MLK Students Work on Ridgeline Trail

EUGENE, Ore. — Despite the freezing temperatures, students from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Center spent their day helping build a retaining wall on the Ridegline Trail near Spencer Butte Thursday. They helped build a retaining wall to keep the trail from sliding down the hill. The program helps youth who are currently in … Continue reading »

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 »