News for Eugene OR - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Eugene Oregon. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/eugene-or News for Eugene OR - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/eugene-or https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Wed, 07 Dec 2022 21:42:39 -0600 New Year's Eve Dinner at Gordon Tavern 2023 Ring in 2023 with us at the Gordon Tavern! Start the night with a 4-course dinner at the Gordon Tavern, served from 5pm to 11pm for $69.95 a person! https://www.americantowns.com/news/new-years-eve-dinner-at-gordon-tavern-2023-31500917-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/new-years-eve-dinner-at-gordon-tavern-2023-31500917-eugene-or.html Arts and Entertainment Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Eugene Symphony: New Year's Extravaganza 2023 Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor Peter Hollens and Evynne Hollens, vocalists We begin a brand-new tradition of ringing in the new year at Eugene https://www.americantowns.com/news/eugene-symphony-new-years-extravaganza-2023-31500930-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/eugene-symphony-new-years-extravaganza-2023-31500930-eugene-or.html Arts and Entertainment Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Wyden, Merkley Statement on Committee Vote on Associate Justice Adrienne Nelson’s Nomination to U.S. District Court Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate Judiciary https://www.americantowns.com/news/wyden-merkley-statement-on-committee-vote-on-associate-justice-adrienne-nelsons-nomination-to-us-district-court-31498508-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/wyden-merkley-statement-on-committee-vote-on-associate-justice-adrienne-nelsons-nomination-to-us-district-court-31498508-eugene-or.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Senator Merkley Introduces Legislation to Ban Hedge Fund Ownership of Residential Housing Wall Street control of large portions of housing markets across America drives up rents, limits homeownership opportunities Washington, D.C. – https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-merkley-introduces-legislation-to-ban-hedge-fund-ownership-of-residential-housing-31497664-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-merkley-introduces-legislation-to-ban-hedge-fund-ownership-of-residential-housing-31497664-eugene-or.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 30th Annual Festival Of Trees Festival of Trees has delighted families and supported Cascade Health’s charitable programs since 1993. As we celebrate the 30th anniversary https://www.americantowns.com/news/30th-annual-festival-of-trees-31493751-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/30th-annual-festival-of-trees-31493751-eugene-or.html Arts and Entertainment Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Oregon Truffle Festival Tickets Now On Sale Our 2023 programming begins with The Joriad North American Truffle Dog Competition on Saturday, January 28th at the Lane County https://www.americantowns.com/news/oregon-truffle-festival-tickets-now-on-sale-31493402-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/oregon-truffle-festival-tickets-now-on-sale-31493402-eugene-or.html Arts and Entertainment Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Merkley, Wyden Applaud Critical Approval to Begin Klamath Dams Removal Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden issued the following statement today after the Federal Energy https://www.americantowns.com/news/merkley-wyden-applaud-critical-approval-to-begin-klamath-dams-removal-31493344-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/merkley-wyden-applaud-critical-approval-to-begin-klamath-dams-removal-31493344-eugene-or.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Bonamici Introduces Bill to Address Public Defense Shortage Legislation would increase funding for public defense, impose workload limits WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici introduced https://www.americantowns.com/news/bonamici-introduces-bill-to-address-public-defense-shortage-31495052-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/bonamici-introduces-bill-to-address-public-defense-shortage-31495052-eugene-or.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 WATCH: Ron's new ad against extremism Right-wing extremists are running for office, even here in Oregon. They are a serious threat to our democracy. Ron's right-wing Republican opponent https://www.americantowns.com/news/watch-rons-new-ad-against-extremism-31482191-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/watch-rons-new-ad-against-extremism-31482191-eugene-or.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders to Join Oregon Democrats for Rallies in Eugene, Portland [Portland, Eugene, OR] – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders will be joining the Democratic Party of Oregon for two rallies in Eugene and Portland on https://www.americantowns.com/news/us-senator-bernie-sanders-to-join-oregon-democrats-for-rallies-in-eugene-portland-31485101-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/us-senator-bernie-sanders-to-join-oregon-democrats-for-rallies-in-eugene-portland-31485101-eugene-or.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Did Christine Drazan Ditch the Westside Economic Forum to go on National Right-Wing TV? Last night, all three candidates for Oregon governor were confirmed to participate virtually in the Westside Economic Forum to a crowd of roughly 300 https://www.americantowns.com/news/did-christine-drazan-ditch-the-westside-economic-forum-to-go-on-national-rightwing-tv-31474291-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/did-christine-drazan-ditch-the-westside-economic-forum-to-go-on-national-rightwing-tv-31474291-eugene-or.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 DeFazio, Huffman Send Letter to U.S. Department of Interior Requesting a Ban on M-44 "Cyanide Bombs" on its Public Lands WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Representatives Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Jared Huffman (CA-02), along with nine other Members of Congress, sent a https://www.americantowns.com/news/defazio-huffman-send-letter-to-us-department-of-interior-requesting-a-ban-on-m44-cyanide-bombs-on-its-public-lands-31481132-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/defazio-huffman-send-letter-to-us-department-of-interior-requesting-a-ban-on-m44-cyanide-bombs-on-its-public-lands-31481132-eugene-or.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Merkley, Wyden Announce $100 Million Investment into Climate-Smart Commodities and Rural Projects for Oregon Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden today announced four Oregon based organizations will be receiving https://www.americantowns.com/news/merkley-wyden-announce-100-million-investment-into-climatesmart-commodities-and-rural-projects-for-oregon-31461795-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/merkley-wyden-announce-100-million-investment-into-climatesmart-commodities-and-rural-projects-for-oregon-31461795-eugene-or.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 The Republican agenda Just a few days ago, Congressional Republicans announced their priorities if they take the majority. As you can probably guess... they're terrible https://www.americantowns.com/news/the-republican-agenda-31470369-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/the-republican-agenda-31470369-eugene-or.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 DeFazio Announces $1.1 Million Grant to Boost Tourism in Cottage Grove WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) announced that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.1 https://www.americantowns.com/news/defazio-announces-11-million-grant-to-boost-tourism-in-cottage-grove-31469014-eugene-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/defazio-announces-11-million-grant-to-boost-tourism-in-cottage-grove-31469014-eugene-or.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600