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 By Erin Tierney    News    March 21, 2019 

Creswell deputy under investigation resigns

The Creswell deputy under investigation for misconduct on duty has resigned, effective today, March 22. Deputy Bryan Holiman, 43, was with Lane County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) since 2001 and has been...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 21, 2019 

Expedited search for super underway

The superintendent search process is underway for Creswell schools, after current Superintendent Todd Hamilton announced March 7 that he will be leaving in July to become the Springfield Public...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 21, 2019 

Creswell VFW talks to Congress

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) held a national conference in Washington DC this month to discuss the priority goals of the organization, in which each state's delegates met with their members of...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 14, 2019

Lifted - Elevating the Old Schoolhouse

It may have been a mucky, muddy mess last week, with rain and melting snow, but that didn't stop a job from getting done at Creswell's Old Schoolhouse. The building at 195 S. 2nd St. was lifted Thursd...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 14, 2019

Funding sought for community-use commercial kitchen

Community Food for Creswell (CFC) is in the midst of a fundraising projet to install a community-use commercial kitchen in the Cobalt Activity Center. The is a project aimed to facilitate new...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 14, 2019

Superintendent Hamilton leaving Creswell schools

Creswell School District will soon be on the hunt for a new superintendent for the 2019-20 school year. CSD Superintendent Todd Hamilton announced March 7 that he will be leaving Creswell schools...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 14, 2019

Sidewalk code, city storm damage discussed

At this week's Creswell City Council meeting on March 11, the council received updates on the February snow storm from Public Works and concerned community members. Community member Ed Gunderson...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 14, 2019

If a bear can dance, you can, too - Moveable Feet Teddy Bear Dance is March 15

If you can walk, you can dance. And if you bring a teddy bear, you give comfort. That's the premise of this weekend's Moveable Feet Teddy Bear Dance to be held on Friday, March 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. at...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 14, 2019

Expedited search for the superintendent underway

One week after Creswell Schools Superintendent Todd Hamilton announced he is leaving to fill the superintendent position at Springfield Public Schools in June, the search for a new Creswell super is...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 7, 2019

Snow storm was a real 'eye opener' - Prepare now for future emergencies, mayor says

With an average of 3 inches of snowfall per year in these parts, most Creswellians were undoubtedly unprepared for the 20-some inches that pummeled The Friendly City last week. Longtime locals will...

 

Friendly City gives back during snowstorm

Creswell's motto of being "The Friendly City" was reaffirmed during last week's snow storm, as evidenced by the countless stories of neighbors taking care of one another. Creswell Mayor Richard Zetter...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 7, 2019

Mind. Body. Health. Creswell Wellness Center grand opening is March 16

The coming-together of Creswell Wellness Center at 24 W. Oregon Ave. has been a serendipitous endeavour for owners Chelsea Pisani and Rachel Magnuson. Pisani and Magnuson both worked for the late Dr....

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 7, 2019

Incident near schools cause Pleasant Hill 'lock-ins'

On Friday, March 8, a lock-in was performed at Pleasant Hill elementary and high schools. According to the release issued by the District, law enforcement was investigating a possible incident at a...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 28, 2019

Problems, some fun snowballs out of winter storm

Late Sunday and Monday, Creswell got hammered with an estimated 18 inches of snow, leaving many without power, cell service and without open stores to buy supplies. The storm on Feb. 24 and 25...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 28, 2019

Cal Taylor: Been here since '32

Some are fortunate to have lived a long, well-intentioned life; the rest of us can only hope for the same. In the meantime, we are fortunate enough to hear stories of a life well-spent - like...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 28, 2019

State Rep. Wilde visits Creswell

Oregon State Representative Marty Wilde (D-D-11) hosted a town hall at Creswell City Hall on Feb. 19, and heard from a handful of community members about issues ranging from vaccinations to housing...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 28, 2019

Missionaries to visit Church of Christ this weekend

To show support for Missions Week, Creswell Church of Christ will welcome missionaries Kathy and Keith Ham to their service on Sunday, March 3 at 10 a.m, located at 380 Kings Row. The couple visited...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 21, 2019

Natural Path bows out

Tom Foust, owner of The Natural Path at 65 W. Oregon Ave., and his wife, Mary, celebrated the shop's last hoorah on Wednesday, Feb. 13 with cake, coffee and community drop-ins. He's been in this...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 21, 2019

Welcome Home Animal Sanctuary: From slaughterhouse to second chance

For runts on meat farms, for alpacas with bum legs, for little pet pigs that got bigger than their owners' expected, Creswell's Misty and Robert Moore are their liberators, their protectors and their...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 21, 2019

1 month till election filing deadline

Positions for Creswell School Board (CSB), South Lane County & Rescue (SLCF&R) and Lane Library District (LLB) are up for grabs. Election season is nearing, and filing deadline for the following...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 21, 2019

Creswell Heritage Foundation wins award for 'organizational excellence'

On Feb. 9, Creswell Heritage Foundation (CHF) was presented with the Lane County Historical Society's (LCHS) 2019 Organizational Excellence Award for their efforts in restoring Creswell's Old...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 21, 2019

High school presented with $2,500 for new sound system

A Creswell graduate, a car dealership and a credit union recently made it possible for Creswell School District (CSD) to acquire a new sound system in the high school gym. Devin Pratt, Creswell High...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 14, 2019

Sanipac yard debris subscription gets OK

At Monday, Feb. 11's Creswell City Council meeting, a public hearing was held for the proposal to bring a Sanipac yard debris pick-up service to Creswell, in which no public opted to speak. Aaron...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 14, 2019

Appointees, stipends, other biz discussed

Budget appointments, council stipends and a housing survey were among the items discussed at this week's Creswell City Council meeting. In the Mayor's Report, Creswell Mayor Richard Zettervall...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 14, 2019

Wendy Smith joins City staff

It was announced at Monday's Creswell City Council meeting that the City's newest employee is Wendy Smith. Smith, of Creswell, is the assistant city recorder/court clerk and will be assisting City...

 

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