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City of Newport

Out of Oregon’s list of unsafe dams, 2 of the 7 are in Newport. The Lower and Upper dams on the Big Creek Reservoir are deemed unsatisfactory by the state.

Oregon Department of Forestry

Two new members of Oregon’s State Land Board voted Tuesday to move forward with the controversial sale of the Elliott State Forest – despite opposition from Gov. Kate Brown. 

Photo by Lindsey McCarthy

Sharon Isbin is one of the world’s most accomplished guitarists, in classical music and beyond.

American Red Cross Cascades Region / Flickr.com

Several agencies in Linn County have announced an app to help alert people to heart attacks in their neighborhood.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports. 

Jes Burns

The University of Oregon may raise in-state tuition by more than 10% next year if the state doesn’t increase its higher ed budget. Under the proposal, out-of-state tuition would go up 3%.

Eugene Opera Seeks Way Out Of Fiscal Crisis

Feb 14, 2017
Eugene Opera

Tonight (Tuesday) the Eugene Opera will hold a second public meeting about its finances. The news is not good. Two productions have been suspended, and the company faces a substantial fundraising challenge to stay alive.

Brian Bull / KLCC

Restrictions on Dungeness crab harvesting along the Central Oregon Coast have been lifted by state officials.  

Recorded on: February 10, 2017

Air Date: February 13, 2017

Speakers:

  • Cam McNeeley, Owner of Moss Crossing, a local dispensary
  • Lieutenant Jennifer Bills, Eugene Police Department

Coordinator:  James Baldock

It’s been almost a year and a half since recreational pot became available in Lane County. What’s it’s like running a dispensary in the area? What legal hurdles and challenges does someone in the Marijuana industry face? And how has legalization affected our community from a law enforcement perspective.

The Eugene 4J School District is starting a Mandarin Chinese immersion program next fall. Enrollment is by lottery. There’s a parent information session Monday evening. (2/13)

Brian Bull / KLCC

Across Lane County, road crews are still cleaning up debris and damage from last December’s ice storm.  And as KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, the recent heavy rains aren’t giving workers much of a break.  

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