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 By Aliya Hall    News    August 16, 2018

National Night Out brings community, law enforcement together

Creswell held its first National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 7, as a way to strengthen law enforcement and community relationships. The event, which took place 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Harry Holt Park...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    August 16, 2018

Creswell welcomes back Deputy Sheriff Chris Gardner

Law enforcement was always a goal of Deputy Sheriff Chris Gardner. In high school, he even focused his senior project on the career, specifically in Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT). A role he also...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    August 16, 2018

Council hears updates on Whistle Stop, Killingsworth properties

Code Enforcement Officer Shelley Humble updated council on the Whistle Stop property at this week's Creswell City Council meeting. The days of demolition for the 213 S. Mill St. building are nearing....

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    August 16, 2018

School Board to hire attorney

Creswell School Board was called together in executive session on Monday, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. to address complaints or charges brought against a public officer, employee, staff member or agent. The comp...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    August 16, 2018

School board approves committees; discusses reports, board communication

The Creswell School Board met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Aug. 8 to approve the list of compensated committees, discuss changes to board communication and the board negotiations...

 

Dennis James Townsend

Dennis James Townsend, 65, of Creswell, Oregon passed away July 11, 2018. Dennis was born June 1, 1953, in Cottage Grove to Clement and Lidean (Adamson) Townsend. He graduated from Cottage Grove High... Full story

 

Food Pantry in need of donations

The Creswell Food Pantry is short on canned soup, chili, fruit and vegetables! Farmlands Market has a donation bin right inside the front door of the market to make it easy for folks to donate food.... Full story

 

Lane County to host free plastics roundup for Lane County residents

Lane County Waste Management is hosting a free plastics roundup for clean #2, #4 and #5 (Polyethylene and Polypropylene) tubs, jugs, bottles, lids and beverage handles at Glenwood Transfer Station on... Full story

 

Now accepting applications for the Lane County Master Recycler Program in Eugene

Lane County Waste Management Division is offering a free course that provides comprehensive training on local solid waste issues. Hear from local experts, tour local facilities and learn why things... Full story

 

Let the campaigning begin

Election time is coming in about two months and campaigning is just getting going. We don't have a lot of influence in the state, county or national elections. But we do have the responsibility to...

 

Truman's Truths - Pondering from the desk of a 9-year-old

Creswell participated in their first National Night Out! On Tuesday night we had hot dogs served by the "Duck Truck '' and chips and Pepsi too. The Kiwanis Club gave us all of that. I even found a...

 

Creswell is fortunate

Dear Editor, Richard Zettervall is running for mayor of Creswell this coming Nov. 6 election. I couldn’t be more delighted. Richard has proven his leadership, expertise and commitment over the past several years on the Creswell City Council....

 

DUII saturation, seat belt enforcement blitz is Aug. 17 to Sept. 3

The Lane County Sheriff's Office received special allocated funding from ODOT/ Oregon State Sheriff's Association to provide overtime patrols with a focus on Traffic and Life Safety, emphasizing DUII... Full story

 

Nutritionally Speaking: Protect Your Brain Function

As I prepare to offer a class at the store this weekend, which highlights various hacks (tools) to support brain health and memory. I am reminded about a common issue amongst statin medication users,...

 

Cottage Grove to celebrate 40th anniversary of 'Animal House' with toga party

Toga! Toga! Toga! will be the clarion call at the emerging Bohemian Festival in Cottage Grove, Aug. 17-19, 2018. The commemoration, beginning at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, will feature the World's L...

 

Cottage Theatre Presents: 'Treehouse' A story of self-discovery

Treehouse, the world premiere production by Joe Musso, is a remarkable, must-see performance this summer. Performing August 10 to 26 at Cottage Theatre at 700 Village Drive in Cottage Grove, Treehouse...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    August 16, 2018

Sweet Lorane Community News

Today, as I write this, one very busy weekend has ended and another is getting ready to happen. Last weekend’s Art in the Country Festival that I helped to organize and promote is in the books as a...

 

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