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Articles from November 19, 2005

A Battleground Advantage
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard This rivalry could use a surprise. Maybe it is time for 10th-ranked Oregon to break out those new uniforms Nike has had its designers working on for next season ... or a bowl game. Or this afternoon? Or...
All in the Family
Byline: The Register-Guard Sifting the rubble of state Rep. Kelly Wirth's political career, The Oregonian took a look at legislators' staff hiring practices and found that at least half of them have relatives on the payroll. This form of nepotism...
At North Eugene, Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Byline: Anne Williams The Register-Guard In a shift endorsed by the entire staff, North Eugene High School will move both more quickly and more slowly than planned with its transformation to small schools, Principal Peter Tromba said this week....
Blanchet's Big Second Quarter Sinks Monroe
Byline: Justin Philpott The Register-Guard MONROE - It may have taken awhile, but Blanchet Catholic eventually proved to be too much for Monroe in a 48-7 victory over the Dragons in the second round of the OSAA 2A football playoffs Friday. Both...
City, Union to Work Together to Probe Firehouse Mold
Byline: CITY BEAT/SPRINGFIELD By Jack Moran The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - Fire captain and union member Bart McCool says a chance to work with City Hall officials to determine the extent of a firehouse mold problem feels like a breath of fresh...
City Works to Hook Up to Sewer System
Byline: Karen McCowan The Register-Guard COBURG - This last local city still relying on septic tanks is trying to persuade the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Consortium to allow it to connect to its wastewater treatment plant. Coburg Mayor...
Clean-Burning Cars Ignite Fight within Dealers' Ranks
Byline: Diane Dietz The Register-Guard When Monty King called around his Oregon Vehicle Dealers Association in recent months to gather opinions on Gov. Ted Kulongoski's strong-arm push for clean car rules, he found the unexpected. The dealers...
Community Answers Call to Help Kids
Byline: Bill Bishop The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - It took only a phone call to bring Rhonda Bray and three of her SELCO Community Credit Union co-workers to the Court Appointed Special Advocates office in Springfield this week to sort donated...
For Latino Duck Fans, It's a Whole New Ballgame
Byline: Joe Mosley The Register-Guard For three years, Juan DeDios Andrade has called the Civil War as a Castor. He's a Pato beginning today, and just happy to be part of the big game. "How do I feel?" the Spanish-language play-by-play announcer...
For the Record
Byline: The Register-Guard Births SACRED HEART MEDICAL CENTER EUGENE Oct. 30, 2005 Nelson - Jodi and Ben Nelson, of Albany, twin sons. Nov. 10, 2005 Franssen - Monica Franssen, of Creswell, a daughter. Nov. 11, 2005 Baszler...
Lakers Finish Another Successful Eugene Trip
Byline: Chris Hansen The Register-Guard Lake Oswego's bus ride to South Eugene took a motivational detour Friday afternoon, as the team stopped to stretch its legs at Autzen Stadium. There, at the site of this season's OSAA Class 4A football...
LCC Basketball Teams Win Openers
Byline: The Register-Guard ROSEBURG - Josh Akwenuke's game-high 24 points led Lane Community College's men's basketball team to a season-opening 72-63 victory over Linn-Benton in the Southwest Tipoff Tournament at Umpqua Community College on Friday....
Leaf Pickup Program on Hold for a Week
Byline: The Register-Guard If you've followed our story so far, you know county crews have picked up leaves in a good chunk of Santa Clara/River Road, Eugene residents in the west and central parts of the city also have been liberated of their leaves,...
Light of God Reflected around Us
Byline: FROM HEART TO HEART By Eliza Drummond For The Register-Guard Earlier this year, my family and I decided that this would be the summer to make an extended trip across the country. Instead of flying to our usual family reunion in the East,...
Lincoln QB Proves Too Much for Colts
Byline: Adam Jude The Register-Guard PORTLAND - Thurston's best football team in a decade was no match for what may be the best team from the Portland Interscholastic League in nearly two decades. Quarterback Connor Kavanaugh had six touchdowns...
McCaffrey Runs through Vikings
Byline: The Register-Guard SISTERS - Cory McCaffrey scored two touchdowns to lead No. 4 Sisters to a 30-10 victory over Siuslaw in the second round of the OSAA Class 3A football playoffs on Friday. The Outlaws will meet top-ranked Sherwood, a...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Donald Kirkpatrick SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be held Nov. 21 for Donald Matthew Kirkpatrick of Springfield, who died Nov. 16 of age-related causes. He was 80. Kirkpatrick was born April 19, 1925, in Creswell,...
Optimism ON HIGH
Byline: Lewis Taylor The Register-Guard "Max gnar" was how snowboarder Sam Driver described the 2005-06 ski season just hours after it started. Translation: "Lots of snow." Driver, a 22-year-old University of Oregon student, joined other early-season...
Patient Axemen Fight for Crown
Byline: Adam Jude The Register-Guard For three years, the South Eugene girls soccer team quietly and confidently waited for its turn in the limelight. The Axemen's patience has paid off. After playing bridesmaid to two-time state champion...
Protect Habeas Corpus
Byline: The Register-Guard Sen. Ron Wyden last week joined a handful of fellow Democrats and a busload of Republicans in passing an amendment sponsored by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., banning enemy combatants at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, from asserting...
Shot Down in a Shootout
Byline: Steve Mims The Register-Guard Two weeks, two very different playoff victories for Sprague. After surviving a scoreless tie in regulation to defeat South Medford in double overtime last week, the eighth-ranked Olympians defeated No. 9...
The Bulletin
Byline: The Register-Guard Services, events and people Catholic Daughters Holiday Fair - The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at O'Hara Catholic School, 715 W. 18th Ave. Gilham Community Church...
Trucks Drives Linebacking Corps
Byline: GRILLED DUCK by The Register-Guard Grilled Duck is a game-day question and answer session with a member of the Oregon football team. Today's installment features UO linebacker Anthony Trucks, a 6-foot-1, 226-pound senior from Antioch, Calif....
Well-Scripted Anti-War Protest No Act
Byline: Rebecca Nolan The Register-Guard These days, even war protests resemble stage plays, the demonstrators, police and media all actors faithfully playing their roles. Friday's performance at the University of Oregon's ROTC office on Agate...
Young QBs, Hot Receivers, Cold Kneecaps
Byline: TODAY'S MATCHUPS by The Register-Guard QUARTERBACKS If you had the foresight to predict a matchup of Dennis Dixon and Brady Leaf vs. Ryan Gunderson in this game before the season began, you probably are the guy who won the $340 million...