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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 10:02:52 GMT

PROKOP, Eugene (Gene) (1951-2016)  -  Estevan Mercury
Eugene (Gene) Lawrence Prokop was born on March 25th, 1951 in Canora, SK to Wasyl (Bill) and Annie Prokop. He was the youngest of nine children. He attended school in Buchanan and then Yorkton, graduating from St. Joseph's College there. As a youth ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:51:37 GMT
Broadcom abandons plan to revive former Hynix plant  -  evertiq.com
"The Eugene site is an attractive option for expansion," Avago vice president Stan Strathman said in a written statement to Oregonlive. "The Hynix facility is well suited to our manufacturing needs, while the Eugene location provides access to a strong ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:36:02 GMT
Economic disappointment  -  The Register-Guard
It was disappointing to hear that Broadcom Ltd. has dropped its plans to convert the former — and long-vacant — Hynix plant to a factory making silicon chips for cell phones and instead sell the west Eugene property. The promise of more than 200 good ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:36:02 GMT
An asset worth preserving  -  The Register-Guard
That's one reason a new relicensing agreement for the Eugene Water & Electric Board's Carmen-Smith hydroelectric complex on the upper McKenzie River is welcome. The revised agreement will allow the utility to extend Carmen-Smith's license for 40 years ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:36:02 GMT
EPA should address burning biomass questions  -  The Register-Guard
22, the Eugene City Council voted 6-0 in support of the Standing Rock Sioux and their fight against the pipeline. On Oct. 19, the Eugene Sustainability Commission voted, also without opposition, to commend the City Council and sustain the importance of ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:06:18 GMT
Axemen sharpen up for state tournament  -  The Register-Guard
For the first time in 18 years, South Eugene is heading north for the final weekend of the volleyball season. After winning their first two playoff matches, the Axemen are back in the state tournament, one of eight teams vying for the OSAA Class 6A ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:05:26 GMT

How House Republicans Derailed A Scientist Whose Research Could Save Lives  -  Huffington Post
Eugene Gu, a surgical resident at Vanderbilt University, is being investigated by Congress over his use of fetal tissue for research. He has temporarily suspended his research after the “harrowing” ordeal, and is looking to transfer to a medical school ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:52:50 GMT
Eugene police cite alleged member of abusive crowd in Park Blocks  -  The Register-Guard
One more person has been cited for his alleged involvement in the downtown Park Blocks scuffle between Eugene police officers and an angry crowd of 25 to 50 people. Jeremy Edward Lowery, 29, was recognized Tuesday by a Eugene police officer on ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:10:53 GMT

A wine trail in the southern Willamette Valley  -  Bend Bulletin
On a recent three-day visit, accompanied by a “Pinot Bingo” game card from the Eugene, Cascades & Coast visitor center, I visited 12 of them — thanks also to the guidance of a designated driver, my friend Stephen Hoshaw, who makes his home in Eugene.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:07:17 GMT
For the Record  -  The Register-Guard
Bench — Francis “LeRoy” Bench, 91, of Eugene died Oct. 30. Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Burke — Henreitta “Chris” Burke, 84, of Florence died Nov. 1. Arrangements by Burns's Riverside Chapel Florence Funeral ...