Tag Archives: Kitty Piercy

The Bike Vote: How urban cyclists are grabbing the attention of government from the grassroots up

Lee Shoemaker rides his government-owned commuter bike out toward the South Bank Trail in Eugene, Ore. A couple of days ago, he got an email from iBikeEugene — an iPhone application that his department created for riders to report problems … Continue reading

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Where more than whistles fill the air

It’s 7 a.m. Wake up. Walk out. What’s that? You cover your face just to breathe something other than the diesel fumes that assault your nostrils like a cloud of rioting air molecules. Such are the disadvantages to living in … Continue reading

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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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It’s the Bottom of the Ninth for Civic Stadium

There are many sights along Eugene’s Adidas Amazon Trail: Amazon Creek wanders parallel to it; it harbors South Eugene High School’s football and softball fields; the dense Ash Forest springs up along Amazon Parkway and expands several blocks southward from … Continue reading

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A Scene Within a Scene

How the members of the Whiteaker neighborhood art scene have helped create one of the biggest and most diverse music scenes on the West Coast by Reed Jackson On a damp spring night in the Whiteaker neighborhood of Eugene, Oregon, … Continue reading

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Homes for the Homeless

Public drunkenness and other crimes downtown have risen 25 percent since 2008, according to the City of Eugene Crime Statistics. Mayor Kitty Piercy and the City Council need to take action in order to restore the neighborhood’s image and revitalize its … Continue reading

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