Grace Lim

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Name: Grace Lim
Date registered: March 11, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Flu Vaccine: Give It A Shot? — October 30, 2014
  2. Eugene Library Makeover Meetings — October 13, 2014
  3. Walk & Bike To School Day — October 9, 2014
  4. Lane County To Propose Pot Tax — October 7, 2014
  5. America’s Best Communities Contest — October 6, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Mixed Reactions to Plastic Bag Ban — 12 comments
  2. County to Address SLEEPS Concerns — 8 comments
  3. Residents Fight Livestock Ordinance — 7 comments
  4. City to Evict Whoville Campers — 6 comments
  5. Ice-Snow Emergency Declared — 4 comments

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Flu Vaccine: Give It A Shot?

EUGENE, Ore.– The Lane County Public Health Department is launching a big campaign to raise immunization rates in Lane County; in particular, the flu vaccine. It wants to raise it from the current 38% for adults to 50%. Doctors say this ambitious goal couldn’t have come at a better time. They are predicting this flu … Continue reading »

Eugene Library Makeover Meetings

EUGENE, Ore.– How do you picture “Our Future Eugene Public Library” for the coming ten years and beyond? What kinds of information, services, tools, and activities will our community want and need? Eugene Public Library invites adults and teens to participate in any one of a series of community conversations about public interests, ideas, and … Continue reading »

Walk & Bike To School Day

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– Springfield and Eugene joined more than 240 schools across Oregon to celebrate International Walk and Bike To School Day. It’s a great way to improve health, cut down on traffic congestion, and save the environment. There are other perks that aren’t so obvious. Studies show that healthy students make better learners. For parent … Continue reading »

Lane County To Propose Pot Tax

EUGENE, Ore.– The vote to legalize marijuana in Oregon is just around the corner, and local governments are considering imposing a tax should Measure 91 pass in November. For the first time, Lane County commissioners will present their proposed ordinance. They are calling for a county tax equal to 50 percent of the state tax rate … Continue reading »

America’s Best Communities Contest

EUGENE, Ore. – A competition is looking to award millions of dollars to struggling small towns, so they can strengthen their economies and revive the American dream. There are a lot of qualifying cities in Oregon; in fact, Coos County is featured in a video that is being distributed nationwide to encourage communities to enter … Continue reading »

National Fire Prevention Month Kicks Off

VENETA, Ore.– October is National Fire Prevention Month. This year’s message: smoke alarms save lives. A recent study by the National Fire Protection Association found working detectors cut the risk of dying in a home fire in half. Three out of five home fire deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. “There’s … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Worker Exposed to Chemicals

EUGENE, Ore. — An employee is recovering after being exposed to chemicals at a laboratory in west Eugene. Fire and hazmat crews responded to Thermo Fisher Scientific at about 10 a.m. Wednesday. They say the worker was exposed to two chemicals–methyl iodide and picoline. “While the incident was first reported as an explosion, the incident … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Accident on I-5 near Coburg

HARRISBURG, Ore. — A single vehicle accident backed up traffic on I-5 Friday morning and injured a passenger. It happened at around 11 a.m. on the northbound lanes, just before the Oak Grove rest area near Harrisburg. An ODOT responder says the driver of the motorcycle blew a tire and crashed. His passenger suffered some … Continue reading »

Motor Home Fire Investigation

EUGENE, Ore.– Eugene-Springfield firefighters responded to a motor home fire in Eugene. It happened on the 3000 block of Firwood Way at 5:10am Friday. Flames engulfed the motor home and spread to surrounding trees, vegetation, and a fence. Fortunately, firefighters knocked it out before flames could spread to nearby homes. The fire department says the … Continue reading »

Leap Of Faith For Recovery

CRESWELL, Ore.– A group of recovering addicts from Serenity Lane celebrated recovery in a unique way- by skydiving. Their message is that there is life after the death of addiction. 15 people made the jump at Eugene Skydivers in Creswell. One of them is Greg Overby. He is celebrating 58 days of sobriety. “This jump … Continue reading »

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