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Articles from January 25, 2005

A Disappointing Legacy
Byline: The Register-Guard Outgoing Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell has done at least three things during his tumultuous tenure for which consumers should be deeply grateful: As an unabashed champion of deregulation...
Aiming High at UO
Byline: The Register-Guard It's the largest fund-raising effort in state history: The University of Oregon on Saturday will publicly launch a $600 million capital campaign to support academic programs, scholarships and building projects on campus....
Attack Sends Eugene Man Back to Prison
Byline: Bill Bishop The Register-Guard A Eugene man released from prison 14 months ago after serving almost six years for a nearly fatal domestic violence beating was sentenced Monday to six years for an attack on another woman. Israel Ovalle...
Brand New Floor Plan
Byline: Rob Moseley The Register-Guard As Oregon takes to the road after two home losses, that famously springy floor at Stanford no longer beckons as a welcome spot for bouncing back. Forgetting that Stanford typically fields one of the Pac-10's...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Learn to live "Life Without Anger" The River Road Park District will present a program on Feb. 8 about identifying and eliminating the root causes of anger and being able to truly enjoy life despite setbacks. Author...
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Byline: The Register-Guard ALUMNI WATCH Idaho's Quirke earns conference swimming honor Former Marist standout Adriana Quirke, a sophomore at the University of Idaho, was named the Big West Conference swimmer of the week after her performance...
Business Beat
Byline: The Register-Guard People Harry "Hank" Storr has been hired as vice president and corporate banker at the Eugene office of Sterling Savings Bank. He worked most recently in a similar capacity at Washington Mutual. Steve Erickson has...
City Council OKs 2-Cent-per-Gallon Boost in Gas Tax
Byline: Edward Russo The Register-Guard Eugene motorists will pay a little more at the gas pump starting about April, but the increase won't have anything to do with rising world oil prices. The City Council on Monday night increased the city's...
Cobras Counting Senior Moments
Byline: Steve Mims The Register-Guard HALSEY - Josh Grotting has gotten used to having seniors Jill Thornton, Seneca Walton, Ashley Vanleeuwen and Laura Gilbert around. "I've never been so attached to a group," Grotting said. "It's amazing. They're...
Desert Duel a Slam Dunk Television Selection
Byline: PAC-10 NOTEBOOK By Bob Clark The Register-Guard For all the times the television types are criticized for their choices of Pac-10 games, let it be said here that they got it right this time: Washington at Arizona will be shown by FSN on...
Ducks, UH Make Thursday Night Date
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard Oregon has finalized its 2005 football schedule with the opening game set for Sept. 1 at Houston and the home opener Sept. 10 at Autzen Stadium against Montana. Both of those opponents are replacements for...
Hull Could Remain If Job Search Bogs Down
Byline: Anne Williams The Register-Guard If Bethel School District Superintendent Steve Hull can't land a job and doesn't want to leave come July 1, it appears that the school board will have no choice but to let him stay. "We are bound to uphold...
Measure 37 Not the Answer to Land Use Issues
Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By Bob Stacey For The Register-Guard Oregonians often cannot imagine living anywhere else. Things are truly different here: We pioneer new ideas, have a deep sense of stewardship and actively plan for growth in our communities....
Nordic Newcomers
Byline: Curtis Anderson The Register-Guard Talk about humble beginnings. Hellder Lima had never even seen snow, let alone stood on a pair of skis, prior to his first race as the charter member of the Eugene-Springfield high school Nordic ski...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Leslie Maugh The funeral will be held Jan. 26 for Leslie Arba Maugh of Eugene, who died Jan. 23 of pneumonia. He was 95. Maugh was born Aug. 7, 1909, in Frazee, Minn., to Seth and Lilly Bailey Maugh. He married Gertrude...
OSAA Hears Football Feedback
Byline: Steve Mims The Register-Guard WILSONVILLE - The Oregon School Activities Association's Classification and Districting Committee is getting some feedback on the idea of a possible fifth classification for prep football. The committee unveiled...
Quarry Seeks OK to Supply Two Lowell Projects
Byline: DEVELOPMENT REPORT By Joe Harwood The Register-Guard LOWELL - The owner of an idled rock quarry near Fall Creek Lake is seeking permission to set up a temporary crushing operation to supply gravel for two Lowell area public works projects...
Sheldon Repels North
Byline: Adam Jude The Register-Guard The closer North Eugene got, the calmer Luke Roth became. GIRLS BASKETBALL With his Sheldon girls basketball team clinging to a one-point lead late in the third quarter, Roth barely moved from his seat...
State Budget Would Require School Cuts
Byline: David Steves The Register-Guard SALEM - Gov. Ted Kulongoski acknowledged Monday that his school funding proposal is insufficient to avoid cuts in teacher staffing and the school calendar. He said his $5 billion education budget for the...
Two Springfield Women Jailed as Assault Suspects
Byline: Rebecca Nolan The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - Two women suspected of forcing their way into an 82-year-old woman's house last week, beating her with a wrench and robbing her, are in jail. Juliette Marie McShane, 22, of Springfield was...
UO Fund Drive Sets Its Goal Sky-High
Byline: Greg Bolt The Register-Guard The University of Oregon has lifted the curtain on a record-setting campaign that aims to raise more money than any fund-raising drive in state history, a $600 million effort that has been going on behind the...
You Say You like This Warm, Rainless Winter Weather? You Traitor!
Byline: Bob Welch / The Register-Guard I just returned from a January walk in spring-training weather. Sunny. Mild. Chirping birds. "Nice out, isn't it?" a colleague chirps upon my return. "Pathetic," I mumble. I am Scrooge-esque about...