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Articles from the August 23, 2018 edition

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 By Erin Tierney    News    August 23, 2018

Mounce, Zettervall run for mayor

The City of Creswell will hold a general election on Nov. 6, and voters will be tasked to select a new mayor and three councilors to fill the City's roster. Deadline to file is this Tuesday, Aug. 28...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    August 23, 2018

80-year-old Cottage Grove resident skydives with family

Ever since Jacque Wallace's husband died, she said she has been doing as much as she can. The latest thing on her list: On the bright, summer morning of Aug. 18, at the prime age of 80 years old,...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    August 23, 2018

New drone class sparks more educational opportunities

This fall, Creswell Middle School will add a class about drones and flight science as part of the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program. "We're taking advantage of a great resource...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    August 23, 2018

Policing, urban renewal, evaluations discussed

Each month, Lane County Sheriff Office Creswell Sergeant Scott Denham currates a sheriff's report for calls received and is presented to Creswell City Council. According to the report presented to on... Full story

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    August 23, 2018

NEW 2018-2019 Creswell Chamber Visitor Guide available now

It's quite the feat to craft a magazine that speaks to and applauds the idiosyncrasies and beauties of small-town living, one that ages well on the shelf while also serving as a useful resource to...

 

Kids create rockets

Camilla (middle) and Alejo affix their rockets to the PVC launchpads while Olivia waits her turn during the Stomp Rockets activity in the Creswell Library's backyard on Aug. 8....

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    August 23, 2018

Creswell soccer paints middle, high school parking lots

After their practice on Thursday morning, Aug. 16, Creswell High School boys' soccer team gave back to the middle school by repainting lines in the parking lot, sparking an act of kindness that...

 

Irene D. Bridwell - April 25, 1929 -Aug. 4, 2018

Irene D. Bridwell, 89 of Harrisburg, Ore. passed away on Aug. 4, 2018. She was born on April 25, 1929 in Rugby, N.D. to Rolland and Daisy (Geisinger) Northway. Irene had a business degree and was a le... Full story

 

Lanny Massey - Feb. 5, 1950 – Aug. 9, 2018

It is with extreme sorrow that the family of Lanny Ray Massey announces his passing after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Surrounded by family, his life ended on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018,... Full story

 

Smoky conditions worsen

With air quality expected to decline this week, Lane County Public Health advises residents to take special considerations: • Individuals who have preexisting lung conditions or who are very young... Full story

 

Through the Eyes of the Colonel - Addressing student safety as new school year looms

Every year when it is about time for the schools to reopen and classes to resume, we are reminded in many publications to watch out for kids crossing streets and to be more vigilant watching for them...

 

Chronicle changes political endorsement letter policy

Political campaigns have used newspaper opinion pages as a freebie advertisement space for years. It’s more common than ever for letter-writing campaigns to submit pieces, expecting to be published...

 
 By Dave Stram    Opinion    August 23, 2018

An Invitation to visit your City Council

Every two years citizens of Creswell elect four people to serve on the city council; three are elected as councilors and one is elected mayor. For the past three election cycles you have selected me...

 

Hello Creswell, I want to be your mayor!

Editor's Note: The Creswell Chronicle does not endorse candidates for local, state or national office. When a person announces his or her candidacy, The Creswell Chronicle will publish one Viewpoint...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    August 23, 2018

School board adopts 2018-19 resolutions

The Creswell School Board unanimously voted to approve the 2018-19 board and annual resolutions during their regularly scheduled meeting on Aug 8. The adopted resolutions provided that Superintendent...

 

2018 Big Game Preview

Hard winters often play havoc with big game herds, making forage harder to find and causing deer and elk to be more vulnerable to predators as they are forced to struggle through deep snow. For that...

 

Brooks Auto Doctor: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Brooks Auto Doctor, a full-service automotive repair shop on B Street in Eugene, has been offering customers high-quality automotive services for the past 30 years. Family owned and operated, Brooks...

 

Rogers & Sons: The Floor Professionals

Floors hold people up - they are used, abused and stepped on, day after day - but who takes care of the floors? Professionals at Rogers & Son in Cottage Grove can turn that one-way street into a...

 

Coast Fork Feed: All your canning, fermentation & brewing needs

Now is the busy time of the year for gathering the bounty of the season to preserve, ferment and store for the coming fall and winter months. Coast Fork Feed has all the supplies needed for...

 

Nutritionally Speaking: What's in Your (Kid's) Lunch Box?

As we get ready to start another school year (yes, I know it's hard to believe.. we are almost there), the dilemma of what to include in our children's (and our) school lunches is on many parent's and...

 

This Labor Day, ride sober or get pulled over

As the Labor Day holiday marks the official end of summer, people around the country will celebrate one more pool party, backyard barbecue or community get-together. For the sake of the drivers... Full story

 

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