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 By Erin Tierney    News    July 12, 2018

STARS, STRIPES & SMILES

Stars, stripes and smiles - a short, sweet way to recap Creswell's Annual Fourth of July Celebration. Whether you're new to town, longtime resident or were just a visitor to The Friendly City, seeing...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    July 12, 2018

Creswell welcomes Tractor Supply store

Tractor Supply Company is Creswell's latest retail addition. On Thursday, July 5, the rural lifestyle store opened its doors, commencing a four-day grand opening celebration that ended on Sunday,...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    July 12, 2018

Killingsworth property controversy heats up

Eight neighbors recently signed their names to a concerned letter to City Hall regarding the unkempt property on Killingsworth Avenue, a property with abatement issues dating clear back to 2010. The...

 

Creswell VFW gets new officers

The new officers for the Creswell Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4029 for the fiscal year 2018-19 were recently installed. Starting from the left, they are:, Don Fertgus, Sr. Vice Commander (Don is...

 
 By Erin Tierney    Opinion    July 12, 2018

MEDIA ALLOWED. ACCESS DENIED. INVESTIGATION LAUNCHED. Part 4

Nearly four months after this reporter was booted from a Creswell School Board (CSB) executive session without cause, on June 29, Oregon Ethics Commission (OEC) unanimously voted to move the case...

 

Kids discover the forces that have shaped Oregon

Museum of Natural and Cultural History Educator Clara begins her presentation during the Oregon Rocks program at the Creswell Community Center on June 27. The program is part of the U of O Museum's...

 

JOE'S DINER'S BOB & BONNIE RECEIVE AWARD

The Kiwanis Club of Creswell recently recognized the former owners of Joe's Diner, Bob and Bonnie Britt, with a Community Service Award. Bod is pictured holding the award. Most of the Club's board...

 
 By Richad Heyman    Opinion    July 12, 2018

Through the Eyes of the Colonel: Creswell's Fourth of July celebration was a wonderful display of patriotism

The July 4th celebration was an absolute wonderful display of Patriotism, loyalty and dedication. Our city can be proud of itself in our continuing efforts to recognize and remember our heritage. The...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    July 12, 2018

City council meeting brief recap

This week's Creswell city council meeting hit on topics of vehicle storage on the streets, additional dwelling units and graffiti removal. In brief: A public hearing was held regarding accessory...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    July 12, 2018

City gets thumbs up for recycling compliance

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently concluded its review of the 2017 Opportunity to Recycle Report, which determined that the City of Creswell is in compliance with DEQ recycling...

 

Some Western Oregon fires rekindling after dry winter and spring

Some of last summer's fires in western Oregon have shown light smoke or small hotspots recently after a dry spring and low snowpack this winter. Hotspots are not uncommon in heavy fuels, like logs...

 

Rising fire danger prompts public use restrictions in western Oregon forestlands

Due to rising fire danger, the Oregon Department of Forestry's West Oregon District has declared public fire restrictions beginning Friday, July 6. This is in addition to industrial restrictions...

 

Forest Service recreation app now available on Android and iOS Devices

The USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region is excited to announce that the recently launched Pacific Northwest Forest Service recreation app is now available on Android and iOS mobile...

 

Boater advisory: Obstruction on the McKenzie River

Lane County Sheriff's Office Marine Patrol wants to warn boaters of an obstruction on the McKenzie River. Marine deputies discovered a large alder tree in the water approximately 300 feet downstream...

 

Hilltop Bar & Grill Presents: The Hilltop Fruit Beer Festival & Pisgah Public Market's Summer Celebration

Thursday, July 5, marked one year since Hilltop Bar & Grill opened their doors in Pleasant Hill. To celebrate this glorious occasion, they have quite the party lined up. In previous years, Pisgah...

 

Saginaw Vineyard: No Need to Wine, There's Plenty to Go Around

Founded by The Byler Family in 1991, Saginaw Vineyard has been blessing residents of Lane County with high-quality, locally made wine ever since. Scott Byler, the chief winemaker and vineyard...

 

UBARanch: Traditional CSAs and Beyond!

Owned by Robert "Bob" Morford, UBARanch supplies families of Southern Lane County with freshly grown vegetables, meat, eggs, poultry and dairy products. Morford has been running his ranch with close...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    July 12, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Magnificent Magnesium

Every so often, someone will ask me if I have a favorite nutrient, and the nutrient that quickly comes to mind is – magnesium. This is one of the nutrients, or in this case a mineral, that is...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    July 12, 2018

Sweet Lorane Community News

What a wonderful Independence Day this year! Our Easy Acres Neighborhood Group got together at the Blue Rooster Inn to celebrate being neighbors. Because there are not a lot of us, and because our nei...

 

Bohemia Mining Days COUNTDOWN

The 59th annual Bohemia Mining Days festival is just a week away! The 7th Annual Slabtown vs. Lemati Feud is heating up. Do you have your costume for Saturday's Dress Up Day to score points for your...

 

Coaching legend plots "The Last Race" at Cottage Grove pool

Event planned Saturday, July 14 to celebrate Cottage Grove's Warren H. Daugherty Aquatic Center, which is scheduled for modernization For over 30 years, legendary Cottage Grove High School swim coach...

 

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