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Byline: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? By Bob Welch There are a number of famous people of this name including:
  • Bob Welch (musician)
  • Bob Welch (baseball player)
Also see Robert Welch
 The Register-Guard

EDITOR'S NOTE: "Where Are They Now?" is a Monday column that updates readers on local newsmakers from the past.

Have ideas? E-mail Bob Welch at bwelch@guardnet.com.

What happened to students from some of The Register-Guard's early 20Below teams? A sample:

Leland Baxter-Neal (columnist, 1997-99, South Eugene) is a reporter with The Beach Times, an English-language newspaper in Costa Rica.

Grace Mitchell (writer, 1995-96, Elkton) is finishing her master's degree in public policy at the University of Texas.

Taya Noland (columnist, 1994-95, Marshfield) earned a master of fine arts Noun 1. Master of Fine Arts - a master's degree in fine arts
MFA

master's degree - an academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degree
 degree from the University of Idaho The university was formed by the territorial legislature of Idaho on January 30, 1889, and opened its doors on October 3, 1892 with an initial class of 40 students. The first graduating class in 1896 contained two men and two women.  and is a writing teacher at Portland State.

Sara Spettel (writer, 1996-98, South) is a fourth-year medical student at Drexel University College of Medicine Drexel University College of Medicine is the medical school of Drexel University. It represents the consolidation of two venerable medical schools: the nation's first medical school for women and the first U.S. college of homeopathy. Residency Locations
St.
 in Philadelphia.

Rodrigo Hidalgo Hidalgo, state, Mexico
Hidalgo thäl`gō), state (1990 pop. 1,888,366), 8,058 sq mi (20,870 sq km), central Mexico. Pachuca de Soto is the capital.
 (columnist, 1996-97, UO) graduated from the UO with a journalism degree and is editor of La Prensa de Oregon, a Spanish language biweekly tabloid newspaper in Eugene.

Vicki Currier (writer, 1994-95, Springfield) is serving a minimum 21-year sentence in the Oklahoma Department of Corrections for being an accomplice in the kidnapping and rape of a woman.

Julie Ruckman (illustrator, Sheldon, 1997-98) is a hairstylist in Portland who specializes in fashion shows and sells her own paintings and drawings.

Peter Meredith (reporter, 1996-97, South) is promotions manager and multimedia producer for Mother Jones magazine in San Francisco.

Choya Renata (writer, Waldorf, 1997-98) graduated from Marlboro College in Vermont and is a family case manager at a YWCA YWCA
abbr.
Young Women's Christian Association

YWCA n abbr (= Young Women's Christian Association) → Asociaci√≥n f de J√≥venes Cristianas

YWCA 
 shelter for domestic violence in Portland.

Katie Lockard (illustrator, Reedsport, 1994-95) is a biologist who has studied the yellow mongoose (South Africa), mockingbirds (Galapagos Islands), endangered birds (Hawaii) and flying squirrels (Alaska).

Matt Demanett (columnist, 1994-95, Cottage Grove) lives in New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
, where he founded an online shopping site called ZoomShelf.

Mario Miranda (columnist, 1999-2000, Elmira) died in a one-car auto accident in January 2000.
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Wilbur E. Brown (Member): Currier Case Legal Ex Post Toasties 12/23/2008 1:58 PM
It may interest some to learn that Oklahoma is, in its time honored tradition of being notorious for misariages of justice, continuing the precident in the Vicki Currier case! At the time the crime was committed, Ms. Currier was nowhere the scene. Her witnesses for this claim? Yhe Logan County, Oklahoma Sherrif's department! In actuality, she had been stopped by a sheriff's deputy for driving a vehicle with expired tags, miles away, t the time the crime was being committed! Vicki Currier is a victim of the finest example of Balkan's justice this side of Albania!
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Lori Chapman (Member): Mario Miranda 2/9/2009 8:11 PM
Knowing Mario for many years I would say that if he had not died at such tragic and young age, he would be well on his way to the presidency. He always said he would be the first "Wet back president" no joke. I think about him often and still remember Jan. 21st each year. What a great loss

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Date:Jul 23, 2007
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