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Cottage Grove plans 'Beer Mile, Toga Style'

Brew Rush scheduled as part of 40th anniversary 'Animal House' celebration on Saturday, Aug. 18 Back in 1978, the town of Cottage Grove buzzed as crews arrived to film 'Animal House,' a movie that... Full story

 

Instead of leaving soil naked, coat it with cover crops

No one wants to go through the winter with no clothes, not even the soil that grows our plants. So, jacket up the soil in cover crops. These hardworking plants can add organic matter and aerate the...

 

South Valley Farmers Market: Local Produce for Locals

Beginning in 2016, local farmers, food producers and consumers started something new in Cottage Grove. From late spring to early fall, South Valley Farmers Market is a place where residents of...

 

Forest Floor Organic Soils: High-Quality Products, Naturally

Over the last year, Forest Floor Organic Soils has taken the Oregon market by storm with their premium soil products and growing solutions. Owned and operated by Chris Stewart, Forest Floor Organic...

 

Don't neglect to water garden in summer

No matter the stereotype, summers are dry in Oregon and gardens need to be watered regularly, especially in times of drought as the forecast calls for this year. Information is available from the...

 

Beneficial bats help control insects in the garden

With a swish of his cape, Count Dracula ruined the reputation of bats forevermore. Maybe. In the 120 years since "Dracula" came on the scene and spooked us into believing bats are bad, we're beginning...

 

The Brewstation and Coast Fork Feed Co. Store: Summer specials and brunch at The Brew

Summer is the perfect time to be outdoors during the warm Oregon days, comfortable evenings and relaxing nights. The Brewstation and Coast Fork Feed Store has everything you'll need to enjoy the...

 

If you can afford to rent, you can probably afford to own

The cost of renting in many areas is greater than the cost to buy, including in Southern Lane County. Some may say that mortgage loans are impossible to obtain without perfect credit and 20 percent... Full story

 

Debi Douglass: A houseSOLD name

The housing market can be an intimidating place, especially if you're braving those deep waters alone. But with the help of an honest and experienced real estate agent, the high seas can feel more...

 

HOME & GARDEN SECTION

Locally owned and operated, Rogers & Son provides Cottage Grove, Creswell and all of Lane and Douglas Counties with quality residential and commercial improvement services. Licensed, bonded and...

 

HOME & GARDEN SECTION

Cottage Grove's South Valley Farmers' Market is growing and changing as a means to best serve its community. This heartfelt market, located at the intersection of 7th and Main streets, may be smaller...

 

Susan Bennett: Real Estate Agent

"Location, location, location." We're all familiar with the phrase and its significance when searching for that perfect home, but three other words are just as important when house hunting: "real...

 

The Brewstation & Coast Fork Feed: Organic at its best

Big chain stores and imported, low-quality products have become a common occurrence in this country, leading to poor customer service, lack of diversity and individuality, and low standards. Luckily...

 

MV Roofing, LLC: They have you covered

MV Roofing, LLC is a fully licensed, bonded and insured general contracting company locally owned in Creswell. The owners and operators of MV Roofing, Mike and Melissa Jones, specialize in all areas...

 

Sprucing up your home for spring? Keep it local with Stephen W. Derminer Painting and Wood Care

"House painting" is simply in the blood of Steve Derminer of Stephen W. Derminer Painting and Wood Care in Creswell. When he's not repainting someone's home, he can often be found in his family's...

 

No room for vegetables? Pot up your plants

Many vegetables grow well in containers located on a patio, porch, balcony or windowsill, so don't let lack of yard space keep you from gardening this spring and summer. Limited garden space... Full story

 

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