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 By Staff Reports    News    May 24, 2018

Police seek info on Monday's armed robbery

On Monday, May 21, shortly after 8:30 p.m., the Lane County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) received a report of a robbery in the 200 block of N. Mill Street in Creswell. Initial investigation indicates that...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    May 24, 2018

JAZZ 1 IS NO. 1!

After being inexplicably "snubbed" by judges during a couple of competitions this year in which the group usually places well, Creswell High School's Jazz Band 1 had their musical skill and...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    May 24, 2018

Creswell Education Foundation may dissolve

Since about 2010, Creswell’s Carol Campbell and company have been keeping Creswell Education Foundation (CEF) afloat, after resurrecting the nonprofit from its dormant state some years ago. The... Full story

 

Billie Susan Alvarez

Billie Susan Alvarez passed away on March 18, 2018 in Escondido, California. She was surrounded by her two children, John and Natalie Book, and her companion of 12 years, Larry Manley of Carlsbad,... Full story

 

Raymond E. Lee

Raymond E. Lee, known as Ray, passed away on April 23, 2018 at the age of 74. Ray and his siblings grew up in Creswell and he graduated from Creswell High School in 1962. He enlisted in the United... Full story

 
 By Richard Heyman    Opinion    May 24, 2018

Through the Eyes of the Colonel: MAY IS NATIONAL HISTORICAL PRESERVATION MONTH

The history of Creswell seems to be tied up in one old building. It is the Old Schoolhouse, which was built in 1875. It served for many years as the only school in town. A fire almost destroyed the...

 
 By Erin Tierney    Opinion    May 24, 2018

McMenamins UFO Festival: Feeding my need for all things extraterrestrial

Thanks to my initials and to Steven Spielberg, I can't tell you how many times I've been told to "phone home" in my 27 years on this planet. I call my mother nearly everyday, but kudos for that...

 

LCSO: 46 traffic stops in Creswell on May 11

On Friday, May 11 the Lane County Sheriff's Office (LSCO) deputies assigned to the Creswell contract conducted saturation patrols focused on seatbelt use, child restraints, speed and distracted...

 

City Hall Gallery features Hans d'Hollosy show

The Springfield Arts Commission is pleased to present "Recent Paintings," an exhibition of work by artist Hans d'Hollosy. The show will run from June 2-30, 2018 with an opening reception from 5 to 7...

 

Springfield residents can pledge to 'scoop the poop' and enter canine calendar contest

Do you live in Springfield? Do you pick up your pet's waste? Your dog could be featured in the 2019 Canines for Clean Water calendar. This year, the City of Springfield is encouraging residents to...

 

Motorcyclist critically injured in Springfield accident

Springfield police and fire departments responded to the intersection at the 3300 block of Gateway Street for a motor vehicle accident between a vehicle and a motorcycle at 5:11 p.m. on May 18. The...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    May 24, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Hot days, cool smoothies

Now that summer weather has finally arrived, our gardens are starting to flourish. Soon, our refrigerators will be full of fresh vegetables and we'll have the challenge of finding ways to enjoy and...

 

HOME & GARDEN SECTION

Locally owned and operated, Rogers & Son provides Cottage Grove, Creswell and all of Lane and Douglas Counties with quality residential and commercial improvement services. Licensed, bonded and...

 

HOME & GARDEN SECTION

Cottage Grove's South Valley Farmers' Market is growing and changing as a means to best serve its community. This heartfelt market, located at the intersection of 7th and Main streets, may be smaller...

 

Interested in homeownership in the Grove?

A public outreach meeting regarding permanently affordable homes and land trust development in Cottage Grove will be held on June 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs Ave. in...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    May 24, 2018

Three Dawgs medal at state track championships

Three of the six Bulldogs who represented Creswell during the OSAA 3A State Track and Field Championships medaled by placing in the top eight in at least one event, and others narrowly missed...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    May 24, 2018

Equestrians compete at State

Levi Bones placed seventh in daubing, earning him a second alternate spot at Regionals in June as the Creswell High School equestrian team’s top finisher at the OHSET (Oregon High School Equestrian...

 

Traejon Roberts sets new record in the 400 meters for Creswell Middle School

Traejon Roberts of Creswell qualified for the State Middle School Meet of Champions track and field meet in Corvallis on May 24 by winning the 400 meters in a time of 58.29, which was a new school record and personal best....

 
 By Tom Page    Sports    May 24, 2018

Pleasant Hill boys capture 3A track title, girls finish fourth

Heading into the final event, the 4x400m relay, Pleasant Hill boys had a 59-54 lead over Salem Academy in the team standings at the state 3A track meet Friday at Hayward Field. Based on district...

 

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