Eugene http://klcc.org en Eugene Marathon Means Traffic Delays http://klcc.org/post/eugene-marathon-means-traffic-delays <p></p><p>Approximately 5,500 people are participating in the Eugene marathon Sunday. The route includes parts of Centennial Boulevard, Kellogg and Aspen Roads and concludes at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon. Motorists should exercise caution while driving in the area.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://eugenemarathon.com/marathon/">http://eugenemarathon.com/marathon/</a></p> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:24:57 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 18238 at http://klcc.org Eugene Marathon Means Traffic Delays Local Start-Ups Begin Acceleration Program http://klcc.org/post/local-start-ups-begin-acceleration-program <p>In Eugene, eight selected startup companies began a journey toward potential long-term success this week. Thanks to a new public and private collaboration, they'll use the next 12 weeks to create a plan and then implement it.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:58:17 +0000 Karen Richards 17598 at http://klcc.org Local Start-Ups Begin Acceleration Program Flurry Of Activities At Washington Jefferson Park Saturday http://klcc.org/post/flurry-activities-washington-jefferson-park-saturday <p>Construction barriers were removed from Eugene's Washington-Jefferson park in April, ushering in hundreds of skate boarders, bicyclists, and in line skaters. Saturday's official opening hopes to show the park is not just for kids, its part of a revitalization of downtown Eugene.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 15923 at http://klcc.org Flurry Of Activities At Washington Jefferson Park Saturday Festival of Eugene Taking Shape http://klcc.org/post/festival-eugene-taking-shape <p>A lot of people were disappointed last week when Kesey Enterprises announced the Eugene Celebration is taking a hiatus this year.&nbsp; Now, an alternative event is in the works.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:51:39 +0000 Rachael McDonald 15535 at http://klcc.org Festival of Eugene Taking Shape Housing Complex Creates Program To Reward Kids' Good Deeds http://klcc.org/post/housing-complex-creates-program-reward-kids-good-deeds <p>An innovative program at Westmoreland Village in Eugene may have positive impacts for families and property managers. Today (Friday) marks the launch of "Uncle Bear."</p><p>The program is the brainchild of Amy Price, the resident manager of Westmoreland Village. She was looking for a way to improve community at the 450-unit complex near 16<sup>th</sup> and Arthur.</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:46:54 +0000 Karen Richards 15136 at http://klcc.org Housing Complex Creates Program To Reward Kids' Good Deeds DeFazio Speaks Out About VA Bureaucracy http://klcc.org/post/defazio-speaks-out-about-va-bureaucracy <p>Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio spoke out Friday about the problems plaguing the Veterans Administration, including struggles in his home state.</p> Sat, 31 May 2014 02:17:08 +0000 Angela Kellner 14713 at http://klcc.org DeFazio Speaks Out About VA Bureaucracy Salem Still Tops Eugene as Oregon's "Second City" http://klcc.org/post/salem-still-tops-eugene-oregons-second-city <p></p><p>According to census estimates released last week for cities of 50 thousand or more,&nbsp; Salem has once again nosed out Eugene as the state’s second largest city.&nbsp; As of July 2013,&nbsp; Eugene’ s population was about 159 thousand, while Salem topped&nbsp; 160, 000.</p><p>Portland remains Oregon’s largest city by a factor of four.&nbsp; Bend was the clear state leader in percent of population growth last year at two-point-nine. &nbsp;Eugene, Springfield, Salem and Corvallis all saw small population gains, with none registering as much as one percent.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 21:32:45 +0000 Claude Offenbacher 14481 at http://klcc.org Salem Still Tops Eugene as Oregon's "Second City" AIA-SWO Design Excellence Program Making Great Cities: Talent + Opprutinity + Place http://klcc.org/post/aia-swo-design-excellence-program-making-great-cities-talent-opprutinity-place <p>Recorded on: May 23rd, 2014</p><p>Air Date: May 26th, 2014</p><p></p><p>Place-making expert and John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Vice President <strong>Carol Coletta</strong> will speak about talent, opportunity and place—three key components to any thriving community.</p> Mon, 26 May 2014 16:55:00 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 14306 at http://klcc.org Eugene Student Represents Oregon In The National Geographic Bee In Washington, DC http://klcc.org/post/eugene-student-represents-oregon-national-geographic-bee-washington-dc <p>Most everyone has heard of the National Spelling Bee.&nbsp; But there’s another national student competition that tests knowledge of the world we live in – specifically the geography. The National Geographic Bee begins on Monday in Washington, DC.&nbsp; After regional and state competitions, each state selects a 5th to 8th grader who will test their knowledge against the country’s best.&nbsp; This year, Oregon’s representative is from Eugene. &nbsp;</p> Sun, 18 May 2014 07:40:00 +0000 Jes Burns 13662 at http://klcc.org Eugene Student Represents Oregon In The National Geographic Bee In Washington, DC Pleasant Hill Residents to Vote on $17.9-million School Bond Measure http://klcc.org/post/pleasant-hill-residents-vote-179-million-school-bond-measure <p>Entering Pleasant Hill from Eugene on Highway 58, drivers are greeted by a large banner hanging on the side of a parked van. It reads “No More Taxes! Vote No…Pleasant Hill School Bond.”&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Just down the road is another banner urging voters to approve the school bond measure. The community is split on the nearly $18-million dollar, 20-year bond to upgrade the elementary and high school.</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 03:13:37 +0000 Angela Kellner 13744 at http://klcc.org Pleasant Hill Residents to Vote on $17.9-million School Bond Measure