Tag Archives: Recession

Three good bike stories…

Bicycles have become a huge subculture in the United States. More and more people are adopting bike riding into their routines, and some are even using bikes as their main source of transportation. Here are three interesting bicycle stories from … Continue reading

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Eugene’s Whiteaker Neighborhood Thrives in Unstable Economy

Local residents say the neighborhood has greatly improved in the past two years By Reed Jackson Despite an ailing economy, Eugene’s Whiteaker neighborhood is stronger than ever thanks to the positive influence of growing businesses in the area. With the … Continue reading

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Enterprise Story: Friendly Neighborhood Pet Owners Lacking in Funds, Not Love!

By Chelsea Bishop Dante has a soft, short honey-colored coat and trusting amber eyes. He is sweet natured, loving and well behaved – the definition of a good dog. Unfortunately, Dante can be pretty expensive, and the costs have been … Continue reading

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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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A Positive Outlook in Amazon

Residents and businesses are feeling the pressure but see better times ahead. By: Joseph Geglia Despite the recent economic downturn the Amazon neighborhood remains cautiously optimistic about the future. As our country is still in the grips of this latest … Continue reading

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Downed Economy Receives Fresh Outlook

Friendly neighbors and businesses try to remain positive through recession By: Susie Bartel The current state of the economy has been difficult to manage for many businesses and individuals, but there is a slight sense of optimism among a Eugene … Continue reading

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Downtown Businesses Find New Ways to Cope with Current Spending Habits

With the economic crisis still lurking in the shadows, downtown Eugene’s locally owned businesses are finding new ways to cope with changing consumer spending habits. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Lane County unemployment rate was at … Continue reading

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