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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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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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Eugene’s BLM Wants To Use Herbicides

Glyphosate, Imazapyr, Triclopyr and Clopyralid are four herbicides the Eugene district of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management would like to start using again. The agency wants to tackle invasive weeds in the area, according to the Register-Guard, which they feel cannot … Continue reading

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Need For City Expansion Presented This Summer

By Ted Shorack Edited by Clare Hancock Tomorrow, July 6th, the first of three summer open houses will take place to present Eugene’s “housing land need” for the coming years. The open house will be between 3pm and 6pm in … Continue reading

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Three Dogs Per Household Is Still Okay

Eugene residents are veritable animal lovers and seem to incorporate their pets into everyday life. It would seem almost impossible to tell them how many dogs they’re allowed to have. But on the Register Guard’s Calendar for Wednesday, June 29, … Continue reading

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Oregon Schools Under Fire Over Title IX

By Ted Shorack This week it was revealed that a complaint has been filed with the U.S. Office of Civil Rights over Oregon’s unequal treatment of girls sports. Wendy Owen of The Oregonian noted that the 594-page complaint names 100 … 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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Bach Festival Reaches Capacity on Opening Night

By Ted Shorack On Tuesday, it was announced via Twitter that the Hult Center was already sold out for opening night of the Oregon Bach Festival. The seats were in such high demand for Thursday’s kickoff, that The Register Guard … Continue reading

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Former Prisoners Will Find Less Help on the Outside

By Ted Shorack Lane County Officials have struggled with budget woes in recent years and started taking steps this week to reduce community corrections funding. On Monday, the Lane County Public Safety Coordinating Council voted and passed a proposal to … Continue reading

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