Monthly Archives: March 2012

Enterprise Story: Whiteaker Businesses Survive Challenging Economy

By Sarabeth Oppliger “Is that getting clumpy?” Joel Poston turns to the bartender working on a batch of whipped cream to top off tonight’s drinks. “You’ll have to put that into a stainless steel bowl and use a whisk to … Continue reading

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Enterprise Story: From People to Pets, Acupuncture Reaches Out to All Animals.

By: Brittany Parvi When Marlene Montooth’s 16-year-old experienced sudden symptoms of vomiting, not eating and rapid weight loss she knew something wasn’t right. Ashton developed a kidney disease. When she took him in for tests, an ultra sound showed the … Continue reading

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Delicious Personalities: Food in Cal Young and the People Behind It

by Katie Armstrong The Cal Young neighborhood hosts a varietal sampling of special cuisine attractions. From the 50s diner off of Coburg to the student club at Sheldon that bakes cupcakes for charity, Cal Young does not lack for unique … Continue reading

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More than Meets the Friendly Eye

Regulations recede and locals dispute the likeliness of project take off BY Shawn Cook Reporting1 Blog EUGENE–A lot sits empty, vacant of all but overgrown grass and muddy gravel, on the corner of 27th and Friendly Street in Eugene. Empty, that … Continue reading

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Eugene Leads the Way in Language Immersion

BY BEN DEJARNETTE Room 6. Eugene’s 4J school district has dozens of classrooms just like it, at least from the outside. The plain blue door at the entrance conceals a special world within. As the class’s 33 students trickle in … Continue reading

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Enterprise Story: Urban Farming Grows Community

Nestled away behind St Thomas Episcopal Church is perhaps the most productive two and a half acres in Eugene. Located just off Coburg road and right across the street from Safeway in the middle of residential and light commercial areas … Continue reading

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Friendly Neighborhood Charter Schools Finding Their Way

Emily Burton is a master of organizing chaos. Five days out of every week, Burton gracefully moves through a homey classroom bustling with the sounds of small hands busy with tasks of every variety. Shuffling in between stacks of colorful … Continue reading

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Enterprise by Bike: What does is take to get the eight to 80-year-olds riding again?

Bicycle culture in Eugene, Ore. is filled with advocates from nearly every walk of life. Despite differences in lifestyle, they all share a passion for active transportation. Read on to discover some of the ways residents are working toward a greener, … Continue reading

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Upstart Crow Studios: Providing Opportunities for the Whiteaker’s Youth

“Again! Again!” yelled Artistic Director Sarah Beth Byrum as twelve kids ranging from five to 15 fifteen years old retracted their steps on the stage and restarted their song. It’s rehearsal time for Peter Pan at Upstart Crow Studios in … Continue reading

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Theaters Struggling to Find Audience in Difficult Economy

By Adam Holmes Amanda Wymer lives on a budget like most college students do. An education major at the University of Oregon, most of her spending money coming from the funds left over from her scholarship, meaning she has to … Continue reading

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