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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Primary Election Voter Turnout Low

EUGENE, Ore. — Tuesday is election day and voter turnout is relatively low this year. Lane County typically sees 37 to 42 percent turnout for a primary election. But at 21 percent this year, it’s one of the lowest turnouts so far. The elections office says two things really compel people to vote. One is that … Continue reading »

Community Helps Family Rebuild Barn

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The cause of a barn fire in Springfield is still under investigation, but the community is pulling together to help those affected. The fire reduced two sheds to ash and rubble and killed hundreds of chickens, but just days after the fire the community started to come out to help. They sent … Continue reading »

Fast Food Workers Strike

EUGENE, Ore. — Members of local labor unions joined a global fast food workers strike Thursday. They rallied outside the McDonald’s on Broadway during the lunch hour, calling for higher wages and the right to unionize. Fast food workers in Eugene make $9.10 an hour. For the past year and a half, they’ve been fighting … Continue reading »

Bark in the Park Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. — The 21st annual Bark in the Park takes place in Eugene on Sunday. It’s a 5K run or 2K walk to benefit homeless animals. The event is Greenhill Humane Society’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Greenhill cares for thousands of lost, stray and abused animals each year. Last year, over 1,000 people and … Continue reading »

Same-Sex Marriage Case Back in Court

EUGENE, Ore. — A federal judge could decide whether or not to allow an anti-gay group to defend Oregon’s ban on gay marriage, Wednesday. Judge Michael McShane will hear arguments from the National Organization for Marriage at the federal courthouse in Eugene. The group will ask the judge to let them defend the voter-approved ban … Continue reading »

Dinosaur Exhibit Comes to Life

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Events Center is bringing dinosaurs to life with a new exhibit. Jurassic Quest features 50 different dinosaurs. Each exhibit has information about the different species. If you’re interested, you can check the dinosaurs out Saturday and Sunday. Ticket Information: $13 Kids ages 2-12 $22 VIP Kids ages 2-12 $18 Ages 13-64 … Continue reading »

Startups Compete for Prize Money

EUGENE, Ore. — Investors will choose one startup company to receive almost a quarter of a million dollars at this year’s Willamette Angel Conference. Five startup companies are vying for the top prize to help get their company off the ground. They’ll display their innovations at the UO Ford Alumni Center on Thursday. One company from … Continue reading »

National Nurses Week

EUGENE, Ore. — Tuesday marks the start of National Nurses Week, and the spotlight is on the profession now more than ever. Oregon, along with the rest of the nation, is facing a shortage in primary care physicians. Nurses with advanced and specialized degrees, like nurse practitioners, have stepped up to fill the gap. In … Continue reading »

County Offers Fire Safety Incentives

EUGENE, Ore. — Fire season is just around the corner and Lane County wants to make sure you and your family are safe, by offering grants to upgrade your home. Lane County Land Management is offering qualifying residents $500,000 worth of financial assistance to make homes fire safe. You can start applying Monday with the Firewise Incentive … Continue reading »

4th of July Raffle Kicks Off

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregonians have the chance to win $1 million. More than 100 locations in Eugene will sell tickets for the 4th of July Raffle. They’re $10 each, and your odds of winning the big prize is the best of any Oregon lottery game. Only 250,000 tickets will be sold. Even if you don’t … Continue reading »

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