City Government

Psilocybin cost under review

With the Nov. 8 election just around the corner, one ballot item is still under much deliberation. In response to the passing of measure 109, authorizing the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to create a program to permit licensed service providers to administer psilocybin products, OHA advisory groups are in the[Read More…]

Election 2022

Candidacies announced for mayor, council races Editor’s note: In the upcoming weeks, The Chronicle will offer each candidate the opportunity to write a guest column in addition to answering a Q&A. Election coverage will be published throughout October and in early November. Candidates are gearing up for the election, and[Read More…]

Lane Nurses Unite

Several PeaceHealth clinics in Eugene have voted to unionize, making them the first to do so in Lane County. The move is in direct response to issues brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic. “They worked tirelessly through the pandemic. They have been trying to help patients there in the Eugene-Springfield[Read More…]

Council debate ‘mushrooms:’ Creswell, Cottage Grove consider psilocybin production, use

Across rural Lane County – including Creswell and Cottage Grove – municipalities are tripped up by the 2020 statewide legalization of the use and manufacturing of psilocybin – more commonly known as “magic mushrooms.” Psilocybin (sai ·luh ·sai ·bn) is its scientific name, though hard to pronounce, is becoming even[Read More…]