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Articles from September 9, 2003

2003 Midwestern League Volleyball Preview
Byline: The Register-Guard 1, Sheldon Coach: Cathy Nelson (fourth season). Last year's record: First place in Midwestern League at 15-1. Beat Central Catholic, lost to Aloha and West Linn in pool play at state tournament. Top returners:...
A League Wealthy in NET WORTH
Byline: Paula Lincoln The Register-Guard SHELDON'S Cathy Nelson and Thurston's Didier Hemelsoet have the college and club coaching experience. Marshfield's Ken Tedder is the dean of Midwestern League volleyball coaches. So it's not surprising...
Anti-Tax Groups in Race for Signatures
Byline: David Steves The Register-Guard SALEM - Anti-tax activists took to the streets Monday with a petition drive to overturn the Legislature's $1.1 billion, three-year tax increase. The state Elections Division issued its go-ahead to circulate...
Being Strong at Quarterback Has Been Right Call for Ducks
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard How simple can it be? The difference between Oregon and Arizona as football programs is quarterback. It's a major factor in why the Ducks have won or shared three Pac-10 titles in the past 10 years, and why...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Green, Siporin to talk about naming of MLK Boulevard The City Club of Eugene will hold a roundtable discussion at 5:05 p.m. today at Cafe Paradiso, 115 W. Broadway. Lane County Commissioner Bobby Green and Alan Siporin,...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Shooting victim's condition improves A University of Oregon student wounded in a weekend shooting that left two men dead improved to good condition Monday. Kimberly Ann Nixon, 25, of Eugene was being treated at...
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Byline: The Register-Guard No. 1 Scappoose risks win streak against No. 2 Marist Top-ranked Scappoose brings the state's longest winning streak to No. 2 Marist on Friday for a prep football showdown at 7 p.m. The three-time defending OSAA...
Business Beat
Byline: The Register-Guard People Patrice Dotson has joined Tamarack Wellness Center in Eugene as marketing director. She will work with the community and the media to promote the facility. Elaine Phillips has joined Stand for Children in...
Calendar
Byline: The Register-Guard Eugene TODAY Emerald People's Utility District Board - 5:30 p.m., EPUD, 33733 Seavey Loop Road. Additional funding for 2003 budget. 746-1583. WEDNESDAY Airport Advisory Committee - 7 a.m., Airport Administration...
Camp Sherman Area Residents Allowed to Return to Homes
Byline: From Register-Guard and news service reports CAMP SHERMAN - About 300 residents who were evacuated from this small resort community because of the B and B Complex wildfire were allowed to return Monday, three days after they were ordered...
Care Facility Plans $10 Million Upgrade, Expansion
Byline: DEVELOPMENT REPORT By Joe Harwood The Register-Guard Cascade Manor, the grand dame of Eugene retirement facilities, will start a $10 million renovation and expansion in November. The two-year project includes building 50 new apartments...
Changing Course on Iraq
Byline: The Register-Guard President Bush told the American people Sunday night what they've known for months: that waging the war and winning the peace in Iraq will cost more in dollars and human lives - and take longer - than expected. The...
City to Let PeaceHealth Begin Hospital Site Work
Byline: Tim Christie The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - The City Council cleared the way Monday for PeaceHealth to begin moving dirt at the site of its planned hospital even though final approval of the project is months away. PeaceHealth officials...
Criminal Defense Budget Cuts Raise Legal Concerns
Byline: Bill Bishop The Register-Guard PORTLAND - If the state budget were to collapse again, is that grounds for a federal lawsuit? A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals made it clear Monday that the answer to that question...
DeFazio Seeks Parity in Spending Priorities
Byline: Jeff Wright The Register-Guard If the federal government can invest billions of dollars to repair bridges, rebuild dams and dredge ports in Iraq, it can spend a like amount on bridges, dams and ports in this country, Oregon Congressman Peter...
District Tones Down Gun Policy
Byline: Anne Williams The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - Springfield school officials know they can't legally stop concealed weapons permit holders from bringing guns on school property, but they'd certainly rather that they not. To that end, the...
Does Qurai Have a Chance?
Byline: The Register-Guard The international road map for Middle East peace bears less and less resemblance to the actual landscape of the region. It's doubtful that the goal of a Palestinian state coexisting in peace alongside Israel can be achieved...
