Grace Lim

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Name: Grace Lim
Date registered: March 11, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Popular Labor Day Destinations — August 29, 2014
  2. Duck Downtown Kickoff! — August 29, 2014
  3. Trending Now: Friday, Aug. 29 — August 29, 2014
  4. Expanding Earthquake Warning System — August 26, 2014
  5. Simpsons Come To Springfield — August 25, 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. Ice-Snow Emergency Declared — 4 comments

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Trending Now: OSU Oops, Cute Interview

EUGENE, Ore.– Here is what’s trending on Wednesday. Walmart makes a big oops on its OSU notebooks, Broadway announces the first ever African American Cinderella, and a 6 year old’s live interview turns him into an online sensation.

Dangerous Fire Challenge Warning

EUGENE, Ore.– (Warning: Graphic Video) A disturbing trend is catching fire across the country. Teens and adults are lighting parts of their body on fire for internet fame. It’s called the fire challenge, and videos have exploded on¬†social media. Licensed professional counselor David Neale says there are several reasons why youth would engage in such … Continue reading »

Eugene-Springfield Fire Merger Complete

EUGENE, Ore.– A big day for the cities of Eugene and Springfield. Eugene and Springfield Fire Departments fully merged into one entity on Monday. It’s a process that has been years in the making. In 2007, Eugene Fire Chief Randy Groves and then Springfield Fire Chief Dennis Murphy began bringing the two organizations together. “We … Continue reading »

WJ Skatepark Regional Competition

EUGENE, Ore.– The first regional skateboarding competition rolled through the new Washington Jefferson Skatepark and Urban Plaza Saturday. ¬†About 60 professional and amateur skateboarders came from all over the west coast. They competed for $6,000 in prizes and a $1,000 prize for the best trick. Many people who attended say they feel lucky to have … Continue reading »

Whit: Block Party & Revitalization

EUGENE, Ore.– The Whiteaker came alive on Saturday, with music, food, and lots of people for the 8th annual Whiteaker Block Party in Eugene. “We are down here because we’re really excited about what’s going on in the Whiteaker and we love the culture and the people,” said party goer Rudolph Korv. The party draws … Continue reading »

National Immunization Awareness Month

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of Americans die from vaccine preventable illnesses each year and recently, diseases like measles and pertussis or whooping cough have made a comeback. The Lane County Public Health Department says today’s vaccines protect against serious and potentially life-threatening diseases. It’s important for infants and children to be up to date on … Continue reading »

Study: Sick Leave Ordinance Impacts

EUGENE, Ore.– Eugene City Councilors will vote on the controversial Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Monday. The issue has divided the community because of differing opinions about how it will change businesses in Eugene. Some employers fear the ordinance will cost them more money because workers will take advantage of the system. Others speculate it will … Continue reading »

Mill Fire: Plywood Prices Up 10-12%

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– The lumber industry took a hit immediately after a fire destroyed the Swanson Springfield Plywood and Veneer Mill. The fire happened last Thursday, and by Friday, plywood prices jumped 10 to 12 percent; in particular, sheathing and sanded plywood. Those are materials the mill produced. “I think overall, it was too dramatic of … Continue reading »

Climate Change Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore.– Local non-profit group, Our Children’s Trust, will ask Eugene city councilors to adopt an ordinance that will really step up the city’s commitment to reducing its impact on climate change. The group, comprised of about 50 youth, will present the Climate Recovery Ordinance on Monday. It outlines three goals. 1. By 2020, all … Continue reading »

Oregon Students Enroll for Online K-12

EUGENE, Ore. — Students in Lane County can enroll in a different kind of school this fall where all the learning is done online instead of in a classroom. The program is called the Oregon Connections Academy. The online public charter school offers classes for students K through 12. It’s fully accredited and teachers are … Continue reading »

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