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Lane County Fair Gives Community a Place to Come Together

By: Rachel Ibanez Driving down 13th Avenue and the surrounding streets in Jefferson Westside Neighbors, there are many old homes full of character, parks with the exemplary Oregon foliage, and shops and restaurants one could only find in Eugene. Also … Continue reading

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Q & A With Dennis Bounds, Seattle’s King 5 News Anchor

By: Rachel Ibanez Dennis Bounds has been a part of the King 5 News team in Seattle since 1991. Currently, he co-anchors the 5, 6:30, 10 and 11 newscasts. During his time at King 5, Bounds has covered a variety … Continue reading

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Rachel Bivens: Lane Events Center’s Director of Sales and Marketing

Rachel Bivens sits behind a desk covered with charts and graphs, candid photos of grinning toddlers and framed snapshots of miscellaneous events. She calmly works on her computer while simultaneously talking with a co-worker over her cubicle. Bivens beams as … Continue reading

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JWN: Where People Get Their News

When asked about their news consumption, JWN guests’ answers vary By: Rachel Ibanez EUGENE, Ore.- On Friday afternoon, guests of the Jefferson Westside Neighbors neighborhood spoke about how they consume their news. These interviews showed that in a world that … Continue reading

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Local News Broadcasting Features: Why’s This So Good?

By: Rachel Ibanez Tracy Barry, an award winning news anchor for KGW in Portland, did a feature story about ancestry.com. In this story, she sat down with a representative from ancestry.com and traced back her mother’s family history. This story was … Continue reading

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An Eclectic Bakery Exudes Character

By: Rachel Ibanez Walking into the small coffee and bakery shop, the sound of Italian style music and the hum of a refrigerator fills the room. There is a line that spans the entire length of the refrigerated display that holds a … Continue reading

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Local Broadcasters and Twitter

With Twitter as a main news source for many Americans, it has become increasingly important that news broadcasters use Twitter. Broadcasters that use Twitter to keep their viewers informed appear more reliable, up to date and modern. There are many … Continue reading

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JWN: A Thriving Community Has Complaints

By: Rachel Ibanez   EUGENE, Ore.- Jefferson Westside Neighbors, a beautiful and family friendly neighborhood in Eugene, has many schools and community venues in the area. Many people are involved with the JWN for different reasons; some come to work or to … Continue reading

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Beat: Local News Anchors

By: Rachel Ibanez Like a lot of young girls, I had the opportunity to accompany my dad to his workplace. I loved going and went often. I’d help my dad pick out his tie, hairspray his hair and make sure … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside Neighbors Offers Welcoming Community

By: Rachel Ibanez EUGENE, Ore- Upon walking and driving around the Jefferson Westside Neighbors area, it was very easy to see how much of a community the neighborhood is. In just a few blocks, I saw many churches, schools and … Continue reading

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