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 By Erin Tierney    News    May 2, 2019

Finding funding for public safety difficult

A 23-cent bump in the public safety fee was proposed at city council last week. But the increase would only maintain the public safety status quo and city officials are concerned by how much money is...

 
 By Gary Mounce    News    May 2, 2019

Booster auction brings in $35k

Silent and Live auctions, Dessert Dash, raffles and games raised about $35,000 during Creswell High School Athletic Boosters' 15th annual auction, held April 27 at CHS. "This is a really fun event...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    May 2, 2019

The 40&8 donates to Family Relief Nursery

Family Relief Nursery Executive Director Peggy Whalen recently attended the Lane County 40&8 dinner at their monthly promenade in acknowledgement of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Whalen has...

 

Mildred May Good Eusted - Sept. 10, 1926 – April 24, 2019

Mildred May Good Eusted, born Sept. 10, 1926 in Knuckles County, Nelson, Neb., died April 24, 2019 in Creswell, Ore. Mildred was born to Frank Burdette Good and May Ellen Koken Good, the youngest of...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    May 2, 2019

'Accentuate the Positive' Singers' Spring Concert is May 5

The Creswell Community Singers will be presenting their spring concert on Sunday, May 5, at 4 p.m. at the Creswell Church of Christ. The spring concert will feature a variety of songs, including musical show tunes, jazz, spiritual, pop, patriotic,...

 
 By Don Ehrich    News    May 2, 2019

KIWANIAN KNOW-HOW Coast Fork Kiwanis Club hosts Food4Kids, plans for circus

The Coast Fork Kiwanis Club hosted representatives from the Food4Kids program, Creswell High School Key Club and Creswell’s departing district superintendent for lunch recently at Los Cabos Restaurant. The group of over 20 Kiwanians from South...

 
 By Noel Nash    Opinion    May 2, 2019

May is National Historical Preservation - Treasuring our past in Creswell

Editor’s note: On behalf of National Historical Preservation Month, Each week this month, The Chronicle will publish articles relating to historical preservation on the editorial page. This week, Ch...

 
 By Mike Fizgerald    Opinion    May 2, 2019

The glories of small, western towns

Brilliant gold streaks slash through the crimson clouds and azure sky. Super-bright twinkling stars retreat into the night as another day dawns in Pinedale, Wyoming. It is a spectacular view every...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    May 2, 2019

Waving a sad goodbye to Clarence Kreamier

It takes all kinds of people to make up a community. Some people like to blend in and remain anonymous, others like to strut their stuff, loud and brashly. Some are bad, some good and some are just...

 
 By Samantha Duncan    Health    May 2, 2019

Warmer weather can require more fitness

Spring is finally here (fingers crossed!), and with longer days and warmer weather, our minds turn to gardening, hiking, cycling, and playing outside. Over the past week I've had clients and class...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    May 2, 2019

Springfield church receives big lift, looks to next level of elevator funds

The historic Ebbert United Methodist Church, constructed in 1916 on the same lot where it sits today, is a monument to big, bold architecture. It's five stories of red brick, with tall ceilings...

 
 By Melinda Allan    History    May 2, 2019

REMEMBERING VANGE • 25 YEARS AGO From the April 26, 1989 edition of The Chronicle

To some people, it sounds more like having a nightmare than following your dream. But it all depends on your point of view. "The headline should read, '43-year-old woman quits secure, well-paying job...

 
 By Finn J.D. John    History    May 2, 2019

Offbeat History: Lava Lake murders are still officially unsolved, but...

BY THE TIME THE ICE over Lava Lake melted in the spring of 1924, no one had any illusions about what they would find underneath it. Trappers Edward Nickols, Dewey Morris and Roy Wilson had...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    May 2, 2019

Creswell Grange hosts Grange playfest

Is it a coincidence that three patients visit the office of Dr. Boehnkrakker on the same day after being hit by a speeding car? The three patients don’t think so. As they lament about filling out...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

'Plant trees & gladden hearts' - City, community celebrates Arbor Day

he City of Creswell held its ninth annual Arbor Day celebration and its 10th year as a Tree City last week, drawing a crowd of about 85 people to plant a tree, chow down and enjoy the sunshine at the...

 

Dining Guide: Wine Month in the Valley

KING ESTATE WINERY Spring and summer in the Willamette Valley are truly special seasons. Warm days are perfect for hikes and country drives, and cool evenings make ideal times to watch sunsets while...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    May 2, 2019

Committee learns how to find best-fit superintendent

The Creswell School Board has 26 applicants for its superintendent position after more than 30,000 people were emailed about the job opening, said Sarah Herb, executive search specialist for the...

 

Wine Month in the Valley: Sweet Cheeks Winery

SWEET CHEEKS WINERY Located on Briggs Hill Road, Sweet Cheeks offers numerous wines, varying from semi-sweet rosé to full-bodied reds. Known for their pinot noir, pinot gris and rieslings, Sweet Chee...

 

Wine Month in the Valley: Silvan Ridge Winery

SILVAN RIDGE WINERY The winery hosts its 2nd annual Mother's Day Picnic on May 11-12 from noon-5 p.m. Provisions Market Hall is offering picnic meals, and Latin guitarist Craig Einhorn will perform...

 

Wine Month in the Valley: Noble Estate Vineyard and Winery

NOBLE ESTATE VINEYARD AND WINERY The winery has new releases that are attracting attention. Made-from-scratch and 100 percent Noble Estate-grown grapes, the 2018 pinot noir rosé features fresh...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    May 2, 2019

Want to go keto? Try primal first

By popular demand much of my one-on-one coaching involves guiding folks wanting to eat the popular Ketogenic Diet, AKA LCHF (Low Carbohydrate, High Fat). As a transition to this diet, I usually...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    May 2, 2019

Two ranked foes keep Dawgs winless in league

The Bulldogs' pursuit of their first league baseball win of the season continues as Creswell fell 9-1 to visiting La Pine on April 22 and 5-3 to visiting Pleasant Hill on April 24. The Bulldogs (0-6)...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    May 2, 2019

Dawgs race to victory at home track meet

Winning nine events helped the Creswell Bulldogs top the boys' team standings with 84 points and the girls' team placing second with 52 points as Creswell played host to a special District 4 Northern...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    May 2, 2019

Lady Dawgs keep share of league lead

Another two-win week kept Creswell tied with Harrisburg atop team standings halfway through the second of three rounds of league softball play. The Lady Dawgs (5-1) edged visiting La Pine 2-1 on...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    May 2, 2019

Tennis team rallies well with Springfield, Marist

Creswell High School's tennis team showed improving skill and toughness in three matches this past week. April 22, Creswell's boys' and girls' tennis teams played well against Springfield. In boys'...

 

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