Lawmakers Wrap Special Session

SALEM, Ore. — After three days in a special session, state lawmakers agreed to a so-called “grand bargain” on Wednesday. The deal includes changes to state employee pensions resulting in $400 million in savings. Lawmakers also gave additional funding for schools to the tune of $100 million. However, school districts will receive no extra money … Continue reading »

4J Accepts Proposals for Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District is officially accepting proposals for historic Civic Stadium. In a unanimous vote, the school board opened the request for proposal process on Wednesday. At least three groups have already expressed interest, including the YMCA and the City of Eugene, and board members stressed that this isn’t just about … Continue reading »

Bids Build for Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore — Civic Stadium’s been on the district’s surplus property list since 2002, and still, it sits. Unused but not forgotten as the conversation rekindles about the beat up baseball stadium. The school board will likely officially reopen the bidding process in the fall, but buyers are already making their interest known. First the … Continue reading »