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Art reception to help boy battling illness

Art reception to help boy battling illness
Corvallis Gazette Times
CORVALLIS — Monroe artist Diane Hoff-Rome is holding an “Art for Mathias” reception that will benefit her grandson, who has battled a life-threatening illness since berth. The reception is scheduled for 2 to 4 pm Sunday, June 26, at FireWorks

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Fire pits: Summer fun against Eugene city code

They may be a summertime staple, but in Eugene, firing up the fire pit is almost always against city code, thanks to a little-known ordinance that goes back at least 25 years.

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US federation settles suit with former chief


AFP

US federation settles suit with former chief
AFP
EUGENE, Oregon — USA Track and Field has settled a lawsuit with former chief executive officer Doug Logan, who sued to have the balance of his contract paid after he was sacked in September. The parties issued a joint statement on Thursday as the

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Kitzhaber signs school energy retrofits bill

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has signed into law a bill designed to put people to work by retrofitting public schools with energy efficient technology.

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Roseburg street brawl leads to arrests

An alleged street brawl early Wednesday morning led to damage at a Subway restaurant and several charges, including weapon and drug arrests.

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House passes bill paying ranchers for livestock killed by wolves

The Oregon House unanimously passed a bill Wednesday to pay ranchers for livestock lost to wolves moving into the state.
 

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Four Oregonians arrested following undercover drug investigation in three counties

Four Oregonians arrested following undercover drug investigation in three counties
OregonLive.com
By Tom Hallman Jr., The Oregonian A multi-agency undercover drug investigation that began two months ago ended earlier this week the arrest of four people in Lincoln, Linn and Benton counties, Oregon State Police reported Thursday.

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Akins continues Thurston tradition

Former Thurston offensive and defensive lineman Kraig Akins has spent the week in Hills­boro preparing for the Les Schwab Bowl, which matches the top graduated seniors from the OSAA Class 6A and 5A football programs. The game will kick off at 6 p.m. Saturday at Hillsboro Stadium, with Akins representing …


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Adult Activity Center will be closed for maintenance

The installation of a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at Willamalane Adult Activity Center will require the closure of the building on West C Street — and a temporary relocation of programs to the Willamalane Center for Sports and Recreation at 250 S. 32nd St. The Adult Activity …


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POLICE SHOW OFF THEIR TOP DOGS

A crowd of 1,500 spectators had a chance Saturday to meet the top dogs on the Springfield police force at Springfield High’s Silke Field: Bronko and Cyril. Their top-dog status was determined by the 16th annual K-9 competition sponsored by the Springfield Police Department’s K-9 Unit. At the popular free …


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Nike taking heat for new shirts

Nike has released a new line of shirts for it’s action sports line that is creating a controversy over themes involving drug use.

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Tim Chuey Weather

June 23, 2011 – 6am

It’s back to more “normal” temperatures followed by slow warming. Mostly cloudy today with a slight (20%) chance of areas of AM light rain or drizzle, a slight (20%) chance of showers and cooler this afternoon, mostly cloudy tonight, AM clouds, a mix of clouds and sun Friday afternoon, mostly cloudy in the evening, then partly cloudy Friday night, a mix of clouds and sun Saturday, partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy Saturday night Saturday night highs 66-75 lows 46-50. A mix of clouds and sun Sunday, mostly cloudy Sunday night and Monday AM, a mix of clouds and sun Monday, mostly cloudy in the evening, partly cloudy Monday night, and Tuesday, then partly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of showers Tuesday night and Wednesday highs 70-75 lows 48-52. (seasonal averages high 75 low 48)

The Pollen forecast for the Eugene/Springfield Area is for weeds to be low, and trees to be moderate, and Grass to stay to very high. (Provided by Allergy and Asthma Research Group)