Eugene Daily News
Category archives for: Columns

featured columns and columnists

Oregon Was The First State To Make It A Holiday.

Labor Day Banner | Image by hmhinthenews.com

The celebration of Labor Day began a long time ago. Find out when it started, who started it, and what it means today. I’ll explain.

Where Did The Week Go…

Josh Shaw - fansided.com

WDTWG covers Josh Shaw’s elaborate lie, two airline passengers kicked off a plane over a few inches of space and a Netflix pick called ‘The Art of the Steal.’

Film Fanatic: Ridley Scott News, ‘Vacation’ Reboot Cast, Bryan Singer Lawsuit

Ridley Scott - dailygalaxy.com

Film Fanatic looks at Ridley Scott’s upcoming projects, cast news for the ‘Vacation’ sequel and an update on the lawsuit filed against Bryan Singer.

BJ’s Weekend Report

Local band Cheap Truck

Hi there everybody – its BJ! Thanks for stopping by my little corner where every Friday I’m going to let you in on some ”where, when and what” is happening for the weekend.

Oregon Fall Sports Season Begins in Earnest on Friday

The Oregon Duck patrols the sidelines in 2013. Alex Shoemaker/Eugene Daily News

If your a fan of the Oregon Ducks it is quickly coming up on the time of the year where there will be plenty of action to follow. Volleyball and Football start the season this weekend.

We Have It, But It’s Not As Bad As Elsewhere.


We are experiencing drought conditions in Oregon. Where is it the driest and most vulnerable? What is the outlook through October. I’ll explain.

Where Did The Week Go…

Lonnie Bissonnette - highestbridges.com

The latest WDTWG looks at Tucker Blandord who faked his own death to avoid getting married. Plus, Lonnnie Bissonnette BASE jumps despite being paralyzed.

Film Fanatic: China Likes Texting During Movie, Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide Ending

Texting in the theater - joblo.com

The latest Film Fanatic features China encouraging texting in their theaters, Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide ending and a reunion for Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.

Oregon Fall Camp Continues As Mariota And Company Look to ‘Perfect Their Game’

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich talk to the media during Spring Practice//KPNWSports

On Tuesday, Helfrich spoke about Quarterback Marcus Mariota as a leader for this team, as he has been in years past and how teammates rally around him. We all know the kind of special talent that Mariota is, but when it comes to coaching that talent.

Can The Weather Really Be A “Pain In The Back?”

Back Pain | Photo by www.cafechiropractorwalnutcreek.com

Is there a relationship between the weather and your aches and pains? The study of this relationship is called biometeorology. I’ll explain what the medical research has found.

Photo Gallery

Log in
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!