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Veneta strives to build identity | Civic leaders envision more than a bedroom community

Categories: Housing
Author: Winston Ross, The Register-Guard
Date: Sunday, May 30 2010

VENETA — Just before school let out on a recent Tuesday, Lee Kelley was unlocking a row of shiny new lawnmowers outside his True Value hardware store, preparing to load one of them into the waiting minivan of a customer who’s lived here for 50 years.

That, and a weed whacker, were pretty big sales for Kelley — considering the store’s inauspicious location, in downtown Veneta.

Energy Effecient Solar Panels Installed on Apartments

Categories: Housing, Environment
Author: Sharon Ko, KEZI news
Date: Tuesday, May 18 2010

EUGENE, Ore. --St. Vincent de Paul has helped install solar hot water systems for more than 150 apartments around Eugene. Now the Bagley Downs apartments are next in line for the solar system.

Lowell housing project begins

Categories: Housing
Author: Winston Ross, The Register-Guard
Date: Tuesday, May 4 2010

Old mattresses bring jobs, raw materials

Categories: Environment, Recycling
Author: CNN's Jeff King
Date: Wednesday, April 7 2010

A California company that has figured out a way to recycle the materials in mattresses. Video shot byA California company that has figured out a way to recycle the materials in mattresses.

Homeless seek to stay warm

Categories: Homeless Aid, Egan Warming Center, Emergency Assistance
Author: Greg Bolt, The Register-Guard
Date: Tuesday, December 8 2009

Surviving the coldest nights of the year when you’re sleeping outdoors really comes down to two things: sleeping bags and blankets. Lots of them.

For those unwilling or unable to spend a night in an emergency warming center or other shelter, that’s the simple formula for making it through nights with temperatures in the teens. And easily hundreds, possibly more than 1,000, homeless people are in that situation in Eugene and Springfield.

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