Eugene bested the nearby town of Albany in the competition for the state university. Eugene grew rapidly throughout most of the twentieth century, with the exception being the early 1980s when a downturn in the timber industry caused high unemployment.
By 1985, the industry had recovered and Eugene began to attract more high-tech industries. Spencer Butte is a prominent landmark south of the city.
It was relocated in 1853 and named Eugene City, but was not formally incorporated as a city until 1862.
Skinner later ran a ferry service across the Willamette River where the Ferry Street Bridge now stands.
Like the rest of the Willamette Valley, Eugene lies in the Marine West Coast climate zone, with Mediterranean characteristics.
Under the Köppen climate classification scheme, Eugene has a cool-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb).
But apparently the belief that “monogamy is essential in a relationship”—the statement used in the study—is less of a sociopolitical one, and perhaps more of a cultural, or even somewhat random one.
Regardless, ladies and gents, if you’re looking for a man who will have eyes only for you, forget your fantasies about Denver, San Francisco, and Boston—the 10 cities above are where you’re statistically likelier to get lucky.Unwittingly preying on our desire to figure out where to find these unicorns, Elite Singles recently came out with a study that reveals just that. Granted, I realized that I was subconsciously associating states with their political reputation: Arizona and Florida traditionally vote more conservatively than Oregon, which decidedly skews more liberal.Based on data from 80,000 American men of all sexual orientations, here are the top 10 cities where monogamous men live: Wow, Arizona for the win! I have to admit that I assume liberals are less attached to the idea of monogamy—or at least less vocal about it (you can read more about the sexual preferences of Dems and Reps here).As 20-somethings dating in Manhattan, my friends and I often laugh about the dearth of prospects who are looking for an LTR, let alone ready to settle down for life.If you’re a straight woman, you’ve probably heard the (sometimes too-close-to-home) jokes about women outnumbering men, and men generally having more options than women.It was used as a trading post and was registered as an official post office on January 8, 1850.