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Looking Up: Hope in the Whiteaker

Whiteaker residents’ thoughts on the economy By MCKENNA JOHNSON EUGENE—Red and yellow striped sweatpants, a metal claw in the place of a hand, a family of four and a man in a wheelchair characterize a normal Whiteaker neighborhood meeting. To … Continue reading

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Sense of community stays strong during tough economic times

Despite economic hardships, residents of the Whiteaker neighborhood keep their spirits up through unity, art, and “eco-karma.” By Maddie Benfield Residents of Eugene, Ore.’s Whiteaker neighborhood may not be the most affluent. In fact, being on the outskirts of the … Continue reading

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Whiteaker residents get through the economic downturn with art.

Kari Johnson moved to the Whiteaker 20 years ago. A painter, she had no idea about its art scene, landmarks or economy when she arrived, but it didn’t take her long to fall for the neighborhood’s eclectic charm. Even in … Continue reading

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