Bob Schaper

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Name: Bob Schaper
Date registered: June 25, 2013

Latest posts

  1. A Day in the Life of Veterinarian — September 18, 2014
  2. Eastbound Beltline Opens After Crash — September 16, 2014
  3. Day in the Life: Stay-at-Home Mom — September 2, 2014
  4. Kids to Take Part in Art Apprenticeships — August 28, 2014
  5. Network Enhancement at Autzen Stadium — August 27, 2014

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  1. Sen. Prozanski Drafts Marijuana Measure — 3 comments
  2. Brownsville Celebrates Stand by Me — 2 comments
  3. New Law Regulates Animal Rescuers — 2 comments
  4. Crews Remove Large Tree from House — 2 comments
  5. Eugene Mission Loses Health Care — 2 comments

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Healing the Wounds

EUGENE, Ore. — When combat veterans leave the service, there are many organizations to lend them help adjusting to civilian life. One of them is the Wounded Warrior Project, which helps vets heal from their wound, inside and out. “I was a soldier my whole adult life. I didn’t know anything else. I didn’t want … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Fight Racial Profiling

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are moving full speed ahead on a policy to collect demographic data during traffic stops. “It has been a concern for us for a long time,” said Pete Kerns, Eugene Police Department chief. Kerns says bias-based policing–the act of detaining people based on their age and appearance–isn’t just wrong from … Continue reading »

The Politics of Sports

EUGENE, Ore. — With more than 177 countries represented at the World Junior Championships this week, some athletes are representing war-torn countries, and sometimes different sides of the same war compete against each other. “Separate the political issues from the sport,” said Bader Naser, the Bahrainian coach. Naser, a coach from the middle-eastern island of … Continue reading »

Springfield Cruz Changes

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — This weekend is heaven for anyone who loves classic cars. But there will be one major change in the 16th annual Springfield Cruz. The Saturday Cruz Night along Main Street isn’t happening this year. Tami Miller, one of the organizers, says it’s too expensive and sponsorship was too low. But you can … Continue reading »

Day of Community Service

EUGENE, Ore. — Accountants at Moss-Adams traded in their computers for tool belts and braved the heat for their annual day of service. About 60 volunteers from the Eugene accounting firm worked at five local nonprofits. Where about a dozen employees painted a Habitat for Humanity home on Yogi Drive near River Road. Others volunteered … Continue reading »

Ramp Closed onto I-5 in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Highway crews are ripping up the off-ramp from westbound Beltline to southbound Interstate 5, and that has traffic detouring onto Coburg Road. Because the ramp to Roseburg is closed for westbound Beltline travelers, drivers have to exit at Coburg and re-enter Beltline heading east. They can then take the southbound ramp onto … Continue reading »

New Planes for LCC

EUGENE, Ore. — They may be small, but they’re playing a huge role at the Lane Aviation Academy. The latest trainers at the flight school, built in Oregon, are called RV-12’s, from Van’s Aircraft in Aurora, Oregon. The school bought them for $115,000, and say they’re thrilled with the light sports planes’ performance. In fact, … Continue reading »

Police Chief’s Monthly Update: July

EUGENE, Ore. — With less than a month before his annual report to the city, Eugene Police Chief Pete Kerns talks about the state of crime in Eugene, and his thoughts on the handling of the University of Oregon men’s basketball rape investigation. “The neighborhood with the most chronic property crime problem is the West … Continue reading »

Business Incubator Opens in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The largest business incubator in Oregon opened its doors Tuesday morning in downtown Eugene. On Monday workers put the finishing touches on Eugene Mindworks, a 9,200-square-foot space at Fifth Avenue and Pearl Street that has room for about 45 businesses. By purchasing a membership, fledgling business owners have access to private offices, … Continue reading »

Day in the Life: Animal Welfare Officer

EUGENE, Ore. — Ever wondered what it would be like to be an animal welfare officer in the city of Eugene? Well, KEZI 9 News Anchor Bob Schaper spent a day on the street with AWO Larry Berry — and this is what happened…

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