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Carla Crow and one of her paintings currently showing at the Maude Kerns Art Center
Sandy Brown Jensen

INTERVIEW WITH PAINTER CARLA CROW

 

Maude Kerns Art Center Presents, “Weaving With Nature: Donna Sakamoto Crispin, Deb Curtis, Patricia Montoya Donohue, Mariana Mace, & Sheri Smith with Carla Crow”

Exhibit Dates: May 25 - June 22

Today we’re at the Maude Kerns Art Gallery talking to painter Carla Crow who, along with several weavers, is in a show called “Weaving With Nature.”  Carla gets her inspiration for her repeating patterns from a most surprising source:

Tiffany Eckert

KLCC CONTINUES TO COVER THE IMPACT AND CHANGES AT THE REGISTER-GUARD FOLLOWING THE SALE OF THE NEWSPAPER TO GATEHOUSE PUBLISHING. TODAY, WE DUSTED OFF THE FOLLOWING STORY WHICH FIRST AIRED 7 YEARS AGO ON FEBRUARY, 17, 2011.

KLCC's Tiffany Eckert takes a regional look at the state of the newspaper job market and the evolution of the industry.

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The demolition of Hayward Field’s East Grandstand in Eugene may not be violating state law, contrary to some activists’ claims. KLCC’s Brian Bull has more.

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Homeless people often lug their belongings with them everywhere they go – which can make them vulnerable to theft. But now the City of Eugene and St. Vincent de Paul are offering them a place to stash their personal items. KLCC’s Brian Bull explains.

Brian Bull / KLCC

Dismantling of the East Grandstand of Hayward Field in Eugene has begun.

This morning, a crew was seen removing the wooden bench seats from the athletic facility at the University of Oregon.

City of Eugene

A new City of Eugene ordinance would require dog-owners to have proof of their dog’s license when they’re downtown. The requirement took effect on May 31st.

Recorded on: June 8, 2018

Air Date: June 11, 2018

In a local tradition unique to City Club of Eugene, every year since 1991 the Turtle Award, a cast iron turtle, has been given to two, or three under-recognized civic leaders in Eugene for “sticking their necks out”. That is, they have demonstrated the strong beliefs, vision and courage required to persevere in a risk prone venture for the good of the whole community.

Oregon Historical Society

Oregon’s legacy of racism - including the prominence of the Ku Klux Klan, as well as resistance against such groups - is the focus of an upcoming publication from the state historical society. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, the organization is calling for articles.

East Grandstand Supporters

A group is trying to stop the University of Oregon from tearing down the East Grandstand at Hayward Field in Eugene. They’re reviewing their legal options.

Karen Richards

 

The U of O women were ranked third going into this week's NCAA Track and Field competition at Hayward Field in Eugene.

Tiffany Eckert

The Eugene Newspaper Guild is a labor organization for journalists and other media workers. Right now, the union is in ongoing contract negotiations with GateHouse publishing, the new owner of The Register-Guard.

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The National Park Service and Interior Department have announced $60 million in historic preservation grants to states and tribes, including Oregon. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Eugene Science Center

The Eugene Science Center is getting some new equipment after successfully matching a challenge grant for an updated planetarium.

The Eugene 4J School District has approved new standard school schedules and consistent calendars that will go into effect this fall.

Tiffany Eckert

Changes keep on coming at The Register-Guard, since the newspaper was sold to the holding company- Gatehouse Publishing in January.

Greenhill Humane Society in Eugene is moving forward with its remodel, after raising a portion of its five-point-six million dollar campaign goal. It will start construction next week.


On Health

Almost three dozen students at Adams Elementary School in Eugene are staying home from school due to an outbreak of whooping cough.     

Lane County Health Officials have received notice of 149 whooping cough cases throughout 34 schools, eight of which have been declared outbreaks. The county typically sees close to 20 confirmed cases and did not record an outbreak last year.  

Cindy Morgan is with Lane County Public Health and says that large case numbers are frequent every couple of years.

On Health

Almost three dozen Adams Elementary School students are staying home from school due to an outbreak of whooping cough.

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The Confederated Tribes of the Grande Ronde are celebrating the return of 16 artifacts from Europe. As KLCC’s Brian Bull explains, the items are back after nearly 120 years…but aren’t home permanently.

Eugene Police

UPDATE: As of 10:05am today (6/6) Eugene Police report the bike was recovered thanks to local cyclists who tracked it down.

Someone stole a bike from a cyclist on a cross country bike race who stopped in Eugene Monday.

Lincoln County

Monday was the first day on the job for Claire Hall. The Lincoln County Commissioner has served for 14 years as Bill Hall and has now transitioned to female. 

Michele Postal

Today marks 50 years since Robert F. Kennedy was fatally shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.  A Eugene resident says she remembers that night well. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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For those of you suffering from runny, itchy noses and watery eyes in the Willamette Valley, relief is coming...though probably not soon enough. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, allergy season is underway in one of the worst spots in the world.

Good Gardening: To Lawn Or Not To Lawn

Jun 4, 2018
John Fischer

It's the time of year where you have to decide who will tell you what your lawn should look like. First a little history.   Lawns- front and back started as a safety system during medieval times.

Recorded On: June 1st, 2018

Air Date: June 4th, 2018

Score the candidates, Then an Automatic Runoff, that’s the essence of a Lane County initiative petition that would change the way we elect officials for County offices. The petitioners call it STAR voting; they are working to put the measure on the General Election ballot this year.

City of Eugene

The Eug Parade is coming back to Eugene this summer. Emily Farthing is coordinator of the event, which is part of Eugene Sunday Streets on July 29th. 

City of Eugene

Neighborhood leaders in the Santa Clara / River Road area hope to plan ahead for the growth expected in Eugene over the next 20 years. 

Rachael McDonald

About 4 dozen people held a noon rally at the Eugene Federal Building Friday to protest the Trump Administration’s immigration policies. It was part of a national day of protest organized by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Rachael McDonald

There’s a vacancy on the Douglas County Board of Commissioners and the application process is open for an interim to fill the seat.

Deonna Anderson/KLCC

The history and legacy of the African American community in Eugene dates back to at least the 1890s. Now, there’s an effort to preserve the historic property of one Black family in particular – the Mims.

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