Bob Schaper

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Name: Bob Schaper
Date registered: June 25, 2013

Latest posts

  1. A Day in the Life of a Short-Order Cook — October 20, 2014
  2. Interviews: Monica Wehby; Jeff Merkley — October 14, 2014
  3. World Record Holder Carves Pumpkin — October 10, 2014
  4. UO Hosts Hispanic Heritage Month Event — October 8, 2014
  5. Interview: Hispanic Heritage Celebration — October 8, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Sen. Prozanski Drafts Marijuana Measure — 3 comments
  2. Eugene Mission Loses Health Care — 2 comments
  3. Program Helps Homeowners with Payments — 2 comments
  4. New Law Regulates Animal Rescuers — 2 comments
  5. Crews Remove Large Tree from House — 2 comments

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Day in the Life: Stay-at-Home Mom

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Hard to believe, but some people still think that stay-at-home moms don’t have full-time jobs. Spending a few hours with one mom can give new meaning to the term “over time.” It’s only 8:30 a.m., but already Donia Kruse has had a busy morning. Her oldest daughter had to be fetched from … Continue reading »

Kids to Take Part in Art Apprenticeships

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Ever wanted to live the life of an artist without giving up your day job? In October, 30 eighth graders from Hamlin Middle School will take part in a 10-week apprenticeship program through the Lane Arts Council and the Springfield Education Foundation. One of the artists, Betsy Wolfston, has been a professional … Continue reading »

Network Enhancement at Autzen Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s big news for Ducks fans headed for Autzen Stadium Saturday. Most of you will finally be able to tweet text or post your pictures during the game. Verizon Wireless and AT&T have installed more than a hundred cell phone antennas throughout the stadium. The antennas are hidden behind the wrap around … Continue reading »

Animal Hospital Vandalized

EUGENE, Ore. — Vandals struck an animal clinic Saturday night and it was all caught on surveillance video. It all happened at the Santa Clara Animal Hospital on the 2500 block of River Road. The video appears to show two young boys heaving a rock through the front window around 1 a.m. Saturday. The officer … Continue reading »

Electric Car Race Sparks Interest

EUGENE, Ore. — Electric car racers from all over the northwest came to Valley River Center Saturday for the annual Kilowat Klassic on Saturday. Drivers were challenged to design and build the cars to be operated on battery power instead of gasoline. The race featured an adult division and a separate electric car race for … Continue reading »

Arson Damages Eugene School

EUGENE, Ore. — School officials are calling a small fire at 4J’s Pathfinder School an arson. The flames were spotted by a driver around 10:15 p.m. Thursday night and quickly extinguished by fire units. It appeared a pallet of cardboard boxes had been set on fire and shoved against the building, a district official said. … Continue reading »

New Student Housing Complex Underway

EUGENE, Ore. —  A new high-rise residential building is going up near the University of Oregon Campus, and owners say it offers Texas-sized amenities and then some. The twelve-story building called “The Hub on Campus” is being built on East Broadway at the corner of Ferry Street, and will house more than 500 residents, mostly … Continue reading »

A Day in the Life: Garbage Man

EUGENE, Ore. — “Sanitation engineer drives me nuts. I’m a garbage man. On my tax returns I put garbage man,” said Doug Detels, Sanipac garbage man. Detels winds his way through the neighborhoods of Santa Clara, dodging cars parked along the narrow streets. It’s around 8 o’clock on a typical weekday morning, and he’s already … Continue reading »

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 »

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