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Posted on: August 8, 2022

New Navigation Center Provides Shelter, Support to Unhoused Community

A large red ribbon is cut to celebrate the Navigation Center grand opening.

EUGENE, OR--Lane County and the City of Eugene officially opened the River Avenue Navigation Center to further increase the area’s capacity to serve the unhoused community. A grand opening ceremony with comments from Lane County Commissioner Pat Farr, Eug...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Mike Caven Selected as Eugene Springfield Fire Chief

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With more than 20 years in fire and emergency medical service experience, Michael A. Caven has been selected to serve as Eugene Springfield Fire’s next Fire Chief. 

Caven has worked with Eugene Springfield Fire since 2007, serving in a variety of ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Visual Arts Week returns to Eugene

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The popular event is back for its fourth annual year, including the Mayor’s Art Show

City of Eugene Cultural Services, Lane Arts Council and Maude Kerns Art Center have partnered once again to host the fourth annual Visual Arts Week from Aug. 5-1...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center to open in September

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After a year of construction, Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center will reopen in September.

 

The new facility will include a new indoor therapy pool, a spa and an expanded natatorium, along with improvements to the locker rooms, interior finishes an...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Middle Housing Code Changes Project Awarded by the State for Achievement in Community Engagement

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On July 28, 2022, Eugene Middle Housing volunteers and community partners gathered with city staff and state officials to celebrate the passage of the code amendments and the innovative process of including more Eugene residents in the decision making. Ma...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

City of Eugene Opens Applications for Exemptions to Support Building Local Affordable Housing

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Qualified local affordable housing projects can now apply to be provided exemptions for local system development charges (SDCs) during the building permit process. Applications are available online and must be submitted by September 19, 2022. The SDC exem...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Eugene joins “House America” initiative to address homelessness

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Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis on Monday announced that the City has joined the House America: An All-Hands-On-Deck Effort to Address the Nation’s Homelessness Crisis.

“The City of Eugene is pleased to sign onto this important initiative,&...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Eugene's First Mountain Bike Trail Now Open

ribben cutting event for pipe dream opening

Parks and Open Space is excited to announce that the opening of Eugene's first dedicated mountain bike trail, Pipe Dream. Trail building volunteers and City staff officially opened the trail last Friday with a small ceremonial ribbon cutting and ...

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