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Creswell's speed radar signs: What they do, why they're here, how they work

Speed radar signs were installed in Creswell in July and are being used to gather data about traffic flow in in town. As the speeds increase the sign will flash faster, alerting the passersby to slow...

 

Lots of activity at Cobalt Activity Center Council OKs tobacco licensing, airport loan, more

More good news for those looking to get in better shape on the north side of town. City Manager Michelle Amberg said at this week's city council meeting that she got a phone call last week from the...

 

Airport Manager: No explosion at airport

It was a dust devil - not an explosion, but it caused one hectic afternoon at Creswell Hobby Field Airport on Monday. At about 4 p.m., pilot Dave Erwin was in the air, readying to land, when he saw...

 

August cop log, by the numbers

Each month, Lane County Sheriff Office Creswell Sergeant Scott Denham currates a sheriff's log for calls received and presents it to Creswell City Council. During this presentation, Denham presents...

 

Creative Chaos performs "Under the Big Top" at Opal Center

At the circus, one never knows what types of characters will be performing. In "Under the Big Top" written and directed by Carmen Dowell, these characters introduce themselves to the audience as they...

 

WELCOME TO OUR WORLD

ZAIDI - Aimee Llewellyn-Zaidi and Kazim Zaidi, of Creswell, welcomed a baby boy to the world on Sept. 1, 2018 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center - RiverBend.... Full story

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    September 13, 2018

Car shows bring out community, stories

It's been said that everyone has a story, and when it comes to becoming involved in old cars and car shows - that statement rings even truer. For Steve Burnette, car shows automatically give participa...

 

City hall, from the inside, part one

I hear people wonder what we do all day here at City Hall. So, I thought that from time to time it might be worthwhile to give you a snapshot of what is keeping us so busy. Jennifer is the nice lady...

 

Herbert is a fine candidate

Dear Editor, House District 11 voters have a fine candidate in Mark Herbert. Herbert has management experience, and he wants to control spending and tax increases for Oregon voters in the Oregon Legislature. Herbert has lived in our local area for...

 

Nutritionally Speaking: 15 Reasons to Eat An Apple-a-Day Instead

As part of my store's celebration this year of Organic Harvest Month, I have had the opportunity to offer samples of our "no-bake apple cookies" to our shoppers. This is simply sliced (cored) apples...

 

Harvest Moon Benefit Concert is Sept. 22

Do you know what the Harvest Moon is and how it got its name? The full moon closest to the Autumnal Equinox gets this title, usually by being the September Full moon. Due to the equinox, the moonrise...

 

Movie Night at the Firehouse is this weekend

The annual Movie Night at the Firehouse & Safety Fair will be held Friday, Sept. 14 in Creswell and Saturday, Sept. 15 in Cottage Grove.This event, put on by South Lane County Fire & Rescue,...

 

Barricaded suspect arrested in Saginaw

On Sept. 6, shortly before 9 p.m., the Lane County Sheriff's Office received a report that a man exited an apartment complex at 79900 Hwy 99 in Saginaw, and pointed a firearm at another man in the...

 

Irma refugee struggles to make Springfield home

Frankie Mayes was given a one-way ticket to wherever he wanted to relocate after the home he shared with his father was filled with flood-waters, when the Category 4 Atlantic hurricane Irma made landfall last year in Florida. The airfare from FEMA...

 

Springfield Justice Center to conduct open house Sept. 22

The Springfield Police Department invites the public to visit the Police Department at Springfield Justice Center at 230 Fourth St., Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be safety...

 

Springfield man dies in motorcycle crash on Sept. 8

On Saturday, Sept. 8 around 3:58 a.m., Springfield police and fire responded to the 5200 Franklin Blvd block regarding a single motorcycle crash in the Glenwood area. Preliminary investigation...

 

Fern Ridge Reservoir water levels to decrease

The Portland District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began to increase releases from Fern Ridge Reservoir on Monday, Sept. 10. Outflows from the dam will gradually increase from about 60 to 300 cubic...

 

Volunteers needed for 25th anniversary of National Public Lands Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites volunteers to help celebrate the 25th Anniversary of National Public Lands Day by planting trees and shrubs at Cottage Grove Reservoir, south of Eugene, on...

 

OSP requesting public's assistance; elk poaching case near Reedsport

The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help to identify the person(s) responsible for the unlawful taking of a bull elk in Douglas County. On the evening of Aug. 31, OSP Fish and Wildlife Troopers responded...

 

Successful forest grouse, mountain quail hunters asked to donate wings, tails for research

State wildlife biologists asked successful hunters to donate a wing and tail for research. The season for both forest grouse is Sept. 1, 2018 through Jan. 31, 2019 statewide. Mountain quail season is...

 

Backstage Bakery & Cafe: Fresh Baked Happiness

Local businesses are the backbone of small communities, and Backstage Bakery & Cafe is no exception. Locally owned and operated, Backstage Bakery & Cafe has been providing Southern Lane...

 

Shady Oaks Plants and Produce: You Autumn be There

At Shady Oaks Plants and Produce in Cottage Grove - family comes first. Owned by Cindie and Mike Lentz, Shady Oaks has been offering plants, fresh fruits, vegetables, breakfast, lunch and desserts...

 

Saginaw Vineyard: Fall in Love with Saginaw Vineyard

Fall is upon us, and what better way to spend it than by enjoying the vibrant foliage of the Willamette Valley with a wine glass in hand. Just south of Eugene, Saginaw Vineyard has been offering...

 

Boys' soccer team trades opening-week shutouts

The 2018 fall season kicked off with a shutout split for the Creswell Bulldogs boys' soccer team last week. In their preseason opener on Sept. 4, the Dawgs were shut out 0-2 by host 4A Elmira, but...

 

CHS volleyball opens tough preseason slate 3-2

The Lady Bulldogs opened volleyball preseason play in late Aug., and are 3-2 after besting host Douglas 3-0 on Sept. 6, host Dayton 3-0 on Aug. 30 and visiting Oregon Episcopal School 3-2 on Aug. 23;...

 

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