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Articles from April 10, 2012

A Second Top 5A Honor Is Russell's
Byline: The Register-Guard Springfield junior Mercedes Russell was named Class 5A girls basketball player of the year for the second year in a row. The 6-foot-5 Russell averaged nearly 26 points, 15 rebounds, six blocked shots, and five assists...
Briefly Region
Byline: The Register-Guard Man gets five years for using weapon The state on Monday dropped an attempted murder charge against a Boise man after he pleaded guilty to unlawful use of a weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm in connection...
Calendar
Byline: The Register-Guard Eugene TODAY Street Repair Review Panel - 3 p.m., McNutt Room, City Hall, 777 Pearl St. Potential bond measure. 541-682-8476. Community Development Block Grant Advisory Committee - 5:30 p.m., Saul Room, Atrium...
Council Debates Capstone Plan
Byline: Diane Dietz The Register-Guard The Eugene City Council wants to know how much its bargaining chip of $10 million in property tax breaks can leverage out of Capstone Collegiate Communities, a national developer hoping to build an $89 million...
Creswell Politician Puts Himself above Rules
Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By Bob Hooker I received a call from Register-Guard reporter Winston Ross on April 3. He had a question for me: What is your reaction to the recall petition that has been filed against Creswell City Councilor A.J. O'Connell?...
Crop Sales Soar to a Record in Oregon
Byline: Ilene Aleshire The Register-Guard Oregon agricultural sales hit a record $5.2 billion last year, according to Oregon State University. Sales were 19.1 per cent higher than 2010, mainly thanks to higher commodity prices, the OSU Extension...
Cunningham Leaving Early
Byline: Curtis Anderson The Register-Guard CORVALLIS - Oregon State men's basketball junior guard Jared Cunningham has decided to forgo his senior season and turn professional. The first-team all-Pac-12 selection said he would be declaring for...
Ex-UO Coach Kent near Top of Rams' List
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard Out of coaching for two seasons after his firing at Oregon, Ernie Kent could be about to end that hiatus as a finalist for the opening at Colorado State, if not the favorite to be hired for the position. Kent...
Firefighter Settles Suit for $285,000
Byline: Karen McCowan The Register-Guard A Eugene firefighter has received $285,000 to settle her lawsuit accusing city fire department officials of discriminating against her on the basis of sex and "perceived disability" when she returned to work...
For the Record
Byline: The Register-Guard Deadlines The For The Record deadline is noon the day before publication for Tuesday through Saturday newspapers, and noon Friday for Sunday or Monday newspapers. Items may be delivered to The Register-Guard newsroom...
Help Stop the Poisoning of Oregon's Paradise
Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By Amy Pincus Merwin I am a survivor of Oregon's Agent Orange war. I was never in Vietnam, but in 1980 I moved to Deadwood valley and was exposed to Agent Orange (2,4-D and 2,4,5-T) and its mutagenic byproduct, TCDD dioxin....
Herbivores Take Toll on Ecosystem
Byline: Christian Wihtol The Register-Guard Deer, elk and other big herbivores cause surprisingly extensive damage to forests and streams when their populations surge as a result of killings of their natural predators such as wolves and bears, says...
Here's to My Favorite Grandchild
Byline: Bob Welch The Register-Guard Dear Cade, Avin, Keaton and - as of 10:23 p.m. Friday - Lincoln Robert Welch: First, an apology. Had you been the grandchildren of someone else, say a financial investor, you might get stock options every...
Letters in the Editor's Mailbag
Byline: The Register-Guard Renovate the existing City Hall Edward Russo's April 6 article about Eugene City Hall was disturbing in many ways ("Emptying City Hall"). For years, we have heard city officials bemoan the condition of downtown and...
Mattress Company Opens Store in Roseburg
Byline: Ilene Aleshire The Register-Guard A seven-year-old Eugene mattress firm is expanding again, opening its first location outside Lane County. Owner Larry Garzenelli started The Mattress Company in 2005 with one store. The company now has...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Archiloose Drewelow SPRINGFIELD - Archiloose "Anne" Drewelow of Springfield died March 31 of age-related causes. She was 80. A private memorial service and inurnment is planned. She was born Sept. 10, 1931, in Niagara...
Outdoors Briefly
Byline: The Register-Guard MEETING FOR GOLD LAKE IS APRIL 25 A public meeting is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 25 in Springfield to discuss the future of Gold Lake. Hosted by the ODFW at 3150 Main St., the meeting is a way to hear about...
Proposed Fare Hikes Bring Few Comments
Byline: Colton Totland The Register-Guard A proposed increase in Lane Transit District fares that could be implemented as early as July 1 drew limited response Monday night at a public hearing. Roughly a dozen people appeared at the hearing -...
Protect Waldo's Purity
Byline: The Register-Guard The Oregon Marine Board should retain its ban on gas-powered boats and float planes on Waldo Lake when it meets tonight in Springfield. The arguments in favor of the ban are so overwhelming that it's surprising the...
School Mural Will Stay as Is
Byline: Susan Palmer The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - Springfield High School's mural - with its flags and tree and fish and bear and water and musical instruments - will remain as it was created despite calls from some community members to alter...
Short Notice Doesn't Faze Freshmen
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard Oregon's search for more pitching brought the Ducks on Monday night to trying out a couple of freshmen who hadn't previously been on the mound in their first college seasons. They did fine, the Ducks did just...
Starring Role
Byline: Adam Jude The Register-Guard Kenjon Barner has big shoes to fill as Oregon's new featured running back. The guy who wore out those shoes - and defenses - for three record-setting seasons has all the confidence that Barner can step in...
Will UO Commit Start a Haul?
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard Oregon's basketball recruiting heated up over the weekend with a commitment from a junior college player, official visits by two others and the reported unofficial visit of one of the nation's top high school...