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Radio is still making waves in Trainsong

BY Devin Ream EUGENE, Ore. – When it comes to news sources, radio is still alive and well within the Trainsong neighborhood. Trainsong residents were asked this simple question: Where do you get your news?

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Amplitude and frequency modulation still hip in Trainsong

BY Travis Loose EUGENE, Ore. — This just in: News radio still exists — and people are still listening to it. Though technological advances have superseded the widespread usage of good ol’ AM and FM radio, some residents of Trainsong still believe … Continue reading

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Trainsong Sights, Sounds, and Smells

BY Devin Ream The rumbling of trains passing with a full load of logs brings the wind to quiet hush compared to its massive movement across the rails in Trainsong.  After the trains passing the wind is still at a … Continue reading

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Trainsong community voices concerns and compliments

  BY Devin Ream EUGENE, Ore — Trainsong is just another community in Eugene that has seen better days, but also it has seen a lot worse. The community lies on the edges of the train tracks and highway 99, … Continue reading

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The people of Trainsong sing of community and idiots

By Travis Loose EUGENE, Ore. — They’re connected, they watch each other’s backs and they’re tired of having a bad reputation. Stretching only 1.4 miles North to South and 1 mile East to West, Northwest Eugene’s Trainsong neighborhood is Eugene’s … Continue reading

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The Trainsong Reminder

BY Devin Ream EUGENE, Ore. —  When you drive down Bethel Drive and look down the side streets, it reminds me of my hometown. It has its fair share of houses that are beat up and some that are nice, … Continue reading

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Trainsong: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

BY Travis Loose EUGENE, Ore. — Northwest Eugene’s Trainsong neighborhood isn’t spoken of with much kindness. After reading about the area, and reviewing some of its residents’ comments about how the city could improve its livability, I was somewhat anxious … Continue reading

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Not Your Average Food Cart

It’s easy to forget where you are as you sit at Ubon Thai Kitchen. The soothing sounds of water fountains, wind chimes, and musical stylings that range from John Mayer to Chinese tribal music drown out the sounds of the … 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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Beautifying Trainsong

by Haley Savage Just a few short years ago, Trainsong had a reputation as a neighborhood with a lot of drugs, gang activities, and hangouts for homeless people. While some of these problems still linger, the neighborhood is now being … Continue reading

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