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Inanimate Objects Comics #68

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Tensions rise in Longview after guards held ‘hostage’ in labor dispute


Longview Police Chief Jim Duscha says six guards were held hostage for a couple of hours after 500 or more Longshoremen broke down gates about 4:30 a.m. and smashed windows in the guard shack.

It looks like this heat wave will last through the weekend, so do your best to keep cool and hydrated.


_______________ Here is my new weekly weather quiz question. You have a basement, and your friend says to go to the southwest corner if a tornado is approaching. Is that a good thing to do and why or why not? Please remember to post your answer as a comment by clicking on “no comments /comments” in [...]

Youth on Millers’ side


For the third time in a little over a year, the Springfield volleyball team will step onto the court with a new coach. Although Jeff Davis is relatively new to the coaching world, his youthful approach to the game and first-hand experience provides a f...

Kaddu Thinks Alonso Will Play On Saturday


Oregon head coach Chip Kelly maintains that Kiko Alonso and Cliff Harris's status has not changed, meaning both are still indefinitely suspended.
But at least one Duck thinks that Alonso will be back on the field wh...

Photos: Northwest League Playoffs Final Game – Vancouver Canadians 5, Eugene Emeralds 4


The Eugene Emeralds gave a last fight in a close game against the Vancouver Canadians in the Northwest League Playoffs on Wednesday night. For more information on the game read Kenny Ocker’s write-up.

Eugene Emeralds eliminated in playoffs despite comeback attempt


With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning of a 5-4 winner-take-all Northwest League playoff game against the Vancouver Canadians, catcher Matt Colantonio hit into a fielder's choice at second base to end the game Wednesday night at PK Park, allowing the Canadians to advance to face the Tri-City Dust Devils in the championship round.

Bike “corrals” debut in downtown Eugene


Nothing screams Eugene quite as much as an artistically rendered bike rack in front of a health food store. Two decorative bike “corrals” will be inaugurated Thursday morning — one outside of The Kiva Grocery Store at the corner of 11th Avenue an...

County, litigator part ways; agreement includes $10,875 payment


Lane County government and its only full-time litigator have parted ways, for reasons that top officials declined to discuss this week. Pierre Robert was perhaps best known for defending the county against a high-profile lawsuit alleging violations of ...

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