The Register Guard (Eugene, OR)

Daily newspaper provides local, national, world news with sections on business, sports, editorials, columns, arts, entertainment, and blogs

Articles from April 16, 2005

400 RV Jobs Going to Coburg
Byline: Tim Christie The Register-Guard Monaco Coach Corp. is shutting down its motor home factory in Bend and moving about 400 jobs to its Coburg campus, company officials announced Friday. Workers at the Bend factory, which Monaco acquired...
A 'Let's-Figure-out-a-Way' Attitude Spans 30 Years
Byline: Susan Palmer The Register-Guard When Mary Alice Brown finished her master's degree in counseling, she was pretty sure she didn't want to spend her working life cooped up in an office doing 50-minute consultations. Instead, she's dedicated...
A Protest as American as the Boston Tea Party
Byline: Susan Palmer The Register-Guard A few tax protesters donned Colonial attire on Friday and stood in front of the downtown Eugene post office to proclaim their displeasure with the federal government's spending choices. Undeterred by the...
Briefly
Byline: The Register-Guard Police find meth lab after stopping motorist SPRINGFIELD - State police arrested a Creswell man Thursday after finding a mobile methamphetamine lab in his car. Trooper Mike Turner stopped a 1990 Dodge sedan near...
California Bears Down When It Counts
Byline: Bob Rodman The Register-Guard Bolstered by taking the third-ranked team in the nation to the wire but betrayed by a surprisingly shaky defense, the Ducks fell to California 6-5 in a Pac-10 Conference softball game on a showery Friday at...
Council Ready to Award $1.5 Million in Grants
Byline: CITY BEAT/SPRINGFIELD By Bob Keefer The Register-Guard The City Council is set to hand out $1.5 million in federal grant money at its meeting Monday night. The city is to allocate $760,547 in Community Development Block Grant money and...
Cut Farm Subsidies
Byline: The Register-Guard When President Bush introduced his budget earlier this year, one bright spot was his proposed cut in the obscenely bloated farm subsidy program. Bush proposed reducing spending on farm programs by $5.4 billion as part...
Dyer Tosses No-Hitter for Churchill
Byline: The Register-Guard Junior Kelly Dyer pitched a no-hitter with 12 strikeouts in seven innings and also had a double and an RBI to lead top-ranked Churchill to a 9-0 Midwestern League prep softball victory over South Eugene on Friday. Rachel...
Finished Tunnel a Vision for Coast
Byline: Winston Ross The Register-Guard YACHATS - Until March 9, David and Stephanie Bridson had figured their biggest problem with the work on the Cape Creek Tunnel would be about convenience. Before the 714-foot structure fully reopened to...
For the Record
Byline: The Register-Guard Births SACRED HEART MEDICAL CENTER EUGENE April 4, 2005 Ross - Lisa and Phillip Ross, of Bend, twin daughters. April 5, 2005 Baxley - Monica Shovlin and Christian Baxley, of Eugene, a son. April 6,...
Inspiration Hits the Wall
Byline: Anne Williams The Register-Guard Malabon Elementary School fifth-grader Starr Purkerson always composes her pencil drawings on graph paper, saying it's easier when she has lines to follow. Fourth-grader Ashley Eudy has a penchant for...
Job Growth Strong in March
Byline: Joe Mosley The Register-Guard Lane County's unemployment figures for March brought more evidence on Friday that the area is making a strong recovery from the recession of 2001, according to the state Employment Department. Unemployment...
Lancers Batter South Eugene
Byline: The Register-Guard Corey Kent had a home run, double and two RBIs, and Travis Larsen was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs to lead first-place Churchill to a 14-0 Midwestern League prep baseball win over visiting South Eugene on Friday....
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Ella Holloway JUNCTION CITY - The funeral will be held April 19 for Ella Jane Holloway of Junction City, who died April 14 of age-related causes. She was 89. Holloway was born Dec. 5, 1915, in Junction City, to George...
OSU Women Hire Duke Assistant
Byline: From The Register-Guard and news service reports CORVALLIS - LaVonda Wagner, an assistant coach and key recruiter for national power Duke the past three seasons, was named the Oregon State women's basketball coach Friday. Wagner is the...
Prep Scoreboard
Byline: The Register-Guard Friday's Linescores MARIST 17, CRESWELL 0 Marist ... 4(10)0 30 - 17 15 1 Creswell ... 000 00 - 0 2 3 Garrett and Reay; Spence and Johnson. Friday's Linescores GOLD BEACH 5, BANDON 3 Gold Beach ......
Rewarding What's Right
Byline: The Register-Guard They don't carry the cachet of the Pulitzer Prizes, but the Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism acknowledge achievements that are every bit as exemplary as hard-hitting investigations, groundbreaking public service or...
Rosario Aims to Catch on at His Revamped Position
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard To the question regarding what happened to the fullback in Oregon's revamped offense, there is this simple answer. `I'm a tight end,' said Dante Rosario, for the past two years the fullback for the Ducks,...
Spirituality Can Be Found in Workaday World
Byline: FROM HEART TO HEART By Michelle Davis For The Register-Guard Last September, as the leaves were turning a golden hue on the trees near my office and the light slanted through the window at a lower angle, I felt the stirring of something...
The Bulletin
Byline: The Register-Guard Services, events and people Eugene Singles Ministry - The group will hold its fifth anniversary dance and potluck today from 5:30 p.m. to midnight at Cascade Middle School, 1525 Echo Hollow Road. Dance begins at 7 p.m....
UO Back on Track in California
Byline: The Register-Guard The Oregon men's and women's track and field teams return to action today at the Golden Bear Invitational at Edwards Stadium on the campus of the University of California in Berkeley. REGIONAL ROUNDUP The Ducks will...
Welch, Fitzgerald Win Twice to Lead Irish
Byline: The Register-Guard Matt Welch won the long jump and triple jump, and Matt Fitzgerald captured both hurdles races to lead Sheldon to the team title at the North Eugene-Sheldon Invitational prep boys track meet at North Eugene High School...