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Articles from the October 25, 2018 edition

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 By Erin Tierney    News    October 25, 2018

Remember to vote on Nov. 6 - Mayor, councilors, Lane commissioner on ballot

The City of Creswell will hold a general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. There will be four vacancies; one for the position of mayor, a two-year term; and three city councilor positions, which are...

 

MAYOR'S RACE 2018 Q&A with Gary Mounce & Richard Zettervall

What style of leadership does the City of Creswell need right now? MOUNCE: Collaborative, visionary, able to effectively maneuver through the minutia of city government; ability to stand for all...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    October 25, 2018

Creswell School Board - Curriculum assessment data trends upwards

The results of the Smarter Balanced assessments taken from students in grades three through eight, and high school have come back with Creswell trending upwards. "Annual tests give us a snapshot of st...

 

Happy and Proud

Bulldogs soccer defender Kelsey Kuhnhausen smiles for photos with her happy family after the game against Santiam Christian on Oct. 15....

 

'Creep it real' - Listing of local Halloween events

Editor's pick: Northern Lights Christmas Tree Farm Colonial Harvest Days, located at 36777 Wheeler Road in Pleasant Hill. Pumpkin patches, holiday store, hayrides, corn mazes and local vendors on the...

 

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month - Proud mother of four - three that walk, one who soars

'When a baby is born, it is a mother's instinct to protect the baby. When a baby dies, it is the mother's instinct to protect their memory.' -Unknown October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness...

 

Darryl Anthony Eastland

Darryl Anthony Eastland, 74, of Creswell, was called home to heaven Oct. 12, 2018. He was was born on March 28, 1944, in San Francisco, Calif., to Charles Francis and Camille Charlotte (Young)... Full story

 

Hal Dean Lane

Hal Dean Lane, 92, of Creswell Passed away Oct. 18, 2018. Hal was born July 23, 1926, in Hatfield, Ala., to Finn and Viola (Barron) Lane. Hal graduated from Hatfield Alaska High School. He served two... Full story

 

Welcome to Our World

SYLTEN - Merina Smith and Vann Sylten, of Creswell, welcomed a baby boy to the world on Oct. 16, 2018 at Sacred Heart Medical Center RiverBend. SMITH - Janice M.C. Smith, of Creswell, welcomed a baby... Full story

 

Elite Game Spot ribbon cutting

Elite Game Spot, located at 287 S. Front St. in Creswell, had their ribbon cutting with the Creswell Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Pictured from left to right are: Pamela Palmer, Creswell...

 

Time to utilize your right to vote

We received our voting ballot for the November election, and I noticed that there are only two persons running for the Creswell city council; however, there are three vacancies. I hope there are some...

 

FOOD PANTRY UPDATE: Food Pantry grateful for community support

The volunteer staff at the Creswell Food Pantry would like to thank the entire Creswell community for the incredible outpouring of support these past two months. It all started with a Creswell Food Pantry Facebook post, announcing that our shelves...

 

Lane County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue holds open house to recruit volunteers

Lane County Search and Rescue is currently recruiting new volunteers. They are looking for individuals experienced in outdoor activities with a positive attitude who are community service oriented.... Full story

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    October 25, 2018

Walking down Main Street in Cottage Grove

"Walking down Main Street getting to know the concrete, looking for a purpose from a neon sign." Those opening words to the Son Volt song "Tear Stained Eye" often come to me as I stroll down the Main...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    October 25, 2018

Poverty conversation combats taboo

"Who are the deserving poor" was the question of the Oct. 18 Oregon Humanities conversation about poverty. The 10th conversation in the series, the event was sponsored by the City of Springfield and...

 

Nutritionally Speaking - Healthy (really) desserts

I covered in last week's column useful tips to help us all enjoy the fall and winter holidays, with a goal of ending the year on a healthier note. One of our family's favorite treats is carrot cake,...

 

Holiday season stress and the physical body

Stress. A state of being that many of us are keenly aware of. We know a certain amount or, rather, a type of stress can be good, but what we lack is the understanding of what too much stress can do....

 

Halloween Candy

With Halloween right around the corner, many of us are thinking about decorations, costumes and social gatherings. This is a great time of year to celebrate the fall and harvest season with friends an...

 

Health Q & A with Jeannie Marr - Should I get a flu shot?

Q: Why should I get a flu shot? A: An annual flu vaccine is the best way to reduce the chances that you will get the flu, and decreases the chance that you will spread it to others. When more people...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    October 25, 2018

Lady Dawgs honor soccer seniors, look to playoffs

Battling visiting Santiam Christian to a 1-1 tie during their Senior Night game on Oct. 15 kept the 17th-ranked Creswell Lady Bulldogs soccer team second in league team standings - and maintained...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    October 25, 2018

Boys' soccer splits week, readies for playoffs

The Bulldogs suffered a 0-2 shutout to host Santiam Christian on Oct. 15 before eking past visiting East Linn Christian in a 1-0 shutout on Oct. 17. Splitting the week’s games dropped Creswell from...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    October 25, 2018

Country Fair Classic preps Dawgs for XC Districts

As he has all season, sophomore Brandon Moehlmann paced Creswell Bulldog harriers during the Country Fair Classic, held Oct. 17 at Richardson Park at Fern Ridge Lake. The Classic – during which...

 

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