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FBI Allows Media First Look At Malheur Refuge

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Conrad Wilson / OPB

The FBI has started processing the crime scene at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.  It could be several months before the refuge is reopened. The police presence at the refuge is still significant.

  Eugene Ballet presents Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana at the Hult Center on February 13th and 14th, with Orchestra Next and the Eugene Concert Choir. Eric Alan speaks with artistic director Toni Pimble and soprano Zulimar Lopez-Hernandez about the joys and challenges of the classic piece.  

Eugene area techies are invited to put their skills to work for the greater good this weekend.

Hack for a Cause is the brainchild of Technology Association of Oregon, the City of Eugene and others. KLCC’s Rachael McDonald spoke with organizer Joshua Purvis.

Percussionist and vocalist Ruth Heald of the band Goldfoot speaks with Eric Alan and shares music from the band’s release On the Floor, before the band appears at the Lane Events Center on Saturday, February 13th as a featured band at the KLCC Microbrew Festival. 

Tiffany Eckert

As part of a community-wide plan to improve health in Lane County-- hundreds of residents from all walks of life-- got together Wednesday night to simultaneously vote on which health issues they consider top priority. Electronic votes were tallied and KLCC’s Tiffany Eckert was there for the results.


Kyra Buckley/KLCC

Today Episcopal Church members visited downtown Eugene and Springfield offering to mark ashes on people’s foreheads. They call it “Ashes to Go,” and it’s meant to bring the first day of Lent, Ash Wednesday, out of the church and into the streets.

Photo by John Stark

  Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn are the ultimate banjo family, who individually and together have challenged and expanded the boundaries of the instrument, whether in duo, within their Sparrow Quartet or with an array of their other bands and projects.

Rachael McDonald

The Lane County Jail has more than doubled its capacity since voters approved a public safety levy in May of 2013. An additional 20 local beds were recently made available.

Lane County

Lane County Commissioners have dropped plans to place a public safety levy on the May 17th ballot. The proposal would have funded more sheriff patrols in the rural communities west of Eugene.

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