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A group of public safety advocates have formed a new non-profit to help out the Eugene Police Department.

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Everyone’s days are numbered, and baby boomers of the “flower child” era are no exception.  A Eugene funeral company has tapped into that vibe, with a new storage facility at its west Eugene site. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, it’s for the remains of dearly-departed Deadheads, hippies…or anyone who wants to go out with a distinctive 60s groove.  

Rachael McDonald

We won’t know the final vote count on a ballot measure to ban aerial pesticide spraying in Lincoln County until early June. The ordinance is currently passing with a 27 vote margin.

The film Tracktown, made by University of Oregon alum and Olympic runner Alexi Pappas and her partner Jeremy Teicher, is showing now in Eugene. It features familiar Eugene haunts, including Hayward Field, Saturday Market, and running trails around town.

Rachael McDonald

In Tuesday’s special election, Lane County voters approved a renewal of a 5-year jail funding levy.

Rachael McDonald

A citizen-backed ordinance that would ban aerial pesticide spraying in Lincoln County is passing, very narrowly.

Lane County voters overwhelmingly approved Measure 20-271 in Tuesday's special election. Almost 72% of voters said yes to another five years of taxing themselves to help fund jail beds and youth treatment services.

Brian Bull

Unofficial results from Lane County show clear winners in the May Special Election. Voter turnout was low, with 25% of eligible voters returning ballots as of 5:30 pm today.

In the race for Position 2 on the Eugene 4J School Board, Anne Marie Levis is the projected winner with just under 65% of the vote over her competitor Maya Rabassa with about 34%.

In the race for Postion 3 on the board, Judy Newman looks to be the winner with nearly 54% of the vote. Jerry Rosiek took in just over 30% of the vote with Mary Leighton receiving almost 15%.

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An astrophysicist has used census data to create a map showing racial diversity in the U.S.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports on how Eugene fares.

He passed early Sunday morning of pneumonia. Michael was 66.

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