Nathan Bouquet

News Intern

Nathan Bouquet is a student journalist at the University of Oregon and a volunteer in the KLCC newsroom. 

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Eugene Pro Rodeo

The Eugene Pro Rodeo begins its 28th anniversary tonight with a four-day competition at the Eugene Horse Center. The theme, “Tough Enough to Wear Pink,” is designed to raise awareness for those affected by breast cancer.

Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center

With 4th of July celebrations just around the corner, people should be aware of how their pets might react to fireworks. Every year, pets run away from home because of unfamiliar and noisy festivities.

Corvallis City Club

A community meeting will be held in Corvallis next Thursday in order to decide on bylaws for a homelessness advisory council. It’s designed to assess, plan and respond to homelessness issues in Benton County.


With temperatures in the Willamette Valley hitting the mid-90s, medical providers and safety officials warn citizens to take precautions before exposing themselves to harsh weather.

Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs

Oregon governor Kate Brown designated June 12th a statewide observance of women veterans. Oregon is now the fourth state to officially acknowledge women’s contributions to the U.S. military.


Cynthia Wooten

The Oregon Country Fair celebrates its 50th birthday this summer. On Saturday, a celebration will mark the designation of the fair as an Oregon heritage tradition.

Lane Community College

A two-year cybersecurity program will be offered by Lane Community College in the fall. Students will be prepared to enter the network security workforce with industry-approved computer labs and instructional assistants.

www.eugene-or.gov

Citizens voiced their concerns about a proposed payroll tax at a Eugene City Council public hearing on Tuesday night. It would fund police and fire services, the municipal court and prosecution, and prevention and homeless resources in the city.

Oregon Health Authority

Increasing temperatures have led the Oregon Health Authority to notify citizens about cyanobacterial blooms in lakes, reservoirs, and rivers. Exposure to blooms can give people symptoms resembling a stomach flu and can kill smaller animals.

Rachael McDonald

The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department has issued a warning for citizens to be extra cautious in and around the Willamette River and other waterways. 

Karen Richards

Unseasonably hot temperatures and low humidity have led the Lane Fire Defense Board to temporarily ban outdoor fire activities. Beginning this Thursday in Lane County, the spring outdoor burning season will be suspended for one week.

Lane County

Oregon State Marine Patrol deputies are warning boaters in Lane County about an obstruction on the McKenzie River. Two downed trees block a section one mile downstream from the Bellinger boat landing.

Nathan Bouquet

Eugene’s Franklin Boulevard will see detours and lane closures starting Monday as a result of construction for the University of Oregon’s pedestrian sky-bridge.

Rachael McDonald

Lane County Public Works will open new disposal sites for debris that fell during February’s snowstorm. For the next three Saturdays, trees, limbs, and branches will be accepted in Rattlesnake, Marcola, and Oakridge.

Margaret Bull

A drama troupe from South Eugene High School was selected to perform a Broadway production at the International Thespian Festival.

Camp Lutherwood

A 60 year-old camp’s main lodge burned down last Friday near Fern Ridge Lake. Camp Lutherwood, which hosts schools and youth groups year round, is working hard to rebuild after a tragic electrical fire.