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Local & Regional Photos: Smoke settles in the Willamette Valley Photos: Smoke settles in the Willamette Valley (Photo Gallery)
On Facebook we asked our followers to share their smoke photos with us. We received photos from all parts of the Willamette Valley and beyond. Remember, this smoke can create some unique photos, but it can also be hazardous to your health. Check the latest air quality updates before spending extended periods of time outside.
Local & Regional Photos: Pets on PAWrade for the Festival of Eugene Photos: Pets on PAWrade for the Festival of Eugene (Photo Gallery)
Pets with paws, hoofs, and talons assembled Sunday to take part in the pet PAWrade put on by the Festival of Eugene and Greenhill Human Society. Animals and their owners gathered around a stage and voted for the best tricks, the best owner and pet matching costumes, and the most creative outfits. The weekend event at Skinner Butte Park lasts through Sunday night.
Local & Regional Photos: Festival of Eugene parade participants flaunt costumes and masks Photos: Festival of Eugene parade participants flaunt costumes and masks (Photo Gallery)
Dozens of community members and a few SLUG Queens gathered in clever costumes Saturday morning to parade around the Whiteaker Neighborhood. The “Masquerade Parade” was part of the Festival of Eugene. The festival will run through the weekend in Skinner Butte Park. It features a car show, musical performances, vendors, and family entertainment.