Economy

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Oregon’s economic health is still on a steady rebound since the last recession, according to one analyst.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

Rachael McDonald

The City of Eugene wants to improve its downtown public spaces. They’re hoping people will get involved with several upcoming events.

Brian Bull

In Eugene, a groundbreaking ceremony was held today for a new affordable housing community…of 22 tiny houses. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

Brian Bull

It’s an increasingly familiar story…small craft brewery draws fans, expands, and then…gets scooped up by “Big Beer”.

Brian Bull

After nearly forty years, a Eugene gun shop is closing.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, the owner says competing online sales are partly behind the decision.  

Lane County

Lane County’s only animal control officer is on leave. During that time the county will not have a dedicated staff person on patrol for animal issues.

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The new general manager (Frank Lawson) of Eugene Water and Electric Board wants to move out of their riverfront headquarters-- sooner than later.

Karen Richards

 

If trends in haircuts are any indicator, the Eugene-area economy is doing just fine. Here, several barbers and stylists speak about their businesses, the impact of students, and ... hair tattoos. 

 

 

Recorded on: Sept. 9, 2016
Air date: Sept. 12, 2016
Coordinator: Randy Prince

A Refinement Plan is a legally-binding set of guidelines for a specific geographical area, subject to the more general rules in the Metro Plan and city code.  After three decades of land use planning, some changes are coming for Glenwood, a low-income neighborhood just east of Eugene. The City of Springfield administers the Glenwood Refinement Plan and an Urban Renewal District for funding improvements.

Rachael McDonald

Three Register-Guard employees have been placed on paid administrative leave. This the day after a Lane County Circuit Court Judge dismissed a former reporter’s lawsuit against the paper.  The R-G is investigating the employees’ roles in the Markstrom case.

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