reed Nelson Autzen Stadium is known by all as the biggest man-made attraction on the opposite side of the Willamette to campus, but those new to Eugene might not realize that there is much more … Continue reading

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