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Category Archives: Behind the Scenes

Take A Risk: Guest Writer Kalani William Laney

The story you are about to read is written by a young man I recently met on Instagram. He took a huge risk, moved to Eugene, to meet his birth father. Kalani is 19 years old and very aware of life, his struggles and like all of us looking for ways to move up and…
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A New Form of Control: Womenspace Can Help

I got a call from a man yesterday. A 15 year old girl, who is very close to him, is being controlled by some 21 year old guy who just got out of jail. The girl is now living on the street and there is not much the police can do. We came up with…
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Bring Independents To The Party Game! ACT NOW

Okay, like me you gripe because politics is all about the far left and the far right and those of us closer to the middle feel as though we have no voice, here’s your chance to shout. ACT NOW! The two parties (D’s and R’s) are afraid to get a third party in the primary…
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I Ask Too Many Questions: Oh Well

I’m a curious guy. I can’t remember the last time I asked just one question of anyone. When I ran for public office asking questions got me into trouble with both sides of the political fence. They were used to a platform where they asked the questions but that didn’t and doesn’t work for me.…
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Satin Love Orchestra: The way they were and more

Everybody in Eugene has heard of Satin Love Orchestra. The band made 70’s disco music popular again, even before culture caught up with them. For the last couple of decade’s office, Christmas and charity functions knew they could count on a crowd if Cal, Shelley and the rest of the gang headlined a performance. Digging…
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Dave Frohnmayer: You Taught Us Well.

When the doctors told me I had Prostate Cancer I did not want to leave the story up to the media. I wanted to put my story out there the way I thought it should be told, with honesty, with integrity and with raw emotion. Bob Welch from the Register Guard interviewed me shortly after…
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Is There A Doctor In The House: Behind The Scenes

I’ll never forget the trip we took in 2005 with the Cascade Medical Team to Guatemala. I got really sick a few days into the trip and one of the doctors (nice to get sick with doctors around) said: “ I can give you something that will stop that (You can guess what “That” was)…
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