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Articles from April 9, 2013

Beacon Golfers Are Sixth in Idaho
Byline: The Register-Guard WILDER, Idaho - Northwest Christian's women golfers are sixth after 36 holes of the seven-team College of Idaho Invitational after their overall 741 score Monday in gusty conditions. The Beacons were led by Sarah Crofcheck...
Briefly Metro
Byline: The Register-Guard UO student arrested for wrong-way crash A University of Oregon student has been arrested on drunken driving and other charges, and taken to the Lane County Jail, in connection with a weekend accident on Randy Pap Beltline...
Britain's 'Iron Lady'
Byline: The Register-Guard Whether you agreed with Margaret Thatcher or not, you had to admit that she was a leader. More than that, the former British prime minister who died Monday at age 87 was a leader with Big Ideas. And Thatcher's two-fisted...
City Hall Redesign Finalists Selected
Byline: Edward Russo The Register-Guard Three architecture firms are finalists to design Eugene's next City Hall. The finalists, picked from seven firms that applied for the work, are Robertson Sherwood Architects and Rowell Brokaw Architects,...
Ducks, Beavers Meet in 'Not Your Typical Midweek' Rivalry
Byline: Chris Hansen The Register-Guard Oregon will be back in Corvallis this afternoon for the first time since getting swept by Oregon State in a season-ending three-game series last year when the Ducks needed just one win to claim a piece of...
Eugene Tech Company Goes Public
Byline: Sherri Buri McDonald The Register-Guard Electrical Geodesics Inc., a Eugene tech company, has raised $12 million by going public on the London Stock Exchange. Electrical Geodesics has grown an average of 17 percent a year over the past...
For the Record
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...
It's a New World for Coleman in the Middle
Byline: Rob Moseley The Register-Guard Oregon's desire for sophomore outside linebacker Tyson Coleman to learn each spot in his position group, a typical request of a veteran, has an air of urgency this spring. Identifying two new starters at...
Life in the Digital World Poses Real-World Risks
Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By James Newton Texting while driving - or for that matter, even talking on a cell phone - is illegal in Eugene. Let's call that infraction "drexting." But messing with their phones while driving is not the only danger posed...
Middle School Efforts Pay Off
Byline: Susan Palmer The Register-Guard A parade of robots designed by sixth-graders captured the attention of the Springfield School Board on Monday night. Hamlin Middle School students showed off what they'd built in about four days in an after-school...
Outdoors Briefly
Byline: The Register-Guard FAMILY FISHING HOSTED IN COTTAGE GROVE The ODFW will host a free family fishing event Saturday at Cottage Grove Pond from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. No registration or experience is needed, because young anglers and their...
Police Say Property Unit Audit Will Lead to Changes
Byline: Jack Moran The Register-Guard At 437 pages, it's a doozy of a road map. But Eugene police say they want to use the lengthy document - a consultant's report detailing issues in the department's property control unit - to guide them toward...
Rethinking Gay Marriage
Byline: The Register-Guard The news media have been awash with reports lately about how Americans' attitudes toward same-sex marriage are shifting in favor of such unions. Now the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press has completed...
Sports Mail
Byline: The Register-Guard UO, get a history lesson After listening to the halftime reporter during the Oregon vs. Saint Louis NCAA Tournament basketball game, it became more evident that the UO does not really care about history of other sports...
University Boards' Makeup Stalls Talks
Byline: Saul Hubbard The Register-Guard SALEM - Should university faculty and other staff have any seats on the independent governing boards proposed for the University of Oregon, Portland State University and potentially Oregon State University?...
Wectawski, Schindler Lead Axemen to Win
Byline: The Register-Guard Correction (published April 10, 2013): Haleigh Krause fired a 73 to win a Southwest Conference golf tournament at Grants Pass Country Club on Monday. Her Sheldon teammates, Jennifer Krause (80) and Alexi Bevans (84), finished...
Whimsical Tournament Has Fitting Winner in Free-Spirited Artist
Byline: Bob Welch The Register-Guard Need a ladder? If it sounds like part of a Jerry's Home Improvement ad, the question was answered in the affirmative Monday night by Louisville-linked artist David Joyce, who figuratively needed one to cut...