Life In LC


A few more clouds and cooler temperatures to start off your workweek.

_______________ Here we are, another Monday and time for my new weekly weather quiz question. What do the following Eskimo words have in common: Aniu, Apun,Mauja, Pukak, Qalig, Qannik, and Upsik? Please remember to post your answer as a comment by clicking on “no comments /comments” in the upper right hand portion of this page […]

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Fixing up a favorite

COTTAGE GROVE — One of the oldest working automobiles in Oregon greeted visitors on Sunday afternoon at the third annual Cottage Grove Concours d’Elegance. And, surprise, it’s an electric car. The 1897 Riker Electric, which seats one in its open …

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Noti Couple Seeks Refuge After Fire Consumes Home

A couple out in Noti sought refuge with friends Sunday night after a fire ripped through their mobile home. Fire fighters call it a total loss.
The couple who lived there said they were having dinner on their deck when…

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Country Fans Wait For Hours to Secure Seat

Country music fans stood in line for several hours Sunday morning to make sure they had the best seat at the Willamette Country Music Festival in Brownsville.
Just before the gates opened at noon, the line w…

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Saginaw gravel mines draws criticism, lawsuit

The ramping up of mining and asphalt making at a gravel pit north of Cottage Grove for Interstate 5 repaving work is bringing neighbors, county officials, the pit owner and the pit operator into conflict. Lane County is suing the mine owner, Springfiel…

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More visible school crossings

Rapidly flashing yellow lights at crosswalks. Pedestrian islands in the middle of streets. Electronic signs that display vehicle speeds. These and dozens of other improvements to make it safer for students to walk or bike to school are in various stage…

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Eugene bridge snags award

With its cable suspension span over Delta Highway, the Delta Ponds bicycle pedestrian bridge is a dramatic sight, especially at night when the bridge’s triangular shape is illuminated by red lights. Eugene residents aren’t the only ones who have be…

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