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Articles from the February 21, 2019 edition

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 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 Aliya Hall    News    February 21, 2019

Quantifying educational quality - Part 4

Editor's note: This is part four of a five-part series about the statewide problems in Oregon's education system, and how it affects local schools in the Southern Willamette region. This week's story...

 
 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...

 

Creswell State of the City address, part 2

Editor’s note: This is part two of Mayor Richard Zettervall’s State of the City Address. The first part of his column appeared in the Feb. 14 edition. Looking forward into 2019 I’m very excited...

 

Through the Eyes of the Colonel - Vacationing in Phoenix

I am in Phoenix, Ariz., for a week visiting family. I thought I would get away from the rain, which incidentally doesn't bother me, but surprise, surprise, it was a downpour when we landed; last night...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    February 21, 2019

Board talks grad rates, approves resolutions

The Creswell School Board met on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. for their regular board session where they discussed and voted on unfinished and new business, before talking about graduation rates. Board...

 

Office of Emergency management advises flood preparation

With recent wet weather and more rain on its way, now is a good time to prepare for floods, check emergency supplies and adhere to basic flood safety. Some simple tips include clearing out leaves or... Full story

 

Oregon cougar management: Looking back to be more effective looking ahead

The fatal cougar attack on a hiker in the Mount Hood National Forest last year was a tragic thing. Evidence evaluation indicated the cougar was a female in good health. Is this a surprise? Not really....

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    February 21, 2019

Dawgs honor seniors, make state playoffs

It was a big, bright week for the Creswell Bulldogs, who honored their boys' basketball seniors with a 57-43 win over visiting Harrisburg on Feb. 11, and learned late last week that they earned an...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    February 21, 2019

CHS cheer gains experience, but no trophy at state

Although they didn't bring home a trophy from the OSAA 3A/2A/1A Cheerleading State Championships, held Feb. 16 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Creswell High School's 2019 competition cheer...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    February 21, 2019

Seniors honored as Lady Dawgs wrap season

Seven seniors were honored prior to tipoff of the Creswell Lady Bulldogs' final home basketball game of the season, against Harrisburg on Feb. 11. The families of Bailey Howell, Aubrie Hatch, Freya De...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    February 21, 2019

Wrestlers take state bids, heartbreak at district meet

Two Creswell Bulldog wrestlers earned bids to state during the Special District 2 District Championships, hosted by Pleasant Hill on Feb. 16. Alex Metteer placed second at 120 pounds and Rogelio... Full story

 
 By Tom Page    Sports    February 21, 2019

Pleasant Hill places fourth at district wrestling tournament

Pleasant Hill will be represented by eight wrestlers in the state 3A tournament starting Friday at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland. Titus Rice (145) a two time state champion is seeded first in that weight class and receives a first round bye....

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    February 21, 2019

Sweet Lorane Community News

Jim and I had a wonderful visit with our daughter Kelly and her husband Justin Fontaine last week. We ate entirely too much food, visited beautiful Sedona, Ariz., and took lots of long walks with...

 

Kalapuya Roots – Still Blooming

Before the settlers began following the Oregon Trail, and Hudson Bay traders and trappers found their way into what was to become Oregon, Native Americans scratched out a pretty decent living. The...

 

How do we choose which diet is best?

We have so many choices to ponder when we consider what plan to choose, it can make our heads spin. I am asked each day about the myriad of diets that are being promoted in books or on the web. The...

 
 By Aliya Hall    Sports    February 21, 2019

Special Olympic Athletes hold basketball jamboree

Although Special Olympics Oregon had to skip its events due to a lack in funding, local Program Coordinator Carmen Dowell didn't want Creswell's and Cottage Grove's Special Olympic Athletes to miss...

 

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