Free Speech Plaza Closure Extended

EUGENE, Ore. — With a vote of 4-to-1, the Lane County Board of Commissioners moved to extend the closure of the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza in downtown Eugene Tuesday. The plaza was originally closed for four weeks to allow the board to create an ordinance change. County officials say in order to do that, … Continue reading »

Protesters Cleared in Free Speech Debate

EUGENE, Ore. — Activists are reacting to a ruling in their favor — a judge threw out trespassing citations Thursday that were issued to 21 protesters this year. The protesters were cited by Lane County during an event in January being held at Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza in downtown Eugene. The judge ruled the … Continue reading »