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Articles from October 5, 2011

A Blessed Man
Byline: Adam Jude The Register-Guard Others might have felt threatened by The Next Great Thing taking away the spotlight. Kenjon Barner? He welcomed the emergence of true freshman De'Anthony Thomas into Oregon's growing offensive arsenal while...
Beavers Look for Winning Break
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard CORVALLIS - It's the same song if another verse and Oregon State is growing weary of this winless melody. "Every week, you're getting asked the same questions, what are you looking to improve this week, and...
Briefly Metro
Byline: The Register-Guard Open houses focus on transportation The Lane Council of Governments will hold open houses on Thursday and again on Oct. 13 on updates to the regional transportation plan. The plan recommends how to use more than...
Christie Passes on 2012
Byline: The Register-Guard Take Chris Christie at his word: The governor of New Jersey's decision not to seek the Republican nomination for the presidency was based first and foremost on, in his words, "a commitment to New Jersey that I simply will...
Community
Byline: The Register-Guard Navajo Film and Media Campaign - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Fir Room in Erb Memorial Union on University of Oregon campus; the film "The Return of Navajo Boy" reunites a Navajo family amid exposed widespread uranium...
Current Districts Not Ideal
Byline: The Register-Guard Lane County's relatively slow and widely distributed population growth over the past decade has placed the Board of Commissioners in an enviable position as it tackles the potentially thorny task of redistricting: The...
Deadwood Wants to Keep Its Post Office
Byline: Winston Ross The Register-Guard DEADWOOD - This story could perhaps have been written by a man named Richard Gross, who turned out for a meeting Tuesday night hosted by the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service, here to gather comments on whether...
Defending Justice and Fairness
Byline: Karen McCowan The Register-Guard The Alaska Bar Association had a brewing mutiny. Many members were upset that their annual convention's keynote speaker would be John Yoo, a former Bush administration legal adviser who defended the practice...
Eagles Get Revenge on Wolverines
Byline: The Register-Guard Karissa Harbick had 13 kills, four aces, and two blocks as McKenzie avenged its only league loss with a 25-20, 25-23, 25-19 home win over Alsea. Taya Harbick had 24 assists and Sydney King had 15 digs for the Eagles...
For the Record
Byline: The Register-Guard Deaths Anderson - Emma G. Anderson, 76, of Eugene, died Oct. 1. Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Ashby - Margaret G. Ashby, 96, of Eugene, died Oct. 4. Arrangements by Musgrove...
'It Was Basketball on a Football Field'
Byline: Steve Mims The Register-Guard The scoreboard didn't look that strange to Will Totten, except this was a football game. The McKenzie quarterback looked up and saw scores of 62-46, 74-54, 82-60, and finally, 88-80, when the Eagles outlasted...
Last Laugh: 'God ... Was Using Him to Teach Joy'
Byline: Mark Baker The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - Aaron Jamison, the local comedian and graphic artist who drew international media attention last year when he sold advertising space on urns to pay for his own cremation and funeral costs, died...
Letters in the Editor's Mailbag
Byline: The Register-Guard Leave county districts as they are Among the foundations of our representative democracy is the notion of equality: Each person gets one vote to determine who will represent his or her interests in policymaking. ...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Lon Guggisberg COTTAGE GROVE - A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene for Lon Dale "Bus" Guggisberg of Cottage Grove, who died Oct. 2 of cancer. He was 65. ...
Prevention, Intervention Key to Halting Domestic Violence
Byline: Theya McCown October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This costly social epidemic, increasingly referred to as intimate partner violence, or IPV, claims thousands of American lives each year. Awareness is the key to addressing any...
Sparks Fly over Redistricting
Byline: Matt Cooper The Register-Guard The Lane County commissioners today will consider redrawing the five districts that they represent, a once-a-decade exercise that is sparking accusations of political manipulation of the boundaries. Commissioners...
Tedford Is Berkeley's Best Ever, but Still Not Beloved
Byline: Rob Moseley The Register-Guard Hard to believe that it's been 10 years now since Jeff Tedford departed Oregon to become head coach at California. Given the volatile landscape of the college football coaching ranks, a coach sticking in...
Urgent Care Site Opens in Thurston
Byline: Sherri Buri McDonald The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - Residents in east Springfield, Jasper and the McKenzie River area now have a convenient option when they can't get in to see their regular doctor or they have an illness or injury that...
Weeknight Football Means Commuters Must Tackle Traffic
Byline: Mat Wolf The Register-Guard Never mind the challenges facing the Duck football team's offense and defense. What about the motorists trying to get to Autzen Stadium on Thursday? Roadway gridlock could pose an extra challenge - thanks to...