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 By Erin Tierney    News    March 15, 2018

LOW-COMMOTION! Creswell train crossing malfunctions prompt ODOT study

If you were on your lunch break or out on the town last Tuesday and Wednesday, March 6 and 7, you were probably one of the many unfortunate souls stuck in a humongous line of traffic spanning Oregon...

 
 By Cheri Spaulding    News    March 15, 2018

Loose Dogs in Creswell

Joanne started her day by walking her two dogs like she does every day. A woman and her dog were coming towards her. Joanne was alarmed to see the large dog was not walking politely on its leash, but... Full story

 
 By Staff Reports    News    March 15, 2018

Two pull knife on baby, mom at AM/PM and man arrested on child sex charges

Two individuals were arrested in Creswell early Saturday morning, March 10 after they threatened a mother and her baby with a knife inside the AM/PM. According to Lane County Sheriff's Office (LCSO)...

 

Saint Paddy's Day Events

FRIDAY, MARCH 16 • Joe's Diner at 230 E Oregon Ave. in Creswell will be offering a corned beef and cabbage dinner. More info: 541-895-2700. • Creswell Coffee Co. at 116 Melton Road won't have...

 

Beverly Corolyn Traxler Taylor

Beverly Taylor passed away quietly on Feb. 25. She was a descendant of Oregon pioneer, Cyrus Shepard, who arrived in the Willamette Valley in 1834. Born on Aug. 30, 1924, she was the oldest daughter... Full story

 

Carl Sorenson: From 'rags to riches'

We all have heard "Rags to Riches" stories and now I find that there is one of those persons in our city. It is a man raised in Pleasant Hill. His family had a 150-acre farm in an area close to...

 
 By Pam Fine    Opinion    March 15, 2018

ASNE Sunshine Week 2018: Everyday people fighting government secrecy

If you’re an editor who believes “success breeds success,” then Sunshine Week, March 11-17, is a perfect time to highlight efforts by private citizens to keep state and local government open to the public. Citizens like Alan Cowles of... Full story

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 15, 2018

CG group helps shut down youth access to 'whip-its'

Members of the Cottage Grove Youth Advisory Council (CGYAC) recently corresponded with the City of Creswell regarding sales of nitrous oxide to minors, which has been an issue impacting youth in our...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    March 15, 2018

Equestrian drill team qualifies for state

The Bulldogs won three events and the drill team qualified for state as Creswell High School's equestrian team competed in the second Oregon High School Equestrian Teams (OHSET) South Valley District...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    March 15, 2018

New award honors basketball scholar-athletes

Six Creswell High School boys' basketball players have been recognized as Scholar-Athletes for maintaining a 4.0 GPA throughout the 2017-18 season. The award is a new one this year, the brainchild of...

 

Sprucing up your home for spring? Keep it local with Stephen W. Derminer Painting and Wood Care

"House painting" is simply in the blood of Steve Derminer of Stephen W. Derminer Painting and Wood Care in Creswell. When he's not repainting someone's home, he can often be found in his family's...

 

No room for vegetables? Pot up your plants

Many vegetables grow well in containers located on a patio, porch, balcony or windowsill, so don't let lack of yard space keep you from gardening this spring and summer. Limited garden space... Full story

 

If Japan had invaded, the Tillamook Guerillas would've been ready

Early 1942 was a really nerve-racking time to be an Oregonian - especially if you lived on the coast. The United States had just gone to war against a country that was already famous for being able...

 

Everyone's 'redeemed' in 'Gertie Greene'

New Creswell High School Drama Club advisor, Gary Jones introduced the year's first production as "kind of cheesy, but a lot of fun and it has a great message." That message: Be careful about prejudgi...

 

Vinyl records find new appeal in younger audience

Sony Music announced last June that they would resume manufacture of vinyl records for the first time in almost three decades. That same month, the area saw the grand opening of its newest record...

 

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