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A love of the arts and Eugene: A profile of Vicki Harkovitch

By Ted Shorack It’s 6:40 p.m. on a Tuesday in Eugene, Oregon, and Vicki Harkovitch has to settle down a group of about 20 young boys and girls. They’re sitting on the playground blacktop of Edison Elementary in South Eugene. … Continue reading

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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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First Pledge for Eugene Councilors

By Ted Shorack Edited by Clare Hancock Eugene City Council members stood, covered their hearts, and said the Pledge of Allegiance for the first time Monday, after deciding to say it four times a year and making national news two … 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 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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The Future of Bicycling in Eugene: An Uphill Battle?

For this week in everything bicycling-related, we have an article in MyEugene on some of the recent roadwork that is being done over the course of the summer. The newly paved roads will be sporting bike lanes from 29th to … 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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