Category Archives: Whiteaker

What’s going on in the Whiteaker neighborhood of Eugene, Oregon?

A painter’s craft, Tilke Elkins and the art of creation

Imagine getting to know a piece of the forest. Not just standing on a trail and admiring the view, but rather immersing yourself in the wilderness around you. Make the effort to get down on hands and knees and inspect … Continue reading

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The Whiteaker District

The Whiteaker District Reporting and Editing by Carly Petrone and Amber Nicholson In the past, the Whiteaker neighborhood has been known as the place where rent is cheap and crime is high.  Today, its streets are lined with bustling businesses, … Continue reading

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A Silvery Ushering Ushers in a New Artist

A local artist gets her chance on the gallery circuit and shares about her work along the way. The Voyeur, a gallery in the Whiteaker neighborhood, hosted an artist talk by Tilke Elkins about her first solo show, A Silvery … 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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Public Funding Assists Summer Fun

Summer scholarships for city recreation programs could help more kids have more fun outside. Ben Maren is a Lead Kayak Instructor for the City of Eugene’s recreation programs. Summer is here and that means the City of Eugene Recreation Services … Continue reading

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