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Articles from the January 31, 2019 edition

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 By Erin Tierney    News    January 31, 2019

Boise can't ban homeless from sleeping in public, & neither can Creswell

A federal appeals court in September 2018 ruled that prosecuting homeless people for sleeping on the streets when there is no shelter available is a form of cruel and unusual punishment. Now,...

 By Erin Tierney    News    January 31, 2019

City hears pitch for homeless residency, resource center

Creswell's R. Vicente Rubio last week proposed to Creswell City Council a way to help the homeless - or the "disenfranchised" as he prefers to identify them as - by pitching the idea of a residency...

 By Aliya Hall    News    January 31, 2019

Homeless in parks, Arbor Day discussed

The Parks and Tree Advisory Committee met on Jan. 22 to discuss Arbor Day planning, as well as share an update on the city's parks. The conversation, however, started with Garden Lake Park's homeless...


Cathy (Rouse) Forgey - Oct. 20, 1962 – Jan. 12, 2019

Cathy (Rouse) Forgey of Cottage Grove died on Jan. 12, 2019 at the age of 56. Cathy was born in Denver, Colo. on Oct. 20, 1962, to parents Lynwood and JoAnn (Turvey) Rouse. She graduated from... Full story


Martha Antonia Morales Cantoran - May 9, 1973 - Jan. 19, 2019

Martha Antonia Morales Cantoran, 45, passed away peacefully Jan. 19, 2019 due to stage three gastric cancer. She was born May 9, 1973 in Cuayuca, Puebla to Arista Sosa and Refugio Cantoran. She... Full story


Nelson Wesley - June 27, 1927 - Jan. 16, 2019

Nelson Wesley, 91, passed away Jan. 16, 2019. He was born June 27, 1927 in Finely, Okla. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Val Jean Wesley; son, Michael (Mitch) Wesley; and mother, Alice Watson (Choate) and brother, Buck Ishcomer,... Full story


In response to Spencer's letter

Editor’s note: This column is in response to a letter to the editor in the Jan. 24 edition, entitled “In response to ethics column” written by community member Bill Spencer. Thank you, Bill...


Thank you for your persistence of the truth

Dear Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank The Chronicle for their persistence of the truth, and for providing critical information to the community that is more than lacking from our school district office and school board. I resign...


Enjoying winter in paradise

I am so happy when I view the green grass and the evergreen trees here in the Willamette Valley at this time of year. I feel fortunate that I don't shovel snow and have to be concerned about getting...

 By Pat Edwards    News    January 31, 2019

Sweet Lorane Community News

I’m going to try to get back on track this week with Lorane news, although there isn’t much of it right now. I missed reminders on a few events that have come and gone, but my hope is that I can... Full story

 By Gini Davis    Sports    January 31, 2019

Lady Dawgs' scoring improves, victory still eludes

Although they have yet to secure a league basketball win this season, the Creswell Lady Bulldogs got better offensive production last week despite falling to visiting Pleasant Hill, 33-57 and host La...

 By Gini Davis    Sports    January 31, 2019

Perimeter drought hampers Dawgs in 1-1 week

Poor perimeter shooting plagued the Creswell Bulldogs as they fell 35-55 to visiting Pleasant Hill on Jan. 22, and bested host La Pine 49-39 on Jan. 23 for a 3-3 record in Mountain Valley Conference...


Meet Michael Donohue

Therapeutic Associates Creswell Physical Therapy has recently welcomed Michael Donohue on our team as our lead physical therapist. Donohue was born outside of Chicago, but moved with his family at a y...


Women's health screenings: past, present and future

While perhaps not a favorite subject, and not a favorite appointment for many patients, is a women's health screening exam. Although widely regarded as a necessary but unpleasant life experience, the...


Health Q & A with Jeannie Marr

Q: I hear that there is a new shingles shot that has come out. Does Creswell Health Mart Pharmacy carry it and am I eligible to get it? Answer: Yes, we do carry Shingrix. It’s a new shingles...


What are healthy habits?

I started teaching fitness classes ten years ago, without any experience beyond my own attendance in classes. Marie, my friend and mentor, needed a sub for her kickboxing and yoga classes, so I held...


Resolutions reset, part 1

As we start the second month of 2019, how are you doing with your New Year's Resolutions to eat healthier? Sometimes we need a Resolution Reset. Food serves a dual purpose for us, when we choose...

 By Dana Merryday    News    January 31, 2019

The Western Oregon Opry, part 1

I spent a delightful rainy afternoon at the home of Annie Manning and Neil Fain surrounded by newspaper articles, photo albums and golden memories. Additionally, Larry Barkemeyer, Bob and Sharon...

 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 Gini Davis    Sports    January 31, 2019

CGI preps wrestlers for this week's home meet

The Cottage Grove Invitational Tournament on Jan. 25-26 gave Creswell Bulldog wrestlers their final test against opponents outside their own classification prior to the district tournament and...

 By Tom Page    Sports    January 31, 2019

Four Lowell wrestlers reach finals at Monroe tourney

Four Lowell wrestlers reached the finals of a Saturday tournament at Monroe. Deacon Savio (113), Tyson Brassfield (132), Kasey Erwin (138) and Sebastian Gracin (160) reached the finals. Savio...

 By Tom Page    Sports    January 31, 2019

Pleasant Hill boys crush Harrisburg at home

Pleasant Hill ran its Mountain Valley League basketball record to 5-1 with a 64-37 Friday win over visiting Harrisburg on Jan. 25. The Billies were in front 18-9 after the first quarter and stretched...

 By Tom Page    Sports    January 31, 2019

Pleasant Hill girls remain undefeated in league play

Pleasant Hill ran its Mountain Valley League leading girls basketball record to 6-0 with a 57-16 Friday win over visiting Harrisburg. Coach Stacy Paszkiet said "the girls are playing well. They are a... Full story


Offbeat Oregon History - Plain-talking preacher was too blunt for Legislature's comfort

Back in 1859, when the pioneer lawmakers of the very first Oregon State Legislature extended an invitation to Missionary Baptist circuit preacher "Uncle Joab" Powell, the most famous man of the cloth...

 By Erin Tierney    News    January 31, 2019

Leaghanna Sharp: Creswell's 12-year-old Taekwondo virtuoso

Her name is Leaghanna Sharp, and boy does she know how to pack a punch... and a kick. When she was seven years old, Leaghanna first earned her Black Belt. Now at age 12, she's got loads of awards...


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