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 By Aliya Hall    News    August 8, 2019

faux-real

One of the biggest misconceptions that Curran Munzer hears about taxidermy is that the process involves "stuffing" an animal. "These are not stuffed, they're mounted," he explained. "The term 'stuffed...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    August 8, 2019

'Not charity'

By GINI DAVIS Community Editor The City of Creswell has supported local nonprofits for the past three years -- a common practice among area communities in Lane County -- with more than $19,000...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    August 8, 2019

Career criminal gets 10 years for meth

A Goshen man with a rapsheet dating to 1984 was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison in July for drug charges. Randall Neal Jernigan-Wynn, 59, is the kind of guy that the local drug dealers were...

 

Brooks Robertson: finger-pickin' 'like the house is on fire'

By Ron Hartman Entertainment Editor rooks Robertson has a name that would be easy to confuse with Brooks Robinson, the legendary third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles a half-century ago. There's no...

 
 By Noel Nash    Opinion    August 8, 2019

Recent events brings back memories of my first time

You never forget your first, right? I sure haven’t. It was 1999. We had moved to Florence, Alabama, about eight months earlier. I was the new managing editor of The Times Daily, a...

 

'My _____ has been diagnosed with cancer'

Fill in the blank: My ______ has been diagnosed with cancer. It's a sentence spoken all too often these days. Whether it's a mother, friend, son, niece, co-worker or grandparent, I hear this...

 

Debra Ellen Levings

Debra Ellen Levings, 66, of Roseburg, Oregon, passed away from cancer on July 23, 2019. Debbie was born in Cottage Grove on Dec. 10, 1952, to Barbara Lynn (Godard) and Paul Loran Levings. Living...

 

Chasing a golden rumor, prospectors turned their backs on a fortune – twice

By Finn J.D. John Chronicle contributor It was the spring of 1862, and prospector William C. Aldred had been in the gold fields of California since the Gold Rush first broke out – about a dozen...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    August 8, 2019

Taking a swing at it

On Tuesday, July 23, Emerald Valley Golf & Resort hosted the 45th annual Eugene/Springfield Joint Chamber Golf Classic. Members of the Eugene and Springfield Chamber teed off at 1 p.m. and were...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    August 8, 2019

Diamond in the rough:

The idea for the name Misfit Toy Ranch came from co-owner Zach Driscoll because when their ranch started in 2013 it became known as the place that would take horses that were no longer wanted, or...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    August 8, 2019

Clock is ticking:

I hope you will forgive me for the short notice but there is something unique happening in Cottage Grove tonight (Thursday, Aug. 8) that you really should see. That is, if you enjoy plays on words...

 

Trufflebert Farm

In Trufflebert Farm's 10th season, Ken Corricello had read that award-winning chef Charlie Trotter was opening a new restaurant in Chicago. Corricello decided to send him a large sampling of nuts...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    August 8, 2019

Baders 'feel the heat' at BMX Worlds

Record-breaking heat eclipsed the main event as two of Creswell's three Bader brothers, Zane, 15, and Sage, 13, competed with Team USA in the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) BMX World...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    August 8, 2019

Nutritionally Speaking:

By Yaakov Levine Nutritional Therapy Practitioner We just returned from a road trip, and have some more fun planned for this summer as well. When we travel, our family hits the road ready to rumble. W...

 

Carousel dream comes to fruition

Friends of the Cottage Grove Carousel volunteers have been involved in the total restoration of the 1929 Hershall 36-foot, 34-animal menagerie carousel since 2017. Since then, 7,000 volunteer hours ha...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    August 8, 2019

Lovin' those 'bountiful beavers'

With a little prompting from her cousin Jenna (right), little Emily kisses the "head" of a beaver pelt during Creswell Library's Bountiful Beavers Summer Reading Program event on July 31 at Creswell...

 

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