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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Eugene Brings Home the Gold

For the second time in five years, Eugene was recognized for its commitment to providing a pedestrian-friendly environment. Walk Friendly Communities (WFC), a national recognition program based out of North Carolina, designated Eugene as a gold-level comm...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

City Manager Jon Ruiz's Speech to the Chamber of Commerce

In 1847, my great, great, great grandmother and her 7 children left Missouri and travelled the Oregon Trail 2,000 miles, settling just north of Coburg.

Every summer and fall, Barb and I drive through Nancy Ferguson’s 320 acre homestead on our way to pick c...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

City Boards and Commissions Seeking New Applicants

Eugene residents looking for new opportunities to get involved with the community can apply now for a number of City boards and commissions. Each year, a number of openings occur within the City’s boards and commissions, and City staff carry out...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Mayor Piercy Hands the Gavel to Mayor Lucy Vinis

The 2017 State of the City program included: Vinis and new Ward 1 City Councilor Emily Semple taking their oaths of office; the swearing in of three Eugene Water and Electric Board commissioners; presentations of appreciation to Mayor Piercy and outgoing ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

Barrier Helps Curb Illegal Camping and Dumping

After years of misuse and illegal activity, Public Works Maintenance has closed off a dead-end road in southwest Eugene. Earlier this year crews placed a barrier and a gate on Pitchford Avenue, just west of the intersection with Westec Drive. This street ...

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