History meets future

New street names honor Eugene’s past On Nov. 26, Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis unveiled the three street names chosen for the new Downtown Riverfront. Picked from a narrowed down list of over 1,000 suggested names,...

Eugene has the nation’s highest homelessness rate

The city’s push to stop homelessness numbers from rising According to Security.org, a website that collects homelessness data on each state, Oregon is the seventh-highest with over 14,000 people experiencing homelessness overall. Oregon places fourth...

Preparing for the Big One

Oregon joins nation in readying for Earthquake.   At 10:17 a.m. on Oct. 17, 2019, Lane Community College participated in the Great ShakeOut. Students, staff and administrators took part in a simulation of a significant earthquake...

Measles discovered in Lane county

One reported case of the measles virus in Lane county Lane County Public Health has issued a health report confirming two cases with the measles, also known as rubeola, virus. One of these individuals resides...

Calibrating the educational compass

Out of 1,095 students who transferred to the University of Oregon during fall and summer 2018, 321 were from Lane Community College, according to the University’s Director of Enrollment Management Research Jonathan...

Optic cable severed during snowstorm

During the last week of February, Lane County was overcome by a record amount of snow. By the end of it all, nearly ten inches of snow had fallen at the Eugene...

WinnebaGONE

After planning to have wrapped up production of their premier Class A coach, Winnebago Industries is closing their Junction City location leaving only thirty employees. They will relocate to another campus in...

Eugene leads state in hate crimes

The Federal Bureau of Investigation classifies any crime against a specific group of people with obvious bias as a hate crime. While this definition of a hate crime has been the same...

Water Conservation Program Restored

The National Science Foundation awarded Lane Community College’s Energy Management and Water Conservation department a grant of $537,310 to relaunch the Water Conservation Technician program beginning Fall 2019.  The grant will be paid over...