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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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 »

Safety Town Kicks Off In Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– A great summer program that teaches kindergartners life saving lessons starts Monday at Mount Vernon Elementary School in Springfield. The focus is on pedestrian and bicycle safety. Children will learn how to cross the street safely with the all important mantra, “Stop, look, and listen.” The program also covers poison safety, fire safety, … Continue reading »

LULAC Celebrates Young Adult Council

Eugene, Ore.– A local non-profit organization that advocates for Latino civil rights is celebrating a milestone. The League of United American Citizens, or LULAC, created the Young Adult Council. It’s the first of its kind in Oregon and it’s open to young adults in Lane County. The goal of this council is to guide youth towards … Continue reading »

The Cold Water Challenge

EUGENE, Ore. — Firefighters in Lane County are taking the plunge in a challenge that’s making a splash across America and flooding social media. It’s called the Cold Water Challenge, and it raises money for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, a non-profit organization to assist the families of those killed in the line of duty. … Continue reading »

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