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Articles from the May 3, 2018 edition

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 By Wendy Vandersys    News    May 3, 2018

ADVICE FROM OUR LOCAL BEEKEEPER: What to do - and what not to do - during bee swarming season

The weather is nice and local honey bee hive populations are growing in large proportions. This makes swarming a very popular activity this time of year. If you see a large cloud of bees moving...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    May 3, 2018

Creswell Hobby Field seeks loan to sustain airport operations

At this month's April work session, City Finance Director Jim Piper spoke to the Creswell City Council, requesting that an interfund loan be made for $52,800 to construct or purchase a hangar for...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

May 15 election ballots mailed out

Lane County Elections has mailed ballots for the May 15 Primary Election. Voters who will receive ballots should have received their ballots in the mail. Voters who do not receive a ballot for the... Full story

 
 By Curt Deatherage    News    May 3, 2018

It Happened in Oregon... It's 'beer-thirty' in Oregon

I could hardly believe my eyes as I scanned the front page. "Is it already April Fool's Day?" I remember wondering. The date of that issue was March 29, 2011, a couple of days early for the annual day...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

Lane County Voiture 80 enjoy evening with Family Relief Nursery

Lane County Voiture 80 for the Forty & Eight has valued and enjoyed our relationship with the Family Relief Nursery since 2015 when we were encouraged by then-Cottage Grove Mayor Tom Monroe and...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    May 3, 2018

How long is too long for graffiti to linger?

City council again revisited the idea of implementing a graffiti removal ordinance at April's work session, after it was realized that there is no requirement to remove graffiti in the current code....

 
 News    May 3, 2018

Welcome to our world

James and Adrien Waye of Creswell welcomed a baby boy to the world on April 26, 2018 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center RiverBend....

 
 By Michelle Amberg    News    May 3, 2018

Briefs from the city administrator

Sprinkler spruce-up When it comes to a home's irrigation system, a little maintenance goes a long way. Homes with clock timer-controlled irrigation systems use about 50 percent more water outdoors tha... Full story

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    May 3, 2018

City Administrator gets pay raise

City Council approved a pay raise for Creswell City Administrator Michelle Amberg at their April regularly scheduled meeting. Administrator Amberg's annual salary was $111,383.34. In April, council ap...

 
 By Richard Heyman    Opinion    May 3, 2018

Craigslist scam: If it's too good to be true, it probably isn't true

It finally happened: I advertised on Craigslist to sell a tow bar hitch, I got a generous reply and a check for $1,400 over asking price with instructions to keep an extra $50 and give the balance to...

 
 By Verlean McCoy    Opinion    May 3, 2018

May is National Historic Preservation Month

The story in last week’s Creswell Chronicle entitled “Students tour town’s history at Creswell Museum” was a timely prelude to the recognition of May as National Historic Preservation Month. It highlighted the fact that Creswell is fortunate...

 

Letters of Gratitude from the Creswell Christian School

I have been at CCS and 5Cs since I was in the baby room. I love it here because the staff, principal and teachers treat the kids with tender, loving care! I would like to thank Mrs. Lake for being our principal for 41 years. She has done awesome at...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    May 3, 2018

Gala makes 'magic' happen for Family Relief Nursery

Nearly 250 tickets were sold to potential donors eager to help "make magic happen" for at-risk children by attending Family Relief Nursery's "Let's Make Magic Happen" fundraiser, held April 20 at...

 

Cottage Theatre holds auditions for world premiere play

Cottage Theatre will hold auditions on May 19 at 4 p.m. and May 20 at 6 p.m. for "Treehouse," a drama by Alabama playwright Joe Musso. This production, which will be on stage at Cottage Theatre Aug....

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    May 3, 2018

Lady Dawgs best 'Devils, get clipped by Hawks

After a couple weeks' dry spell, the Lady Bulldogs got back in the softball win column last week, edging visiting Coquille 12-10 on April 23 thanks to some timely hitting and a sixth-inning,...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    May 3, 2018

Dawgs drop two to top-10 ranked opponents

Now 1-6 in league baseball standings and 4-9 overall, the Bulldogs fell 4-14 in five innings to visiting Horizon Christian in a nonleague game on April 23, and 2-12 in six innings to host...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    May 3, 2018

Dawgs tally 12 wins at Glide track meet

The Bulldog boys won seven events and the girls won five as Creswell competed with Harrisburg and host Glide in a league track and field meet on April 25. Winning for the Bulldog boys, Gauge Smith won...

 
 By Tom Page    Sports    May 3, 2018

Pleasant Hill softball team gets first league win vs. Harrisburg

Pleasant Hill held off a late Harrisburg rally and edged the visiting Eagles 6-5 for its first Mountain Valley League softball win. The Billies gave up a run in the top of the first, but took the...

 
 By Ben Deatherage    Sports    May 3, 2018

Cottage Grove Speedway April 21

With the Wingless Sprint Series visiting Cottage Grove Speedway on Saturday, April 21, so too were three regular divisions. The Mohawk Metal IMCA Modifieds, Late Models and Street Stocks would all be on hand for the second race of 2018 and the...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    May 3, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Need salt?

As the weather warms, and eventually turns hot, it's a good time to revisit an important topic, with the hope that we will not spend our summer with our cells starving for hydration. Experts tell us...

 

Creswell Coffee Co.: More than a coffeehouse

Coffee, wine or beer: no matter your preference, Creswell Coffee is here. With a focus on supporting local businesses, Creswell Coffee owners Seth and Melissa Clark believe in community togetherness...

 

Emerald Valley Spirits: Celebrate the summer with spirits

Barbecues with friends and family are a staple of summer and the American dream, and there's nothing more American than celebrating those long, warm days with your favorite drinks from Emerald Valley...

 

The Brew-station: Summer is brewing

Summer is approaching, and with it the desire to shed layers of winter clothing and soak up sweet vitamin D. Long Oregon summers are a great time to be outdoors hiking, swimming and relaxing with a...

 

Emerald Valley Chapter to host OHA's 35th Anniversary Convention

The Oregon Hunters Association's local Emerald Valley Chapter will host OHA's 35th Anniversary State Convention on May 12 at Seven Feathers Casino in Canyonville. The evening event features a gourmet...

 

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