Here are the headlines from around our community as of high noon:
Berman Finalist for JCPS Superintendent
The school board voted in November to replace current Superintendent Sheldon Berman. He’s now a finalist for a superintendent’s job in Eugene.
Live-in boyfriend of woman charged with murder
Lawrence Schnagl, 56, is charged with the murder of his girlfriend Brenda Gayle Gammelgaard, 48.
Bright idea to recycle light bulbs catching on
a string of Lane County stores that have agreed to accept spent fluorescent bulbs and turn them over safe recycling.
Eugene osprey nest moved to safer location
An osprey nest on top of an Oregon Department of Transportation light pole at Eugene had to go.
Economist: State recovery will be slow
State Economist Tom Potiowsky said he’s gained confidence in the Oregon economy but cautioned that the economic recovery that’s under way isn’t going to be fast and easy.
Ruling shines a light on lining up votes
Just how unusual is the practice? Some local elected officials say it’s rare, while others say it’s not uncommon and is even defensible.