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Articles from the May 17, 2018 edition

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 By Erin Tierney    News    May 17, 2018

With no ordinances, community is the (cat)alyst for feral & strays

There is an estimated 40,000-some stray (lost or abandoned domestic) and feral (wild) cats in the Lane County area. Breaking down that number to reflect Creswell's cat population has proven a...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    May 17, 2018

School Board fills vacant seat

At the May 9 regularly scheduled Creswell School Board (CSB) meeting, the board unanimously passed a motion to appoint Kandice Lemhouse to the board. Board member David Eusted was absent from the...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    May 17, 2018

Booster auction's 'Bulldog Pride' nets $47K

A one-week luxury Mexican villa vacation in Puerto Vallarta sold twice, for $8,000 each, to highlight Creswell Booster Club's 14th Annual Athletic Benefit Dinner and Auction on May 12. Saturday's...

 

City highlights 2018-19 budget. Part 2

PERSONNEL SERVICES HIGHLIGHTS A salary schedule was developed in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014/15. Each fiscal year, employee evaluations are given in January and employees are considered for a step...

 

CG, Springfield students awarded scholarships

Faryn Dahlen and Jackson Perkins, from Cottage Grove High School, and Alessandra Weiss, from the Academy of Arts and Academics in Springfield, were recently awarded $1,500 scholarships from SELCO...

 

Welcome to our world

KREEBER - Kimberly Gavron and Donald Kreeber, of Creswell, welcomed a baby boy to the world on May 11, 2018 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center - RiverBend. HENDRICKS - Kristen and Joshua...

 

Looking to volunteer? Hope Restored is this weekend

The Creswell Hope Restored Project will be held this weekend, Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20, and volunteers are needed and encouraged to attend. The purpose of the Hope Restored Project is to...

 
 By Richard Heyman    Opinion    May 17, 2018

Through the Eyes of the Colonel: Peer Court should get green light

About a year ago, Sergeant Scott Denham, who is Lane County Sheriff Office's contract supervisor for Creswell, presented to the city council a suggestion for Peer Court to be organized here in town....

 
 By Scott Olson    Opinion    May 17, 2018

Are you prepared for the next big disaster?

What would you do if the Cascadia earthquake were to hit our area? Or, how about another repeat of the 1962 Columbus Day storm? As most of us have witnessed throughout our lifetime, Mother Nature can...

 

MAY IS NATIONAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION MONTH: With railroad tracks laid, Creswell is set in motion

May is National Historic Preservation Month. As we traverse the streets of our town we encounter a number of things that have been part of this town far longer than we have. The museum and the old sch...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    May 17, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Summer party favorites

I love this time of year; the flowers are blooming, the birds are singing and we are all spending more time outside. We are gardening, pruning, dusting off our outdoor sitting areas and – my...

 

'Garbage Guru' helps Lane County residents recycle it right

Lane County Waste Management has recently released a new online tool called the "Garbage Guru."  The Garbage Guru is an online tool that allows Lane County residents to enter items into a search bar and find out if it is recyclable and, if so,...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    May 17, 2018

Creslane Choir gives fun, energetic Spring Concert

Creslane Choir, directed by Erik Telfer, wrapped their performance year with their annual Spring Concert, held May 10 in the school gym. The choir also gave an afternoon performance for their fellow s...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    May 17, 2018

CHS Concert Band competes at state competition

The local community has another reason to take pride in its talented student musicians, as Creswell High School's Concert Band and Jazz Band 1, both led by Music Director Sandi Green, both qualified...

 

'When you gotta go...' Grange play 'goes' where everyone has gone before

A rollicking good time was had by all as Creswell Grange members performed a seat-slapping one-act play and hosted plays by the Crow and Goshen granges on May 11 at the Grange Hall. Creswell's play...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    May 17, 2018

Dawgs capture four district track titles

Gauge Smith, Nick Bronson, Addison Werner and Shelby Lamm won district championships as the Bulldogs qualified for state in eight events during the Mountain Valley Conference/Special District 4...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    May 17, 2018

Kuhnhausen 3-run homer ices the cake on Senior Night

A thrilling last-chance seventh-inning three-run homer by catcher Kelsey Kuhnhausen rewarded the Lady Dawgs with a 13-12 walk-off softball win on Senior Night against Pleasant Hill on May 11....

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    May 17, 2018

Dawgs honor six seniors to close their season

Six seniors were honored before the Bulldogs' final game of the season, hosting Pleasant Hill on May 11. The families of Cade Apo, Colton White, Dylan Miller, Jack Callahan, Andrew Larrison and Eddie...

 
 By Tom Page    Sports    May 17, 2018

Pleasant Hill boys' and girls' track teams win district meet

Pleasant Hill won both the boys' and girls' titles at the Mountain Valley Conference district meet contested Saturday on the Billie oval. "This the first time the boys and girls have won the district...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    May 17, 2018

Sweet Lorane Community News

There seems to be lots of news to report this week. For these columns it seems to be either a deluge of things I need to tell you about, or I have to dig deep. Unfortunately, I didn’t find out...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    May 17, 2018

Kinders celebrate moms with Mother's Day Tea

Mothers and grandmothers joined their kindergartners as Creslane Elementary School's four kindergarten classes hosted their annual Mother's Day Tea on Friday, May 11. Many moms and kids wore dressy...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    May 17, 2018

CMS Choir wins their division at Music in the Parks

On May 5, the Creswell Middle School Choir made their fourth appearance at the annual Music in the Parks Festival, where they captured first place in the Single A Middle School Treble Choir division,...

 

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