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Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs

Oregon Governor Kate Brown held a press availability September 28 to discuss Oregon's ongoing response to COVID-19. She was joined by representatives from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and Oregon Department of Education.

  

Francesco Lecce-Chong, Music Director & Conductor of the Eugene Symphony
Amanda Smith

The Eugene Symphony completes the three-part exploration of its Soundwaves virtual concert series by showcasing the string orchestra pieces performed last season. In this episode, you’ll hear Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s buoyant Noveletten No. 1 in A Major, Dmitri Shostakovich’s searing Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a, and finally, Edward Elgar’s joyful Serenade, Op. 20. Each of these composers bring different perspectives to their work but are all connected through their deep love and understanding of string instruments.

The violas of The Eugene Symphony.
Amanda Smith

The Eugene Symphony continues a three-part exploration of its Soundwaves virtual concert series by showcasing a few of the string orchestra pieces performed last season. In this episode, you’ll hear a remarkable and new approach to music-making by Icelandic composer Hildur Guðnadóttir, who created a color map for musicians to follow rather than traditional notes on manuscript paper.

The Eugene Symphony performs at the Hult Center in Eugene.
Amanda Smith

The Eugene Symphony begins a three-part exploration of its Soundwaves virtual concert series by showcasing a few of the string orchestra pieces performed last season. Remarkably, by just scoring for string instruments, each of these featured composers on this episode was able to bring to life music that is deeply lush and beautiful, yet very different from each other. In this episode, along with hearing each of these pieces, you’ll learn how Music Director & Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong discovered Zhou Tian’s music, hear a special interview with composer Dr.

A photo of Oregon Governor Kate Brown
Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs

The Northwest Interagency Coordination Center has provided this interactive map of large wildfires in Oregon and Washington. 

A photo of Oregon Governor Kate Brown
Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs

Brian Bull except for Leah Nash (top center); Alex Milan Tracy (bottom center); and Pattrick Price (bottom right) / KLCC

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) has announced its winners from more than 730 print, web, TV, and radio entries from across the U.S. and Canada. 

Oregon Wildfire Updates

Aug 6, 2021
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Multiple wildfires are burning across the state. Here's a look at some recent updates on size, containment, closures, evacuations, and firefighters efforts to contain the fires.

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Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs

Oregon Governor Kate Brown held a press availability June 11, to discuss Oregon's ongoing response to COVID-19. She was joined by representatives from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA).

  

A photo of Oregon Governor Kate Brown
Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs

Governor Kate Brown held a press availability May 21, at 12 p.m. to discuss Oregon's ongoing response to COVID-19. She was joined by representatives from the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Lottery.

  

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Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs

Oregon Governor Kate Brown held a press availability May 11, at 1:30 p.m. to discuss Oregon's ongoing response to COVID-19. She was joined by representatives from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA).

  

Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs / Oregon National Guard from Salem, Oregon, United States, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Oregon Governor Kate Brown held a press availability April 23 to discuss Oregon's ongoing response to COVID-19. She was joined by representatives from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the Oregon Latino Health Coalition.

  

Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs / Oregon National Guard from Salem, Oregon, United States, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Oregon Governor Kate Brown held a press availability April 16  to discuss Oregon's ongoing response to COVID-19. She was joined by representatives from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA).

  

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Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs

 Governor Kate Brown held a press availability April 2nd to discuss Oregon's ongoing response to COVID-19. She was joined by representatives from the Oregon Health Authority.

  

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Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs

Oregon Governor Kate Brown held a press availability March 19 to discuss Oregon's ongoing response to COVID-19. She was joined by representatives from the Oregon Health Authority. 

  

Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs / Oregon National Guard from Salem, Oregon, United States, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Oregon Governor Kate Brown held a press availability Friday, March 12, at 11 a.m. to discuss Oregon's ongoing response to COVID-19. She was joined by representatives from the Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Health & Science University.

A photo of Oregon Governor Kate Brown
Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs

Governor Kate Brown will hold a press availability February 26, at 11 a.m. to discuss Oregon's ongoing response to COVID-19. She will be joined by representatives from the Oregon Health Authority. You can tune in live to KLCC radio or watch the conference here. 

A photo of Oregon Governor Kate Brown
Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs

Oregon Governor Kate Brown will hold a press availability February 19, at 11 a.m. to discuss Oregon's ongoing response to COVID-19. She will be joined by representatives from the Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Primary Care Association, and Virginia Garcia Memorial Health System. 

Watch live here, or listen on KLCC radio. 

Governor Kate Brown's Press Office

Today at 10:30 Gov. Kate Brown will deliver a virtual State of the State address for Oregon. KLCC will broadcast the address on air and online, and you can also watch the address right here. 

Program Date: October 2, 2020

Air Date: October 5, 2020

From the City Club of Eugene:

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) has announced its annual list of winners in its national Native media awards competition.

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Evacuation orders remain in place for several communities throughout the region as wildfires continue to burn, many of them without any containment. Officials have warned residents that areas under Level 3 Evacuated areas, including the roads within those areas, are closed to the public. The closures are necessary to protect the safety of everyone. 

Wildfire Evacuation Resources List  

As wildfire evacuation notices continue to update, here is a list of websites for up to date information in different counties.

Screenshot of press briefing from 09-17-2020

Screenshot of press briefing from 09-17-2020

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The Public Media Journalists Association recently awarded KLCC with a First Place win for Writing, Division C.

 

NOTE: THIS POST IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED AFTER 2:00 PM 9/10/2020. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR THE LATEST UPDATES AND INFORMATION. 

 

Weeks after the Eugene Police Department declared a riot on May 29, the department declared one again last Saturday, July 25. Demonstrators in Eugene gathered to stand in solidarity with Portland protesters in opposition of the Federal Department of Homeland Security and against police brutality. 

Top & bottom left photos taken by Elizabeth Gabriel | Right photo taken by Nathan Bouquet

In the third episode of KLCC's special series covering Black Lives Matter protests in Eugene and Springfield, Black Unity leaders stand in solidarity with Portland protesters, All Lives Matter protesters chant "Black Lives Matter," and Eugene's long-awaited City Council work session on policing is right around the corner. Join KLCC News Director Rachael McDonald and reporters Elizabeth Gabriel and Nathan Bouquet in the latest episode of the Northwest Passage.

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