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 By Kay Higdon    News    November 8, 2018

HONOR FLIGHT - A heartfelt 'welcome home' after 50 years

For Tom Bortner of Creswell, his recent participation in the South Willamette Honor Flight to Washington D.C., "was a true heartfelt 'Welcome Home' finally after 50 years!" When Bortner learned two...

 
 By Janet Hansen    News    November 8, 2018

Reaping the benefits of a Harvest Dinner

In a word, Creswell is nothing if not traditional. When autumn breezes in and begins to settle around us, Creswell's First Presbyterian Church opens its doors to the community on the first Friday of...

 

ELECTION NOTICE

Due to the publishing daytime deadline of Tuesday, Oct. 6 (election day) for The Creswell Chronicle, the results of the mayoral race and city council candidates will be printed on The Chronicle’s website, social media and in the Nov. 15 edition....

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    November 8, 2018

Bazaar proceeds to help prevent human trafficking

There will be an event this weekend in Pleasant Hill that can have a direct impact on a country across the world. The event, a Pumpkin Spice Holiday Bazaar, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    November 8, 2018

Potential housing policies drafted

The City of Creswell and ECONorthwest have moved forward with drafting potential housing policies for an update to the city's Comprehensive Plan Housing Element (CPHE), as well as an action plan to im...

 

David Edward Williams

David Edward Williams, 79, died Oct. 27, 2018 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was born Aug. 8, 1939 in Yoncalla, Ore. He was the son of the late Edward and Mabel Pearce Williams. Directions to his...

 

Local Vets Spotlight - Colonel Richard M. Heyman

Richard Heyman joined the U.S. Army Air Corps to serve in WWII. At 19 years old, he flew a fighter plane over Normandy in June, 1944 to protect the soldiers on the ground during Operation Overlord....

 

Local Vets Spotlight - Rick L. Higgins U.S. Army, Retired Viet Nam War

Rick Higgins served as a U.S. Army Infantryman and Radio Operator during the Viet Nam War, earning three Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star and a Commendation Medal for Valor. In recent years, Rick has...

 

Local Vets Spotlight - Lt. Colonel Robert A. Beck, U.S. Army, Retired, Cold War, Defense of Korea

Bob Beck served as a U.S. Army Infantry Ranger and a Combat Engineer Officer. He served in Germany during the Cold War, and then on the Demilitarized Zone in Korea; his last assignment before...

 

Through the Eyes of the Colonel - Commemorating veterans for their service

In the mid-1930s in my hometown of Bartlesville, Okla., I remember when I was about 12 or 13 years old that we always celebrated Armistices Day, which was to commemorate "The War to End All Wars." The...

 

Guest Viewpoint - Growing Up in the Digital Age

From the Greatest Generation to Baby Boomers, Generation X to Millennials, teenagers in every era have had challenges growing up. In today’s digital world, high school students are being tested in unique and demanding ways. The Washington Post conf...

 

Letter to the Editor - Make November Pro-GMO Month

Dear Editor, I was disappointed to see the column from Yaakov Levine (October: Non-GMO month!) demonizing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The piece was filled with misinformation, and readers should have a chance to hear the truth about GMOs....

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    November 8, 2018

Veterans Day - A Day of Remembrance

Loranian, Michael Cantrell, served as a U.S. Marine in the Vietnam War from 1966 until 1969 and participated in the Tet Offensive of 1968. Like all war time experiences, it was a time that few men...

 
 By Scott Denham    News    November 8, 2018

Veterans Day - A Day of Remembrance - SFC (Retired) Mark Parker

Sergeant First Class (Retired) Mark Parker began his military career with the US Air Force. After serving for nine and a half years, he transferred to the Oregon Army National Guard where he...

 

VETERANS DAY - A Day of Remembrance

I have worked closely with police officers throughout my career and I could not think of a finer person, public servant or policing professional than Lane County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Scott...

 
 By Kathy January    News    November 8, 2018

VETERANS DAY - A Day of Rememberance

Al volunteered to join the Air Force, and served from 1967 to 1973. He took electronics and military police training while in the Air Force. In 1968 to 1969, Al was deployed to Korea. While stationed...

 

VETERANS DAY - A Day of Remembrance

Sgt. US Army 1969-1970 Served in Vietnam and Cambodia with Delta 1-5, First Cavalry Division Earned Combat Infantry Badge. Purple Heart. Three Bronze Stars (two for Valor). Air Medal for 25 Combat...

 

VETERANS DAY - A Day of Remembrance

Creswell Grange's 2018 Veteran of the Year, Gary Prichard, has spent the last 52 years serving the community through his Grange activities. Gary grew up on his family's farm in Lane County and was...

 

VETERANS DAY - A Day of Remembrance - I love my local veteran, John Menegat

John Menegat is all about service. Service to his family, to his community and to his country. Born and raised in Arago, Ore., outside of Myrtle Point, he graduated from Myrtle Point High School in 1958 and joined the Navy. Serving as a Sonar...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    November 8, 2018

Lady Dawgs' state run ends with soccer playoff loss

Halloween brought no treats for the 16th-ranked Creswell Lady Bulldogs’, as their run at the OSAA 3A/2A/1A Girls’ Soccer State Championships — and their season — ended on Oct. 31 with a 0-8...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    November 8, 2018

Dawgs' soccer season ends with state playoff loss

A 0-6 shutout by second-ranked Catlin Gabel in an OSAA 3A/2A/1A boys’ soccer state playoffs match on Oct. 30 ended the 15th-ranked Creswell Bulldogs’ run at the state championships, and their...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    November 8, 2018

Lady Dawgs return without hardware from volleyball state

Two consecutive losses at the OSAA 3A Volleyball State Championships, held Nov. 2 through 3 at Forest Grove High School, eliminated the Creswell Bulldogs from the state tournament and sent them home...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    November 8, 2018

Moehlmann runs strong at XC state

Sophomore Brandon Moehlmann was the Creswell Bulldogs' lone representative during the OSAA 3A/2A/1A State Cross Country Championships, held Nov. 3 at Lane Community College in Eugene, and he did his...

 
 By Tom Page    Sports    November 8, 2018

Woodward finishes strong

Maddy Woodward completed her Pleasant Hill cross country career by standing on the awards stand at the 3A-2A-1A state cross country meet Saturday at Lane Community College.Woodward, a two time...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    November 8, 2018

Sweet Lorane Community News

Now that Halloween has passed, we can all begin settling in to winter and the fast-approaching holidays. The second Lorane Movie Night of the season will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10. A soup,...

 

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