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Editorials from EDN and invited guests. Opinions expressed in Viewpoints are the work of the writer and do not represent the views of Eugene Daily News, it’s owners, or it’s employees.

Taking Back Downtown

Well, it seems at least some of you made those calls to our city government.  I decided to brave downtown to grab a quick bite before heading out on other duties, not something I’d normally do.  To my happy surprise, what did I see? This: Smack dab in Kesey Square. Yes, I was pleasantly surprised […]

VIEWPOINT: Time For The EPA To Step Up

Failure to ban these bee-killing pesticides will have disastrous effects.

Welcome To Eugene

Hey Eugene – care for the people who live and work downtown at least as much as you “care” about the vagrant population living in our parks, doorways and alleys.


There aren’t many people who can say they work at the upper echelons of politics.

Viewpoint: Go Set A Watchman

Widower Atticus Finch

A review of Harper Lee’s Go Set A Watchman.

Marijuana: What is Your Opinion?

Oregon Marijuana Survey Project

Do you have an opinion about marijuana? Concerned about legalization in Oregon?

VIEWPOINT: LTD Attempts to Blindside Us……..Again

Lane Transit District (LTD) has already begun their relentless and focused pursuit of a new EmX line connecting LCC and Thurston. This is a project that will greatly impact Springfield and Eugene.

VIEWPOINT: Closing The Clean Water Act Loopholes

On the 42nd anniversary of the Clean Water Act, a new report from Environment Oregon, “Waterways Restored,” highlights the success the law has brought to the Willamette River, taking it from a river overwhelmed by sewage, to one that Oregonians can once again enjoy for swimming.

To Think is a Dangerous Thing

parking rate hike suggestion

As I sit here drinking my morning coffee looking out at seven beautiful snow covered mountains my mind is developing some ideas on development. Sometimes to think is a dangerous thing.

Voters Pamphlet: Now That Should Come in Useful?

A long time ago, in a far away land, I was a registered Democrat. I’m not exactly sure why I registered that way but in college I thought Democrat was the way to go. The older I got and the more I began to understand, the more I realized I wasn’t a D so after moving to Eugene I re-registered as a Republican. Living in this community I realized I wasn’t a far left and the only other direction I could go at the time was the far right.

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