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 By Erin Tierney    News    April 18, 2019

'Organ Trail' team going to Global Finals

The Destination Imagination team at Pleasant Hill Middle School recently placed first in the Medical Mystery Challenge at the Affiliate Tournament on April 6. The program applies a unique pedagogy...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    April 11, 2019

Soggy days - 'Snorkels recommended'

While people are still trying to catch their breath from the aftermath of the February snowstorm that collected over 19 inches of snow, Creswell again fell prey to weather conditions between April...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    April 11, 2019

WHILE YOU SLEEP, THE CITY IS AWAKE - Possible reboot of a Neighborhood Watch group?

It is no secret that Creswell does not have 24-hour police coverage - neither to its citizens nor to its criminals. The lack of full coverage and limited officers can leave Creswell vulnerable, and...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    April 11, 2019

New Creswell deputies

LCSO Sergeant Scott Denham said both Popp and Naber requested to come to Creswell when they heard about the open positions. Deputy Popp replaces Creswell Deputy Levi McKenney, who was promoted to...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    April 11, 2019

UPDATE: About that big ol' boulder...

In the April 4 issue, Chronicle columnist Richard Heyman submitted a photo of himself standing next to a big boulder on Melton Road that had somehow kerplunked onto the roadway about April 1. Heyman...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    April 4, 2019

Decades of sex abuse -Stephens takes plea deal, gets 55 years

A Creswell man entered into a specifically negotiated plea deal with Lane County District Attorney Patricia Perlow after being charged with decades of sex abuse to underage girls and young children....

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    April 4, 2019

Want more after school programs? Community meeting is April 11

On Thursday, April 11, there will be a community meeting on the possibility of getting a Creswell Boys & Girls Club - an organization that provides after-school programs for children. Creswell...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 28, 2019

Six file, two contested in school board election

Six people have filed for the four open seats on Creswell School Board (CSB), with some new and some old faces stepping up to the plate to the May 21 election. Terms for Chair Tim Rogers, Vice-Chair...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 28, 2019

Deputy resigns

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

 
 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... Full story

 
 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...

 

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