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city (1990 pop. 112,669), seat of Lane co., W Oregon, on the Willamette River; inc. 1862. A processing and shipping center in a farming area, the "Emerald City" has lumbering, food-processing, and microchip and other electronics industries. Its booming tourist industry is based on its attractive environment, river recreation areas, and Willamette National Forest. Also an intellectual center, Eugene is the seat of the Univ. of Oregon, with its noted Northwest Pacific art museum, and of Northwest Christian College.



a city in the northwestern USA, in the state of Oregon, on the Willamette River. Population, 88,000 (1975; with suburbs, 230,000). Eugene is the center of an agricultural region in the southern part of the Willamette valley; the area grows primarily fruit. In 1975, 22,000 people were employed in the city’s industries, which include metallurgy (nonferrous metals and alloys), metalworking, food processing, a chemical industry, and a wood-products industry. A university is located in Eugene.

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Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.
Eugene includes opportunities for instruction in workshop development, marketing help and opportunities to be included in featured stories, artist's interviews, and other original content including text, video and audio.
On Sunday, April 22, in Eugene, Oregon, the curtain has just rung down on the matinee performance of the Eugene Ballet Company's concluding concert of the 2000-2001 season.
In 1982, the couple moved to Los Angeles, where Eugene worked for a national watch company until his retirement in 1995.
It is extremely gratifying that InfoWorld recognizes, as we do, the talent and innovative vision of Eugene Kuznetsov," said Jim Ricotta, CEO and president at DataPower.
Arrangements by Musgrove's at West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene.
Pimble had cofounded Eugene Ballet Company, with her former husband, Riley Grannan, in 1978.
I wish I could do more with my kids,'' Eugene McGuire said.
And instead of the traditional weekend-stay requirement, all of Horizon's Eugene fares -- including its lowest regular prices, sale fares and Web-only specials -- have only a one-night minimum stay or none at all.
Fischl - Ellen Lois Fischl, 94, of Eugene died Aug.
This is the first time local TV channels are available by satellite TV in the Eugene area, providing an alternative to local cable TV service.
Arrangements by Rest-Haven Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene.