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 By Erin Tierney    News    April 19, 2018 

New park coming to town

At this month's city council meeting, council gave the City an OK to purchase 41,000 square feet of land from New Hope Baptist Church at 597 S. Front St., with intentions to turn the western vacant ar...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    April 19, 2018 

What to expect with proposed water changes

Water and sewer rate changes in Creswell has been a hot topic lately, as city council has been mulling over a recommendation on whether to switch to a tiered water rate system as recommended by the...

 
 News    April 19, 2018 

Welcome to our world

Kendra Campbell and Mikhail Schmorde of Creswell welcomed a baby girl on April 13, 2018....

 
 News    April 19, 2018 

Creswell man dies in single-car crash on Hwy 241

On Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at approximately 10:25 a.m., Oregon State Police responded to a report of a pickup truck that had left the roadway on Highway 241 near Milepost 12.5 and entered into the...

 
 News    April 19, 2018 

Briefs from the City Administrator

Two important changes coming to your EPUD bill: A City Franchise Fee will be shown on your bill under your usage charges. This is not a new charge. It was previously listed as Town Tax on your bill, but has been renamed to more accurately describe...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    April 19, 2018 

Moms, sons team up for Superhero Date Night

About 165 young superheroes of every stripe – Batman, Spiderman, Ninja Turtles and more – and their moms turned out for Creswell High School's first Mother-Son Superhero Date Night, held...

 
 News    April 19, 2018 

South Lane County Fire & Rescue Calls

Wednesday, April 11 12:07 p.m. – Medical response, 34000 blk. E. Cloverdale Rd., Creswell. 2:09 p.m. – Medical response, 32100 Deberry Rd., Creswell. 3:08 p.m. – Medical response, 1700 blk. Bryant Ave., Cottage Grove. 3:33 p.m. – Medical...

 
 News    April 19, 2018 

Creswell's Lane County Sheriff's Calls

Wednesday, April 11 8:06 a.m. – Vehicle stop, N. 5th St. & Scarbrough Ave., Creswell. 11:51 a.m. – Dog at large, 500 blk. Creswood Lp., Creswell. 12:01 p.m. – Citizen contact, 600 blk. W. Oregon Ave., Creswell. 1:20 p.m. – Vehicle stop, 100...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    April 12, 2018

END OF AN ERA After 35 years, Creswell Christian School will close when principal Becky Lake retires in June

After 46 years in education, Creswell Christian School (CCS) Principal Becky Lake is retiring, and as a result, CCS will close at the end of the 2017-18 school year. The decision to retire was one...

 
 By Curt Deatherage    News    April 12, 2018

IT HAPPENED IN OREGON: Sawdust is found in Creswell's veins

Street names can often give a glimpse into a town's character or past, and the city of Creswell is no exception. Although any documentation in this area is practically non-existent, one street name...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    April 12, 2018

Unearth the deals at Dan's Plants Sunday, April 15 is annual plant sale

Peggy and Dan Grousbeck of Creswell are in the business of beautification, and on Sunday, April 15, they'll bring the spring season front and center with their annual Plant Sale, held from 1 to 5...

 

BRIEFS FROM THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR

Park restrooms to reopen With all the beautiful weather we have been having our parks are being used more and more. The question has come up as to why the bathrooms are locked. There are a few good...

 

Lowell first graders get flags

Lowell's Landry Elementary School's first graders, following Lane County Voiture 80 of the Forty and Eight's Flags for First Graders presentation. The presentation is an educational program by the...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    April 12, 2018

Sweet Lorane Community News

We got the news yesterday that the Crow High School band, led by Music Director extraordinaire, Pat Dixon, has been selected to represent Oregon in the "Parade of Heroes" in Washington, D.C. over...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    April 5, 2018

One Gro puts kibosh on Creswell CBD dispensary

One Gro Investment Group has officially disbanded their plans to open a cannabidiol (CBD) dispensary this year at their Creswell building at 285 E. Oregon Ave. CBD is a hot trend right now, and after...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    April 5, 2018

An eggsquisite time had by all

Congenial weather and generous sponsors helped make Easter fun for hundreds of youngsters during the 13th Annual Creswell Community Easter Egg Hunt, hosted by Hillside Church and held in the west...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    April 5, 2018

Does the City have a graffiti plight?

How much of a nuisance is graffiti to the Creswell community? That's what City Hall wants to know, after a spree of graffiti showed up and stuck around for some time in the City. City Administrator...

 
 By Mike Rothgeb    News    April 5, 2018

FTC Team 8045: Gromit's Grommets

Whitney Houston once said, "I believe that children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way." It's also been said that technology is the future. When you mix the two, you get the...

 

Rydbrinks celebrate 50 years wed

Rydbrinks celebrate 50 years wed After 50 years of marriage, you'd think Ken and Jeannette Rydbrink would know better than to tell their daughter and son-in-law that they don't want to make a big...

 

Creswell Chamber gets new digs

The Creswell Chamber of Commerce has moved! Previously located at 104 S. Mill St. in the City, Creswell Chamber Administrator Don Amberg and Administrator Assistant Pamela Palmer packed their bags in...

 

The Cobalt Activity Center to feature a floating dance floor

Sensei R. Vicente Rubio, who has been the coordinator for a number of exercise and Aikido classes at the Cobalt Activities Center in Creswell, recently led the project of creating a floating dance...

 

SUPERSTAR OF THE MONTH CRESWELL SHINES because of Bev Rogers

Each month, The Chronicle and our friends at The Flower Basket & Gift Boutique will ask readers to choose someone in the community - young or old - that they feel makes Creswell shine. The...

 
 By Mike Rothgeb    News    April 5, 2018

Springfield Lions Club and The Brattain House 'Where there's a need, there's a Lion'

Many people know of the Lions Club and their fight to bring eye disease and blindness to light, but what people may not know is everything else Lions do for their communities. Locally, the...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    March 29, 2018

As foster parents, Derminers say love is multiplied, not divided

Erin and Steve Derminer recently celebrated their third anniversary – not of their wedding, but as foster parents. In that time, they've cared for seven infants and toddlers age two and younger in...

 

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