School Program Encourages Healthy Eating

EUGENE, Ore. — September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and while the obesity rate has remained steady in Oregon, it’s still a problem sweeping the nation. One local school is taking a unique approach to tackling the issue. The MLK Education Center is an alternative school that’s taking steps to ensure that its students … Continue reading »

N. Eugene Chefs Win “Best Knife Skills”

EUGENE, Ore. — North Eugene High School’s culinary team was named the team with the best knife skills at the 2013 Oregon ProStart Championships. The competition took place over the weekend. Student teams had to create a three-course meal in one hour using only two butane burners. Seaside High School came in first place in … Continue reading »

Willamette Culinary Students to Compete

EUGENE, Ore. — The two-time state champion, Willamette High School Culinary Team, is competing for its third title this weekend in Portland, and members will do it without any fancy kitchen tools. Picture The Food Network, Iron Chef or Chopped, but instead of a fancy kitchen, state-of-the-art utensils and a sous chef, the students get … Continue reading »