Politics & Government

Politics & Government

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.

Rachael McDonald

James Manning was sworn in Friday as Oregon State Senator for District 7. Manning was appointed by the Lane County Board of Commissioners to fill the seat vacated by Chris Edwards.

Greg Keene / Benton County

Benton County  Commissioners this week (12/20) officially declared themselves a “sanctuary” county.

On December 19, members of the Electoral College will cast the votes that actually decide who will be President of the United States. While Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, Donald Trump received the majority of electoral votes, making him the winner of the general election. KLCC’s Tiffany Eckert has this refresher on our national system of representation and how two electors plan to vote.

Larry Koester / Flickr.com

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden is joining a chorus of Congressional delegates concerned over alleged Russian interference with the 2016 election.

Rachael McDonald

Recorded on: December 9, 2016

Air Date: December 12, 2016

In the final month of a 12-year run as Mayor of Eugene, Kitty Piercy will share her experience as mayor of one of the largest cities in Oregon.

Rachael McDonald

The location and cost of a future Eugene City Hall is still in question as Councilors heard reports on different scenarios Monday evening.

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