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Articles from November 24, 2003

Backpack
Byline: The Register-Guard "Pee Wee's Big Adventure" - Cozmic Family Theater Film Club, 5:30 p.m. today, Cozmic Pizza, 199 W. Eighth Ave. Free. (302-6013, 338-9333) "Pierre Cruzette: A Musical Journey Along the Lewis and Clark Trail" - Daniel...
Bad Medicine
Byline: The Register-Guard Legislation to add a prescription drug benefit to Medicare won't do what its supporters hope it will, whether those hopes hinge on public policy or politics. It won't solve the drug affordability crisis confronting many...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Festival of Trees event highlights giving "Let Giving Guide Your Way" is the theme of this year's Festival of Trees, set for Wednesday through Sunday at the Valley River Inn. More than 50 trees will be on display...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Man killed, wife hurt in car-truck collision JUNCTION CITY - An 84-year-old Eugene man was killed and his 83-year-old wife was critically injured in a two-car accident south of here Sunday. William and Mildred...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Springfield schools seek budget builders The Springfield School Board is seeking candidates to fill two positions on the district's Budget Committee. The three-year terms begin Jan. 1. Candidates must be registered...
Calendar
Byline: The Register-Guard Coburg TUESDAY Fire Board - 7 p.m., Fire Station, 91232 N. Coburg Road. 686-7631. Creswell TODAY City Council - 7 p.m., Community Center, 99 S. First St. Approve additional work for Oregon Avenue streetscape...
Community Sports
Byline: The Register-Guard COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT Mackenzie Montagna, 9, a third-grader at Prairie Mountain Elementary School, won her age division in USA Roller Skating's Fall Northwest Classic Invitational competition recently at Portland's Oaks...
Ducks Looking Directly at the Sun Bowl
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard The players get a break from practices. The coaches will spend most of their time on future players. The primary task at hand for this Oregon football team thus falls to Bill Moos, the director of athletics,...
Eugene Protester Arrested in Georgia
Byline: From Register-Guard and news service reports COLUMBUS, Ga. - About 10,000 demonstrators chanted and waved signs Sunday outside the Army's Fort Benning in their annual protest against a military school for Latin American soldiers on the base....
For the Record
Byline: The Register-Guard Deaths Curry - Arthur Wayne Curry, 77, of Veneta died Nov. 20. A remembrance gathering for family and friends will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Curry home. Lane Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Eugene,...
Help Is Needed to Keep Kids off the Streets
Byline: Peter Sorenson and Kitty Piercy For The Register-Guard You can tell a lot about a society and where it is headed by the way it treats its children. Here in Lane County approximately 3,100 youth were identified last year as homeless, runaways...
Lane Season, Program End with No. 3 Finish
Byline: The Register-Guard AUBURN, Wash. - Lane Community College wrapped up its final season with the best finish in school history, winning twice Sunday to take third place at the NWAACC volleyball championships. The Titans, whose program will...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard John Janzen A celebration of life will be held today, Nov. 24, for John F. Janzen of Keizer, formerly of Eugene, who died Nov. 19 of injuries suffered in a car accident. He was 54. He was born May 26, 1949, in Corvallis...
Oregon's New Lineup Looking for Same Old Result at NCAA Meet
Byline: Chris Hansen The Register-Guard Lofty expectations eventually gave way to disappointment for the Oregon men's cross country team this fall, as it became clear early in the season the Ducks would struggle to replace their top runner and live...
Pop-Top Bounty Pulls in Nest Egg
Byline: Scott Maben The Register-Guard It takes 898 pop can tabs to equal a pound of aluminum. Sell it to a steel mill and you've made 40 cents. That's big work for small change. But a lot of people are in the habit of snapping the tabs off their...
Saginaw Families Pack Up, Leave Park
Byline: Jim Feehan The Register-Guard SAGINAW - About 30 residents of the dilapidated Saginaw Mobile Home Park don't know where they're sleeping tonight. The tenants faced a Sunday deadline to find somewhere else to live before Lane County officials...
Science Gains Traction in the Classroom
Byline: Greg Bolt The Register-Guard Mark Casto was busy trying to overcome friction by applying a little kinetic energy to his test car when he was asked what he liked about his science class. "This class is fun because we really get to build...
Snowy Plover Recovery Debated
Byline: Winston Ross The Register-Guard FLORENCE - Thanks in part to the systematic poisoning of up to 200 crows, ravens and red foxes, it was a good year for the Western snowy plover on the Oregon Coast. In fact, it was the best year since wildlife...
Student Tunes into Music, History
Byline: FACES AND PLACES by The Register-Guard Name: Miles Schneider Age: 13 School: Eugene's Spencer Butte Middle School, where he's in the Family School program. Hometown: He was born and raised in Eugene. Family: Father, Tod Schneider,...
Tax Foes, Advocates Ready Their Messages
Byline: David Steves The Register-Guard SALEM - Although Oregon's tax referendum isn't yet on the ballot, both sides are looking beyond Tuesday's signature turn-in deadline to sharpen strategies for a probable ballot measure campaign. Opponents...
Tree Farmers Seeing More Green This Year
Byline: Joe Harwood The Register-Guard PLEASANT HILL - Lynn Schutte likens Christmas tree farming to picking small-cap stocks with big growth potential. "It is a lot like playing the stock market," she said. "You're planting now what you hope...