Oregon Bans Native American Mascots

Eight Oregon high schools will have to retire their Native American mascots after the Board of Education voted to prohibit them, giving the state some of the nation’s toughest restrictions on Native American mascots, nicknames, and logos. The 5-1 vote followed months of passionate and emotional debate about tolerance and tradition. The schools have five years to comply with the order or risk losing their state funding. Read More →

Obituary ~ Paul Hoffman

Paul W. Hoffman of Eugene died July 24 of kidney failure. He was 98. No service is planned. He was born March 12, 1911 in Tribune, Kan., to Robert and and Stella Sutton Hoffman. Read More →