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Recorded on: January 13, 2017

Air Date: January 16, 2017

Coordinator: Sandy Ericson

Speaker: Matt Rodrigues, P.E., ENV SP: AIC Traffic Engineer
Public Works Maintenance, City of Eugene

The homeless community of Eugene is mourning the death of Carrie Lucinda Miller, known fondly by friends as “Mama Carrie”. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

This is KLCC.  I’m Connie Bennett, Director of Eugene Public Library, with a book review of "Froelich's Ladder” by Portland writer, Jamie Duclos-Yourdon.

Begin with a baker's dozen of lively characters, sift in two parts magical realism, a pinch of fantasy, and mix in the historical setting of early days in Oregon Country.  And you might end up with an entertaining tall tale, not unlike Jamie Yourdon's debut novel, "Froelich's Ladder."  

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.

Lane Regional Air Protection Agency

Wood smoke from fireplaces and stoves is contributing to elevated levels of air pollution in Oakridge and Eugene/Springfield. The Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA) warns residents that a smoke ban could be triggered.

Brian Bull

Severe weather conditions have caused shortages at blood centers across the nation. Lane Blood Center itself is experiencing extreme deficits due to low donations and higher usage.

Brian Bull, KLCC

The first catch of the 2017 Oregon Dungeness crab season has arrived in Eugene.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, it’s a welcome sight for seafood proprietors and customers alike.

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• State of Oregon - State agency offices are opening at 10am in these counties: Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson. State agency offices are closed in these counties: Clackamas, Columbia, Gilliam, Hood River, Multnomah, Sherman, Wasco, Washington, Wheeler. UPDATE Posted: Wed. 11th, 05:28 AM

Oregon Contemporary Theatre presents The 39 Steps, a comic thriller adapted in part from the Alfred Hitchcock film. It kicks off the Big Read, a community-wide celebration of Hitchcock and film noir. 

Lane County Geographic Information Services.

Travelers wanting the most up-to-date information about Lane County roads have a new tool.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, the app can help them avoid weather-related closures and hazards.  

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