Eugene Might Save Branch Libraries

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene’s City Manager is suggesting cuts to local libraries to help make up for a budget shortfall in the next fiscal year, but he says there’s still a good possibility that all the branches could stay open. City Manager Jon Ruiz told the budget committee Wednesday night that closing the Sheldon branch … Continue reading »

Crowd Fills Budget Cut Meeting

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Budget Committee held its first meeting since City Manager Jon Ruiz unveiled his budget last week. Tuesday’s meeting, held in the Downtown Public Library’s Bascom-Tykeson room, was filled with people concerned about budget cuts. People also lined the hall and packed onto sidewalks outside. The committee even had to extend … Continue reading »