Grace Lim

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Name: Grace Lim
Date registered: March 11, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Leap Of Faith For Recovery — September 14, 2014
  2. Man Found Dead in Barn Fire — September 12, 2014
  3. Local Firefighters Climb for a Cause — September 11, 2014
  4. New Principal, New Vision — September 9, 2014
  5. Lane Co. Monitoring Mystery Virus — September 9, 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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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 »

Cabela’s Hosts Life Jacket Exchange

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — If you have a life jacket that’s too small, you can trade it in for a properly fitting one at an exchange event this weekend. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with Cabela’s for it’s fourth annual life jacket exchange. They are inviting people to bring in old life jackets that … Continue reading »

“Bee-Friendly” Plants May Harm Bees

EUGENE, Ore. — A new report found so-called “bee friendly” plants that are on sale at Lowe’s, Walmart and Home Depot may actually be harming bees. The study was released by Friends of the Earth and allies, including Beyond Toxics. Researchers found 51 percent of garden plant samples purchased at top garden retailers in 18 … Continue reading »

Changes Coming to Main Street

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two heavily used roads in Springfield could be getting a major makeover. Travelers depend on Main St. and McVay Hwy. to get to the downtown area or to LCC. As the population grows and as development in the Glenwood area continues, the city is studying both roads in order to find ways to … Continue reading »

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 »

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