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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.

Viewpoint: Go Set A Watchman

Widower Atticus Finch

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

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.

Enough Talk, Lets Find A Solution

It’s time to get involved and stop allowing the conversation to be controlled by a single group. It’s time to do more than talk, even out of true compassion, it’s time to elevate the discourse and focus on solutions, not who can yell the loudest.

I Want to Recycle I Just Want to be Pro-Choice About it

Shopping at Winco in Springfield tonight I finally figured out what it is about this Eugene Plastic Bag Ban that bugs me: I’M PRO-RECYCLING AND PRO-CHOICE.

Autism: Disorder to some, Normal to Me.

Oregon has the second highest diagnosed rate in the nation and Lane County is one of the highest county’s with Autism rates in Oregon if not the highest.

Christopher Dorner and the Monsters in Our Heads

Trying to understand what happens to people like Christopher Dorner seems more effective in preventing future acts of violence than just saying, “Another crazy monster!” and moving on to the next action-packed news phenomenon. Dorner was not the new Batman, neither was he the new Joker. He was a human being who made the wrong decision based on being wronged.




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