Healthy Snacks Come to Amazon Pool

EUGENE, Ore. — Say goodbye to typical snacks like nachos and ice cream at local community rec centers. Places like Amazon Pool are going healthy. The Lane Coalition for Healthy Active Youth (LCHAY) is partnering with the City of Eugene to help bring nutritious snacks to community centers because of the increase in obesity among … Continue reading »

Bill Mandates Healthier Vending Machines

EUGENE, Ore. — A bill that could eventually mandate healthier snacks in vending machines in Oregon’s public buildings hit the House floor Thursday. The amended version of Bill 3403 would create a 15-person task force to study how to offer more nutritious options in public buildings. Lane County health leaders say they support the bill. … Continue reading »