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Articles from March 10, 2004

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Byline: The Register-Guard High school to kick off stadium reconstruction Willamette High School boosters, bands and choirs, athletes, students and staff will gather near the football field at 11 a.m. today to celebrate the kickoff of the reconstruction...
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Byline: The Register-Guard Lane, Benton counties to share information officer In a bit of budgeting creativity in the face of continuing shortfalls, Lane County will begin sharing its public information officer, Melinda Kletzok, with neighboring...
Calendar
Byline: The Register-Guard Coburg TODAY Planning Commission - 7 p.m., Municipal Courthouse, 32694 Pearl St. Discuss parks and open space master plan. 682-7851. Creswell TODAY School Board - 7 p.m., district boardroom, 998 West A Ave....
Candidate Filing Day Passes with Few Surprises
Byline: David Steves The Register-Guard In an era when candidates start raising money and are trying to win over voters months before Election Day, few surprises surfaced on Tuesday's candidate filing day. Even so, hundreds of people crowded...
Casino Foes File a Third Lawsuit
Byline: Winston Ross The Register-Guard FLORENCE - Opponents of the Three Rivers Casino project filed their third lawsuit to stop it Tuesday - this one naming the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians as a defendant....
Community Service No Hard Time for Two Young Catholic Workers
Byline: Profile by The Register-Guard Names: Theresa Deuling, 22, and Kathryn "Kat" Daloisio, 24 Claim to fame: Theresa, originally from British Columbia, and Kat, originally from New Jersey, are live-in volunteers at St. John Bosco House, a...
Disappointment Yields to Optimism at OSU
Byline: Steve Mims The Register-Guard CORVALLIS - There were no goodbyes following Oregon State's season-ending loss to USC on Saturday. "I'm very happy for the guys in that locker room that they are all back," OSU coach Jay John said following...
Entree Notes
Byline: The Register-Guard Timberline getaway added to recipe prizes The Oregon Fryer Commission has added a grand prize to this year's chicken recipe contest. The winner will receive a "Fly the Coop" weekend getaway to Timberline Lodge...
For the Record
Byline: The Register-Guard Births McKENZIE-WILLAMETTE MEDICAL CENTER SPRINGFIELD March 5, 2004 Trammell - Lucinda and Tracy Trammell, of Eugene, a son. March 6, 2004 Carmack - Gretchen and Joseph Carmack, of Eugene, a son. Langworthy...
Free Speech Is Our Strength in Times of Crisis
Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By Kyu Ho Youm For The Register-Guard Which country has the freest press in the world? `The United States,' many of us Americans will answer. Our response may be correct if we think about our pre-Sept. 11, 2001 news...
Legislature's Counsel Says Courts Likely to Uphold Gay Marriage
Byline: Susan Palmer The Register-Guard When Oregon courts tackle the question of marriage for gays and lesbians, their answer will likely be: "It's legal." Or so Legislative Counsel Gregory Chaimov believes. Chaimov, responding to a request...
Looking at Consolidation
Byline: The Register-Guard Law enforcement agencies throughout Oregon are plagued by the same problem: Costs are rising faster than revenues. For agencies whose budgets go primarily to support personnel, the financial squeeze brings a steady reduction...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Virginia Hough Virginia M. Hough of Eugene died March 6 of age-related causes. She was 88. Hough was born Dec. 5, 1915, in Eugene to William and Bessie Coats Wallace. She married Keith Hough in Vancouver, Wash.,...
Oregon Loses Numbers Game at Duck Invitational
Byline: Jeff Smith The Register-Guard The final putt had dropped, the last hugs exchanged. All that was left to do now was crown the team and individual champions. Problem was, because of a computer glitch, the 51 player scores had to be added...
Oregon's Focal Point
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard It's that time of the year, Arizona coach Lute Olson was explaining to reporters, when what matters aren't big men or good shooters, not momentum or injuries, but the player who has the basketball in his hands...
Original Kamikaze Kid Lee Is Coming Home, but Not All the Way
Byline: Ron Bellamy / The Register-Guard They've often been with him in spirit, because if nothing else Ernie Kent is a product of his past, but Thursday afternoon, when the Ducks play California in the Pac-10 men's basketball tournament, the Oregon...
Perilous Pastime
Byline: Matt Cooper The Register-Guard SANTIAM PASS - Brandon Vander Ploeg gunned the engine on his snowmobile and started the climb up Sand Mountain. The angle of the slope was extreme - better than 45 degrees - and so was Vander Ploeg's intent:...
South Medford May Be the Favorite*
Byline: Steve Mims The Register-Guard South Medford carries the No. 1 ranking, but it seems to come with an asterisk. The Panthers are 25-1, including a 14-0 mark in the Southern Oregon Conference, the oft-maligned league that has not put a team...
Statistics Paint Portrait of Assisted Suicide
Byline: Tim Christie The Register-Guard With six years of statistics on the books, a composite is emerging of the kind of Oregonians most likely to use the state's unique doctor-assisted suicide law. Statistically, a young, white, highly educated...
Students Describe Bus Ride Attacks
Byline: Winston Ross The Register-Guard COQUILLE - Two freshman football players at North Bend High School testified Tuesday that they were "hurt," "embarrassed" and "mad" after attacks on a bus trip and in the locker room last fall that led to...
Teen Sentenced to Jail, Probation
Byline: Bill Bishop The Register-Guard An armed and aggressive 19-year-old who narrowly escaped being shot by Oakridge police in January was sentenced Tuesday to probation and 90 days in jail on four misdemeanor charges. Police arrested Jacob...
UO Gets $10 Million for Education Building
Byline: Greg Bolt The Register-Guard A private foundation has pledged $10 million toward the construction of a 100,000-square-foot building for the University of Oregon College of Education, the largest gift in the college's history and the lead...
Weyerhaeuser Settles Alder Claims
Byline: From Register-Guard and news service reports Weyerhaeuser Co., the world's biggest lumber company, agreed to pay $34.5 million to four small alder mills in Oregon and Washington to settle claims that the giant firm monopolized the market...
Wiping out Polio
Byline: The Register-Guard The herculean struggle to eliminate polio worldwide stands at a crossroads, its success endangered by a politically motivated misinformation campaign in the African nation of Nigeria. As recently as 1988, polio claimed...