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Oregonians Join Worldwide Women's March

Jan 18, 2017
Kyra Buckley/KLCC

The day after Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th U.S. President, people around the world will participate in the “Women’s March.” It began as a rally in Washington D.C. The goal is to elevate the visibility of women and marginalized communities. There are now marches planned in more than 50 countries, and there’s at least one march in every state. In Oregon people have pledged to rally and march in cities like Florence, Newport, Bend, and Eugene.

Colleagues of former Eugene City Councilor Andrea Ortiz are remembering her for her compassion and leadership. Ortiz died Monday at age 59.

Brian Bull / KLCC

Even in super blue state Oregon, there are Donald Trump supporters.  

Diann Morrison-Wilson

Among those attending Donald Trump’s inauguration in Washington is the Eugene woman who was his campaign manager in Lane County.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, she has high hopes for the Trump administration.  

Kyra Buckley/KLCC

2016 was a busy year for the City of Springfield. Thursday night in her 7th State of the City address, Mayor Christine Lundberg talked about housing, economic growth, and infrastructure improvements. She also recognized local artists and businesses for their contributions to the City. KLCC’s Kyra Buckley was there.

Douglas County Libraries website

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is preparing to close its 11 branch libraries later this year. The board says it can no longer afford to fund the system.

Tiffany Eckert

Lucy Vinis took the oath of office last night (Monday) to become Eugene's 36th mayor. Before a small but enthusiastic crowd at the Hult Center, Mayor Vinis gave her first State of the City Address as outgoing Mayor Kitty Piercy and the city council looked on.  

Rachael McDonald

Board Chair Faye Stewart praised the work done by county public works staff dealing with winter weather in his state of Lane County address Monday.

Scott Edwards Architecture LLP / City of Florence, Oregon.

The City of Florence’s new Public Works Operations Facility gets underway later this morning.

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