Tim Benson

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Name: Tim Benson
Date registered: January 7, 2013
URL: http://kezi.com

Latest posts

  1. Dry Spring Could Mean More Allergies — May 1, 2013
  2. Food for Lane County Reuses Egg Cartons — May 1, 2013
  3. Springfield PD Host K9 Training — April 30, 2013
  4. Plastic Bag Ban Begins Wednesday — April 30, 2013
  5. Spring Game Collects Food Donations — April 29, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. House Party Results in 23 Arrests — 9 comments
  2. Protesters Rally Against Fossil Fuels — 9 comments
  3. UO Students Petition to Postpone Finals — 5 comments
  4. Locals React to Marijuana Bill — 4 comments
  5. State Workers Picket for Benefits — 4 comments

Author's posts listings

Chef’s Night Out Tickets on Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — The 23rd annual Chef’s Night Out is Tuesday night at the Hult Center. The event features some of Lane County’s top chefs cooking up samples of their best dishes. The night’s festivities will also feature some local breweries and wineries. The proceeds go to food for Lane County and organizers say it’s … Continue reading »

Businesses Get Boost from Ski Season

EUGENE, Ore. — Willamette Pass Ski Resort closed up shop Sunday, signaling the beginning of the end of ski season. However, businesses say this winter was a big improvement from last year. “The skiing was great. The terrain was great, good coverage. So it’s hard to watch it come to an end,” said Tim Wiper, … Continue reading »

Willamette Pass Season Ends

WILLAMETTE PASS, Ore. — A spring storm whipped through the Cascades Saturday night bringing fresh powder for the final day of the season for the Willamette Pass Ski Park. Skiers and snowboarders made their way up to Willamette Pass Sunday for the final day of the ski season. Fans of the snow got one final … Continue reading »

Eugene Saturday Market Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — Despite the soggy spring weather, the Eugene Saturday Market officially opened Saturday. Hundreds of people made their way to 8th Avenue and Oak Street for the market’s opening weekend. The market kicked off its 44th season this year. Managers say that vendors will sell over $1.5 million of merchandise throughout the season. … Continue reading »

Local Baseball Legend Turns 95

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A local sports legend celebrated his birthday Saturday with his family and fans. Bob Doerr turned 95 and is the oldest living member in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Doerr celebrated in his hometown of Junction City, as well as signed some autographs for fans. He’s lived in Junction City for … Continue reading »

UO Students Petition to Repeal Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore. — Students at the University of Oregon are petitioning to repeal the social host ordinance. They argue the Eugene ordinance is too harsh. The students are fed up with the ordinance, and have organized a campaign to repeal it. They say it just puts too much of a financial burden on those who … Continue reading »

Spring Break Break-In Reports Decrease

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says it looks like there were fewer burglaries this spring break compared to last year. Spring break is a notorious time for property theft and burglaries after everyone leaves town for vacation. Deputies are optimistic that people are starting to lock up and secure their valuables. But … Continue reading »

Eugene Saturday Market Preps Begin

EUGENE, Ore. — The return of spring also means the return of Eugene’s Saturday Market. Managers spent the day putting up new banners to provide a colorful reminder that the market is coming back to downtown Eugene. It runs every Saturday, rain or shine, until November. This year’s banners are the first new ones in … Continue reading »

Midwife Conference Kicks Off

EUGENE, Ore. — A local publication for midwives is kicking off its annual conference for experts in home births. At the Eugene Hilton, hundreds of people gathered for the annual Midwifery Today Conference. Organizers are hopeful that the event will encourage people to learn more about the process. “I’m just interested in listening. This is … Continue reading »

Olive St. Closes Between 12th and 13th

EUGENE, Ore. — Olive Street was closed between 12th and 13th avenues Monday and could remain closed for the next six months. Eugene Public Works says about 5,600 vehicles travel on Olive Street between 12th and 13th avenues daily. But that stretch closed Monday and those drivers will have to take an alternate route. “I … Continue reading »

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