Aubrey Bulkeley

Reporter

Aubrey Bulkeley joined KLCC in January 2019. She earned a Master's degree in Journalism at the University of Oregon. In 2018, Aubrey co-produced a three-part podcast for FLUX Magazine, a UO School of Journalism and Communication publication. She was previously an international educator and has traveled to 37 countries. Aubrey is a general assignment reporter for KLCC. 

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Lane County Public Health

Lane County Public Health Spokesman Jason Davis says COVID-19 testing guidelines have been broadened and local testing capacity is ready to increase. Testing numbers have yet to ramp up - likely because area doctors have been following advice to conserve resources. 

Lane County Public Health

For the second day in a row, Lane County Public Health reports no new cases of COVID-19. The number of cases in the county have plateaued at 48. One person remains hospitalized, 25 are recovering at home and 21 have completely recovered from the virus. 

Aubrey Bulkeley

Like most everything during this time, Eugene’s Riverfront Park project has needed to make adjustments. However, construction on the next phase will continue as scheduled.


Lane County Farmers Market

The Lane County Farmers Market officially began their regular season last week under statewide Coronavirus restrictions. The market is considered an essential service and is open for business, but with a few changes. 

Wildlife Safari

Wildlife Safari in Winston, Oregon announced a new litter of cheetah cubs born at the park. This makes 219 births for the most successful breeding program in the Western Hemisphere.


Vanessa Roy

Eugene Saturday Market will not open tomorrow, April 4, as originally scheduled.


Brian Bull

Lane County’s Waste Management Division had its busiest day in 5 years last Saturday as many residents use their time during the Coronavirus pandemic to clean house. 


Rachael McDonald

Eugene Police Chief Chris Skinner wants the community to know emergency responders are ready to serve and are not going anywhere during this time of uncertainty.

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Like most grocery stores across the country, Sundance Natural Foods and Capella Market in Eugene have seen an increase of shoppers stocking up on food. Here's how they’re coping during the Covid-19 outbreak.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

There are now 39 cases of novel coronavirus in Oregon as of 11am Sunday. The Oregon Health Authority announced three new cases including one involving a staff member at the Oregon Veteran’s Home in Lebanon where nine residents have tested positive. The employee is in isolation.

Oregon Food Bank

As closures continue throughout Oregon due to COVID-19 protocols, I spoke with Food For Lane County about how it’s preparing.


AASA The School Superintendents Association

Eugene 4J Superintendent Gustavo Balderas won National Superintendent of the Year last night at the National Conference on Education in San Diego. He is the first Latino to receive the honor. 

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Eugene is one step closer to a new riverfront area. The city is placing more than 24 thousand plants along the bank of the Willamette. KLCC’s Aubrey Bulkeley went to see how the work is going.


Willamette Pass

After a late start, Willamette Pass opened Friday for regular season hours. Due to a lack of precipitation this season Willamette Pass had only been operating on weekends. They’ve also been restricted to using the lower part of the mountain.


Rachael McDonald

You might need extra layers because there’s a potential for snow in the Willamette Valley next week. KLCC spoke to The National Weather Service in Portland.


Aubrey Bulkeley

Local firefighter Nathan Kunasek has started a non-profit organization to train the community in techniques to stop life threatening bleeding. He feels passionately that all educators can and should be first responders to emergencies. KLCC went to a training at Malabon Elementary School in Eugene’s Bethel District. 


Aubrey Bulkeley

A holiday tradition from Iceland has made its way to Eugene. A local writing group collects books as holiday gifts for young people who may not have access to their own reading material.


Eugene City Council will vote Monday to decide whether to ban polystyrene containers used for prepared food by restaurants and retailers.


Brian Bull / KLCC

The Eugene 4-J school district wants local input on how to spend the $12 million they expect from the Oregon Legislature.

Tiffany Eckert

Last week, Egan Warming Center created a pop-up shelter due to an unseasonal cold snap. KLCC spoke with regional warming centers about their preparations as winter approaches.


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For the first time since the Boeing 737 max crashes, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg will appear before a house committee investigating the matter.

Aubrey Bulkeley

Eugene-based Smith Family Bookstore will be closing their campus location by the end of October. KLCC spoke with the owner to find out why.


Brandon Woodruff

The former Starbucks in Downtown Eugene has a new tenant. Manifest Beer Company shares how they plan to transform the space.


Jes Burns

Eugene Police participated in Operation Clear Track on Tuesday. This is a nation-wide effort to increase railroad safety.


KLCC

Talks broke down Monday in negotiations between management and classified staff at Oregon’s public universities. Workers could strike next Monday if no agreement is reached.


Aubrey Bulkeley

The City of Eugene is hosting its final event Thursday, September 12th seeking community input about the future of the downtown Parks Blocks.


Lane Transit District

As of this month Kindergarten to 12th grade students can now ride Lane Transit District busses for free.


Wildlife Safari

Wildlife Safari in Winston, Oregon has welcomed a 5-foot 10-inch baby giraffe to its animal family.The two-week-old female is the third giraffe to be born at the park since the breeding program started in 2011. Wildlife Safari has successfully bred numerous species, including cheetahs, but General Curator Dan Brands says this process had its own learning curve. Giraffes give birth standing up so the baby drops about six feet.


Aubrey Bulkeley

Eugene-based company Blue Lotus Chai won a 2019 Silver Sofi award from the Specialty Food Association. The international award is considered the “Oscars of Artisan Foods.” 


Philomath Express

As graduation season comes to an end, Philomath High School has special reason to celebrate. Every senior who started the school year earned their high school diploma.


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