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Articles from April 13, 2003

A Swing through Eugene
Byline: Fred Crafts The Register-Guard Think of the swing era, and you might think of Ella Fitzgerald. Think of Ella, and you might think of Clarolyn Maier, lead singer in the national touring company production of ``Swing!'' Maier has named her...
Backups Take over OSU Scrimmage
Byline: The Register-Guard CORVALLIS - Oregon State's three backup quarterbacks all looked sharp Saturday, especially freshman Danny Southwick, as the Beavers completed their seventh practice at Reser Stadium with a short 28-play scrimmage. Head...
Bellotti Disappointed with Oregon's `Sluggish' Performance in Scrimmage
Byline: Rob Moseley The Register-Guard The reverse was a popular call by the UO offense, and successful, too, unless the ball was being fumbled out of bounds. Kellen Clemens hooked up with Kellen Taylor for a nice lob down the left sideline for...
Book Notes
Byline: The Register-Guard Readings & Signings MONDAY Dolly Mae - Reads from, discusses and signs copies of "Choosing Joy in the Midst of Crisis," 7 p.m., Borders, 5 Oakway Center. Free. (345-6072) TUESDAY Windfall Reading Series...
Briefly
Byline: The Register-Guard Deadline approaches for human services panel The budget planning committee of the Human Services Commission has six vacancies, and those interested in participating must turn in their completed applications by 5...
Bullied Child Becomes Honored Man
Byline: Bob Welch / The Register-Guard He has blocked out the memories of humiliation, but mothers don't forget. Even 10 years later. "He got beat up nearly daily," says Carol Still, whose son, David Olson, was 12 at the time. "He'd cry every...
Business Datebook
Byline: The Register-Guard Calendar TUESDAY Lane County Human Resource Association - Breakfast meeting. Speaker: Eric Mead, Center for Management and Organization Effectiveness. Time: 7:30 a.m. Place: Downtown Athletic Club, 999 Willamette...
Chads Will Hang on in Lane for a While
Byline: Randi Bjornstad The Register-Guard Voting by punchcard soon will be a thing of the past in Lane County, but the big question remains: How soon? Despite a federal law passed last year with the aim of removing the irregularities that marred...
Choose Safety on Helmets
Byline: The Register-Guard Oregon's helmet laws may emerge from the 2003 legislative session either severely weakened or significantly strengthened. If lawmakers do anything in this area, they should choose the latter course and beef up the state's...
City Offers Online Tours of Buildings
Byline: City Beat By Joe Mosley The Register-Guard Relax. If your burning question has been how to cop a peek at Eugene's fire drill tower without actually visiting the site off the Chambers Connector in west Eugene, the city has taken care of you....
Courtesy at the Counter
Byline: Edward Russo The Register-Guard They work for modest pay - often not much above minimum wage. They're on their feet eight hours a day, indoors under neon lights. They deal with customers who can quickly turn surly or rude. Yet Lane County's...
Ducks Upset No. 2 UCLA in Thrilling Fashion
Byline: Jeff Smith The Register-Guard For a brief moment, before the jovial celebration began, a collective sense of relief overtook the Oregon softball team. The ending to Oregon's 5-4 upset win over No. 2 UCLA on Saturday happened so suddenly...
Eugene Open to New Approach
Byline: The Register-Guard Rabbi Asi Spiegel says he first heard of Eugene when he attended a Rainbow Family gathering of vagabond travelers in Central Oregon's Ochoco National Forest in the mid-1990s. "A lot of people said `Eugene' when you...
Fund Tobacco Prevention
Byline: The Register-Guard All 90 legislators and the governor hold their offices because the voters elected them, which ought to give lawmakers a measure of respect for the voters' judgment. Such respect is not reflected in the manner in which...
Future of UO Track Could Be Historic
Byline: Ron Bellamy / The Register-Guard For a touching moment Saturday afternoon, future and past met in the clerk's circle at Hayward Field. Young Ryan Flaherty, the true freshman 800-meter runner from Bend, had just survived some on-the-job...
Hot Start in Field Events Helps Ducks
Byline: Chris Hansen The Register-Guard In the opening hour of the Pepsi Team Invitational, Oregon women's track and field coach Tom Heinonen stood atop the last row of wooden bleachers in the southwest corner of Hayward Field and had the perfect...
Jewish History Seasons Annual Meal
Byline: Jeff Wright The Register-Guard When it comes to preparing a Passover seder meal, Rabbi Asi Spiegel is adept with most any kitchen tool at hand: stirring spoon, whisk, spatula, blowtorch. The latter utensil may not be found in most kitchens,...
