Mike Clark


The new general manager (Frank Lawson) of Eugene Water and Electric Board wants to move out of their riverfront headquarters-- sooner than later.

Tiffany Eckert

There were five candidates running for Eugene Mayor but it quickly came down to two. Elections results give Lucy Vinis the victory over closest competitor, Mike Clark. Early numbers showed (Tuesday) Vinis captured a majority of the votes, preventing a run-off in the general election.

Vinis celebrated with fellow Democrats at the Wild Duck in the University District in Eugene. The progressive candidate was happy with the turn-out.


This is the second of eight scheduled forums intended to provide Lane County voters the opportunity to learn more about candidates running for several contested races in the May 17

Primary Election: Eugene Mayor; Eugene City Council, Ward 1; Lane County Commissioner, District 4 North Eugene; Oregon House District 14; Secretary of State; and Lane County District Attorney.

Rachael McDonald

Mike Clark has declared his candidacy for Mayor of Eugene. The city councilor made the announcement at a press conference Tuesday.

City of Eugene

On Earth Day, the Eugene City Council passed a resolution urging state lawmakers to implement a carbon tax to help fight climate change.

Rachael McDonald

Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy broke the tie on the city council to approve a motion to test a more bike-friendly plan for a 5-block stretch of South Willamette Street.

Jes Burns

Facing a Monday deadline with no sign of major donors in sight, the Eugene City Council Wednesday tweaked its offer to purchase Civic Stadium. Last November, the city proposed buying Civic for $4.5-million on the condition that donors stepped up with $5.5-million. At Wednesday’s work session, the council voted to remove the contingency requirement. Councilor Mike Clark expressed doubt about the school district choosing the city’s proposal. And he doesn’t think the city should over extend itself financially.