Aubrey Bulkeley

Reporter

Aubrey Bulkeley joined KLCC in January 2019. She co-created FLUX podcast, a three-part series to accompany award-winning UO School of Journalism and Communication publication, FLUX Magazine. Bulkeley finished her Master's degree in Journalism at the University of Oregon in June 2019.  

Bulkeley was previously an international educator. She has lived on four continents and traveled to 38 countries. Bulkeley is a general assignment reporter for KLCC. 

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Lane County Soccer Referees Association

There's a nationwide shortage of referees for amateur sports, and it’s affecting soccer in Lane County. An introductory course on Saturday, May 8, 2021 is aimed to recruit new refs.

  

  

  

Photo Courtesy of Eugene Pavlov Photography and Family Building Blocks / Oregon Community Foundation

Oregon Community Foundation announced today it is giving $40 million in state-funded grants to summer enrichment programs. 

  

  

Arcimoto

Arcimoto and 5th Street Public Market are celebrating Earth Day this weekend with an event to let people test drive the three-wheel, electric Fun Utility Vehicles or FUVs. 

  

Rachael McDonald

Allergy season can be particularly bad in our area because “The Grass Seed Capital of the World” is in Linn County. The broad, deep landscape of the southern Willamette Valley also retains pollen. How might the unseasonably warm weather we’ve been having impact allergy season this year?

  

  

Eugene Emeralds

The Eugene Emeralds are gearing up for a new baseball season and fans can expect changes when going to PK Park.

  

  

OSPIRG Students

As Earth Day approaches, the organization OSPIRG Students is hosting online events for Youth Earth Week to encourage sustainable living.

Aubrey Bulkeley

The sun was bright and birds flew over the Willamette River while Project Manager Emily Proudfoot described the progress of the Downtown Riverfront Park project as she stood at the viewpoint where a path connects 5th Avenue to the water. 

  

  

DisOrient Asian American Film Festival

Recent events have brought racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the US into the spotlight. Eugene-based DisOrient film festival is working to build understanding and connection through film.

 

  

 

  

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art and Carrie Mae Weems

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art has partnered with world renowned and Oregon-born artist Carrie Mae Weems for a public art campaign about COVID-19. The project’s focus is twofold.

   

Aubrey Bulkeley

Approximately 100 people gathered at the federal courthouse in downtown Eugene Sunday to speak out against racism towards Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

  

Alison Gash / Undueburdens.org

At the beginning of the pandemic when Oregon entered its first shut down, UO senior Emily Fowler found herself living back in Portland with her family and facing all online classes. One of those classes was with political science professor, Dr. Alison Gash. Gash discovered many of her students were experiencing this unprecedented situation alone or away from their peer support systems. 

  

  

Lane County Waste Management

During the pandemic, the way we do many things, like eating out, has changed. The pandemic has also changed how Lane County’s waste systems are used. 

  

Cece Remior

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream joins other businesses opening in the 5th Street Public Market expansion. They are having a grand opening this weekend. 

  

Wildlife Safari

Arlene Herbert, who was instrumental in establishing the cheetah program at Wildlife Safari in Winston, Ore., passed away recently. Her legacy with the cats will be felt for years to come.

    

Sarah Grimm

In 2015, Oregon passed a law requiring tenants of multi-family properties be given the opportunity and resources to recycle. Lane County Waste Management is conducting a pilot program to better understand what will help.

  


Mountain Rose Herbs

E-commerce company Mountain Rose Herbs has purchased the Phoenix Industrial Park in the Whiteaker area of Eugene. The purchase of the 12-acre campus was finalized on December 31, 2020. 


Arcimoto

Arcimoto, creators of the Fun Utility Vehicle (FUV) announced last week they have entered a purchase agreement to buy a manufacturing site in Eugene. This will increase the company’s manufacturing space from 38,000 to 185,000 square feet. 

  

  

Nicole Nishimura

As La Perla closes its doors in downtown Eugene, the Community Fermentation Union is moving in.


Knot, Oleg Pashkovsky & Lika Borisova, Oregon Office of Outdoor Recreation

Oregonians wanting to get out of the house while being mindful of COVID guidelines have a new resource.

  

Eugene Marathon

As 2020 draws to a close, so does the window for participants of the Eugene Marathon. Since the race was cancelled, roughly 4,800 racers will need to decide by Dec. 31 how to use their registration.

  

  

La Perla & Cawood

Restaurants nationwide have struggled during the pandemic. La Perla Pizzeria is no exception. The downtown Eugene restaurant announced on their FaceBook page Dec. 14 they will be closing their doors at the end of December. 

  

Wendy Machalicek

Second graders at El Camino del Rio are holding a winter gear drive Thursday, Dec. 17 for Egan Warming Center. A classroom lesson turned into real life action.

  

  

McKenzie Community Development Corporation

Whether staying at local hotels or camping on their property, many people affected by the Holiday Farm Fire are still living in temporary situations.


Hult Center

As 2020 comes to a close with increasing COVID-19 cases, the Hult Center of Eugene is bringing back the ‘At Home Talent Show.’

Eugene Airport

As COVID-19 cases increase across Oregon, officials are discouraging travel, especially for Thanksgiving which impacts the Eugene Airport.


Egan Warming Center on Facebook

As temperatures decline, Egan Warming Center is keeping a watchful eye on the forecast. The Eugene/ Springfield organization is struggling amidst the pandemic to help the unhoused find shelter from the cold.


Aubrey Bulkeley

The Presidential election was officially called for Joe Biden on Saturday, November 7, 2020. That afternoon, Kim Pittman and Deb Lilly cheered as cars passed by the corner near the Federal Courthouse. They came from Fall Creek to celebrate Biden’s victory.

Aubrey Bulkeley

After the Presidential election was officially called for Joe Biden, the Community Alliance of Lane County held a celebration at the Federal Courthouse in Eugene. 

Andy Nelson / The Register-Guard

Few people were ready for what 2020 had in store. A pandemic, protests, economic distress and in much of Oregon, wildfires. Such crises can take a toll on our mental health.

 

Oregon Department of Transportation

Property owners across Oregon are grappling with how to rebuild after this summer’s devastating wildfires. They may be able to get help from FEMA and the EPA.  


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