Sarah Brodie

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Name: Sarah Brodie
Date registered: May 23, 2012

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  1. LTD Awarded Grant to Replace Buses — July 23, 2012
  2. Sewage Concerns Prompt Well Water Testing — July 9, 2012
  3. Senator Merkley Taking Oil-Free Tour — July 2, 2012
  4. Officers Handing Out Free Bicycle Helmets — July 2, 2012
  5. Eugene Students Participate in Relay For Life Recess — June 11, 2012

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LTD Awarded Grant to Replace Buses

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Transit District is going green. It’s replacing its old buses with new hybrid-electric ones. LTD says this will save an estimated $750,000 in operating costs. LTD is footing the bill with a $2.5 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration’s State of Good Repair Program. Besides a quieter and smoother ride, the … Continue reading »

Sewage Concerns Prompt Well Water Testing

DEXTER, Ore. — Concerns over sewage mixing in with the water supply prompted Lane County and EWEB to offer free well water testing in Dexter Monday. Some residents brought their concerns to Lane County commissioners. Even though the county offered the water tests to anyone within city limits, only 11 people took advantage of the … Continue reading »

Senator Merkley Taking Oil-Free Tour

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley visited Springfield Monday as part of his oil-free state tour. Merkley is traveling by electric car from the Washington border to the California border, visiting communities along the way. He plans to drive the more than 300 miles without using a single drop of gas. Merkley says he … Continue reading »

Officers Handing Out Free Bicycle Helmets

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Nearly a dozen local kids will be safer when riding their bikes this summer thanks to a helmet hand-out Monday at Lively Park in Springfield. Springfield police and Willamalane Parks and Recreation teamed up to teach kids about the importance of wearing a helmet. Officers showed kids that it doesn’t take a … Continue reading »

Eugene Students Participate in Relay For Life Recess

EUGENE, Ore. — A local elementary school teamed up with Relay For Life for the first-ever Relay Recess in our area. The American Cancer Society came up with the program. Its goal is to educate young kids about cancer prevention, healthy eating, exercise and sun safety. McCornack Elementary students did a special lap around the track … Continue reading »

New Bike Racks Installed at UO

EUGENE, Ore. — A set of new artistic bike racks at the University of Oregon celebrates the sustainability of cycling. The LiveMove Organization wanted to draw attention to and celebrate cyclists, so last year it held a design competition for the new racks. The winning chosen racks were installed two months ago at UO’s Riverfront … Continue reading »