June 3 – Evening Update

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Farewell after 50 years.

June 3 – Evening Update

Tim Chuey Weather: A slight (20%) chance of thunderstorms this afternoon and evening, mostly cloudy Saturday AM, partly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening, then just mostly cloudy late Saturday night highs 72-83 cooling to 75 Sunday.

Girl Scouts collect books for charter school – Coburg Community Charter School won’t have a library for its inaugural year unless books are collected, so one Girl Scout troop is doing what they can.

Big names galore at Saturday’s Prefontaine Classic – While her heart is in the 200 meters, Allyson Felix certainly doesn’t mind the success she’s recently had running 200 more.

A finale for Parker School – A final farewell was said Thursday night to Parker Elementary School in south Eugene after 50 years as a place of education.

Oregon lawmakers ban big rig idling in some areas – The Oregon Legislature has approved a law prohibiting commercial trucks from idling in front of schools and other areas.

Oregon Insurance Division hears Regence rate request – More than 150 people attended an Oregon Insurance Division public hearing on the request of Regence BlueCross BlueShield to raise individual premiums by an average of 22 percent.

Jeanette Maples Tree Planting Saturday – Members of the Jeanette Maples Project will hold a tree planting Saturday in Jeanette’s memory. Jeanette died in December 2009 from severe, inflicted injuries, starvation, and lack of medical attention.

Farewell after 50 years.

Kelly Asay is an entrepreneur, software developer and performing musician. As the publisher of Eugene Daily News, Asay is continually searching, finding and promoting the best unknown journalists, photographers and inspirational people from all over Lane County.

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