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CCA hosts nostalgic outdoor fall carnival

Nothing says fall like an outdoor carnival with sweet treats, games, raffles and lots of smiles. Creswell Christian Academy (CCA) hosted their first annual Outdoor Fall Carnival at New Hope Baptist...

Pleasant Hill grad serves with U.S. Navy helicopter squadron in San Diego

A 2013 Pleasant Hill High School graduate and Dexter native is serving in the U.S. Navy with Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 73 at Naval Station North Island in Coronado, Calif. Petty Officer 2nd...

Frightful delights at Northern Lights - Local Halloween roundup

With Halloween creeping in, you'd be out of your gourd to miss out on some local spooky events. Visiting Colonial Harvest Days at Northern Lights Christmas Tree Farm in Pleasant Hill, you'll find a...

Ribbon cutting for The Radcliffe Real Estate Team

The Radcliffe Real Estate Team of Creswell celebrated their new business location at Emerald Valley Golf & Resort on Wednesday, Oct. 10 with a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Creswell Chamber of...

Creswell VFW participating in scholarship program

Creswell Post and Auxiliary 4039 is participating in the National VFW scholarship programs, “Voice of Democracy” (VOD) and “Patriot’s Pen.” The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) started the Voice of Democracy Scholarship...

Lice policy changes

A new, proposed policy change regarding lice will be changing to allow the attendance of a student with nits, and less than 10 live lice, back to all Creswell schools. The former policy excluded...

Creswell Homecoming Court 2018

The Creswell Homecoming was held Friday, Oct. 12. The Homecoming court was, in the front, from left, Jennesa Mallory, Carley Wilkerson, Sarah Lanz, Katlin Gonda, Michelle Cantoran, Tiffany Nelson,...

Sweet Lorane Community News

How exciting! 4-H is coming back into the area... not just an individual club here and there, but a 4-H Community Club is forming in the Crow area. They’ve already held their open house this past...

The craft of locally made brooms

Broom making has long been a craft handed down through generations. Like so many crafts of old, broom making has almost disappeared from the list of journeyman level trades available today. Fortunate...

Sears Hometown Store: Quality Products With a Personal Touch

For nearly 30 years, Sears Hometown Store in Cottage Grove has offered Southern Lane County residents with high-quality products and unmatched customer service. Family-owned and operated by the...

MV Roofing, LLC: Coverage all winter long

The fall and winter months full of rain, ice, snow and sleet are hard on homes, especially on the roofs and gutters. MV Roofing, LLC on Lynx Hollow Road in Creswell is here to help prepare Lane...

Forest Floor Organic Soils: Leaf your troubles behind

The leaves are falling from the trees, landing on roofs, yards and driveways with ever-increasing frequency. While those leaves may be pesky to clean up, they also contain vital nutrients as they...

Towards a less-sugary holiday season

Wow, this morning was the first time I had to scrape the truck windshield before I headed out... cooler weather is coming, along with rain, maybe some snow and, of course, the October through January...

Football seniors honored before battling Regis

The Creswell Bulldogs gave it their all during their Senior Night game against Regis on Oct. 12, but unfortunately fell to the visiting Rams, 20-38. Before kickoff, the Dawgs honored nine seniors:...

Pleasant Hill Homecoming 2018

Pleasant Hill sophomores ride aboard a "Beauty and the Beast"-themed float during the school's annual homecoming...

Busy volleyball week preps Lady Dawgs for state hunt

The Creswell Lady Bulldogs bested host Pleasant Hill 25-10, 25-9, 25-18 on Oct. 11 in their only league volleyball match of the week. The Lady Dawgs also defeated host Taft, 25-19, 25-7 and 25-9 in...

Soccer Dawgs down Hawks; state hunt heats up

A 4-2 win over the visiting La Pine Hawks on Oct. 10 has the Creswell Bulldogs boys’ soccer team in second place in Special District 3 team standings with a 6-1-2 record — a game behind league...

Sports Schedule

Football Friday, Oct. 19 Creswell at Jefferson, 7 p.m. Pleasant Hill at Sutherlin, 7 p.m. Boys Soccer Monday, Oct. 22 Jefferson at Creswell, 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 Pleasant Hill at Santiam Christian, 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 Creswell at...

High School Sports Results

Football Friday, Oct. 12 Creswell lost to Regis, 20-38 Pleasant Hill defeated Siuslaw, 43-16 Boys Soccer Wednesday, Oct. 10 Creswell defeated LaPine, 4-2 Thursday, Oct. 11 Pleasant Hill defeated East Linn Christian, 2-1 Monday, Oct. 15 Creswell...

Girls' soccer ties Hawks; will honor seniors this week

The Creswell Lady Bulldogs soccer team battled the host La Pine Hawks to a 1-1 draw on Oct. 11 during their only game last week. Senior midfielder Allison Smathers got Creswell on the board within...

The largest producer of blueberry plants is in our own backyard

Blueberries. The biggest blueberry nursery in the country, perhaps in the world, is right here in our neighborhood - and they don't sell a single blueberry. No, they produce and sell millions of...

The road to Cottage Grove

1990 was a pivotal year in my life and it was time for a change. I left my native Florida in a painted-up Ford van a la Ken Kesey, which I had rigged out to live in. Having had the “On the Road...

Thank you, Creswell First!

Dear Editor, Community Food for Creswell would like to thank Creswell First! for our two 2018 Community Service Fund awards, totaling $1,764. We purchased four stationary wire shelf units for use in our walk-in cooler, four mobile wire shelf units...

Councilor Zettervall is a go-getter

Dear Editor, Very soon you will be voting on Creswell’s next mayor. Two members of the city council have applied for the position, councilors Zettervall and Mounce. Several months ago, I encouraged Councilor Zettervall to run for mayor, and I...

Mark Herbert is a solid choice for District 11

Dear Editor, Voters in House District 11 have a new choice — an experienced choice — to represent them in Salem. Mark Herbert brings a solid history of thoughtful management, reasoned decision making and community involvement to the position....

Response to 'Reporting the tough stuff,' 'Local journalism matters' pieces

Dear Editor, As a subscriber to The Chronicle and as a citizen of our community, I applaud the sentiments and intelligence of both Erin Tierney's piece, "On reporting the tough stuff," and Aliya Hall's opinion piece, "Local journalism matters...

Neva Gray

Neva Gray, 93, passed away on Oct. 6, 2018. She was an amazing, strong and adventurous woman with a loving heart. Her friendship and presence will be greatly missed. Geneva Irene Brauninger was born...

Paul James Guynes

Paul James Guynes, of Creswell, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 9, 2018. He was born March 5, 1950 in Oakdale, Calif. to parents Paul and Margaret (Garber) Guynes. Paul graduated from Chino...

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