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JAZZ 1 IS NO. 1!

After being inexplicably "snubbed" by judges during a couple of competitions this year in which the group usually places well, Creswell High School's Jazz Band 1 had their musical skill and...

Springfield residents can pledge to 'scoop the poop' and enter canine calendar contest

Do you live in Springfield? Do you pick up your pet's waste? Your dog could be featured in the 2019 Canines for Clean Water calendar. This year, the City of Springfield is encouraging residents to...

Celebrating 100 years of airmail

The inaugural flight of the United States Airmail service took place in the foggy wee hours of May 15, 1918 in an early Curtiss Jenny training aircraft, which flew a route from Washington DC to New...

Creslane butterfly garden welcomes new Painted Ladies

In an annual spring event at Creslane, kindergartners released fluttery new Painted Lady butterflies on May 16 that they'd grown and hatched from caterpillars. But this year, instead of releasing...

Police seek info on Monday's armed robbery

On Monday, May 21, shortly after 8:30 p.m., the Lane County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) received a report of a robbery in the 200 block of N. Mill Street in Creswell. Initial investigation indicates that ...

City Hall Gallery features Hans d'Hollosy show

The Springfield Arts Commission is pleased to present "Recent Paintings," an exhibition of work by artist Hans d'Hollosy. The show will run from June 2-30, 2018 with an opening reception from 5 to 7...

Interested in homeownership in the Grove?

A public outreach meeting regarding permanently affordable homes and land trust development in Cottage Grove will be held on June 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs Ave. in...

CMS bands give confident, energetic spring concert

Creswell Middle School Beginning, Advanced and Jazz band students demonstrated how much their skills have evolved during their Spring Concert and Awards, held May 17 in the school gym. All three...

Equestrians compete at State

Levi Bones placed seventh in daubing, earning him a second alternate spot at Regionals in June as the Creswell High School equestrian team’s top finisher at the OHSET (Oregon High School...

Lowell's Nate Roat wins 1A state pole vault title

Lowell's Nate Roat won the boys' pole vault Thursday at the State 1A track meet. Roat ended up tied for first, so a jump-off was held which he won with a 12-6 clearance. Also scoring for the Red...

Pleasant Hill boys capture 3A track title, girls finish fourth

Heading into the final event, the 4x400m relay, Pleasant Hill boys had a 59-54 lead over Salem Academy in the team standings at the state 3A track meet Friday at Hayward Field. Based on district...

Three Dawgs medal at state track championships

Three of the six Bulldogs who represented Creswell during the OSAA 3A State Track and Field Championships medaled by placing in the top eight in at least one event, and others narrowly missed...

McMenamins UFO Festival: Feeding my need for all things extraterrestrial

Thanks to my initials and to Steven Spielberg, I can't tell you how many times I've been told to "phone home" in my 27 years on this planet. I call my mother nearly everyday, but kudos for that...

Through the Eyes of the Colonel: MAY IS NATIONAL HISTORICAL PRESERVATION MONTH

The history of Creswell seems to be tied up in one old building. It is the Old Schoolhouse, which was built in 1875. It served for many years as the only school in town. A fire almost destroyed the...

Nutritionally Speaking: Hot days, cool smoothies

Now that summer weather has finally arrived, our gardens are starting to flourish. Soon, our refrigerators will be full of fresh vegetables and we'll have the challenge of finding ways to enjoy and...

Raymond E. Lee

Raymond E. Lee, known as Ray, passed away on April 23, 2018 at the age of 74. Ray and his siblings grew up in Creswell and he graduated from Creswell High School in 1962. He enlisted in the United...

Billie Susan Alvarez

Billie Susan Alvarez passed away on March 18, 2018 in Escondido, California. She was surrounded by her two children, John and Natalie Book, and her companion of 12 years, Larry Manley of Carlsbad,...

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