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JWN: News Survey

By: Bryan Cargill EUGENE, Ore. – Residents of Jefferson Westside Neighbors get their news from a variety of sources. The sunny suburbs of JWN bustled with life as the beautiful Friday afternoon was host to a myriad of outdoor activities … Continue reading

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Hightened Security at Eugene Marathon

By Corinne Mooney EUGENE, Ore.—Security for the Eugene Marathon this weekend is a high priority with the impacts of the Boston Marathon bombing still resonating. With more than 8,500 participants expected to attend, the safety of the runners and bystanders … Continue reading

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Holt Elementary Recycling Queen

Doris Chastain: Holt Elementary Recycling Queen The sound of elementary-school-aged children playing basketball, hopscotch and hula hooping fills the air outside of Bertha Holt Elementary School in Eugene, Oregon. The hallways of the school are covered in various art projects … Continue reading

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Q&A with Michael Schwirtz of The New York Times

by Ben Stone I recently conducted an interview over e-mail with Michael Schwirtz of The New York Times. According to his biography on the Times’ website, after Schwirtz studied Russian in college and interned at the US Embassy in Saint-Petersburg … Continue reading

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  We all have to eat sometime, right? In case you were wondering, we’ll be eating for the rest of our existence. Fortunately for me, I live for food. Or is it because of food, therefore I live? It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Hi, I’m kathy and I’m a super J major with a love for food. Needless to say I hope to work for some type of food blog, food show and/or preferably a food magazine. It would be a dream job … Continue reading

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Churchill firefighter glad to help

As little kids jump with joy and homeless people display peace signs toward the fire truck driving away from a minor accident in the Wal-Mart parking lot resulting in no injuries, all Firefighter Jason Lockett can say is that he … Continue reading

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Community Disconnect in Churchill

Firefighters and business owners express their concerns By Chloe Longfellow It seems as though people are becoming less and less personal within their communities due to other ways to solve problems. In the Churchill neighborhood some of the problems stem … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Eugene Downtown Association

The Downtown Association of Eugene is located South of the eccentric Whiteaker Neighborhood. West and south of Downtown is the Jefferson Westside Neighborhoods and the West University Neighborhood is located to the south and east. At the heart of Downtown, … Continue reading

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