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 By Leah Murray    News    July 26, 2018

History Here project to promote Creswell's past

The History Here project will be installing a 10-part poster series in Creswell - a project that is intended to get historical images back to the places where they were taken. The project is a...

 

'ART IS ALIVE' - Imagination. Beauty. Purity of Form.

That's the Len Zeoli recipe for life. He's a wood sculptor whose art is alive to him. He and his wife, Christie, moved to Creswell from Uniontown, Wash., last year, along with their five cats. He...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    July 26, 2018

Oregon unemployment rate at record low last month

At four percent, Oregon's unemployment rate in June was Oregon's lowest since comparable records began being kept in 1976, according to a recent release issued from the Oregon Employment Department (O...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    July 26, 2018

School Board to hire third party investigator

Creswell School Board was called together in executive session on Friday, July 20 at 6 p.m. to address complaints or charges brought against a public officer, employee, staff member or agent. After...

 

Creswell kids make music

Adalynn holds together a plate of pinto beans while her mother grabs a stapler. They are creating a plate shaker during the Make Your Own Instrument event on July 18. Held in the Creswell Community...

 

Snapshots from Bohemian Mining Days

Last week, Cottage Grove hosted the 59th Annual Bohemia Mining Days celebration, which highlights the history of how our familiar geographical names east of town came to be. The town went all out to...

 

August 15th – City Hall Selfie Day - #CityHallSelfie

August 15 is the day to snap a selfie in front of City Hall. Be sure to tag your selfie with #CityHallSelfie. This is your chance to show your pride in Creswell's City Hall. Award Categories: Best...

 
 By Mike Rothgeb    News    July 26, 2018

Cottage Grove Art Walk: An Art Walk to Remember

The Cottage Grove Art Walk is something residents of Southern Lane County look forward to every summer. Created over a decade ago, this self-guided walking tour takes place in historic downtown Cottag...

 

South Valley Farmers Market: Local Produce for Locals

Beginning in 2016, local farmers, food producers and consumers started something new in Cottage Grove. From late spring to early fall, South Valley Farmers Market is a place where residents of...

 

Chronicle welcomes Aliya Hall, reporter

Originally from the Fern Ridge area, Aliya Hall always wanted to be a writer. In elementary school she started writing her own books, as well as make a one-page newspaper about the events that...

 
 By Richad Heyman    Opinion    July 26, 2018

Through the Eyes of the Colonel: City needs ordinance for controlling stray cat population

There are noticeably a lot of cats in Creswell, and the immediate surrounding area, which encouraged me to seek out individuals with knowledge concerning the perceived problem. I went to Mr. and Mrs....

 

TRUMAN'S TRUTHS

Editor’s note: Truman Derminer is The Chronicle’s newest, and possibly youngest ever column writer! This spunky, smart 9-year-old from Creswell will keep us up-to-date with the goings-ons for...

 

Killingsworth junkyard

Dear Editor, It seems to me that the city has had eight years to work on some ordinances to keep property values up on our street. The city has known for years about this on Killingsworth St. being an eyesore with old cars that don’t run on the...

 

Where are the compassionate doctors?

Dear Editor, How is it that our healthcare system pays all expenses for a methadone user who drives around with kids in the car, and not pay for medical care to a Navy vet and wildland firefighter? None of the doctors who accept Trillium will get...

 

A warm thank you

Dear Editor, Thanks to Chris Gardner, Sheriff of Creswell, for giving me a ride home from the emergency room in Cottage Grove. Chris was in the emergency room on business and learned that I needed a ride home and drove me home. Chris is a devoted...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    July 26, 2018

SUPERSTAR OF THE MONTH CRESWELL SHINES because of Patti Scott

Editor's note: Each month, The Chronicle and our friends at The Flower Basket & Gift Boutique will ask readers to choose someone in the community they feel makes Creswell shine. The Chronicle...

 

Heritage Foundation awarded $20K

The Creswell Heritage Foundation (CHF) has received a $20,000 grant from Oregon Heritage, a division of Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. CHF is raising funds for the restoration of Creswell's...

 

Tournament for all ages near Corvallis on August 4th

ODFW will host the second annual Scholastic 3-D Archery Triple Crown archery tournament Aug. 4 at the Archery Park, EE Wilson Wildlife Area (2955 Camp Adair Road, Monmouth). The competition is open... Full story

 

Oregon state seasonal park ranger assistant arrested

On July 14, 2018, the Lane County Sheriff's Office received a report that an adult male allegedly had inappropriate contact with a juvenile female while she was at a local park with her family and a... Full story

 

The US Army Corps of Engineers address public comments for Detroit Dam Fish Passage Project

The Corps have completed its analysis of the public's comments regarding the Corps' proposed plan to provide downstream fish passage, including temperature control, at Detroit Dam and Lake. The... Full story

 

Portion of coast opens for razor clamming

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) announced that a portion of the coast has opened for razor clamming as domoic acid levels have fallen... Full story

 

Region called BS on California papers' UFO stories in 1890s

Mostly that's down to a combination of some very enterprising teenagers in Macedonia who have figured out how to make a ton of money with Google AdSense, and a gaggle of political leaders who use the...

 
 By Mike Rothgeb    News    July 26, 2018

Taylor's Checkerspot Butterfly Mural & Bohemia Food Hub: Revitalizing Cottage Grove

Cottage Grove is known for its beautifully painted murals that grace many of the historic buildings lining its streets. Another mural has recently been completed, and is a welcome addition to the...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    July 26, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Summer Time is Blueberry (picking) Time!

There are many reasons to avoid the empty carbohydrate calories from sweetened foods that are so common in the grocery store; we have an epidemic of diabetes and obesity nationwide. Here are a few...

 

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