4J Board May Ask Voters to Renew Levy

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School Board’s may ask voters to renew a local option levy that’s scheduled to expire in June. The school board talked about the importance of the levy originally approved 14 years ago during Wednesday night’s board meeting. Taxpayers have been paying for it ever since, at a rate of $1.50 … Continue reading »

Board to Discuss Local Option Levy

EUGENE, Ore. — Officials are considering renewing a local option levy that could affect homeowners in Eugene. District voters first approved the local option levy in May 2000, then renewed it twice in 2004 and 2008. Property owners have already been paying the tax for more than a decade, but it’s set to expire next … Continue reading »

4J Board Approves Civic Sale to Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The future of historic Civic Stadium is now in the hands of the city of Eugene. Every single member of the 4J School Board said this was a very difficult decision to make. But in the end, the city’s offer would bring money to the district the quickest, which is why six … Continue reading »

School Board Discusses Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. — Community members from across Eugene are voicing their opinions on the future of Civic Stadium. “We have an opportunity to honor the wishes of hundreds of people who want to save Civic Stadium. I am one of them,” said Eugene resident Juan Carlos Valle. Some said they supported the city’s 4.5 million … Continue reading »

4J Hires Lawyer for Contract Negotiation

EUGENE, Ore. — The Portland and Medford School Districts are on the verge of a strike and some Eugene parents are wondering if this is a window into their future. Those concerns stem in part from the 4J School District’s recent hiring of the same attorney involved in negotiations in Medford. The district cited a … Continue reading »

Friends of Civic Stadium Bid Rejected

EUGENE, Ore. — From four to three, the 4J school board crossed one group off the list in the bid for civic stadium. The district said “Friends of Civic Stadium” is no longer in the running to buy the ballpark. It’s a decision the 4J school board’s been trying to make for years and now … Continue reading »