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This week, Chef Ann Cooper – also known as the “renegade lunch lady” – will headline a two day symposium in Eugene focused on schools and food.

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It may not be too late to reserve a campsite this August for the Great American Eclipse. Spokesman Chris Havel says Oregon State Parks are opening reservations for 1000 more campsites to accommodate the unprecedented number of visitors flocking to the area to witness this once-in-a-generation event.

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Even in years where the deadline for filing is extended – like 2017 – most people regard April 15th as “Tax Day”. And like many other cities tomorrow, Eugene activists are staging demonstrations.  KLCC’s Brian Bull has more.  

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Update: Monday April 17.  Highway 38 has one lane opened to traffic.  Expect ten to fifteen minute delays.

Update: Sunday, April 16. Transportation officials hope to have one lane of Highway 38 reopened late Sunday night. Monday, ODOT says drivers should expect delays of 10-15 minutes as flaggers will provide traffic control Travelers are asked to drive with extreme caution.

A semi-truck struck a bridge Wednesday on the road between Roseburg and Reedsport.

Walden Faces Fiery Crowd At Bend Town Hall

Apr 14, 2017
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Representative Greg Walden faced a heated crowd at a town hall meeting in Bend last night/Thursday. The Republican Congressman fielded questions about health care, immigration, and President Trump.

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A couple entrepreneurs in Eugene say they have a great protein source that uses a mere fraction of the land and water that cattle use.  So if you’re adventurous and open to what some might consider a creepy, crawly, dining experience…you too can help the environment while enjoying a nutritious – albeit six-legged -- entrée.  KLCC’s Brian Bull serves it up. 

My Last Continent is a novel by Midge Raymond—a love story stretching from Antarctica to Eugene, where the book’s protagonist Deb Gardner lives and teaches.

Lane Community College

Lane Community College faces a more than $10-million shortfall for the next school year. The administration presented budget-balancing recommendations to the Board of Education at its Wednesday meeting.

Lane County Public Health

Lane County Public Health and the County Board of Commissioners (acting as Health Board) have honored an individual and an agency for excellence in public health.

Lane County

The Lane County Board of Commissioners Wednesday selected Gary Williams to fill the board seat left vacant by Faye Stewart.

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