This Saturday evening, November 14th, at the First Christian Church in Eugene, there will be a benefit concert for Womenspace to support their work against domestic violence, a concert which will also launch the new band Halie and the Moon. It’s a very different musical direction for vocalist Halie Loren, away from jazz and into acoustic poetic dream pop on their debut CD, Blue Transmissions Vol. 1 . Rachel Collins from Womenspace and Halie Loren visited the KLCC studios.


Seattle-Based KUOW Acquires KPLU

Nov 13, 2015

Officials with Seattle’s two NPR stations, KUOW and KPLU, say they have discussed combining forces for years. Yesterday those conversations came to fruition. KUOW announced plans to buy KPLU from Pacific Lutheran University.

Willamette Farm and Food Coalition

This Sunday, head to the Lane Events Center to stock your kitchen for the long winter.


The Society for the Legitimization of the Ubiquitous Gastropod’s latest leader, S.L.U.G. Queen Markalo Parkalo, a.k.a. Mark Roberts, will preside over  S.L.U.G. Queen Markalo Parkalo’s 3rd Ball at the Vet’s Club in Eugene on Friday, November 13th. It’s a benefit for LILA, the Lane Independent Living Alliance, and is a masquerade ball featuring a wide variety of other entertainment and activities. Markalo Parkalo oozes into the KLCC studios to speak with Eric Alan.

Following weeks of speculation, the buyer of the former Hynix manufacturing plant in Eugene has been announced. Avago Technologies-- a developer of semiconductor products-- will close the deal sometime this month.

Lincoln County Dispatch

After two years in operation, the Lincoln County Dispatch – an online newspaper – has closed.

Ending weeks of speculation, the buyer of the Hynix manufacturing plant in Eugene has been announced.

  “Mortal Sphere” is a multi-media presentation to be brought to life by vocalist Laura Wayte, sculptor Lillian Almeida, pianist Natalie Fortin, and saxophonist Idit Shner. It is inspired by reflections on childhood and society stemming from the path taken by Laura Wayte’s family out of partitioned post-World War II Germany, to avoid engineering secrets reaching Soviet hands. It will be performed in Beall Hall on the UO campus on Friday, November 13th. Laura Wayte and Lillian Almeida speak with Eric Alan in the KLCC studios. 

Family members had the opportunity Tuesday night to speak out against the shooting of Captain Brian Babb. The Army veteran was shot and killed by Eugene Police on March 30th. More from a meeting of the Eugene Civilian Review Board.

Rachael McDonald

University of Oregon President Michael Schill Tuesday announced his goal to increase the school's graduation rate by 10 percent in 5 years and to expand access for lower-income Oregon students.  Schill is committing $17 million to the effort.