Eugene Urged to Work toward Attracting Hospital
Byline: Joe Mosley The Register-Guard This much was clear Monday night: The entire Eugene City Council and each of about a dozen people who spoke at a public hearing on hospital siting ground rules want to see a full-service medical center in Eugene's...
Flag Issues Continuing under Riley
Byline: Bob Rodman The Register-Guard CORVALLIS - In two games, Oregon State has been flagged 23 times. The cost to the Beavers has been 240 yards and one of those games. "What we have to do is not have that stuff anymore," OSU football coach...
For the Record
Byline: The Register-Guard Births SACRED HEART MEDICAL CENTER EUGENE Sept. 1, 2003 Cole - Deborah Cole, of Eugene, a daughter. Sept. 2, 2003 Fairbanks-Kearns - Brandy Fairbanks and Dereck Kearns, of Springfield, a son. Jackson-Pitt...
It Doesn't Get Any Better
Byline: Diane Dietz The Register-Guard Marist High School senior David Visser strives to be perfect, but doesn't necessarily like all the attention he gets when he hits the mark. When news came recently that he aced the ACT college entrance exam...
Lee Helps UW's Hot Start
Byline: The Register-Guard Former Churchill standout Candace Lee, playing libero for the University of Washington volleyball team, was named to the all-tournament team this past weekend at the IPFW Volleyball Invitational in Fort Wayne, Ind. ...
Lobbying Effort Makes Difference in Drunken-Driving Laws
Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By Bruce Pratt and Anne Pratt For The Register-Guard Oregonians can breathe a collective sigh of relief as the Legislature finally goes home, having accomplished much and failing to do a lot as well. We now have had time...
Local Sept. 11 Remembrances Set
Byline: Jeff Wright The Register-Guard An interfaith service, an American Legion program, a drop-in "Day of Remembrance" and a peace gathering are all planned Thursday in Eugene on the second anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks....
Locals Grind It out during Tough Times
Byline: Ron Bellamy The Register-Guard JUNCTION CITY - In promoting the Oregon Classic, organizers lean heavily on three golfers who have made local headlines since their high school days. For publicity purposes, Casey Martin, Eric Johnson and...
Measure 29's Loopholes a Debt Trap
Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By Richard Burke For The Register-Guard Someone once said, "Never underestimate the Legislature's ability to screw up a good idea." Nowhere is this statement better illustrated than in Ballot Measure 29. Measure 29 is...
Millers Take Care of McKay
Byline: The Register-Guard Kevin Wright scored twice and Springfield scored three goals in the first five minutes of the second half on the way to a 7-2 nonleague boys soccer victory over visiting McKay on Monday. The Millers led 2-1 at halftime...
New Generation Takes over as Bulldogs Rebuild
Byline: Chris Hansen The Register-Guard CRESWELL - When Sara Davis returned home to Creswell from college earlier this year, she was in search of both a career and a job. Well she found work all right, but whether it becomes a permanent vocation...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Bennie Hite COTTAGE GROVE- A memorial service will be held Sept. 10 for Bennie Dave Hite of Cottage Grove, who died Sept. 6 of cancer. He was 71. Hite was born May 26, 1932, in Cottage Grove to Dave and Agnes Hite....
Pepsi Uncapping Expansion
Byline: Edward Russo The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - Needing more space to expand in, the local Pepsi-Cola bottling and distribution franchise is seeking to buy the former headquarters and warehouse center of bankrupt Troutman's Emporium in Eugene....
Questions, Answers to Ponder
Byline: Bob Welch / The Register-Guard With school back in session, here's the year's first Q&A quiz. (Relax, we're giving you the answers, too.) Q. I heard that the University of Oregon marching band will unveil uniforms at the Sept. 20...
Rents Rise One-Third since 1999
Byline: From Register-Guard and news service reports WASHINGTON - The cost of rent and utilities for a typical two-bedroom apartment has increased more than a third since 1999, making such housing unaffordable for anyone earning minimum wage, according...
Scheduling Woes Put Some Teams on Rough Road
Byline: PAC-10 NOTES By Bob Clark The Register-Guard Not that Oregon and Oregon State have exactly mastered the task of football scheduling, but what are some of these other Pac-10 schools thinking? Washington State comes off what had to be a...