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Ex-police administrator

to discuss changing times

John Rutledge, retired Eugene deputy police chief, will speak at the Lane County Historical Museum at 7 p.m. Thursday. The topic will be `The View From the Top: Some Police Issues.'

Rutledge, who retired from the force in 1991 just short of 30 years of service, is expected to address the introduction of female patrol and corrections officers, the era of violent student protests, the era of joint fire and police departments (1980s and '90s) and a historical look at the current question of police oversight.

The program is free and will be held in the museum, located at the Lane County fairgrounds, 740 W. 13th Ave.

`The Human Face of Policing' exhibit will be on display at the museum until October 2006.

For information, call 682-4242.

Speakers to address

homeless, runaway youth

Eric Van Houten, director of the youth program New Roads, and Pearl Wolfe, human services supervisor for the Lane County Human Services Commission, will speak at 12:15 p.m. Thursday at the next League of Women Voters of Lane County "Third Thursday" meeting.

The topic will be "Homeless and Runaway Youth in Lane County." The League of Women Voters of Oregon has embarked on a two-year study of homeless and runaway youth in the state.

New Roads is a Looking Glass Youth & Family Services program that provides transitional services and independent living for homeless youth. Wolfe is the former director.

The program, which is free, will be held at the Mallard Banquet Hall, 725 W. First Ave. An optional $9 buffet lunch will begin at 11:45 a.m.

For lunch reservations or information, call 343-7917.

Children's author will

talk at Springfield library

SPRINGFIELD - Children of all ages will gather at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Springfield Public Library, 225 Fifth St., when local author and illustrator Kurt Cyrus will be on hand to share secrets of his book-writing success.

Cyrus wrote and illustrated `Hotel Deep' and several other children's books. He will present a slide show, talk about where authors get their ideas and answer questions from the crowd during the presentation.

The program is suitable for anyone age 5 and older.

Making ethical wills to be

program at senior center

SPRINGFIELD - A free lecture Thursday aims to show people how to create an ethical will - a recording or written document of what has mattered most during one's lifetime.

The Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield, will host the lecture beginning at 1:30 p.m. Todd Peterson of Lasting Legacies will give the presentation.

To preregister, call 736-4444.

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Date:Nov 15, 2005
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