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  A Woman’s Guide to the Wild is the first outdoor guidebook specifically addressing women’s unique wilderness needs. Author Ruby McConnell speaks with Eric Alan about correcting the perceived outdoor gender gap, particularly when women have long been leaders in the environmental movement. 

Rowell Brokaw Architects

The Cascadia subduction zone is likely to rupture sometime in the next 50 years causing major devastation to the northwest. Eugene leaders may decide this week whether to spend extra money to build the new City Hall to withstand an earthquake.

Rachael McDonald

Oregon Governor Kate Brown rode a rapid transit bus from Springfield to Eugene Monday. She wants to build support for transportation funding in the state.

Bryon Beck

Springfield's largest employer, Symantec, is one of two Oregon businesses being recognized for its LGBT Inclusion in the workplace.

Basic Rights Oregon honored Symantec and Portland metro's New Seasons Market last week at a luncheon. Seven years ago, Symantec employee Cass Avrill told his manager he was transitioning. He says he was surprised by the companies' reaction.

Rachael McDonald

Recorded on: April 22nd, 2016

Air date: April 25th, 2016

This is sixth of eight scheduled forums intended to provide Lane County voters the opportunity to learn more about candidates running for several contested races in the May 17 Primary Election: Eugene Mayor; Eugene City Council, Ward 1; Lane County Commissioner, District 4 North Eugene; Oregon House District 14; Secretary of State; and Lane County District Attorney.

Eugene Police Department

Eugene Police have recovered an exotic monkey from an out-of-town prostitute. A local pet store owner allegedly gave the Galago primate named Gooey to her as a tip.

Oregon Department of Education

U.S. News and World Report included three area schools on their 35 Best High Schools in Oregon released Thursday. South Eugene ranked in the top 10, Lowell and Churchill ranked 19th and 23rd respectively. But the report has little impact at the local level.

Wikipedia

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will loan the city of Newport more than $5 million to make some much needed improvements.

Rachael McDonald

University of Oregon students held a “mock wedding” Thursday. The event marked the end of Divest UO’s 9 week sit-in at the administration building on campus.

  The Thin Green Line is a conference that will gather activists, artists, writers, scientists, policy makers and others to explore creative resistance to fossil fuel development in the Pacific Northwest.

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