Kent Takes Winning Leap into Track Career
Byline: Bob Rodman The Register-Guard Jordan Kent made his Duck debut on Saturday, jumping and running into the hearts of those who tie their track and field can to Oregon. Less than a year since he was completing his well-documented and highly...
Music Today Festival Continues with Guitars, Pianos, a Tribute
Byline: The Register-Guard The Music Today Festival, a celebration of contemporary music, concludes its week-long run with one concert each night through Thursday at the University of Oregon School of Music, 961 E. 18th Ave. Except as noted for...
Oakridge Boys Take Second at Track Meet
Byline: The Register-Guard Oakridge took second place to Illinois Valley in the 23-team Glide Invitational boys track and field meet on Saturday with 91 points. Following the Cougars (104) and Oakridge were North Valley (65), South Umpqua (58) and...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Arnold P. Berggren Arnold P. Berggren of Creswell died April 10 of a stroke. He was 72. Berggren was born Sept. 24, 1930, in Bock, Minn., to Fred and Ellen Elving Berggren. He married Marjorie Kubat in St. Paul,...
Pepsi Team Invitational Scoreboard
Byline: The Register-Guard MEN Team Scores 1, Oregon, 211. 2, Minnesota, 171. 3, Washington, 113. 4, Colorado, 108. 100 (w: 0.3) 1, Samie Parker, Oregon, 10.65. 2, Ben Taylor, Minnesota, 10.89. 3, Jason Willis, Oregon, 10.95. 4, Samuel...
Performance Notes
Byline: The Register-Guard Families can get up close with youth orchestras The difference in size between a piccolo and a bass viol will be readily apparent to audience members who go on a "symphonic safari" during Arts Umbrella's annual "Community...
Poetry Is Not Dead
Byline: Bob Keefer The Register-Guard Poetry is coming back. Yes, yes, I know, for some of you out there it never went anywhere. But for the rest of us, poetry hasn't made any sense since the days of high school, e.e. cummings and Robert Frost....
Protections of Labor Law Apply to All
Byline: ON THE JOB by Dan Grinfas For The Register-Guard Q: Is it legal to restrict employees from talking about their wages? Could we implement a policy that makes salary levels confidential and tell employees they'll be subject to discipline for...
Rally Promotes Dissent as 'Essential'
Byline: Jim Feehan The Register-Guard They billed the event as an anti-war rally with a different kind of bent. Speakers and others at Saturday's Peace is Patriotic gathering at the Federal Courthouse Plaza stressed that it's in the spirit of...
'Skookum' Writer at Work on Another Long Book
Byline: Oregon authors by The Register-Guard Name: Shannon Applegate, Yoncalla. She wrote: `Skookum' (William Morrow, 1988), a 1989 Oregon Book award finalist. Question: How long did it take for you to write "Skookum?" Is it still in print?...
Sobering Move in Store for Sweetened Spirits
Byline: David Steves The Register-Guard SALEM - Sexy TV ads and glossy magazine images may try to convince America that "malternative" drinks are the beverage of choice among the young and hip. But soon, hipsters and other Oregonians could have...
This Week at the Uo
Byline: The Register-Guard TODAY HOPES conference speaker - 2 p.m. Mark Lakeman, founder of the Portland-based City Repair Project, discusses "City Repair" as part of the ninth annual HOPES conference. Lawrence Hall. Free. 346-3696. International...
Trucking Industry Owes for Bridges
Byline: George Hermach For The Register-Guard Recent editorials and articles in The Register-Guard concerning Oregon's serious bridge failures have been commendable. But they have not raised two central questions: Who caused the problem, and who...
UO Golfers Finish Strong in Tempe
Byline: The Register-Guard TEMPE, Ariz. - The Oregon men's golf team shot a team-best 274 in Saturday's third round to finish 16th in the 19-team field at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational at the par-72, 7,037-yard Karsten Golf Course. The Ducks,...
UO to Stage Reading of New Play by a Top Writer
Byline: Fred Crafts The Register-Guard A reading of a new play by a leading American playwright, a revue that reviews life lessons and a corn-pone comedy will open on local stages this week. Robinson Theatre The struggles of an Afghan-American...
Walton's Visit Scores with Patients
Byline: Mark Baker The Register-Guard The Big Redhead was back - his well-groomed hair now more a grayish-white with a touch of red - in the land of Deadheads and Ducks, and that made several children at Sacred Heart Medical Center smile Saturday,...
Was It Wise to Attract Sony? of Course
Byline: Jack Roberts For The Register-Guard Would we have been better off had Sony never come to Springfield? Sounds like a silly question. After eight years of family wage jobs with good benefits for hundreds of Lane County residents (and more...