What’s on your ballot?

Registered voters in Oregon received their ballots over the past week for the state’s General Election on Nov. 6. In addition to having a say in the selection of elected representatives, Oregon voters will...

‘Good’ to go

In just over 30 minutes, the makeup of the Associated Students of Lane Community College Student Government was drastically altered. ASLCC Student Government Vice President Dan Good announced his sudden resignation in the midst of...

Feds spooked by kids’ litigation

Juliana v. United States was filed in 2015 by climatologist Dr. James Hansen and 21 young people aged 10-22, six of whom are from Eugene. The lawsuit asserts that the U.S. government has been...

The excluded candidate

The 2018 Oregon Democrat and Republican gubernatorial candidates have raked in over $23 million in combined campaign contributions, the most in Oregon’s history. Incumbent Democratic Governor Kate Brown netted funds from Michael Bloomberg’s gun...

State of debate

The 2018 Oregon gubernatorial race is nearing the finish line. Over the past week, candidates debated topics from rural internet access to gun control. Major candidates include incumbent Democratic Governor Kate Brown, Republican challenger...

Convicted Instructor Returns

A former priest and Lane Community College instructor convicted on three counts of sex solicitation is teaching classes again this fall. Daniel Mackay was convicted on three counts of sex solicitation – a misdemeanor in...

Stories from the ‘Pacific Circuit’

At a panel on human trafficking, Diana Janz, third from left, answers a question from an audience member about controlling social media use. At the May 23 panel at the Actor's Cabaret Theater...

New police chief promises new era

New Eugene Chief of Police Chris Skinner speaks to the attendees at his swearing-in ceremony. The former police chief of Richland, Washington plans to use predictive data analysis and community outreach techniques to...

Women march into political arena

According to the New York Times, the nation is seeing a surge of women campaigning for office, including 354 women running for the U.S. House of Representatives, four times as many as in 2015....