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Articles from April 30, 2006

Advocates Press for No-Kill Policy at County Shelters
Byline: Diane Dietz The Register-Guard Lane County animal shelters kill dogs and cats at twice the rate necessary to relieve the animals' suffering and remove vicious dogs from the streets, say animal welfare activists who promote a drastic reduction...
At Bigger Book Sale, Seems Some Buyers Misplaced Rule Book
Byline: CITY BEAT/EUGENE By Edward Russo The Register-Guard Perhaps the folks who run the wildly successful annual book sale on behalf of the Eugene Public Library will post the following rules next year: No running. No pushing. No hoarding. ...
Book Notes
Byline: The Register-Guard Marc Acito will talk about humor in writing Marc Acito, author of "How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship and Musical Theater," will talk about humor in fiction writing at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Model railroaders plan open house JUNCTION CITY - The Lane Society of Model Railroaders will host its fifth anniversary celebration and open house today from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 95102 Ayres Lane. Members will...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Eugene crews contain Murphy Plywood fire Fire crews extinguished a wood chip blaze with flames up to 30 feet high at Murphy Plywood in west Eugene on Saturday. The fire started about 9:09 p.m. and was contained in...
Campaign Notebook
Byline: The Register-Guard Ron Saxton plans visit to Springfield Depot SPRINGFIELD - Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron Saxton will make a stop at the Springfield Depot on Monday at 1:30 p.m. Saxton, who is visiting cities throughout...
Dexter Man Dies; Teen Held
Byline: Joe Mosley The Register-Guard DEXTER - A 19-year-old man was being held in the Lane County Jail on Saturday after a dispute outside his mother's mobile home escalated into a shooting rampage that left a 48-year-old man dead and the accused...
Dragons Take Five in Bruising Fashion
Byline: The Register-Guard Collin McClaughry singled in the winning runs as first-place Monroe used five hit batters, three walks and two hits to score eight times in the seventh inning to hand Waldport an 11-10 Trico League prep baseball defeat...
Ducks Split with Bears
Byline: Johnna Nealy The Register-Guard Amy Harris' return from injury was one of the highlights Saturday as Oregon's softball team split two Pac-10 Conference games with seventh-ranked California at Howe Field. The Ducks (21-19 overall, 3-9...
For Republicans: Saxton Best Choice for Party, and for State
Byline: The Register-Guard It has been 24 years since Oregonians last elected a Republican governor. It will be 28 unless Republicans nominate a candidate whose appeal extends beyond the 36 percent of the electorate registered as members of the...
Growing Green
Byline: Randi Bjornstad The Register-Guard Concern about global warming, energy conservation and rapid depletion of the Earth's nonrenewable resources has not gone unheeded in the building industry in the United States. Manufacturers, financiers,...
Minors Receive Overtime Pay Similar to Adults
Byline: ON THE JOB by Bureau of Labor & Industries Question: We are thinking of hiring a few high school students for the summer to help with our growing business. Our plan is to have them work very long hours for about a month so we can catch...
New Solar System Show at Planetarium Is out of This World
Byline: Mark Baker The Register-Guard `It's a little bit like if you left an apple out on the kitchen counter too long." What in the world - (make that our solar system) - is Sue Peterson talking about? The appearance of Mercury, of course....
Next Month, Our Book Club Turns to Poetry with LCC
Byline: SECOND SUNDAY BOOK CLUB By Karen McCowan The Register-Guard Our Second Sunday Book Club turns to poetry for the month of May, as we join Lane Community College's Reading Together program in reading ``Blessing the Boats: New and Selected...
'No Kill' Doesn't Mean No Killings
Byline: Diane Dietz The Register-Guard A caveat: When you hear the term "no kill,' ask for a precise definition because rarely does it mean exactly what people say. Many - maybe most - no-kill shelters do, in fact, kill animals that are too sick...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Clarence Rutherford JUNCTION CITY - Clarence Earl Rutherford of Junction City died April 27 of age-related causes at age 88. No service is planned. Rutherford was born Jan. 1, 1918, in Casper, Wyo., to Carl and Dessie...
Oregon Hits the Ground Running
Byline: Rob Moseley The Register-Guard The Oregon football team seems to have accomplished its mission of improving the running game during a month of spring drills. Now the Ducks will spend the summer making sure they can still throw the ball,...
Oregon State Gets a Little Defensive in Spring Game
Byline: Bob Rodman The Register-Guard CORVALLIS - They smacked each other around for a couple hours or so, supplied some stuff that would make a highlight film and some that would not. But after Saturday's wind-whipped scrimmage at Reser Stadium...
Osu Spring Football Review
Byline: The Register-Guard QUARTERBACKS The starting job is Matt Moore's to lose. Moore, a 6-foot-4, 193-pound senior, threw for 2,711 yards and 11 touchdowns last season but also was picked off 19 times. Moore is more familiar and comfortable...
Real Estate Industry Pads Coffers
Byline: David Steves The Register-Guard Developers, home builders and real estate professionals are jumping into the governor's race to the tune of more than a quarter-million dollars so far. Most of that money has gone to the two top Republicans...
Right Site, Better Chance for New Arena
Byline: Ron Bellamy / The Register-Guard The overall design has been finished. The cost estimates should be ready in the coming week. The models and videos that would be used in fund-raising are being prepared. Oregon's proposed new basketball...
Senior Services
Byline: The Register-Guard Senior centers Area senior centers offer a variety of classes, programs and activities. For more information: Campbell Senior Center - 155 High St., Eugene, 682-5318 Kaufman Senior Center - 996 Jefferson St.,...
Staking Claim on How to Say State Name
Byline: Bob Welch / The Register-Guard For those of you who gently took me to task for my recent suggestion that Oregon is pronounced OIR-GUN, I have a question for you: Why so gentle? I deserve worse. Tie me to a Douglas fir and force me to...
Teams Make Move for Ducks
Byline: Rob Moseley The Register-Guard A pair of NFL teams weren't going to sit back and hope the Oregon players they coveted fell to them in the draft. Both the Baltimore Ravens and New York Jets made trades to move up in the draft and select...
The Case for DELTA RIDGE
Byline: Roy Orr For The Register-Guard McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center has submitted applications to the city of Eugene for land-use approvals to build a new hospital at Delta Ridge. In the coming months, there will be work sessions and public...
Think This Is Junk? Think Again. Its Value Lures Some to Steal It
Byline: Susan Palmer The Register-Guard The thieves are nothing if not brazen. They've climbed utility poles to take the copper telegraph wire that railroads use to send track-switching signals. They've stripped the aluminum guard rails from bridges...
This Week at the Uo
Byline: The Register-Guard MONDAY Lecture - 4 p.m. Moniak Biswas, department of film studies at Jadavpur University, Calcutta, will discuss "The City and the Citizen: Forms in Bombay and Bengal in the '50s Cinema." Browsing Room, Knight Library....
Uo Spring Football Review
Byline: The Register-Guard QUARTERBACKS Dennis Dixon and Brady Leaf, both juniors and both with game experience earned from sharing the position over the final four games of last season, didn't do anything to change that order on the depth chart...
WEAPONS of the WEED WAR
Byline: Lewis Taylor The Register-Guard This spring, instead of reaching for the Roundup, many weed warriors will be unsheathing their Weed Hounds, firing up their Weed Dragons and unrolling the weed cloth. It's all part of a movement away from...
Wrestling with a Writing Career
Byline: Mark Baker The Register-Guard It began almost 20 years ago with a "Talk of the Town" piece in The New Yorker - the first of several Thomas Hackett wrote while a messenger straight out of college at the famed magazine. And it has included...