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 By Staff Reports    News    May 16, 2019 

Grove bank to be rehabbed with grant money

Cottage Grove recently was awarded $200,000 to rehabilitate the 1903 Bank Building on the corner of Main and Sixth streets granted by Oregon Heritage, a division of Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD). The division awarded 29 other...

 

2019 Chamber of Commerce Awards Finalists - Business of the Year, Top Agri-Business and Volunteer of the Year

Nominees are: Business of the Year Jeanne Marr of Creswell Healthmart Rory Tyler of Point S Ryan Hoffstot of Farmers Insurance Top Agri-Business of the year My Brothers' Farm Creswell Bakery CK Farms...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    May 9, 2019

New Miss Springfield is Linda Wagnon

From May 8, 1969 edition of Creswell Chronicle A Pleasant Hill lass, Linda Ann Wagnon, is 1969's Miss Springfield. Miss Wagnon won the annual crown at Thurston High School Saturday before a reported 750 persons. The Pleasant Hill girl presented a...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    May 9, 2019

Study results in Willamette closures

The Oregon Department of State Lands announced Monday the temporary closure of banks and islands of the Willamette River within the city limits of Eugene to overnight use and camping. Beginning May...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    May 9, 2019

Area fishing report

Coast Fork Willamette River: Stocked the week of April 15 with 1,566 legal-size rainbow trout. The river is open to fishing all year for trout, hatchery Chinook salmon, hatchery steelhead, and wild steelhead over 24 inches. Bait is allowed through...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    May 2, 2019

The 40&8 donates to Family Relief Nursery

Family Relief Nursery Executive Director Peggy Whalen recently attended the Lane County 40&8 dinner at their monthly promenade in acknowledgement of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Whalen has...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    May 2, 2019

'Accentuate the Positive' Singers' Spring Concert is May 5

The Creswell Community Singers will be presenting their spring concert on Sunday, May 5, at 4 p.m. at the Creswell Church of Christ. The spring concert will feature a variety of songs, including musical show tunes, jazz, spiritual, pop, patriotic,... Full story

 
 By Staff Reports    News    May 2, 2019

Little Picassos showcase coloring expertise

Out of over 40 entries, the Chronicle spring coloring contest winners are 8-year-old Ava Foote; Brady Pratt, 9 years old; 5-year-old Blakely Adler; 9-year-old Molly Silbernagel; 7-year-old River...

 

Where are they now? - Creswell alum is 'friend of ag' in Wyoming

A Creswell High School alum recently was honored with a 2019 Friend of Agriculture award in Pinedale, Wyo. Zach Turnbull is a large carnivore biologist and was given the award by the Green River...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    April 11, 2019

Wilson is Lane Electric permanent general manager

A Creswell woman is the permanent general manager at Lane Electric Cooperative, after serving as acting manager since January 2019. Debi Wilson has worked for Lane Electric Cooperative for two...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    April 11, 2019

CHS wins 'OBOB' state championship

Brielle Brick, Raina Davis, Emma Kersgaard and Julianne Kersgaard have worked together for three years as a team and earned their first trip to the Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) state competition...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    January 31, 2019

Carousel news: Supporters receive awards

On Dec. 19 at the Cottage Grove Chamber Banquet Awards Dinner, supporters of the Cottage Grove Carousel Project were honored. The Kimwood Corporation, a major machine manufacturer in the lumber and...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    January 17, 2019

Updates from Creswell Heritage Foundation

In the past month, Creswell Heritage Foundation (CHF) received three more grants toward the Foundation and Porch Floor Replacement Project, including $5,000 from the Chambers Foundation; $1,600 from the Lane County Cultural Coalition; and $2,400...

 

Transient arrested for burglary, other charges

The Lane County Sheriff's Office responded to a burglary call in the 33900 block of Martin Rd. on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The residence is located outside of the Creswell contract area. After arriving at...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    May 24, 2018

Police seek info on Monday's armed robbery

On Monday, May 21, shortly after 8:30 p.m., the Lane County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) received a report of a robbery in the 200 block of N. Mill Street in Creswell. Initial investigation indicates that...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    April 26, 2018

Creswell murder story will be featured on ID Channel on Monday

On Monday, April 30 at 9 p.m., true-crime network Investigation Discovery (ID) will be retelling the murders of Dennis Kelley and Carl McFarland in Creswell on its series, "Evil Talks: Chilling...

 

Tractor Supply store to open in summer

Tractor Supply Company has begun construction on a retail store at 190 Emerald Parkway and have set their sights on a 2018 summer opening. Tractor Supply will be located in the old building of Ray's...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    April 26, 2018

2 more arrested on sex abuse crimes

Two Creswell men were recently arrested on sex abuse charges in connection with the arrest of Dustin Lee Stephens, 31, of Creswell, who was arrested on numerous sex abuse charges on March 8. Dominic...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    April 26, 2018

Lane County adopts three-year strategic plan

The Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt a new strategic plan (2018-2021) that will focus the work of Lane County into four priority areas during the next three years: safe, healthy county; vibrant communities; robust...

 

OSP seeks public assistance in the killing of three bald eagles near Tangent

OSP seeks public assistance in the killing of three bald eagles near Tangent On March 16, an Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division trooper responded to a complaint of three deceased bald...

 

Boat inspection stations open around Oregon

Boating season is starting and people hauling both motorized and non-motorized boats must stop at watercraft inspection stations opening around Oregon next week. Look for large, orange "Boat Inspectio...

 

Commission adopts ocean salmon and Pacific halibut seasons, 2018-19 game bird regulations

 The Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted 2018 ocean salmon and Pacific halibut seasons and 2018-19 game bird hunting regulations when they met in Astoria on April 20.  Ocean salmon regulations are based on Pacific Fishery Management Council...

 
 By Staff Reports    Sports    April 12, 2018

Local bowler earns national award

A Cottage Grove man has received national recognition for his contribution to the sport of bowling and was recently awarded the National Recognition Award by the United States Bowling Congress Board of Directors for 2018. This news comes from Bowl.co...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    March 29, 2018

Randall Jernigan-Wynn arrested in Cottage Grove on March 22

Randall Neal Jernigan-Wynn, 57, was arrested without incident on March 22 at approximately 1:30 a.m. in the 600 blk. of East Main Street in Cottage Grove. Jernigan-Wynn is the same man that the Lane...

 

Creswell man arrested in 'largest meth seizure in DINT history'

A Creswell man and a California man were arrested on Saturday, March 17 in what police are calling "the largest single seizure of meth in Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team (DINT) history." During an...

 

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