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Articles from December 13, 2011

Adoptive Siblings Dispute Charges
Byline: Karen McCowan The Register-Guard Two sisters have played key roles in the state's murder case against Angelica Swartout. But they do not speak for all of the accused Springfield woman's adoptive siblings, others say. Three adults who...
Calendar
Byline: The Register-Guard Eugene TODAY Planning Commission - 6 p.m., Council Chamber, City Hall, 777 Pearl St. Public hearing on multifamily code amendments, 541-682-5508. Rexius site, Amazon Meadows, 541-682-5453. Crest Drive Citizens...
Council Delays Decision on Ending Occupation
Byline: Edward Russo The Register-Guard Correction (published Dec. 14, 2011): All Eugene city councilors except Mike Clark temporarily left their seats during public comment on the Occupy Eugene encampment at a council meeting Monday night. A Page...
Duck Coaches' Billfolds Could Get Even Rosier
Byline: Adam Jude The Register-Guard A win in the Rose Bowl would raise the total compensation package for Oregon coach Chip Kelly to more than $3 million this season, a figure boosted by several postseason bonuses detailed in his contract with...
Egan Centers Stay Open
Byline: Jack Moran The Register-Guard Maybe tonight's overnight low temperature won't dip into the 20s. But even if it doesn't get quite that cold in the Eugene-Springfield area, there's little doubt among Egan Warming Center officials that another...
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. Births SACRED HEART MEDICAL CENTER AT RIVERBEND...
Going without the Flow
Byline: The Register-Guard Someday soon, most likely within the next generation, cursive writing will have become virtually extinct. It will have been replaced by typewriter-style computer keyboards, touch- keyboards on phones and electronic tablets,...
Immigration Showdown
Byline: The Register-Guard The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider the constitutionality of Arizona's controversial immigration law. That's good news, since it will take a ruling from the nation's highest court to reassert federal authority...
Lariviere Teaches Us about Character, Authenticity
Byline: Don Kahle For The Register-Guard It was 3:11 a.m. when a friend's text reached me in a faraway place on the day before Thanksgiving. We've all ruminated for weeks now about what happened to now-outgoing University of Oregon President Richard...
Letters in the Editor's Mailbag
Byline: The Register-Guard Criticism of protesters was unfair I have to wonder what reality Connie Robinson is living in based on her response to Robert Bolman's Nov. 29 letter and her general critique of the Occupy Wall Street movement (letters,...
Mapleton's Sweet Creek Road in Dire Need of New Retaining Wall
Byline: Matt Cooper The Register-Guard MAPLETON - In the popular poem "Mending Wall," Robert Frost wrote, "something there is that doesn't love a wall, that wants it down." There's no mystery about the forces chipping away at a 370-yard-long...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Peggy Babb SPRINGFIELD - Peggy J. Babb of Springfield died Nov. 24 of respiratory arrest. She was 71. No service is planned. She was born Oct. 10, 1940, in Gilroy, Calif., to Luther and Rena Privett Moore. She married...
Outdoors Briefly
Byline: The Register-Guard Seminar focuses on waterfowl Mazama Sporting Goods, at 900 McKinley St. in Eugene, offers a free seminar Thursday about hunting waterfowl. Guide Jody Smith, of his own guide service, and special guest Mario Friendly...
Rain, Rain, Please Don't Go Away
Byline: Bob Welch The Register-Guard I walked out to get the paper the other morning - one of life's small pleasures - when I realized something was wrong. Once again, it was not raining. As if I were in the way of an errant emotional javelin,...
Still Grieving, Beavers Regroup against Flames
Byline: Curtis Anderson The Register-Guard CORVALLIS - In the aftermath of Oregon State's loss to Idaho at Gill Coliseum last Friday, a defeat that came just two days after the death of OSU football player Fred Thompson, sophomore guard Roberto...
The Full Nelson Attitude Was Too Grating
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard So where does Reeves Nelson, dismissed from the UCLA basketball team, go now? Yes, he can transfer, but he's used up his junior year of eligibility and wouldn't be able to play until the end of fall term next...
Upon review,UO Likes Progressof Its Freshmen
Byline: Rob Moseley The Register-Guard When last Mark Asper got an extended look at Oregon's redshirting offense linemen, it was August, and the Ducks were in preseason camp. But for a couple of bye-week practices in late September, Asper has...
Vikings Turned Away
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard Did it really have to be that difficult for Oregon? The Ducks had a 14-point lead on Portland State, the offense was functioning smoothly and Oregon seemed to be on its way to a relatively easy victory on...
Woman Guilty of Murder
Byline: Jeff Wright The Register-Guard COQUILLE - Faced with such incriminating evidence as a written jailhouse confession and DNA testing, 49-year-old Coquille resident Patti Sue Fields pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to murdering her 86-year-old...