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 By Aliya Hall    News    September 6, 2018

Higgins elected VFW State Commander

The national motto for the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is no one does more for veterans. Rick Higgins, who was recently elected State Commander for the VFW Department of Oregon, does his part to...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    September 6, 2018

Council talks more park options

An opportunity for the implementation of another Creswell park has bubbled to the surface. City council last week discussed a possible land donation to the City, after resident Sheila Hale contacted...

 
 By Kay Higdon    News    September 6, 2018

Community Connection - Back to School in 1959

It was not unusual in the 1950's for a youngster to work in the fields of the Willamette Valley to pay for back-to-school clothing and supplies. It was especially true for me in the summer of 1959,...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    September 6, 2018

City admin seeks title change

Council was tasked to consider whether to use the title of "city administrator" versus "city manager" for Administrator Michelle Amberg's position at last week's city council meeting. "The terms are...

 

Welcome to the World

VOLKOVA - Evgeniya Volkova, of Creswell, welcomed a baby girl to the world on Aug. 31, 2018 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center RiverBend....

 

An inspirational Labor Day message

You never know when an interesting human interest story will fall right into your lap. This past Labor Day, I was working on getting ready for this week's edition of The Chronicle when the phone...

 

When the road rises to meet you, give thanks for how far you've come

I’m admittedly a visceral fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants kind of gal. When I decided to make the move from Pennsylvania to Oregon in April 2016, I hardly had a plan. I awoke from a fever dream with...

 

Consider this 'safe route to school' option

Dear Editor, In a knee jerk reaction to your Aug. 30, 2018 article regarding “safer” routes to school. May I suggest borrowing a superb idea many airports have adopted. If you have ever had go to the Eugene Airport to pick up an arriving family...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    September 6, 2018

Garden Club blooms in Creswell

Su Liudahl's favorite part of gardening is taking something as small as a seed and turning it into enough zucchini that she has to give some away. She applied this same concept to Creswell Garden...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    September 6, 2018

Good samaritans come to the rescue

It doesn't take a huge gesture to make someone's day. Judy Wright, 73, of Creswell, was thankful to encounter a couple of good samaritans last Tuesday, Aug. 28 in town. Wright doesn't drive, so...

 

Good deed leads to $50,000 Powerball win for Springfield man

The broken railing was bugging Todd Howard of Springfield. Nearly every weekend he would take his daughter to yogurt and notice the potentially dangerous railing. On a recent visit to get yogurt with...

 

Springfield Arts Commission accepting applications

The City is accepting applications to fill two vacancies on its nine-member volunteer Arts Commission The Springfield Arts Commission, which promotes visual and performing arts to enrich cultural...

 

Murderers wandered McKenzie Valley begging friends to perjure themselves

In Charles Maturin's classic 1820 Gothic horror novel, "Melmoth the Wanderer," a sinister scholar named Melmoth, having sold his soul to the devil in return for an extra 150 years of life and sufferin...

 

'Taking your Lumps' Bulldogs varsity football has rough first game

The Creswell Bulldogs varsity football team fell at home to the Lost River Raiders in a shutout 0-44 on Aug. 31. The young team and lack of players were just a couple of the many reasons defensive...

 
 By Tom Page    Sports    September 6, 2018

Lowell cross country team begins season with race in Cottage Grove

LOWELL - Lowell's cross country team opened its season in a two mile race two weeks ago at Cottage Grove. This is the second year the sport has returned to Lowell. Coach Jill Chapman said they...

 

Creswell HS Sports Schedule

Football Friday, Sept. 7 Creswell at Warrenton, 7 p.m. Volleyball Thursday, Sept. 6 Creswell at Douglas, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 Creswell at Marshfield, 6 p.m. Boys Soccer Monday, Sept. 10...

 

Weekly Sports Scores

Football From Friday, Aug. 31 Pleasant Hill 41, Salem Academy 35 Creswell 0, Lost River 44 Volleyball Monday, Aug. 27 Creswell 0, Cascade Christian 3 Tuesday, Aug. 28 Pleasant Hill 0, Douglas 3 Thursday, Aug. 30 Creswell 3, Dayton 0 Pleasant Hill 0,...

 

Nutritionally Speaking: Fall – Got Oatmeal?

As I write this it is almost September, drizzling outside, a chill is in the air and my thoughts go to soups, stews and that favorite breakfast of many champions: oatmeal. Many folks these days are...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    September 6, 2018

Sweet Lorane Community News

This week, as we begin the process of transitioning from summer to fall, I have some announcements and events to put on your calendar. Robin Rene (O’Brien) posted the following information on the Lo...

 

Police need help identifying Dari Mart robbery suspect

A robbery occurred at the Dari Mart on South Front Street in Creswell on Aug. 27 shortly after 6 a.m., according to Lane County Sheriff's Office. According to the release, the suspect fled the store...

 

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