Deonna Anderson

News Reporter

Deonna Anderson is a recent graduate from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Since April 2017, she has served as an equitable cities fellow at Next City, covering equitable economic development. Deonna has interned at The Marshall Project, covering the criminal justice system, and at NYMag.com, where she also freelanced as a fact-checker.  She joined the KLCC News team as a volunteer reporter in October 2017.

Ways to Connect

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Refuse plastic straws. Drink from reusable water bottles. Use bamboo utensils instead of plastic ones. These are tips from Lane County to reduce your waste. KLCC’s Deonna Anderson reports.

Lane County is encouraging residents to take a pledge to stop using disposables. Public Information Officer Devon Ashbridge says they’re always looking for ways to encourage people to reduce, reuse and recycle. Now, the county is challenging residents to take their waste-reduction habits even further.

For about three decades, the Eugene/Springfield NAACP and various community partners have been celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Local NAACP president Eric Richardson says 2018 marks fifty years since King was assassinated.

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A local nonprofit that lends tools for a low cost to Lane County residents has received grant dollars from a state agency. And it’s planning to use that money to expand. KLCC’s Deonna Anderson reports.

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For some people, the holiday dinner table serves as the lectern for political debate. For others, it’s just a place to catch up. As KLCC’s Deonna Anderson reports, an Oregon agency wants families to discuss their health histories on Thanksgiving.

4J School District

Tuesday, Eugene 4J Superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas will share the school district’s Vision 20/20 strategic plan. The blueprint was written after 4J received input from community members. KLCC’s Deonna Anderson reports.

OSU Marine Mammal Institute

For $40, Oregon drivers can have a whale on their license plate. Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute in Newport is selling the plates to raise money for its research, graduate student education and public outreach.

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The number of bikes registered with the Eugene Police Department is up this year. But EPD says bike thefts also increased from September 2016 to September 2017.

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