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Articles from the April 25, 2019 edition

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 By Gini Davis    News    April 25, 2019

Bulldogs go 'country' to raise $8k

Ask any Mr. Bulldog contestant, past or present, about their experience and they'll surely recount the hijinks and camaraderie involved in putting on the annual pageant at Creswell High School. But...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    April 25, 2019

BREAKING THE SILENCE: For those left behind, for those who have tried, 4 of 4

Editor's note: This is the last in a four-part special collaboration between The Creswell Chronicle, The Cottage Grove Sentinel, Siuslaw News and Newport News-Times focusing on the rising suicide rate...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    April 25, 2019

Support grows for kitchen project

Community Food for Creswell (CFC) is in the middle of a fundraising project to install a community-use commercial kitchen in the Cobalt Activity Center. The kitchen will serve three main services to...

 
 By Tyler Rhyne    Opinion    April 25, 2019

On losing someone to suicide

Dear Editor, There are hidden sides to losing someone. Most feel sadness, a sense of loss, and some happiness. Yet all these feelings are mixed up when you lose some due to suicide. Last summer I lost...

 
 By Erin Tierney    Opinion    April 25, 2019

Reflecting on 'Breaking the Silence' series

I want to commend the subjects of the Breaking the Silence series for their bravery in coming forward about their experiences with suicide. I sit in awe of their courage and candidness in telling...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    April 25, 2019

Old Schoohouse lowered

There has been lots of news surrounding the Old Schoolhouse and Creswell Heritage Foundation lately. To briefly recap, in March the Old Schoolhouse was lifted after work had been delayed a week due...

 
 By Noel Nash    Opinion    April 25, 2019

'Fifty first names only …'

I’d heard his name spoken reverently since the first days we arrived in southern Lane County. Particularly whenever someone was talking about community service. “Have you met The Cowboy yet?...

 

Driving home the point on poor roads

About 20 years ago I read an article in the newspaper about a U.S. Supreme Court hearing concerning the liability of government officials who were responsible for maintaining of public properties, roa...

 

Offbeat loggers column got me thinking

Dear Editor, Finn J.D John’s column on old-time loggers and millworkers in the April 18 edition of The Creswell Chronicle sent my mind spinning with memories of early Northwest Scandinavian...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    April 25, 2019

Celebrate May with South Valley Farmers' Market

I am glad I don’t really have to depend on the weather to make my living. This past week went from cold, rainy, 40 degree temperatures to downright balmy by the week’s end. Farmers do have to...

 

An escape through art: Nyssa Perrin Clark manages pain through painting

When it comes to art, Nyssa Perrin Clark said the ability to start is one of the most important parts of the creative process. "If you can just start and not have an investment in the outcome, and...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    April 25, 2019

Dorris Ranch: Deep roots

Having led a nomadic life for many of the years since I left home, the desire to tap roots has increased as I've aged. The decade-plus that I have spent in the Willamette Valley has fueled that...

 

Health Q & A with Jeannie Marr

Q: I have heard that there have been changes to the recommendations of who should get the HPV vaccine. What are those changes? A: That is correct. The HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    April 25, 2019

Equestrians qualify for state in 10 events

Five members of Creswell High School's equestrian team – Ashley Anderson, Levi Bones, Grace Haga, Gracie Bones and Jane Marquess – have qualified to compete at state in 10 events after medaling...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    April 25, 2019

'One bad inning' stands between Bulldogs and victory

A 12-6 loss to host Harrisburg on April 16 and a 14-6 loss to visiting Santiam Christian on April 18 left the Creswell Bulldogs 0-4 after the second week of baseball league play. At Harrisburg, the...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    April 25, 2019

Dawgs win six events at Douglas track meet

The Creswell Bulldogs won six individual events and topped boys’ team standings with 136 points while the Lady Dawgs placed third with 79 points during a Special District 4 Central Region track and...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    April 25, 2019

Lady Dawgs grab share of early league lead

By Gini Davis The Creswell Chronicle The Lady Bulldogs (3-1) are tied with Harrisburg (3-1) atop league standings after an 11-5 victory over host Harrisburg on April 16 and a 7-6 nail-biter over...

 

Offbeat Oregon History

As the first day of March 1924 arrived, L. Sarah Wilson's worry and alarm mounted. Something had happened. Something bad. Her son, 36-year-old Harry "Roy" Wilson, had promised he'd be back at her home...

 

Trio of Easter events keeps families 'hopping'

The community's younger set was kept "hopping" Saturday with several local Easter-themed events. An estimated 700 to 800 people kicked off the morning with the 14th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Creslane...

 

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