“I think this is about as close as you’re going to get,” said Eugene Police Chief Chris Skinner when referring to whether the incident could be considered a “mass shooting.” On Jan. […]
This week has been a difficult one for many reasons. The holiday season is always a busy time or year, and, usually, bells can be heard as one travels around town running […]
On Nov. 19, Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of charges stemming from his Aug. 25, 2020 killing of two antifascist protesters and severely wounding another during a protest for Jacob Blake in Kenosha, […]
A Community Mourns, The System Continues: Lane County Residents Light a Path to Hope and Reconciliation.
Photo-Editorial of one community mourning two losses and institutional austerity As fall ends and winter rises, Lane County residents with candles in hand lit up the dark night in remembrance of lives […]
Oakland, California’s POOR Magazine Hosts ‘Homefulness’ Workshop, Member of Stop The Sweeps Arrested
On Nov. 15, POOR Magazine—a California-based indigenous, working-class, and “people-led” media collective—held workshops at two of Eugene’s houseless camps. The workshops centered around “homefulness,” or “the homeless solution to homelessness,” as said […]
Downtown Eugene’s “Crumb Together” targeted by anti-mask pair Editor’s Note: The article was updated to reflect that both individuals have been released. Ricki Scott Collin and Amy Verlee Hall were arrested on […]
On Oct. 27, after several cancellations, Charlie Kirk hosted a conservative Evangelical event at the Emerald Valley Golf Club in Creswell, Oregon. Kirk, according to his bio on Premiere Speakers Bureau, is […]
“It’s important to share the stories from all folks fighting for human rights, regardless of their backgrounds, jobs, race, or color of skin. Human rights are for everyone.”
Black Unity, CLDC Amend Their Lawsuit Against Springfield Police, Alleging Surveillance and Arbitrary “Unlawful Assembly” Proclamations
According to the CLDC and BU, the lawsuit has been amended to “include claims of unlawful spying and viewpoint discrimination in violation of the First Amendment and a little used Oregon Law, ORS 181A.250.”
The report acknowledges that “the struggles of 2020”–meaning the pandemic, economic anxiety, civil unrest, and all that political street fighting–likely contributed to the rise in hate and bias crimes last year.