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Culp rocks into elite songwriting school

She's written more songs than she can count, has been performing original pieces – as a vocalist and instrumentalist – since she was 14, has scored original music for a full jazz band and this...

Lowell prepares for 25th Blackberry Jam

Although the Blackberry Jam Festival in Lowell is known for its three days of fun-filled activities - from pie making and eating to a car show and parade - the festival is really a celebration of...

Uplifting Ukraine - A chance to host

Unlike most children from overseas visiting the U.S., 12-year-old Valya Muntian said that the reason she wanted to come to the country was "to get a break from all the difficulties, to feel calm."...

Go Bohemian this weekend

Calysta Cheyenne-Vox, frontwoman of Eugene-based alternative rock band Fortune's Folly, flirts with the camera during last year's performance at Bohemia Mining Days on the Main Stage. This year's...

New market provides a natural grocery experience

Erin Gilfillan had always loved grocery stores and grocery shopping. As soon as she could drive, she was the one doing the shopping for her family. It shouldn't be surprising that six years agom she...

Stream Team helps clean Springfield's rivers

Outdoor enthusiast Terry Keene said every time he walks his dog down the McKenzie river, he always carries a grocery sack to pick up trash. "I feel real ownership of public land," he said. "I feel...

Slime, sand, boxes spark imaginative 'Space Party'

A long line of 80-some kids eager to make some "alien" slime formed July 10 in Creswell Community Center as Creswell Library hosted a "Space Party" – the latest entry in their "Universe of...

Into the Wild Blue Yonder

The 2019 Pacific Northwest Air Tour stopped off at Hobby Field in Creswell last week to refuel, smack on burgers, and to inspire. Traveling to multiple small-town airports throughout the North Wet,...

Sweets for a sweet cause

It's a summer tradition for many in the community – and really, with Creswell Presbyterian Women's Association (PWA)'s annual Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social offering goodies, with proceeds...

Ride 'em, COWBOY

The 71st Annual Cottage Grove Rodeo was jam-packed full of action last weekend as riders from far and wide descended on the Riding Club just south of...

Downtown dreamin' on such a lovely day

Florence, Ala., is a lovely little town, part of the “Quad Cities” in the northwest part of the state, minutes to Tennessee above and Mississippi to the west. The other members of the Quad Cities...

Letter to the Editor -Blachnik always on the move helping feed our community

One of the most important charities in our community is the Creswell Food Pantry. Susan Blachnik is the manager and one of the busiest people I have ever seen. She was so busy that I couldn’t get a proper interview when I visited last week. I am...

Frick, Milligan win Saturday at CGS

Once again the Late Models and Hornets played the role as support divisions on Saturday, July 13 as the Western Sprint Tour was in the house for Speedweek Northwest 2019. Both races were...

Nutritionally Speaking: Red currant scones, anyone?

Red currants: Coming to us in a small package - while offering a burst of sweet-tart flavor - these red berries have a long and flavorful history. Enjoyed in the Lorraine province of France since the...

From Cheryl's Kitchen - Shrimp burgers

Burger: 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined ¼ cup green onions, chopped ½ jalapeno, chopped ¼ cup cilantro, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped fine 1 lemon, zested and juiced...

What a long strange trip it's been...

The slumbering city of Veneta sprouted to life last week as thousands invaded the forest grounds with body paint, sparkles, and a child-like enthusiasm that spread like pollen through the winding...

What's in season: What to plant, where to get seasonal produce

With August peeking around the corner, the availability of locally grown produce begins to shift and gardeners find themselves wondering what's still worth planting. It's the middle of berry season,...

Dog days of summer loom, but fish still bite

The dog days of summer are looming, water in small ponds and shallow lakes is warming and the annual progression of summer is starting to affect the angling conditions across Lane County, which...

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