Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Strange Arrangement

By: Sam Stites Carleen Reilly has been a resident of North Eugene for over 30 years; she moved into her River Road home in 1979 and has lived there ever since. Once a small rural community in Lane county, now … Continue reading

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Early Environmental Education

Every so often at the Eugene Public Library, Family Day is dedicated to teaching kids (and their parents) about nature and the environment in Eugene and beyond. Kids get excited to learn about plants and animals they can find all … Continue reading

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After more than 60 years in the business of plant growing, Harold Greer has decided to trade in his work shoes and worn-in flannel for something a little more comfortable: retirement loafers.   Greer Gardens, owned by Greer and founded … Continue reading

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Student housing in Harlow attracts crime

Michael Young was the victim of a burglary last year. After one of his roommates accidentally left their front door unlocked, an intruder came in and attempted to steal some of his easy selling possessions. Young’s girlfriend happened to walk … Continue reading

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The battle against hunger in Lane County

by Anna Bird Eugene, Oreg. – It is approaching 3:00 on a crisp, but surprisingly sunny November afternoon. The sun is starting to hang low, and threatens to cast all of downtown Eugene in shadow for the evening. Outside the … Continue reading

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The Homeschooling Adventure

Homeschooling Written by: Guru Amar Khalsa When faced with enrolling her oldest in kindergarten at the local elementary school in River Road which had the lowest ratings in the Eugene 4j school district, Lisa Landles Morgan and her husband David … Continue reading

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Local electronics stores hold their ground in tough times

Due to recent events, brick-and-mortar stores are in hot water. When the economy took a nosedive in 2008 the resulting shockwave sent tremors through major electronics retailers. Big names like CompUSA and Circuit City folded. Even retailers who fared better, … Continue reading

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