With Lane County workers authorized to strike next week, negotiations continue over a contract dispute between officials and unions. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, both sides say they want to avoid a strike.
Oregon Senator Ron Wyden met Saturday with Eugene area DACA recipients and advocates of the program. He wanted stories he could bring back to Washington to convince Senators who are not yet on board with legislation to protect the DREAMers.
Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis has formed an ad hoc committee to look into renaming downtown’s Broadway Plaza. The gathering place at the corner of Broadway and Willamette Streets is commonly referred to as Kesey Square.
Three Oregon Indian tribes have received more than a million dollars from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, it’s part of a larger award that’s to benefit tribes nationwide.