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Whiteaker: More Than Just a Neighborhood

By: Michaela Gilmer EUGENE, Ore.- While walking through the Whiteaker neighborhood, it is evident that it is not just a regular neighborhood, but rather of a flourishing community. “People are always walking around and our neighbors actually talk to each … Continue reading

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Art Makes Whiteaker One of a Kind

By Matt Scotton EUGENE, Ore. — Take a walk through the Whiteaker neighborhood and one thing becomes apparent, art reigns supreme. The residents of Whiteaker believe that there is truly no other neighborhood like it. Stroll past Red Barn Natural … Continue reading

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Whiteaker Neighborhood

By: Arturo “Tito” Onesto EUGENE, OR – Walking around the Whiteaker neighborhood you see a bunch of interesting thinks this neighborhood is full of unique places and people. Our first stop was the brand new WJ Skatepark which is the … Continue reading

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Bike Riders J361 Dani Dyer and Branden Andersen’s Group

Walking, driving, or riding around Eugene, it is hard not to notice all of the bike riders who are making their way to various spots around town. Riding bikes and choosing more economically feasible ways to get around than driving … Continue reading

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Cutbacks of Fire Station 2 Could Hurt Business in The Whiteaker Neighborhood

Cutbacks of Fire Station 2 Could Hurt Business in The Whiteaker Neighborhood By Ryan Broadhead Within the last few months the Whiteaker neighborhood in Eugene, Ore. has seen an increase in business expansion. The New Day Bakery has expanded in … Continue reading

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A History of Fire Station 2

A History of Fire Station 2 By Ryan Broadhead Fire Station 2 located at 1725 West 2nd Avenue in Eugene, Ore. is one of the most important fire stations in the city. Responding to calls from the Whiteaker neighborhood, River … Continue reading

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Fire Station 2 Safe for 2012; Future Unclear

Fire Station 2 Safe for 2012; Future Unclear By Ryan Broadhead Imagine this scenario; you are shopping at a local grocery store like the Red Barn Natural Grocery in the Whiteaker neighborhood in Eugene, Ore. While shopping for groceries you … Continue reading

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When Skin Meets Ink

Local tattoo artist talks about his punk rocker past, supporting his family, and the talent it takes to produce a decent tattoo. By Cari Johnson Bright pigments. Intricate details. Tools as sharp as pins. Oh, and human skin. Shawn “Felix … Continue reading

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No Price Tag

Ryan Broadhead J361 Reporting Hollywood Treasures Hanging from the wall at Hollywood Treasures is an ornate turquoise laced cow skull. For owners Michael and Lucy Rudy, it’s what hovers over the cow skull that is priceless. “We’ve had 20 people … Continue reading

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Nomads and Needles: Whiteaker Residents Speak Up

Locals reflect on improvements of the Whiteaker, as well as problems the neighborhood still faces.  By Cari Johnson Kevin Maclean has lived in the Whiteaker neighborhood since 1983. “Back in the early 1990’s there was an open Heroin Market right … Continue reading

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