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 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...

 

LCSO recognized for Every 15 Minutes program participation

Lane County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) was recognized on March 5 as the 2018 Oregon Group Advocate of the Year by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) in connection with the LCSO's efforts in decreasing...

 
 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 Noel Nash    Opinion    March 14, 2019

What's next for The Chronicle?

It’s been an exciting first week in Creswell, as former owners Scott and Jeanne Olson help my wife and I transition into our new roles. I also want to thank everyone for all of the kind replies to...

 

Though the Eyes of the Colonel - Chronicle change of ownership

I have had the pleasure of working with Scott and Jeanne Olson, now former owners of our weekly newspaper. It has been a real pleasure to be allowed to write a weekly article for the newspaper and...

 
 By Quint Studer    Opinion    March 14, 2019

Get engaged, not enraged - Take ownership of your community's future

When things aren’t going well in our community, our first impulse has traditionally been to get upset. Our second impulse has been to look for someone to blame. Typically, we may point the finger...

 

Pest outbreak looms in Lane County if storm-toppled Douglas-firs aren't removed

This winter's heavy snow and wind have knocked down many trees across Lane County, as many as 1,000 per mile in the Highway 58 corridor, according Willamette National Forest sources. This has created... Full story

 

Public feedback needed for Cougar Dam assessment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting comments on a draft environmental assessment for downstream fish passage at Cougar Dam. The report will evaluate alternatives for the Corps' proposed...

 

Snow Recap

Storm helps state recover on snow, streamflows The shortest month of the year delivered record-breaking snowfall across the state, dramatically improving Oregon's summer water supply outlook. The...

 

Rice

As strong and powerful as bodies can be, injuries happen more often than anyone wants. Something as simple as a wrong step or poor body mechanics can result in an injury. Making a decision on how to...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    March 14, 2019

Spring into better health - Nutritionally Speaking

So, we have longer days now that we have turned our clocks back, and while we still have remnants of our recent snow storm, spring is around the corner. We will soon be cleaning out our garages, putti...

 

Cheryl's Kitchen - How to make crockpot chicken bone broth

Boxed bone broths in the stores are very expensive. Making it at home is easy and cheap! Made from scratch, bone broth has a much more complex flavor and color than store bought stocks. Some of the...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    March 14, 2019

Sweet Lorane Community News

Well, I’m hoping that by now, everyone has had their power restored from the recent snowstorm. My brother-in-law and his wife were without power near Saginaw for almost nine days. It was a massive...

 

Offbeat Oregon History - Flying saucer stories got their start in Pendleton

If you were getting ready to take a UFO-themed road trip around the western U.S., there are several places that would naturally be at the top of the list. There's Roswell, New Mexico, of course. And...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    March 14, 2019

Swap yer seeds 'n' scions

When you look at a seed catalog, everything looks good. It is like a dream book! But what grows well in one place may not flourish where you happen to live. That is why it is best to get your seeds...

 

Hovering doves

Fun Fact: This pale dove expanded its range spectacularly from the Middle East all the way across Europe during the 20th century. According to the National Audubon Society, the bird was introduced...

 

The Sound of Music opens at Cottage Theatre on April 5

Cottage Theatre's spring musical this year is The Sound of Music, the inspirational story of Maria von Trapp. Winner of the 1959 Tony Award for Best Musical, The Sound of Music features music by...

 
 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...

 

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