Carisa Cegavske

Senior Reporter

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Carisa Cegavske is the senior reporter for The News-Review. She can be reached at 541-957-4213 or by email at ccegavske@nrtoday.com. Follow her on Twitter @carisa_cegavske

Firefighters were dispatched about 8 a.m. Saturday to a fire at an Oakland home built in 1880 and listed as part of the Oakland Historic District.

WINCHESTER — Sutherlin Area Chamber of Commerce President Tami Trowbridge and Sutherlin firefighter Mike Buck were named Woman and Man of the …

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CCegavske

The goal of the publicity was to encourage others to come and to help. Otherwise, how would anyone know about the program?

CCegavske

These spots ordinarily remain vacant this time of year, so the county isn't losing income.

CCegavske

In addition, he hopes local residents will step up to loan their RVs for a few months to Paradise refugees who want to stay here but don’t have RVs. Just as most RV spaces are vacant during the winter, most people’s RVs stay parked in their driveways for most of the season, he said.

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A couple other facts that might be of interest are that the owner of a $200,000 home would have paid $88 per year under the library district tax, if the majority of voters had agreed with you. Also, nonresident fees are typical at city libraries. The Eugene library, for example, charges $130…

CCegavske

Hi Kirpi,
The $60 fee is annual. It's meant to share the load, since taxpayers inside the city are already paying city taxes to support the library, and people who live outside the city limits do not pay those taxes.

CCegavske

Hi Tyler, we didn't contact you beforehand because we didn't know who you were. We only had a first name. I would like to interview you for a followup if you are willing to share your story. I can be reached at ccegavske@nrtoday.com or by phone at 541-957-4213.

CCegavske

So, again, we used the names exactly as given in the court documents. The plaintiff is identified both by his initials and by the name of his guardian. We did not talk to Tyler or his mother because there is no clear identification in those documents of who they are. The name "Tyler&quo…

CCegavske

These are the names as they're given in the court documents. Both are minors, so neither is referred to by the full name. However, the plaintiff's mother's full name is given.

CCegavske

Corrected. Thanks for letting us know.

CCegavske

Full time is 40 hours a week. So, a half-time employee works 20 hours a week, and a three-quarter time employee works 30 hours. In budgeting, you'll see the number of employees listed by their full-time equivalents, or FTEs. That number is often not a whole number, because employees are adde…