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...

LCC Revamps Retention Support

Dr. Paul Jarrell discusses his vision for the future of students at Lane Community College. Jarrell, who spearheaded the implementation of the Oregon Pathways Project, is the new Vice President of Academic and...

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...

Seven Year Slide

According to the official budget approved and adopted by the Lane Community College Board of Education, approximately 8,200 students are enrolled in Fall Term classes, an 11 percent drop from the previous year. This...

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...

Capitalizing on Capital Hill

On May 22, the Eugene Planning Commission held a public forum for a final appeal regarding a proposed housing project on the top of the underdeveloped but high-value Capital Hill near Hendricks Park. A...

Tribal housing plans dammed

When the United States government erected a series of dams on the Columbia River in the early 1900s, multiple tribal villages were destroyed. During construction, federal officials promised to supply adequate, permanent housing to...

You can grow your own way

Local business Down to Earth hosted a workshop on May 20 for community members to learn how to properly grow their own cannabis. Even before the legalization of marijuana in 2016, people have been growing...

Primary season wraps up

A community member drops off their ballot at the Emerald Park voting station for the Oregon Primary election. Among the ticket items, this ballot included two measures, both approved by voters, that will...