a record-setting fullback (Fullback (American football)) at the high school level (High school football) . Prefontaine Classic Eugene (Eugene, Oregon), United States
, graduating in 1986. While attending college he worked as an intern for National Public Radio member station KLCC (KLCC (FM)) in Eugene, Oregon. He moved to Portland (Portland, Oregon) soon afterwards. After writing for the local newspaper for a short while, he began working for Freightliner (Freightliner (truck)) as a diesel mechanic, continuing in that job until his writing career took off. During that time, he also wrote manuals on fixing trucks and had a stint as a journalist
cited Eugene as 1 of 10 "Gold-level" cities in the U.S. because of its "remarkable commitments to bicycling."
in the Division 1 (Division I (NCAA)) of the NCAA. With seventeen varsity teams, the Oregon Ducks are best known for their football (Oregon Ducks football) team and Track and Field (Track and field) program, which has helped to make Eugene be known as "Track Town, USA".
by the concessionaire. The springs are often frequented by the residents of nearby Eugene (Eugene, Oregon) and Bend (Bend, Oregon). Early life and education Few was born in Creswell, Oregon, the son (preacher's kid) of a Presbyterian pastor, and was a star point guard
2007: Tightrope Walkers and Trapeze Artists work Eugene Weekly date October 25, 2007 url http: www.eugeneweekly.com 2007 10 25 coverstory1.html accessdate September 14, 2009 and by the end of 2008 they had raised enough money to purchase the property. The City of Eugene has an active Neighborhood Program. Several neighborhoods are known for their green activism. Friendly Neighborhood has a highly popular neighborhood garden established on the right of way
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form of government, replacing the day-to-day management of city affairs by the part-time mayor and volunteer city council with a full-time professional city manager. The subsequent history of Eugene city government has largely been one of the dynamics—often contentious—between the city manager, the mayor and city council. The current mayor of Eugene is Kitty Piercy, who has been in office since 2005. Recent mayors (List of mayors of Eugene, Oregon) include Edwin Cone (1958–69), Les
;startpage E.11&desc Pursuit+of+%27magic%27+keeps+Krall+going+as+an+artist newspaper Eugene Register-Guard date August 3, 2007 accessdate November 25, 2007 page E11 Eugene is also home to a large Zimbabwean music community. Kutsinhira Cultural Arts Center, which is "dedicated to the music and people of Zimbabwe," is based in Eugene. Visual arts Eugene's visual arts community is supported by over 20 private art galleries (art gallery) and several
'''Eugene''' ( east of the Oregon Coast.
As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), Eugene has a population of 156,185, and Lane County (co-located with the Eugene-Springfield (Springfield, Oregon) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Table of United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas)) (MSA) has a population of 351,715.
Eugene is home to the University of Oregon. The city is also noted for its natural beauty, recreational opportunities (especially bicycling (Cycling), running jogging, rafting, kayaking), and focus on the arts. Eugene's slogan is "A Great City for the Arts and Outdoors". It is also referred to as the "Emerald City", and as "Track Town, USA". Caple, Jim (July 4, 2008). "Why did we have to wait so long for the trials to return to Pre Country?". ESPN. Retrieved 2010-06-07. The Nike corporation (Nike, Inc.) had its beginnings in Eugene.