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Parking Problems in Downtown Eugene

Parking in downtown has become a hassle for many due to a lack of available spaces.

Parking in downtown Eugene is something that is starting to become more of an issue as more and more people start to complain about a lack of available spaces and the price increase occurring at the meters. Jeff Petry explains that the parking rate increase will help to provide better services for Eugene residents.

Music of the Eugene Holiday Market

Eugene's Holiday Market.

The Eugene Holiday Market, lasting from mid-November until Christmas, is a great place for everybody to continue the Eugene Saturday Market tradition when the weather turns cold. Helping to keep you warm during the Holiday season are a multiplicity of bands that showcase their talents at the Holiday Market.

Occupy Medical Ready for Next Phase

The Occupy Medical tent in Eugene. Photo courtesy of Occupy Medical.

After a rather difficult and controversial start to their clinic, Occupy Medical is seeing success and looking towards expansion. They now serve around 20-25 patients and are looking to have Friday hours as well while hoping to be able to offer their services to everybody.

Bier Stein Makes a Move

The Bier Stein provides one of the more unique atmospheres to grab whatever beer you are in the mood for. Photo courtesy of Brewpublic

The Bier Stein, one of Eugene’s havens for a top European and world beer selection, will be relocating to the old Midtown Restaurant and Coffeehouse on Willamette Street in late February/early March. The move will facilitate a needed expansion as The Bier Stein continues to grow.

Sweet Creek Road Under Maintenance

Sweet Creek Road is currently under construction to improve commuter and road safety. Photo courtesy of Lane County.

Sweet Creek Road, a road that helps to link Eugene and Mapleton, is currently undergoing maintenance to improve road and commuter safety. The road will be seeing the addition of a bridge that will look to prevent spillovers from floods as well as mudslides.

Homeless Youth Becoming a Big Issue

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Teenage homelessness is an increasingly hot issue that communities must take into account as an unfortunate reality. Looking Glass and New Roads, programs for teenage homelessness in Eugene, are doing everything they can to help youth develop into respected and successful adults while giving them safe shelter.

Foster Care Rates on the Rise

A worker sorts and organizes photographs of children for adoption at A Family for Every Child. Photo courtesy of Oregonlive.com

The rate of children in the foster care system has been increasing since the recession of 2008. Faced with a growing rise in the population of children in foster care homes, multiple organizations in Eugene have had to address the concerns of children who are in need.

ASUO Seeks to Expand Shuttle Service

The Assault Prevention Shuttle provides a safe option for students seeking a ride at night. Photo Courtesy of Wolfram Burner

ASUO provides a number of services that are geared towards protecting students and giving them safe options at times of the day when they could face danger. One of the services, the assault prevention student shuttle, will be looking to expand due to an increase in the number of student users.

Eugene Nonprofits Provide Hope on Thanksgiving

Food for Lane County

Thanksgiving is a holiday that is generally spent with families giving thanks for the many gifts that are received throughout the year. For many families in Lane County, unfortunately, they live with the constant burden of being in poverty, something nonprofit groups try to alleviate during the holidays.

Womenspace Launches “It Takes a Community to End Silence”

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Womenspace is a program that seeks to provide education about and prevention of domestic violence. Recently launching their “It Takes a Community to End Silence” campaign, Womenspace is still trying to build a closer community that strays away from the dangers of physical abuse.

With Superior Ducks Football Comes Mediocre Basketball

Oregon guard Damyean Dotson in a win over Portland State (Alex Shoemaker/Eugene Daily News)

All eyes at the University of Oregon are focused on one goal this weekend: crushing Stanford and keeping the dream alive. Meanwhile, the Ducks basketball squad recently tipped off its own season, featured in a much dimmer spotlight.

The Man Behind Sprout City Studios

Thaddeus Moore, Founder of Sprout City Studios

Sprout City Studios, once a place that Thaddeus Moore supported through other day jobs, is now one of the best audio engineering studios in the region. Applying a hard work ethic and risking everything to get it going, Moore has taken Sprout City Studios to an entirely different level.

An Interview with Eastern Sunz

Photo of Eastern Sunz

Eastern Sunz is a Northwest based hip-hop duo that have been taking the Pacific Northwest by storm. With their meaningful lyrics and inspiration drawn from all aspects of their world, the sky is the limit for these young artists.

Devil Makes Three set for McDonald Theatre

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Devil Makes Three, a band that is taking the alternative and folk nation by storm, will be performing at McDonald Theatre on November 11th. They are set to play with Jonny Fritz.

Sheldon Seeking Championship Repeat After Victory Over Willamette/North

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Sheldon’s 6th grade tackle football team is headed to its second straight KidSports Championship game after defeating Willamette/North 32-12 last Sunday. On an unseasonably warm and cloudless autumn afternoon, the playoff semi-finalists took to the turf at Meadow View School to decide Churchill’s Championship opponent next week.

Timbers’ Need a Fresh Start

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The Timbers ranked second-to-last in goals scored on the season with 34, ahead of only Chivas USA. With a big offseason ahead including a new head coach, Portland Timbers fans will be expecting big changes for the 2013 season.

Ducks Soccer Closes Out Season With Civil War Win, 2-0

Alex Shoemaker/Eugene Daily News

It’s been a rocky season for the Ducks soccer team, but they close out with a statement win against rival Oregon State.

Timbers Tie 1-1 to Finish Off Season

Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers

The Portland Timbers concluded their 2012 season on Saturday with a 1-1 draw.

Timbers Claim First Cup Title Since Joining MLS, Third Overall

Credit: Tibby McDowell/Portland Timbers

With claiming of the 2012 Cascadia Cup, Portland’s incoming head coach Caleb Porter will have some momentum leading into 2013.

Unemployment in Lane County Continues to Frustrate

The Oregon Employment Department recorded Lane County’s highest unemployment rate at 11.6 percent in 2009.

Despite a decline in unemployment in Lane County, residents still struggle to find work. Chuck Forster, Executive Director of Lane Workforce Partnership, talks to EDN’s Susan Latiolait about the frustrating situation.

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