What is the Eugene Sick Leave Ordinance? On July 28, 2014, the Eugene City Council passed a law that allows everyone working within the Eugene city limits to accrue paid sick time at work. When will the Eugene Sick Leave Ordinance go into effect? On July 1, 2015, eligible workers will begin accruing sick time. Where can I find the
EUGENE, Ore. - Construction has begun on First Avenue, and Monroe and Madison streets in the Whiteaker neighborhood. Although there will be some delays, the project manager says the end result will be worth it. Commuters can expect to see improved roads with fewer potholes, upgraded handicapped access ramps and wider bike lanes. "You know the saying you can't make
A few years ago, homeowner Troy Carpenter noticed the emerald ash borer beetle was killing his trees. "You start noticing when the canopy thins out and eventually they don't have any leaves," he said. "We thought we could treat about half of them that seemed to have somewhat healthy canopies." When the treatments didn't work, Carpenter had no other choice
RENTON, Wash. -- There was a dramatic end to a high-speed police chase in King County Monday evening. The chase began in Skyway just before 4:30 p.m. when a King County Sheriff's deputy spotted a suspicious vehicle, said Sheriff's spokesperson Sgt. DB Gates. The vehicle sped off and the ensuing chase wound through the streets of Skyway and Renton, Gates
LONDON - While most people rely heavily on looks while speed dating, a new project in London is forcing people to do the exact opposite and choose by personality alone. During an event called Paper Bag Speed Dating, participants were asked to make snap decisions based purely on the personality of the person sat opposite them. Created by the brains
Don Jensen, who has done a number of gorgeous time lapse videos of the daytime and nighttime skies over the Pacific Northwest, had an idea: What if I apply the processed used to create star trails and the like on my nighttime videos to daylight scenes? The results were pretty cool: It's as if the sky was painted with clouds.