Anchor Mom: DIY Adventures

What was I thinking? Who was I kidding? Will we ever be done? I asked those questions many times between January 2014 and August 2014. You see, in January 2014 we closed on our home in the Santa Clara area. My husband and I shopped around for quite some time looking for a home, but  … Continue reading »

Itzhak Perlman Returns to Eugene

EUGENE, Ore — Itzhak Perlman is considered by many as the greatest violinist in the world and this weekend, he’s coming to Eugene. Perlman will perform with the Eugene Symphony at a special concert on Sunday,  Sept. 28. at the Hult Center.  It is his third time playing with the Eugene Symphony Orchestra. “He is … Continue reading »

Celebrate Banned Books Week

EUGENE, Ore — Celebrate your right to read during Banned Books Week. The American Library Association started the annual event in 1982 to raise awareness of freedom of speech through celebrating challenged books. Since the the event’s launch, more than 11,000 books have been challenged. Individuals and groups still request schools and libraries to remove … Continue reading »

Dirty Duck 5K Race

EUGENE, Ore — It’s a bye week for the Oregon Ducks.  What are fans to do?  Get your game gear and head out to the Dirty Duck 5K Race on Saturday, Sept. 27. The second annual Dirty Duck is a 5K Fan Run/Walk starting at Alton Baker Park.   The 3.1 mile course includes four Color … Continue reading »

Pearls of Wisdom for Pearl Buck Center

EUGENE, Ore —  The Pearl Buck Center is preparing for its 3rd annual Pearls of Wisdom Fundraiser.  It’s a fun trivia competition where you need to wear your thinking cap. Ready for some sample trivia? Question 1:  Dr. Seuss wrote the book Green Eggs & Ham using only 50 words.  49 of those words are one … Continue reading »

Library to Host Make-and-Take Event

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —  A big art party for kids is happening this Friday, Sept. 19th.  The Springfield Public Library coordinated a free hands-on event for Springfield Public Schools students, who will be released early from school on Friday. The library is hosting Make & Take @ The Library: Fingerprint Swirls and Whorls. Children will create … Continue reading »

Interview: SMART Readers

EUGENE, Ore — An Oregon nonprofit is getting national recognition for helping to improve children’s reading skills. The Start Making A Reader Today, or SMART program, is the 2014 Recipient of the Library of Congress Literacy Award in the American Prize Category. Laure McNichols, SMART’s Lane County Assistant Manager, joined us live in the studio … Continue reading »

Eat a Burger, Help Feed the Hungry

SPRINGFIELD,  Ore — Breakfast, lunch or dinner.  What you eat tomorrow could help those in need. Carl’s Jr. is partnering with Catholic Community Services for a one-day fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Carl’s Jr. Gateway location.  One hundred percent of all sales will be donated to help our neighbors in need. This is … Continue reading »

100 Holes of Golf in One Day

CRESWELL, Ore —  An upcoming golf tournament is giving new meaning to the word extreme. Could you play 100 holes in one day? The 4th Annual Feynman Group Charity Golf Marathon is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 12, at the Emerald Valley Golf Resort in Creswell. It’s the only event of its kind in the area where … Continue reading »

Hatch Incubator Program at Sprout!

SPRINGFIELD, Ore — Sprout! in Springfield. It’s more than a farmers market. In the Sprout! commercial kitchen, entrepreneurs are cooking up opportunity. Kitchen space has been available for almost two years both hourly and monthly. Clients use the kitchen to prepare food or package it for retail sales, but a new program takes it a … Continue reading »

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