Category Archives: Events

Unimpressed with Steve Novick and his beer

Last weekend I attended a fund raiser for Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Steve Novick in Eugene. I saw an article in the Register-Guard saying that Novick is pro-beer, and I thought finally, a candidate I can support. I’d actually planned … Continue reading

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Seafood, blues fest washes up in Twin Peaks-ish town on Oregon Coast

I travel to a lot of random stuff in Oregon because my fiancee is addicted to fests. So when the atmospheric inversion socked Eugene into 40-degree temps and impenetrable fog, we skipped town and headed for the sunny coast last … Continue reading

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Tabling for trout at the Eugene Celebration

Last weekend I ran a table for Trout Unlimited 678 at the Eugene Celebration. We managed to sign up a bunch of new members thanks to some free trial memberships from Mike Beagle. It was also an excuse to take … Continue reading

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Lane County Fair photos 2007

We hit the Lane County Fair last night, checked out The Charlie Daniels Band, the goats and the funnel cake. Not a bad night. Also, I met the president of the Emerald Photographic Society in the photo competition at the … Continue reading

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Conservationists, local author team up to save Rogue Wilderness

Wednesday night at the Eugene Public Library, Cascadia Wildlands Project, Oregon Wild and acclaimed Oregon author John Daniel teamed up to educate residents about the plight of the Rogue River. I sat in the back, behind a sea of white … Continue reading

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The Athiarchists melt my face off

Saw my fist metal show in Eugene last night at John Henry’s. It was a benefit show for the local rollerderby team, the Emerald City Rollergirls. The Athiarchists opened up the show and melted my face off. You don’t get … Continue reading

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Oregon Wilderness week

This week is Wilderness Week in Oregon. The organization formerly known as the Oregon National Resources Council is hosting over three dozen hikes and events, including a free whitewater rafting trip. I’m looking into doing the Lookout Mountain hike on … Continue reading

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