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Articles from October 23, 2006

4th District Challenger Pushes Character
Byline: Diane Dietz The Register-Guard E l e c t i o n 2 0 0 6 Jim Feldkamp's strategy for unseating popular Congressional 4th District incumbent Peter DeFazio is clear: Attack him on his strength, work wedge issues to peel away downstate voters...
Advocating Eugene
Byline: PEOPLE By Edward Russo The Register-Guard In Eugene, a city full of activists, Kevin Matthews stands out. The president of Friends of Eugene, Matthews is known as a committed advocate for the environment and an eloquent proponent of slow-growth...
A New Pathway to Mental Health
Byline: Andrea Damewood The Register-Guard U n i t e d W a y EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fifth in a series of weekly profiles of agencies and programs supported by United Way of Lane County, to coincide with United Way's annual fundraising drive....
Bethel Seeks Second 'Yes' on School Levy
Byline: Anne Williams The Register-Guard E l e c t i o n 2 0 0 6 Boosters of a local option levy for Bethel schools have at least one very good reason to be optimistic going into the November election. Back in May, a solid majority of district...
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Byline: The Register-Guard METRO Stabbing takes place at police shooting scene SPRINGFIELD - A man was stabbed Saturday night at the same townhouse complex where Springfield police shot and killed a man earlier in the day. At 11:15 p.m.,...
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Byline: The Register-Guard REGION Professor will give lecture on Eastern healing arts Dr. Chok Hiew, a psychology professor at the University of New Brunswick and expert in meditation and Eastern healing arts, will deliver a free public lecture...
Calendar
Byline: The Register-Guard Coburg TUESDAY Coburg Fire Board - 7 p.m., 91232 N. Coburg Road. 686-1573. Cottage Grove TODAY City Council - 7:30 p.m., City Hall, 400 E. Main St. Discuss Lane Transit District Board appointment, Middlefield...
Community Sports Page
Byline: The Register-Guard COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT Two of the area's successful young gymnasts have traveled different paths to reach their current positions, but they share a common focus on competing well at the state meet in early December. Destiny...
Conference to Explore Tribal Water Rights
Byline: Diane Dietz The Register-Guard The ownership of river water from glacier to estuary will be the topic when about 50 lawyers converge at the Knight Law Center later this week. Participants will plumb issues ranging from the resolution...
DeFazio, Feldkamp Report Distinct Differences on Issues
Byline: The Register Guard In Jim Feldkamp's campaign to unseat nine-term Congressman Peter DeFazio, issues have often taken a back seat to political spin. When they talk about issues, here's what they say: Secure Rural Schools and Community...
Ducks Finish Strong
Byline: The Register-Guard REGIONAL ROUNDUP STANFORD, Calif. - Oregon's Kim McCready shot a four-under 67 Sunday to tie the school record for its lowest round at the final day of the Stanford Intercollegiate women's golf tournament and finish...
Ducks Look to Get Back on Runway for Vikings
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard As if Oregon's season didn't get detoured enough during Saturday's loss to Washington State, the return home ran into a delay that caused the Ducks to arrive back in Eugene shortly after 3 a.m. Sunday, nearly...
Education Extra
Byline: The Register-Guard Halloween-related events at Science Factory Friday The Science Factory will host two different Halloween events on Friday, beginning with a Wee Bit O'Halloween from 10 a.m. to noon, featuring pumpkin dissections, spider...
Education Extra
Byline: The Register-Guard The Legend of Bass Reeves; Being the True and Fictional Account of the Most Valiant Marshal in the West By Gary Paulsen Wendy Lamb Books, 2006 Ages 10 to 13 Many men are remembered as heroes of the American...
Hey Jack!
Byline: Lewis Taylor The Register-Guard Carving a pumpkin no longer just means three triangles and a set of jagged teeth. The definition of a Halloween jack o' lantern is rapidly expanding thanks to a host of Web sites that offer dozens of printable...
Idea to Script to Screen - and a Full Two Days to Do It
Byline: Andrea Damewood The Register-Guard Creating a movie typically takes months and requires some big bucks: Filmmakers have to write a script, scout locations, hire talent, shoot, edit and publicize. That's why Phil Gerke and Jayson Bosteder...
Levy Would Help LCC Maintain Programs
Byline: Greg Bolt The Register-Guard E l e c t i o n 2 0 0 6 Lane Community College is asking voters to put a finger in its financial dike this October by approving the college's first operating levy request since 1990. College officials acknowledge...
Measure Will Reduce Cots of Crime
Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By G. Dennis Shine For The Register Guard Tired of all the property crime in Lane County? Do you think the Lane County jail has a revolving door? Police officers in our communities are tired of arresting people for property...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Eugene Heidt LEBANON - Solemn High Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at St. Thomas Becket Catholic Church in Veneta for the Rev. Eugene Heidt, who died Oct. 20 of cancer at age 73. He was born Aug. 31, 1933,...
OSU's Bernard a Question Mark for USC Game
Byline: Bob Rodman The Register-Guard CORVALLIS - With the mighty Trojans knocking on the door, the Beavers may be knocking on wood. Oregon State's football team has been bitten badly by the injury bug just as USC, unbeaten and ranked third in...
State Sidesteps 'Suicide' in Report
Byline: Tim Christie The Register-Guard If a terminally ill person takes an overdose of prescription medicine for the purpose of ending his or her life, what is it if not suicide? Oregon public health officials, charged with producing an annual...
Summary of Recommendations
Byline: The Register Guard E l e c t i o n 2 0 0 6 Following is a summary of recommendations The Register-Guard has made to voters for the Nov. 7 general election. The editors are fallible human beings who stand an average chance of being wrong....
Top Collegiate Swingers Heading to Pacific Dunes
Byline: Ron Bellamy The Register-Guard B i g T e n / P a c - 1 0 C h a l l e n g e The nation's top-ranked men's golf team and a pair of defending conference champions will headline the field for a compelling tournament in a spectacular setting,...
What Other Papers Said
Byline: The Register Guard E l e c t i o n 2 0 0 6 Here's at look at where some other Oregon daily newspapers stand on the gubernatorial race: (Ontario) Argus Observer: Saxton. "Oregon needs someone in the top elected slot who can lead the...
Why Arabs Won't Assist Palestinians
Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By Arthur Mokin For The Register Guard The Oct. 4 Register-Guard carried a Los Angeles Times report on Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's diplomatic tour of the Middle East designed to build support for U.S. goals in the...