News A Eugene nonprofit saw its funding from the state of Oregon soar eight-fold the year it put First Lady Cylvia Hayes on the payroll. Hayes only lasted in the job a few months, and right after she left, Gov. John Kitzhaber's administration cut state payments to the group to almost nothing.State records show that the nonprofit, Rural Development Initiatives, saw its state funding grow from $25,000 in 2010 to more than $214,000 in 2011, the year Hayes went to work there. RDI saw its state funding fa... MoreJan 29, 2015 08:10 pm by NIGEL JAQUISS
Food Reviews & Stories
A list of the five spots we're excited about right now—maybe taquerias we've loved forever, maybe seafood spots with special menus this week. It's designed to answer that age-old question: Where should we go out to dinner tonight?