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Articles from June 14, 2005

A Method to the Traffic Madness
Byline: Diane Dietz The Register-Guard Did you swerve? Did you scream in anger? Going westward from Springfield, did you head onto remote McKenzie View Drive on the north side of the McKenzie River, motor almost up to Coburg, and then head south...
Assistant Will Now Lead Thurston
Byline: Anne Williams The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - Thurston High School has a new principal - although he's no newcomer on campus. Ed Mendelssohn, Thurston's assistant principal for the past two years, will take on the top job beginning July...
Bad Education
Byline: The Register-Guard Taxpayers have poured more than $700 million into abstinence-only sex education programs since 1997. Here's a short list of what they've gotten for their money: an alarming increase in high-risk sexual behavior among teenagers;...
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Byline: The Register-Guard A grand collection of honors Siuslaw graduate Tyler May scored 7,170 points during the decathlon for Willamette University to become the NCAA Division III leader in that event this season. May's mark was a personal...
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Byline: The Register-Guard O'Neal steps down at Sheldon Todd O'Neal has resigned as boys golf coach at Sheldon after leading the Irish to the OSAA Class 4A championship last month. O'Neal is also the general manager and head PGA golf professional...
Business Beat
Byline: The Register-Guard People Wendy Snyder, a senior corporate travel agent with 15 years experience, has joined the corporate travel department of Journeys by Ambassador in Eugene. The agency offers corporate and leisure travel services...
Calendar
Byline: The Register-Guard Cottage Grove WEDNESDAY State Department of Water Resources - 7 p.m., Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs Ave. Public hearing on proposed hydroelectric power plant at Dorena Lake Dam. (503) 986-0800. South Lane Fire...
Coburg Officials Project an End to City's Red Ink
Byline: Karen McCowan The Register-Guard COBURG - The city budget committee will consider a budget tonight that would do something few here thought possible a couple of months ago: end the current fiscal year with a small cash carryover. The...
Council Mulls Tax to Help Fund Land Use Claims
Byline: Edward Russo The Register-Guard If the city of Eugene must pay property owners because of land use regulations, perhaps property owners who benefit from government actions should pay the city. The City Council on Monday decided that it...
Empty Threats Will Do Nothing to Reform PERS
Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By Jack Roberts For The Register-Guard As one of the `career politicians' Ron Saxton complained is picking on his Public Employees Retirement System proposal (guest viewpoint, June 9), I would like to set the record straight....
Eugene Coffeehouse Closes, Cites Influence of Loiterers
Byline: Sherri Buri McDonald The Register-Guard Cafe Paradiso, a coffeehouse and live music venue in downtown Eugene, closed abruptly last week. The cafe's phone number is disconnected, and newspaper covers its windows. Concerts scheduled for...
Florence Will Lose Forest Service to Waldport
Byline: Winston Ross The Register-Guard FLORENCE - Florence's loss is Waldport's gain. The U.S. Forest Service announced Monday that it will transfer the Siuslaw National Forest's regional headquarters from Florence to Waldport. The decision...
For the Record
Byline: The Register-Guard Births SACRED HEART MEDICAL CENTER EUGENE June 2, 2005 Chambers - Melissa Stahly and Jeffery Chambers, of Eugene, a son. June 3, 2005 Cleveland - Andrea and Trevor Cleveland, of Eugene, a son. Ramirez...
Future Looks Bright for Springfield Hub
Byline: DEVELOPMENT REPORT By Joe Harwood The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - Things are looking up for the shopworn commercial hub at Centennial and Mohawk boulevards in central Springfield. Pacific Cascade Federal Credit Union last month filed...
Let Us Imagine Our Perfect Summer Days
Byline: Bob Welch / The Register-Guard YACHATS - Summer arrived over the weekend - if not on the calender then in my mind: The first sound of children in the surf. (Isn't it cool how, in our high-tech age, kids still get a kick out of low-tech...
Not Only in Eugene
Byline: The Register-Guard Eugene's anarchists tried, but even they could not kill the city's reputation as a patchouli-scented fly trapped in the amber of the 1960s. The stereotype lives on, and The Oregonian reached for it in an editorial commenting...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Lloyd Ingram MONROE - The funeral service will be June 16 for Lloyd E. Ingram of the Corvallis-Monroe area, who died June 10 of age-related causes. He was 88. He was born Feb. 19, 1917, in Ingram Island near Monroe,...
OSU Gets World Seri-Ous
Byline: Steve Mims The Register-Guard CORVALLIS - Less than 12 hours after Oregon State let a five-run lead slip away in a heartbreaking loss against USC, team captains Andy Jenkins and Jacoby Ellsbury were driving back to Goss Stadium at Coleman...
OSU Players Have Charges Dropped
Byline: The Register-Guard CORVALLIS - Officials have announced that two Oregon State football players, Jimtavis Walker and Star Paddock, will not face charges resulting from an incident last winter. REGIONAL ROUNDUP Walker, a junior transfer...
Ready or Not
Byline: Steve Mims The Register-Guard Zone 4 play begins tomorrow for Eugene's Bi-Mart Challengers when they play host to Grants Pass in an American Legion AAA doubleheader. Then the Challengers get two weeks of nonleague games before resuming...
Reign Hope Chemistry Is Right for Long State Run
Byline: Paula Lincoln The Register-Guard A number of local high school softball players are extending their seasons into the summer by playing on ASA teams. Midwestern League most valuable player Kelly Dyer of Churchill will return to pitch for...
Senate OKs Strict Power Plant Rules
Byline: David Steves The Register-Guard SALEM - Citizen-led campaigns against power plants in Coburg and other Oregon communities paved the way to a unanimous vote by the state Senate on Monday to set tougher approval standards for future energy...
Trio Sought after UO Student's Death
Byline: Rebecca Nolan The Register-Guard While his classmates accepted degrees at University of Oregon commencement ceremonies Saturday, 22-year-old advertising major Phillip Julian Gillins lay unconscious in the intensive care unit at Sacred Heart...
UO Art Museum Welcomes $1 Million Gift
Byline: Lewis Taylor The Register-Guard The University of Oregon's Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is $1 million richer, thanks to an offering from a familiar donor. The gift was announced Monday at a news conference in the recently remodeled...
Woman Stabbed on City Street
Byline: Rebecca Nolan The Register-Guard A woman was stabbed several times in the throat and chest during a rape attempt on Willamette Street over the weekend, police said. A man driving on Willamette near East 20th Avenue about 2 a.m. Sunday...