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Name: Laura Schwander
Date registered: April 16, 2012

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  1. Deputies Look for Wanted Lane County Man — April 15, 2014
  2. SOU Awarded LEED Building Certification — April 15, 2014
  3. Former Deputy Facing Additional Charges — April 15, 2014
  4. OSP Identifies Block-Throwing Suspects — April 15, 2014
  5. In the Garden: Preparing Your Garden Bed — April 15, 2014

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  1. School Closures and Delays (Dec. 18) — 51 comments
  2. Cottage Grove Speedway Shut Down — 30 comments
  3. Eugene Man Found in Columbia River — 16 comments
  4. Other School Closures and Delays: Dec. 6 — 14 comments
  5. Cemetery Proposal Causes Concern — 10 comments

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Library to Host Handmade Books Workshops

EUGENE, Ore. — You can find more than books at the Eugene Public Library. It’s an experience with authors, artists and weekly workshop. This week, the library is hosting a workshop where you can make your own book. Connie Bennett, the Eugene Library Services Director, explains more about the handmade books workshop for adults. Here are … Continue reading »

Timber Payments Continue to Dwindle

MEDFORD, Ore. – Another year, another round of timber payments. For years the pie has been getting bigger, but Southern Oregon’s slice has been getting smaller. “Right now we have… maybe 700 counties that are now included in the pot for what used to be the 18 original O&C counties,” said Southern Oregon Timber Industry … Continue reading »

Kyron’s Mom Speaks on Child Abduction

MEDFORD, Ore. — Kyron Horman’s mom says she is supporting local law enforcement as they create a child abduction task force. That team will bring together local and state agencies to better respond to emergencies involving a missing child. Desiree Young spoke Monday at the first meeting of the local Child Abduction Response Team, or … Continue reading »

Eugene Bi-Mart Pharmacy Robbed

UPDATE (5 P.M.): Police arrested Shane Michael Wendland, 31, of Eugene. He is charged with third-degree robbery. EUGENE, Ore. — Police are looking for a man they say robbed the Bi-Mart pharmacy on West 18th Avenue. Police say at about 2:18 p.m. Monday, a man used a note to rob the pharmacy and left westbound … Continue reading »

OSP Cites Boat Captain

BROOKINGS, Ore. – Oregon State Police cited a commercial crab boat captain for water pollution in the first degree following an investigation, last week. OSP says the boat captain dumped an estimated 5,000 pounds of rotten, skinned mink carcasses into the water at the Port of Brookings. Troopers say during the night of April 1, … Continue reading »

GMO Ballot Measure Draws Big Money

MEDFORD, Ore. – One house at a time, nearly 50 volunteers charged through Jackson County neighborhoods Saturday morning trying to spread the word. “We’re looking for assistance on the phone, we’re looking for assistance on the streets, we’re looking for stuff in envelopes, fliers, whatever it is,” said volunteer Mariska Pactwa. The canvassing is part … Continue reading »

Vaccines Could Help Stem Heroin Rise

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Heroin and opiate abuse is on the rise in Oregon. But local experts say new vaccines being tested by the FDA could someday help stop the drug epidemic. According to the Oregon Health Authority, 10.4 percent of people receiving treatment for substance abuse in 2011 were heroin users. In 2013, it … Continue reading »

Deputies Investigate Shooting Incident

MONROE, Ore. – The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into a shooting incident Sunday. Around 5:37 p.m. deputies were dispatched to the 27000 block of Reese Creek Road, for a woman with a gunshot wound. When they arrived they found Gale Fogelstrom, 60, of Monroe with two gunshot wounds. Medics treated her … Continue reading »

Track and Field of Dreams

BLUE RIVER, Ore. — Field of Dreams was baseball. Track and Field of dreams, is track and field. And that’s exactly what they have in the McKenzie Community Track and Field. A grand opening and track and field events were held Friday to show off the finished product. It’s the result of dreams and donations … Continue reading »

Washington Jefferson Skatepark Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — After months of anticipation and construction, the Washington Jefferson Skatepark is open. The $2.5 million project offers boarders more than 23,000 square feet of ramps and riding space. It’s the largest covered, lit skatepark in the country. The lights will come in handy at night, but the cover came in handy Friday. … Continue reading »

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