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Articles from the March 29, 2018 edition

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 By Gini Davis    News    March 29, 2018

As foster parents, Derminers say love is multiplied, not divided

Erin and Steve Derminer recently celebrated their third anniversary – not of their wedding, but as foster parents. In that time, they've cared for seven infants and toddlers age two and younger in...

 
 By Mike Rothgeb    News    March 29, 2018

Emerald Valley Armory relocates, promotes responsible gun ownership

Emerald Valley Armory, the premier sporting goods and gun store in Creswell, has been providing quality firearms and gun safety training to residents of Southern Lane County since 2012. Owner and...

 
 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...

 

Dennis Dee Olsen

Denny grew up in John Day, Oregon where he was very involved in athletics. He played college baseball at the University of Oregon for his hero, Don Kirsch. His first teaching job was in Drain High... Full story

 

Frederick Scott Popoff

Frederick Scott Popoff, 53, of Creswell, died March 21. Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove.... Full story

 

Christopher and Noconna Sheridan

To Christopher and Noconna Sheridan, a daughter, born March 21, 2018 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend.... Full story

 

Robert and Marie Raymond wed 65 years

Robert and Marie Raymond, longtime residents of Dorena and current residents of Creswell, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with an open house on April 14 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Cottage... Full story

 

Changes needed to 2nd amendment, but don't do away with it

In the year 1920 the 18th Amendment to the United States of America's Constitution was ratified and became the law of the land. Section 1 of the Amendment reads as follows: "After one year from the...

 

When Good People Say Nothing, Evil Wins

With the recent lawsuit filed Feb. 14 against Creswell School District regarding staff and the sexual assault of a developmentally disabled child in the elementary bathroom, the safety threat of our children clearly comes, not from from the outside,...

 
 By Erin Tierney    Opinion    March 29, 2018

School Board technically 'complies' with Chronicle requests, but questions still linger

In last week’s edition, The Chronicle reported that at the monthly Creswell School Board (CSB) meeting on Wednesday, March 14, this reporter was unjustly kicked out of an executive session — a...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    March 29, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Nuts for nuts

Let's face it, I get to talk about food quite a bit each day; I love to learn, answer questions and explore the best options for myself and those around me. Whenever I shop I see folks peeking in my...

 

Offbeat Oregon History: Murderer learned 'Unwritten Law' doesn't cover brother-in-laws

The late 1880s in Oregon, and around the country, saw a substantial rise in the number of murderers who tried to invoke the "Unwritten Law" to justify their crimes. The "Unwritten Law" is the idea tha...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    March 29, 2018

Lady Dawgs 4-0 after two weeks of preseason play

Freshman Destiney Black pitched a 12-0 five-inning shutout over visiting Elkton-Yoncalla on March 20 and the Lady Dawgs also defeated visiting Oakridge 13-3 in five innings on March 22. Against...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    March 29, 2018

Dawgs get bats going against Elkton-Yoncalla

Bulldog bats caught fire in besting visiting Elkton-Yoncalla 16-6 in five innings on March 20. Up 10-6 in the bottom of the fourth, "we were able to string some hits together and score four more;...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    March 29, 2018

Bellew nets All-State girls' basketball honors

Senior forward Karley Bellew has been named to the 3A Girls' Basketball Second Team All-State for the 2017-18 season. She was the only Creswell Lady Bulldog to earn an All-State nod. Shawnie Spink, a...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    March 29, 2018

Magnuson garners All-State basketball nod

Creswell Bulldogs senior guard Trey Magnuson was named to the OSAA Boys' Basketball 3A All-State Second Team when All-State selections were made recently. Magnuson was the only Bulldog to net...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    March 29, 2018

Spring snow keeps Oakridge relays interesting

Bulldog track and field athletes battled through an early spring snowfall while competing in the Warrior Coed Relays, hosted by Oakridge on March 23. In a very low-scoring meet in which prevailing...

 
 By Cheri Spaulding    News    March 29, 2018

Dog-walking safety

This is a repeat of an article from April 10, 2017. It is still timely and a current discussion. Last week my dog, Geo and I were taking a walk. Geo was sniffing a grass patch in a vacant lot. Out of...

 
 By Mitch Sparks    News    March 29, 2018

Though wounds still linger, Vietnam veterans have earned our nation's honor and gratitude

Forty-five years ago today [March 29], combat and combat support units withdrew from South Vietnam. This marked the beginning of the end of nearly two decades of direct U.S. military involvement in...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    March 29, 2018

CMS Choir shows range in enjoyable spring concert

A variety of genres, duets and rhythm accompaniment were showcased as the Creswell Middle School Choir, under the direction of Erik Telfer, performed their Spring Concert on March 20. The concert...

 
 By Blythe Houg    News    March 29, 2018

Pinewood Derby puts Scouts on fastrack

The Pinewood Derby is a Scout tradition dating back to 1953. Partnered with a parent or adult mentor, Cub Scouts work together, strengthening bonds and building confidence – and their own custom...

 

Updates from Creswell Heritage Foundation

On March 15, Creswell Heritage Foundation (CHF) became the owner of the Old Schoolhouse with a brief, well-attended ceremony in front of the building. Pictured from left are Mayor Dave Stram, CHF...

 

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