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 By Mike Rothgeb    News    June 21, 2018 

Eugene Skydivers changes hands, but sky's still the limit

Eugene Skydivers, the premier skydiving school and recreational attraction in the area since 1992, has recently changed hands. Founded by a former resident of Creswell, Urban Moore, Eugene Skydivers...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    June 21, 2018 

Creswell man to be featured on 'American Ninja Warrior' Monday

On Monday evening, June 25, a Creswell man takes to the silver screen to test his agility, strength and perseverance in front of a national audience, as a competitor on the hit television series...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 21, 2018 

CMS secretary Kathi Jackson 'passes baton' to Breanna Davis

As the school year closed, Creswell Middle School Secretary Kathi Jackson closed a chapter of her own, retiring after 19 years with the district and 11 years at CMS. Closing that chapter is...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 21, 2018 

Class of 2022 feted with promotion ceremony, party

During their Promotion Ceremony, held June 13, Creswell Middle School eighth graders officially transformed from CMS Tigers to Creswell High School Bulldogs – crossing the metaphorical bridge...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    June 21, 2018 

After 31 years, Faith Center leaders bid adieu

In 1987, Jon and Linda Hovet moved to Creswell on a five-year commitment to serve at Creswell Faith Center. That five-year commitment resulted in 31 blessed years in the Creswell community for the...

 
 By Susan Blachnik    News    June 21, 2018 

Creswell Food Pantry gives community kudos

It's time to thank our community for helping the Creswell Food Pantry provide food for an average of 160 low-income families each month. Organizations, businesses and individuals are holding food driv...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

Birth Announcements

Jimenez Juan Pablo and Jennifer Rose Jimenez of Creswell welcomed a baby boy to the world on June 1, 2018 at PeaceHealth Sacred Medical Heart Center RiverBend. Lee Melissa Claric and Christopher Lee of Creswell welcomed a baby boy to the world on...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 21, 2018 

Teddy Bear Picnic celebrates future Class of 2030

Held outdoors in the courtyard rather than the school gym for the first time since all-day kindergarten began three years ago, Creslane kindergartners and their families – and each child's favorite...

 
 By Scott Olson    News    June 21, 2018 

94-year-old skydives for birthday

Last Friday John Van Vanvechten of Eugene celebrated his 94th birthday last Friday, June 15 by skydiving with Mark Shoemaker, owner of Eugene Sky Divers in Creswell. For Vanechten skydiving is...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

U.S. Attorney statement on joint dismissal of Springfield Veterans Affairs case

PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that a joint stipulation of dismissal has been reached with Springfield, Oregon veteran Michael Williamson. Williamson is a U.S. Air Force vete...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

Springfield Museum to participate in Collections Assessment for Preservation program

The Springfield Museum is excited to announce that it is one of 80 institutions across the country selected to participate in the 2018 Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program. CAP helps museums improve the care of their collections by p...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

Man shot while walking along Main Street in Springfield

Springfield police are investigating the report of a gunshot victim who presented to the clerk at the 7-Eleven Store at 1396 Main St. in Springfield today at just before 4 p.m. The 45-year-old Mount Angel man, who was bleeding from a non-life...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

Plan now for Bohemia Mining Days activities

The 59th annual Bohemia Mining Days festival is fast approaching and will be held July 19-21 in Cottage Grove. Here are a few suggestions that will maximize your fun and enjoyment of Cottage Grove’s biggest event of the year: BMD’s Bohemia City...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

Cottage Theatre welcomes visiting playwright June 25

On Monday, June 25 at 6 p.m., Cottage Theatre is hosting a special Meet the Playwright event in preparation for a world premiere production later this summer. In August, Cottage Theatre will stage the world premiere of “Treehouse,” by Alabama...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

Cottage Theatre holds auditions for 'Shrek: The Musical'

Cottage Theatre will hold auditions on Saturday, July 7 at 6 p.m. for “Shrek: The Musical,” the fantastic fairytale adventure for the whole family. This production, which will be on stage at Cottage Theatre Oct. 5-28, is directed by Keith...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

Fire season restrictions have begin

As of Friday, June 15, certain fire restrictions were put into effect for Creswell, Cottage Grove and the surrounding areas within South Lane County Fire & Rescue boundaries, according to SLCF&R...

 
 By Scott Olson    News    June 14, 2018

City moves forward with Sanipac rate increase

The Creswell City Council prepared for the upcoming fiscal year by adopting the 2018-19 FY budget, along with new water and sewer rates and the renewal of the public safety fee and intergovernmental a...

 

Deadline nears for Fourth of July parade entries

The Fourth of July is just a few weeks away, so now is the time to sign up to participate in Creswell's Annual Fourth of July Parade. The deadline for parade entries is Friday, June 22. Due to...

 
 By Mike Rothgeb    News    June 14, 2018

CHS ALUMS: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Greg Menegat: The human race

Greg Menegat, 51, of Eugene, is someone who defies time. While sports are thought of as a young man's game, Menegat has proven otherwise. Physical fitness has been a constant in his life, and through...

 

Norma Louise Bradford

Norma Louise Bradford, 90, of Creswell, died May 23. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 14 at the Creswell Church of Christ, 380 Kings Row, Creswell, OR 97426. Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage...

 
 By Sandra Chavez    News    June 14, 2018

Host families needed for exchange students attending CHS

Creswell High School is seeking host families willing to open their hearts and homes to exchange students from Spain. Host families are needed for three weeks, from Sept. 4 through Sept. 25....

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    June 14, 2018

CRESWELL ROCKS!

If you've been moseying around town lately with a keen eye, you may have noticed little painted rocks scattered in discreet places. Some are painted with landscapes or hearts, others with glitter or...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    June 14, 2018

Shop, dance, network Saturday at Swinging Bridge Fundraiser

This Saturday you have an opportunity to have a great time shopping while learning all about local businesses and services and supporting Cottage Grove’s much loved ¯¿“Swinging Bridge.” This vendor event is being sponsored by the newly...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 14, 2018

New community garden promises summer harvest

The garden in front of Creslane Elementary School is an expansive space full of promise. But it had been neglected for several years before new life was breathed into it during the 2017-18 school...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    June 14, 2018

Sweet Lorane Community News

I’m doing a “happy dance” today. I just finished my latest book and will tell you a bit about it soon. Right now, I’ve got some Lorane upcoming events to talk about. First of all, I want to...

 

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