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Empowerment and Leadership for Youth students learn how to become baristas

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Students in the Empowerment and Leadership for Youth program had the chance Saturday to learn coffee making skills at South Eugene High School. The ELY Program students served up free coffee at Axespresso Saturday afternoon to lucky visitors; it’s all part of the training for these enterprising young people who are learning to be baristas.

Officials reminding public to use caution & stay safe in the water

Officials reminding public to use caution & stay safe in the water »Play Video
Children swim in the Columbia River along Marine Drive. The Columbia River has the second most drownings in Oregon. The Willamette River has the most.

With a scorching weekend and excessive heat warning through 8 p.m. Sunday, Eugene residents are flocking to lakes, rivers, and more; but staying safe in the water is just as important as protecting yourself from the heat.