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

The Cold Country with a Hot Sun: One Woman’s Experience in Morocco

By Clare Hancock Melissa had just stepped through the entryway of her host family’s house when she spotted a package in the corner where she kept her things. Her head was spinning from a morning of rigorous language lessons in … Continue reading

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Emeralds Set Record in Second Season at PK Park

by REED NELSON So now that my sports junky status has been officially documented on the vast wasteland known as the internet, I must admit that I have some separation anxiety over leaving the wonderful realm of competitive athletics. That … Continue reading

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Audio Post Card: Amazon Pool

Clare Hancock and Ted Shorack Even though the skies were cloudy and a chill wind was blowing on Wednesday afternoon, Eugene’s Amazon Pool was buzzing with energy and excitement as dozens of children took advantage of the facility’s summer schedule.

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Clare Hancock: Saving the World One Vacation at a Time

By Clare Hancock Clare Hancock was born in Phoenix, Arizona and raised in the high deserts of Prescott (AZ) where she learned to love the purple thistle flowers, juniper and creosote bushes, and prickly pear fruits that grew in her … Continue reading

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Boys Basketball is Back!

By Clare Hancock On Monday afternoon, 40 boys burst joyfully through the purple doors of South Eugene High School after their first day at basketball camp. From 8:00am until noon, high school students and coaches taught the fundamentals of basketball … Continue reading

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