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Articles from March 30, 2007

Brayton Snuffs Outlaws' Rally
Byline: The Register-Guard Tony Brayton struck out 10 and drove in two runs for Mohawk in a 3-2 baseball victory over Sisters at the La Pine tournament on Thursday. PREP ROUNDUP Brayton, who was 2-for-4 with a double, gave up a run-scoring...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Van breakdown halts HIV Alliance services The HIV Alliance is lacking a valuable tool in its fight against the spread of infectious diseases. A van used by the Eugene-based organization for its Neighborhood Needle...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Harmonica convergence to remember Paul deLay Friends and colleagues of Oregon blues legend Paul deLay, who died March 7 at the age of 55, will gather this weekend in Eugene and Portland to raise money for his memorial...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Modern opera composer subject of documentary John Adams, the controversial American composer behind the operas "Nixon in China" and "The Death of Klinghoffer," is the subject of the documentary "Hail Bop! A Portrait...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Oregonians to take part in New Orleans recovery Lane County Commissioner Bobby Green and more than 100 other Oregonians are lending support to the survivors of 2005's devastating hurricanes in the South. Green...
Ducks Load Up for Stanford Meet
Byline: The Register-Guard CORRECTION (ran April 4, 2007): The name of Lane Community College baseball player Scott Jacobson was misspelled in a story on Page C2 on Friday. The Oregon track and field teams will take full advantage of this week's...
Family Sees Striking Resemblance in New `Doonesbury' Character
Byline: Susan Palmer The Register-Guard This week's story line in the comic strip "Doonesbury" prompts the question: Is that art imitating life or art skewing to journalism? "Doonesbury" creator Garry Trudeau introduced a character on Monday,...
Forest Service Shuts Lowell Office
Byline: Karen McCowan The Register-Guard LOWELL - For the first time in more than half a century, there is no U.S. Forest Service office here. The agency pulled its last seven employees from Lowell this week, transferring them to a consolidated...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Deadlines The For The Record deadline is noon the day before publication for Tuesday through Saturday newspapers, and noon Friday for Sunday or Monday newspapers. Items may be delivered to The Register-Guard newsroom...
Free Speech, Portable and Sun-Powered
Byline: BUZZWORTHY The Register-Guard Picture an electric vehicle toting mysterious cargo. Intrigued, you follow until it stops at a park, where young people unload sound equipment and unfold a portable stage. Before long there is music in the...
Gervais to Open Salon at Fifth Street Market
Byline: RETAIL By Joe Mosley The Register-Guard If relaxation and shopping are compatible endeavors, Eugene's Fifth Street Public Market might just become a haven for the serene. Gervais Salon and Day Spa - which has built a following in its...
Grim Pet Food Saga Spurs Early Class Action Lawsuits
Byline: Bill Bishop The Register-Guard With a continuing rise in the number of pets harmed or killed by tainted pet food, the next inevitable phase of the calamity is unfolding: Lawsuits. At least six class action suits already have been filed...
Health Reform Must Address Malpractice
Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By Marc Shapiro For The Register-Guard In discussing the various plans before the Oregon Legislature to address the health care crisis, the question of how to deal with the parallel emergency in malpractice insurance repeatedly...
Journalism Grad Puts Stories in Song
Byline: Serena Markstrom The Register-Guard Jon Itkin is right. He doesn't have the "indie sheen." Someone should remind him that journalists are rarely cool or hip, either. Itkin's everyman charm is likely to appeal to a majority of those...
Last Roundup for Moos
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard Boxes spread across the floor of his corner office in the Casanova Center might have been filled faster except for a steady schedule of farewells this past week for Bill Moos. One day it was goodbye from the...
Morse Plaza Supporters Aim to Give Power to the People
Byline: Serena Markstrom The Register-Guard With guests on horns, Trio Maderas took the stage during a recent fundraiser at Cozmic Pizza. The mother of most of the musicians was the first to hit the dance floor. Their father, "Papa" Woods, stood...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Sandra Winnop-Arnesen SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at Walterville Community Hall for Sandra Winnop-Arnesen of Springfield, who died March 27 at age 63. The family chose not...
Protesters Arrested at U.S. Courthouse
Byline: Susan Palmer The Register-Guard Peace activists seeking an immediate end to the Iraq war were kicked out of Sen. Gordon Smith's Eugene office on Thursday afternoon, arrested by Homeland Security officers, handcuffed and escorted from the...
Running out of Options
Byline: The Register-Guard A majority of the Senate has joined a majority of the House in support of legislation favored by a majority of the American people to abandon President Bush's endless war doctrine and begin bringing U.S. troops home from...
Stabilize Troopers' Funds
Byline: The Register-Guard Legislators of both parties are unhappy that Oregon ranks last in the nation in the number of state troopers per capita. After that, the consensus falls apart - lawmakers can't agree on how to pay for the budget increase...
State Sees Deaths from Meth Triple in 10 Years
Byline: Rebecca Nolan The Register-Guard The number of methamphetamine-related deaths in Oregon has tripled in the past decade, and meth use is now a factor in as many deaths as heroin, according to statistics released Thursday. Dr. Karen Gunson,...
Statewide Land Use Reforms Proposed
Byline: David Steves The Register-Guard SALEM - Lawmakers on Thursday unveiled a new `Framework for a Better Measure 37' that would fast-track claims for up to three homes and allow larger developments with a 30-home cap. The proposal was released...
Strike Keeps Fleet Stuck
Byline: Winston Ross The Register-Guard CHARLESTON - Sean Weborg is running out of things to paint and running out of money. The 22-year-old deckhand is having a hard time justifying his existence on the groundfish trawler Ms Julie. The ship...
Sweet Spot atop Duck Lineup
Byline: Shawn Miller The Register-Guard Senior Suzie Barnes has started 186 consecutive games for the Oregon softball team. "How many games?!" Barnes said in a high-pitched voice followed by a laugh. "That's a lot of games. No wonder I feel so...
The Great Outdoors Even Greater on Sale
Byline: Best of . . . The Register-Guard As a rule, Team Best of ... doesn't recommend anything that requires a membership. We're that committed to egalitarianism. Plus, to paraphrase Groucho Marx, very few clubs want us, and who can blame them?...
Things Are Bound to Get Crazy at the Man Man Show
Byline: Serena Markstrom The Register-Guard In Seal's version of Darwinism, Man Man would live longer than an Okinawan. Remember when the scar-faced pop star sang "We're never gonna survive unless/ We get a little crazy"? POP NOTES For...
Wild Roots Keep Grey Firmly Grounded
Byline: Serena Markstrom The Register-Guard JJ Grey grew up with an almost virgin forest behind his family home. When developers marked trees for removal with pink ribbon, he and his friends pretended they were American Indians and that each ribbon...