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 By Staff    News    June 13, 2019

'Go on & grow' - Creswell High School Graduation 2019

New Creswell High School graduate Adrienne Frie catches hold of her tassel as it lifts in the breeze following the Class of 2019 commencement....

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    June 13, 2019

Creswell's seniors start new beginnings

Connection, positive thinking and overcoming fear of the unknown were the potent messages lifted from the six commencement speeches given at Creswell High School's 111th graduation Friday, June 7....

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    June 13, 2019

'Welcome aboard' Johnson is new superintendent

Candidate Michael Johnson has accepted the position of Creswell's superintendent starting in the 2019-20 school year, after contract negotiations were agreed upon last week. Johnson is currently the p...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

CMS, earth both winners at 'Watershed Olympics'

Nine Creswell Middle School students became "Olympic" champions last week, winning the 2019 Riparian Restoration Olympic Games (a.k.a., the Watershed Olympics), held June 4 at My Brothers' Farm east...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

United Way seeks to replicate Creslane's success

Creslane's Intergenerational Reading Collaborative (IRC) program received "gold star" accolades from volunteers, teachers and school administrators during its end-of-year celebration, held June 5 in...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    June 13, 2019

Creswell's 4th of July is Out of This World - Deadlines approaching

The annual July 4 celebration is within sight, and the Chamber of Commerce is ramping up its planning efforts. That means participants and volunteers – especially volunteers – are being asked to...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

Creswell Library reopens in west wing

More than a decade in the making as funds were drummed up to make their long-planned expansion a reality, Creswell Library and the community it serves are seeing that expansion project come to...

 
 By Erin Tierney    Opinion    June 13, 2019

Boomerang memories

I spent last weekend puttering along at Fisherman's Point in Fall Creek, a spacious campsite made full with friends, crackling firepits and the sound of clinking bottles. When morning crept in, we...

 

Reminiscing

It seems that, this time of year, I tend to recall things from years ago, I guess because so many things happened in late spring and early summer during my teens, upwards to my 40s. Of course, lots...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    June 13, 2019

Baker elected VFW post commander

Creswell VFW Post 4039 has elected and installed officers for fiscal year 2019-20. Camren Baker has been elected post commander, Tony Jaques as senior vice commander and Bob Beck as junior vice...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    June 13, 2019

'Color Their World' Tie-dye creations to be on display, for bid at Mining Days

Bohemia Mining Days board members and volunteers last weekend worked with retired hotel bed sheets and encouraged the public to create mind-expanding creations at Coiner Park. The "Color Their World"...

 

Carousel Corner

Master Woodcarver Ken Means offered to paint this carousel horse, bringing it to life for a CG resident, Nadine Kelley, who had "adopted" a carousel horse. Pictured are the before (top) and after...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

Pantry kitchen reaches $10k grant-match milestone

A $2,000 donation from Dr. Matthew Bahen of Emerald Valley Dental on May 30 brought Creswell Food Pantry/Community Food for Creswell (CFFC) to its goal of $10,000, triggering a matching $10,000 grant...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    June 13, 2019

Olive oil for your health

In a presentation this week about healthy fats, we covered the various categories of fats, saturated monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated, and the "saturation" in these fats refers to the hydrogen...

 

Fresh food, friendly faces and farmers' markets

Between the numerous farmers' markets available and the Double Up Food Bucks program, residents of Lane County have ample opportunities to eat healthy and locally sourced food. This summer, visit all...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    June 13, 2019

Bader boys are racing onto world BMX stage

After competing in local, regional and national BMX races for up to 10 years, amassing shelves and boxes full of trophies, cups and medals, Creswell's three Bader brothers – Zane, 15, Sage, 13 and...

 
 By Ben Deatherage    Sports    June 13, 2019

Wheeler earns milestone victory at CGS

It was "Kids Night" on Saturday at Cottage Grove Speedway, making it the only evening of racing with the Kart races the night before getting rained out. CGS officials acknowledged the fans and...

 

Cottage Grove Speedway Results

SATURDAY’S RESULTS 360 Sprints A Feature 1: 1. 21WR-Jake Wheeler, [2]; 2. 22-Garen Linder, [6]; 3. 18T-Tanner Holmes, [13]; 4. 6A-Kyle Miller, [4]; 5. 7-Tyler Thompson, [1]; 6. 5N-Seth Nunes, [3]; 7. 85-Ricky Ashley, [7]; 8. 12S-Steven Snawder,...

 

Offbeat Oregon History - Monopoly legislation throws crimp in waterfront boarding business

Things were looking a bit grim for former welterweight champion of the world William "Mysterious Billy" Smith and his partners in almost-crime, brothers Harry and Jim White. They had learned the...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    June 13, 2019

Sweet Lorane Community News

Jim and I are home and recovering from our very busy, but amazing American History East tour. We were able to visit and immerse ourselves in our country’s heritage, its cultures and beginnings. Not...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    June 13, 2019

Parents want school garden to be a 'big dill'

The garden at Creslane Elementary School had seen better days, and parent Kayla McCabe had finally had enough of it. "Every day I pick (my son) up and I see it get worse and worse," she said. "The...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

Versatility on display - Piano Den students show versatility in spring recital

The sanctuary of Creswell Presbyterian Church was filled with music June 2 as 16 students of Dave Stram's Piano Den held their Spring Recital. "It's a real privilege for me to be able to be with...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

Marshall, 11, delivers original material, 'Stage of Fear'

Eleven-year-old Allie Marshall, a student of Dave Stram's at The Piano Den in Creswell for just two years, performed her original composition, "Stages of Fear" during the studio's Spring Recital on...

 

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