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Selling EWEB HQ Requires a Better Process

October 19th, 2022 1 Comment

Civic Stadium proved what’s possible, but who will be able to champion the project as fervently as Bev Smith?


Are We Ready to Create a Sharing Culture?

October 12th, 2022 No Comments

How quickly can we get used to sharing how many things? That’s the question the future is asking.


Recalls Require Facts

September 28th, 2022 No Comments

Regardless of how you feel about EmX, Syrett, city council, recalls, or elections in general, defending facts is important.


Fire Looms Over Eugene’s Future

September 14th, 2022 No Comments

A bee sting … turned out to be a Cedar Creek ember, carried by the wind. It’s touching us now.


Election Reform Changes the Game

September 11th, 2022 No Comments

We shouldn’t be surprised that flame-throwers and misanthropes are filling the halls of Capitol Hill. The current system optimizes that outcome.


Eugene’s Corners Need Love

September 4th, 2022 No Comments

It’s time for Eugene to stretch itself. We’re building up in the center and along major transportation corridors. At last, some taller projects that aren’t part of the speculative student housing mix. It always bothered me that the tallest neon sign that visitors saw entering from the Ferry Street Bridge was atop Eugene Hotel, where […]


Bicycling’s Bright Spot

August 24th, 2022 No Comments

It’s becoming clear that our best future will be more electrified. That future has already arrived on bike paths all around the area.


UO’s New President: Put the Hat in the Ring

August 24th, 2022 No Comments

Leadership requires courage. Lariviere passed that test with flying colors, and those colors were green and yellow.


NCAA: What Comes After What Comes Next?

August 17th, 2022 No Comments

Nobody knows what comes next for the University of Oregon’s athletic programs or the Pac-12 Conference. The NCAA itself seems powerless and uninterested in its future, leaving those decisions to competing television and media outlets. They will be spending billions for the top-drawer entertainment the schools reliably provide. I don’t know what comes next, but […]


Do We Have Sights Worth Seeing?

August 14th, 2022 No Comments

Except for cheapskates going to Track Town Pizza for free souvenir napkins and a handful of high-end eateries, most places reported no perceivable increases.