Lane County Establishes LULAC Council

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County made Oregon history Wednesday by becoming the first county with a League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council. Local officials, including Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg, turned out for the installation of officers. LULAC was first established in 1929. There are now 900 councils nationwide working to ensure civil, immigrant, … Continue reading »

Number of Minority Infants Increasing in Lane County

By Lauren Mickler LANE COUNTY, Ore. — The U.S. Census Bureau estimates for 2011, 21.9 percent of Lane County’s population is made up of ethnic minorities. But when looking at children younger than a year old, the race percentages are closer in comparison. The 2011 estimated population shows 38.7 percent of Lane County children younger … Continue reading »