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Jun 22, 2011 at 4:17 PM
The agenda called for a 15-minute public hearing, but that wasn't the case Wednesday with the coming fiscal year's budget for Lane County government on the line.
Jan 19, 2011 at 6:13 PM
"I think the public really should be reassured that the Oregon Public Meetings law works to keep the public business in the public light," the dean of the University of Oregon journalism school said of a judge's ruling involving the Lane County Commission.
Jan 18, 2011 at 5:39 PM
County Commissioners Rob Handy and Peter Sorenson responded to a judge's finding that the board violated Oregon's Public Meetings Law - and that Handy and Sorenson willfully violated the law and could be held responsible for the cost of bringing the...
Jan 18, 2011 at 11:14 AM
Lane County Commissioners Rob Handy and Peter Sorenson willfully violated Oregon's Public Meetings law by orchestrating what a judge called a "sham" vote in a public meeting.
Dec 8, 2010 at 1:06 PM
The suit accuses Lane County Commissioner Rob Handy, Bill Fleenor and Peter Sorenson of breaking Oregon's public meetings law while passing the county's 2009-10 budget and a December 2009 budget supplement.
Nov 9, 2010 at 6:21 PM
A changing of the guard is underway on the Lane County Board of Commissioners that likely spells the end for the progressive majority on the five member panel.
Jul 13, 2010 at 11:47 AM
Lane County Commissioners agreed today (July 13) to extend the final deadline to this coming Friday for supporters of Lane County Ice to come up with $40,000 to keep the ice rink open.   Commissioners Bill Fleenor, Rob Handy and Peter Sorenson did...
May 26, 2009 at 6:17 PM
The Democratic congressman and Lane County Commissioners sat down Tuesday to talk about funding the Lane County Jail.  The county budget committee recently put forward a budget that did not use federal money to open jail beds, as DeFazio has favored.
Jan 27, 2009 at 6:17 PM
Jobs officials hope economic stimulus package will lead to new positions in Lane County
Jan 5, 2009 at 6:15 PM
Concept is standing timber absorbs CO2--and there's a value to that
Jun 5, 2008 at 6:30 PM
It was May 1968. The Vietnam war was at its height, and in the political wars, Oregon was ground zero. Sen. Robert Kennedy of New York and Minnesota senator Gene McCarthy were criss-crossing the state hunting for votes.
Feb 5, 2008 at 5:40 PM
If Congress doesn't renew the county payments program, the Lane County general fund is out at least $17-million. Officials say public safety would take a huge hit.
Jun 8, 2007 at 7:02 PM
A move to limit field burning has resurfaced after it was shot down in the legislature. Ban supporters say it's needed to clear the air... but local grass seed farmers fear this will prevent them from producing crops effectively.
May 15, 2007 at 5:51 PM
Eugene YMCA gets a hearing for its proposal to replace livestock arena with an indoor youth sports center