Grace Lim

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Name: Grace Lim
Date registered: March 11, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Study: Sick Leave Ordinance Impacts — July 28, 2014
  2. Mill Fire: Plywood Prices Up 10-12% — July 25, 2014
  3. Climate Change Ordinance — July 21, 2014
  4. Oregon Students Enroll for Online K-12 — July 15, 2014
  5. Safety Town Kicks Off In Springfield — July 14, 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 — 5 comments
  5. Help for Homeless Hospital Patients — 4 comments

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Fireworks: Sales, Crackdown & More

EUGENE, Ore. — Monday is a big day for fireworks. Vendors will start selling them all across the state of Oregon, and the Eugene City Council will vote on whether or not to impose restrictions on their use. In 2013, fireworks were to blame for 31 injuries and 197 structure fires in the state, and … Continue reading »

Bee Die-Off Trees Covered

Eugene, Ore.– The spray company under fire for spraying illegal pesticides on trees and killing off thousands of bees is working with the Oregon Department of Agriculture to fix the problem. Glass Tree Care and Spray Service is in the process of covering 17 linden trees with nets on Jacobs Lane in West Eugene. The nets will … Continue reading »

Fit Friday: 9Round Grand Opening

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A new gym that claims to whip you into shape in just 30 minutes held its grand opening Friday. 9Round is a total body workout that includes nine stations aiming to blast fat and tone your body. The class starts with a warm-up, then strength building, kickboxing and finally a core workout. Participants spend … Continue reading »

Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Your child may be old enough to start kindergarten, but is he or she ready? It’s an important decision for parents, because kindergarten marks the start of a child’s formal education and their first school experiences can affect the rest of their lives. Most schools use cutoff dates. A child must be … Continue reading »

Symphony in the Park Returns

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Symphony Association is back for its annual outdoor summer concert, Eugene Symphony in the Park. Starting Tuesday, you can pick up free tickets at the Hult Center. They’re released on a first-come, first-served basis. Eugene Symphony in the Park has become a treasured summertime tradition and the music is always … Continue reading »

UO Graduation Day 101

Eugene, Ore.– The University of Oregon estimates 35,000 visitors for Monday’s graduation ceremonies. Visitors are encouraged to park at Autzen Stadium and take free shuttles to campus. They run from 7am to 8:45pm.  Here is a schedule of events. 7:00am- Parking Shuttle Begins (Autzen Stadium) 7:30am- Matthew Knight Arena Opens for Seating 8:15am- Graduate Line Up for … Continue reading »

Countdown to Day of Peace

EUGENE, Ore. –Friday marks 100 days until International Peace Day, and the countdown couldn’t have come sooner, especially in the wake of recent violence at schools. Each year, millions of people and organizations around the world observe International Day of Peace on September 21. On Friday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will issue a statement … Continue reading »

Urgent Care Holds Job Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Urgent Care is expanding and a new clinic is set to open this summer. Managers are looking to fill 22 positions, 17 in Eugene and 5 in Roseburg. They’re a combination of full-time and on-call positions. They include paramedics, certified medical and nursing assistants, licensed nurses and x-ray technicians. “Part of … Continue reading »

NCAA Track Championships Kick Off

EUGENE, Ore. — The NCAA Track and Field Championships kick off at Hayward Field Wednesday. It starts with the men’s decathlon at 11:30 a.m., but the big event is the men’s 10,000 meter final. That event is happening at 7:15 p.m. The athlete to watch is Edward Cheserek, a freshman at the University of Oregon. … Continue reading »

Creswell Deputy Surcharge Struck Down

CRESWELL, Ore. — On Monday, Creswell City Councilors could not agree whether or not to have residents foot the bill to fund a third deputy. The ordinance would charge residents 6 dollars every month. But the ordinance failed because the vote was not unanimous. Four councilors were in favor of it and 2 were opposed to … Continue reading »

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