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A High Speed Race In A Narrow Little Space

Global Jetsprint Races Photo | Sandy Harris

What do you get when you put 1000 horsepower on a plank in a shallow, narrow ditch? The Annual Jet Boat Races.

“Water, Water, Every Where, Nor Any Drop To Drink.”

Water Main Break

Do you know how much you depend on having potable (drinkable) water coming out of your faucet whenever you want it? I’ll show you what happens when you are under a “Boil Water Notice.”

Where Did The Week Go…

Eric Brooks Beard - Instagram

WDTWG has beetles killing the George Harrison tree, Eric Brooks’ beard, a smelly fridge and naked men robbing a Florida restaurant.

Film Fanatic: ‘Iron Man 4′ May Happen, Christopher Nolan at Comic-Con 2014

Tony Stark - tuzonaelite.com

The latest Film Fanatic discusses Robert Downey Jr.’s chances of returning for ‘Iron Man 4′ and Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey crashing Comic-Con 2014.

Wine Down Eugene


In This edition of Wine Down Eugene, we’ve got another great Frugal Wino entry from Sarah Tunnell. Originally published a year ago, Sarah was spot on then and it’s perfect for now.

Celebrating Americas Birthday at Dexter Lake

July 4, 2014 Dexter Lake Photo | Sandy Harris

This was an exceptional year to celebrate our Nations birthday out at Dexter Lake, live music, BBQ, swimming and a hot Oregon summer with a promise of amazing fireworks.

Who Came Up With That “Cool Idea?”

Air Conditioners | Image by empireplumbingac.com

Hot weather makes us really appreciate air conditioning, but how and when did the idea of cooling the air take shape? I have the answer.

Where Did The Week Go…

Tom White - campeche.com

WDTWG is back with stories featuring Paul McCartney and Warren Buffett in a selfie, Michael Harp ordering a pizza from jail and a unique love story with Ewan McGregor and Eva Green as the Netflix pick.

Film Fanatic: ‘Uncharted’ Movie, Beatles Doc., ‘Fight Club’ at Comic-Con

Uncharted - zap2it.com

Film Fanatic returns with news on the ‘Uncharted’ movie, Ron Howard directing a Beatles documentary and ‘Fight Club’ celebrated at Comic-Con.

Hopped Up Eugene

Fresh hops ready to be brewed last fall.

In this Hopped Up Eugene: Eric Buist tells stories. Stories about beer. Here is one he told recently about Brewers Union, #4 in his series called HOPSTORIES.

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