4J Seeks Appraisal Following Y Bid


EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District calls for an appraisal following a bid from the YMCA to buy a piece of the school district’s property. The YMCA’s looking to lock in a new home at the location where the Roosevelt Middle School sits. The district will soon replace the aging building next next to … Continue reading »

4J Discusses Land Sale


EUGENE, Ore. — As 4J prepares to rebuild part of its aging infrastructure — in the process — it may make way for a new Eugene family YMCA. The district’s debating whether to sell part of the land where the current Roosevelt Middle School sits — to the YMCA. It seems there’s an understanding of … Continue reading »

4J to Discuss Potential Property Sale


EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene School Board will discuss selling up to seven acres of the Roosevelt Middle School property to the Eugene Family YMCA for the construction of new YMCA recreation facility. 4J is planning to replace Roosevelt Middle School by constructing a new school west of the current building. Once the older building … Continue reading »

Eugene Council Approves YMCA Lease


EUGENE, Ore. — Plans for a YMCA got a green light Wednesday. Eugene city councilors unanimously approved a land lease for the Bethel branch–a whopping $1 a year for the 25-year lease. The executive director says now the fundraising can begin. It’s looking to raise $5 million over the next two to three years for … Continue reading »

On the Move? YMCA Considers 4J Property


EUGENE, Ore. — No Civic Stadium, no problem. The Eugene Family YMCA is moving forward on another 4J property as it continues its search for a new home. The YMCA is working to acquire the land where the Roosevelt Middle School currently sits. The 4J School District will eventually replace the school and could move … Continue reading »

Board to Select Civic Stadium Buyer


EUGENE, Ore. — It’s been years in the making, and Wednesday a buyer may finally be selected for Civic Stadium. The stadium has been vacant ever since the Eugene Emeralds baseball team decided to relocate for the 2010 season. Wednesday, the Eugene school board may finally select an offer. There are three bids: from the … Continue reading »

January 13 – Morning Headlines


Tim Chuey: cold start - possible warmer finish, Sequential expands, EPUD fined, YMCA + Roosevelt, Fire Truck, Carnegie Hall, half-pint half-court shot, Beavers lose, Duck BB men and women pull it out

January 12 – Morning Headlines


Tim Chuey: freezing fog then sun, Lundberg address, pizza parlor holdup, heroin bust, high speed chase, ESD could accept 1725, school fire, nurses protest, State of the County, Roosevelt merge with YMCA, Springfield open enrollment, teen unemployment, sex ed standards, Colburn gets house arrest, BBB scam report...

The Saturday Morning Post


Tim Chuey: rain coming, EWEB-Seneca contract stays secret, shot fired in Spfd home, child rescue at YMCA, Churchill Market robbed, poachers avoid jail, UO police force, EWEB billing problem, river cleanup, 400yrs of KJV Bible at NWCU, Duck volleyball loss...

Civic and PK: The Tale of Two Ballparks and One Franchise


There was once a time, of course, when every Emerald knew Civic by name; it was their field for more than 40 years, the longest time span of any Ems ballpark. Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt played there, as did long-time major leaguers Mike Sweeney and Bob Boone, to name a few. As the Ems continue their tenure at PK Park, that era of Ems baseball becomes increasingly distant.

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