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Live on the Saturday Cafe
5:37 pm
Sat February 8, 2014

Roy Zimmerman

Roy Zimmerman considers evidence of climate change in front of the KLCC studios

Political satirist and songwriter Roy Zimmerman has been delighted to find enclaves of progressive activity in conservative states.  His "Connecting the Blue Dots" tour made an unexpected weather detour to Eugene en route to the Lincoln City Cultural Center

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KLCC MIcrobrew Festival rocked!
10:14 am
Sat February 8, 2014

Friday Night at the Brewfest!

Sol Seed and the beer lovin' crowd.
Credit Mike Chisholm

Big thanks to everyone who walked, bussed, skied and sledded to the KLCC Microbrew Festival Friday night!  It may have been frightful outside but it was rockin' inside!  Let's do it again tonight! 

Ride the bus for free!  Download the coupon here.

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Weather
3:58 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

EWEB Has Some Tips To Keep Your Pipes From Freezing

The last winter storm in December left hundreds of Eugene residents with frozen or burst pipes. That means more work for plumbers and utility workers, but the costs can be expensive for homeowners or renters. Joe Harwood is the Communications Coordinator for the Eugene Water and Electric Board. He has some tips for keeping your pipes from freezing.

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Winter Weather
3:28 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

ODOT Cautions Drivers To Be Aware As Storm Progresses

As of mid-afternoon, Oregon has no road closures due to snow or ice. However, there are many delays and alerts.

Chain requirements can vary by county and can change over the course of a storm. Rick Little of the Oregon Department of Transportation cautions drivers to be aware of semi-trucks at the border of Linn and Lane counties:

Little: “They pull over and start putting on their chains. Well, they’re stopping mainly in the travel lane, which is reducing travel on I-5 to one lane.”

There has been more snow than can be cleared from the roads. Little says:

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Weather
3:20 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Winter Storm Good News For Oregon Ski Resorts.

Credit traveloregon.com

The arrival of this week's winter storm may be difficult for businesses, but it's a boost for Oregon ski resorts.

It's been hard for Hoodoo Manager Mathew McFarland to trust the weather forecasts this year.

McFarland: "They've been saying we'll get, you know, three feet of snow; we get zero. They say expect no snow accumulation, and we get a foot or two. So, it's hard to say."

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Book Review
9:16 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Book Review: Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

Credit Hyperbole and a Half

Eugene Public Library Director Connie Bennet reviews Allie Brosh's "Hyperbole and a Half".

http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/

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weather
5:03 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Friday Weather Closures And Delays

  • Tonight's (Sat. 2/8) UO Opera Ensemble presentation "A Tale of Two Women" has been cancelled or postponed. As of this writing (9:40 a.m. on 2/8), the Sun. 2/9 presentation is still planned, though this may change.
  • The Eugene Folklore Event for Saturday, Feb.. 8th has been cancelled.

Updated 10:12 a.m. Saturday

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KLCC Beer Week 2014
6:45 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Collaboration Brew 2014: A Tour Of Germany

Oakshire Brewing's German Collaboration Brew is Unterstutz KLCC Hefeweizen.
Amanda Butt

Taking a Tour of Germany for the 2014 KLCC Microbrew Festival's Collaboration Brew, an annual interpretation of a certain style of beer. KLCC's Angela Kellner spoke with Matt VanWyck of Oakshire Brewing, Jason Carriere and Scott Siebar of Falling Sky Brewing and had a taste of the 2 beers made by the brewers.

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Interview
3:37 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Sol Seed, Live at KLCC

Sol Seed

Sol Seed will bring their positive mix of reggae, rock, hip hop and more to the KLCC MicroBrew Festival at the Lane Events Center in Eugene Friday night, February 7th at 7:30. They’ve been voted the Best Band in Eugene two years in a row in the annual Eugene Weekly Readers Poll, as well as winning the Weekly’s “Next Big Thing” contest this year. They have a new CD coming soon called Family Tree. They stopped in to the KLCC studios to play a few songs and spin just a taste of another song from their new CD.

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Beer
7:37 am
Thu February 6, 2014

LagerBot Will Be At KLCC BrewFest

Erik Erikson and Mark Davis with LagerBot
Credit Rachael McDonald

There will be a lot of beer to taste at the KLCC Microbrew Festival this Friday and Saturday. But only one of the ales will be poured out of a robot's nose. LagerBot which will be dispensing at the Ninkasi booth at the Brewfest.

Erikson: "I'm Erik Erikson. I'm a software engineer at 3Cinteractive. A company in downtown Eugene."

Davis: "My name's Mark Davis. I'm a managing member over at CodeChops co-working space in Eugene."

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