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Articles from the August 2, 2018 edition

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 By Erin Tierney    News    August 2, 2018

Revised plan will change the way Creswell moves

Right now, Creswell's population sits around 5,360 people. By 2040, that number is expected to spike by 45 percent. With that anticipated increase, transportation conditions around town need to be...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 2, 2018


Changes are being made to the way people can park on the streets in Creswell. Come Thursday, Aug. 9, people will be permitted to park their vehicle on the street and on public property for 30 days,...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 2, 2018

Alleged rape under investigation at Super 8

Police are investigating an alleged rape at Super 8 Motel at 345 E. Oregon Ave. On Friday, July 27 at at 10:49 a.m., Lane County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) deputies and Oregon State Police were called...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 2, 2018

Sex crime cases make way through court

The cases of two Creswell men have made their way through the court system, after being charged with a variety of sex crimes earlier this year. Dustin Lee Stephens, 31, of Creswell, was arrested on...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 2, 2018

National Night Out is Aug. 7

For those interested in helping strengthen the Creswell community, consider coming to National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 7 in town. This is a community-building campaign that promotes...


Cottage Theatre holds auditions for The Fantasticks

Cottage Theatre will hold auditions on Sunday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. for The Fantasticks, a touching fable about passion and innocence. This production, the final show in Cottage Theatre's 2018 season,... Full story


Lane County Health & Human Services Announces Loss of Patient and Client Information

Lane County Health & Human Services (H&HS) announced that 49 boxes containing 566 Community Health Centers of Lane County patient medical information files and 149 Lane County Developmental... Full story


Lane County restricts open flame, fire in parks

Due to the high risk of fire in our area, as well as recently issued emergency orders from several fire districts, Lane County Parks will be enforcing these restrictions at several parks: ∙ No open... Full story


Through the eyes of the colonel

I received an email from a retired USAF brigadier general recently. The man was a new lieutenant when he was assigned to my squadron to fly combat in F105s during the Vietnam Conflict in 1968. I wish...

 By Marti Gaitor    Opinion    August 2, 2018

Find me, where I have 'Ben' An introduction to Ben Gaiter at the end of his life

Hello Creswell and Southern Lane County. Martin Gaiter, aka Marti Gee, is here to discuss the things that make you go, "Hmmm!?" The first question you may have is, "I just started to get used to...


Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As many of you may remember reading, or seeing stories in Oct. of 2016, telling and showing the volunteer firemen distributing carousel animals to storefronts in and around Cottage Grove, this was done to promote public knowledge of the...


Creswell Coffee: Ch-ch-ch-changes Come and Taste the Beans

With high-quality coffees, food and a welcoming atmosphere, there's no doubt why Creswell Coffee is popular among the community. With the success of their business, owners Seth and Melissa Clark...


Pig & Turnip: Authentic Western European Cuisine

Cottage Grove has a long list of unique restaurants, and this past spring, it welcomed another into its delicious family. Pig & Turnip, owned by Natalie and Joe Shield, found a new home in...


'Art in the Country' is Aug. 4

There's a new local festival that caters to the creatives.The first-ever Art in the Country Festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4 at Applegate Regional Theatre campus near Veneta, and will...

 By Yaakov Levine    Health    August 2, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking – Do Your Eyes Have It? - Lutein

We have been (some of us at least) enjoying the hot, sunny weather. Hopefully wearing our UV protecting sunglasses, using adequate (non-toxic) sunscreen and having fun; whether through gardening,...


Kids learn the physics of sound

Alex stamps plunger heads on the table to the rhythm of a horse's gallop, as he attempts to mimic the sound during the Physics of Sound activity presented by Eugene Science Center on July 25 during...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 2, 2018

Local author's talent recognized internationally

Back in March, The Chronicle had the opportunity to attend a world premiere musical play performance, "The King Who Wanted a Whale," by Cottage Grove Playwright Hal Holbrook at The Opal Center. It...


Cougar shot within fenced backyard in Springfield

A female cougar has been shot following three days of recent neighborhood sightings in east Springfield. On July 24, at approximately 1 p.m., a resident in the area of 30th and Olympic Street called t...


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