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 By Aliya Hall    News    August 16, 2018 

National Night Out brings community, law enforcement together

Creswell held its first National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 7, as a way to strengthen law enforcement and community relationships. The event, which took place 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Harry Holt Park...

 By Aliya Hall    News    August 16, 2018 

Creswell welcomes back Deputy Sheriff Chris Gardner

Law enforcement was always a goal of Deputy Sheriff Chris Gardner. In high school, he even focused his senior project on the career, specifically in Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT). A role he also...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 16, 2018 

Council hears updates on Whistle Stop, Killingsworth properties

Code Enforcement Officer Shelley Humble updated council on the Whistle Stop property at this week's Creswell City Council meeting. The days of demolition for the 213 S. Mill St. building are nearing....

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 16, 2018 

School Board to hire attorney

Creswell School Board was called together in executive session on Monday, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. to address complaints or charges brought against a public officer, employee, staff member or agent. The comp...

 By Aliya Hall    News    August 16, 2018 

School board approves committees; discusses reports, board communication

The Creswell School Board met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Aug. 8 to approve the list of compensated committees, discuss changes to board communication and the board negotiations...


Food Pantry in need of donations

The Creswell Food Pantry is short on canned soup, chili, fruit and vegetables! Farmlands Market has a donation bin right inside the front door of the market to make it easy for folks to donate food.... Full story


Lane County to host free plastics roundup for Lane County residents

Lane County Waste Management is hosting a free plastics roundup for clean #2, #4 and #5 (Polyethylene and Polypropylene) tubs, jugs, bottles, lids and beverage handles at Glenwood Transfer Station on... Full story


Now accepting applications for the Lane County Master Recycler Program in Eugene

Lane County Waste Management Division is offering a free course that provides comprehensive training on local solid waste issues. Hear from local experts, tour local facilities and learn why things... Full story


DUII saturation, seat belt enforcement blitz is Aug. 17 to Sept. 3

The Lane County Sheriff's Office received special allocated funding from ODOT/ Oregon State Sheriff's Association to provide overtime patrols with a focus on Traffic and Life Safety, emphasizing DUII... Full story

 By Pat Edwards    News    August 16, 2018 

Sweet Lorane Community News

Today, as I write this, one very busy weekend has ended and another is getting ready to happen. Last weekend’s Art in the Country Festival that I helped to organize and promote is in the books as a...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 9, 2018

You've GOAT to be KIDding me!

It was business as usual last Wednesday afternoon for Viper Aviation Mechanic Darrin Humble. That is, until it wasn't. Maybe the goats were curious about getting their pilot licenses. Maybe they...


Mayor, three council positions up for grabs

The City of Creswell will hold a general election on Nov. 6, and voters will be tasked to select a new mayor and three councilors to fill the City's roster. Deadline to file is Aug. 28 at 5 p.m.,...

 By Aliya Hall    News    August 9, 2018

Lane County Parks holds forum, unveils master plan

Lane County Parks introduced its park master plan to 11 Creswell community members on Aug. 1 during an open forum. The forum was designed to bring the plan to Lane County communities, where officials...

 By Don Williams    News    August 9, 2018

Carousel Project is 85 percent complete

When the Friends of the Cottage Grove Carousel began the restoration process three years ago, a commitment was made to donors and supporters of the carousel, and to those with interest in following...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 9, 2018

912 Project aims to educate, connect community

There is a place for the community to be educated on a variety of subjects in Cottage Grove, and that group is the Cottage Grove 912 Project, said Pam Duffy, who founded the group in 2009. It’s a...


Welcome to our World

DAVIS - Katie Dunnavin and Treven Davis, of Creswell, welcomed a baby boy to the world on July 28, 2018 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center RiverBend.... Full story



The first Saturday of each month in Creswell is guaranteed to be classic, shiny and custom, thanks to Creswell Library's Cars & Coffee event. Now in its eighth season, the event is held on the...

 By Pat Edwards    News    August 9, 2018

Sweet Lorane Community News

I’m going to let this week’s column take me wherever it may lead. At the time of this writing, I’m heading into a very busy weekend that will be followed by another. My energy tank is nearing th...


Storyteller Christopher Leebrick entertains crowd

Storyteller Christopher Leebrick acts out the story "Old One Eye" during a Creswell Summer Reading event on Aug. 1. Leebrick, who has been entertaining audiences with his stories since he was 13, has...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 2, 2018

Revised plan will change the way Creswell moves

Right now, Creswell's population sits around 5,360 people. By 2040, that number is expected to spike by 45 percent. With that anticipated increase, transportation conditions around town need to be...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 2, 2018


Changes are being made to the way people can park on the streets in Creswell. Come Thursday, Aug. 9, people will be permitted to park their vehicle on the street and on public property for 30 days,...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 2, 2018

Alleged rape under investigation at Super 8

Police are investigating an alleged rape at Super 8 Motel at 345 E. Oregon Ave. On Friday, July 27 at at 10:49 a.m., Lane County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) deputies and Oregon State Police were called...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 2, 2018

Sex crime cases make way through court

The cases of two Creswell men have made their way through the court system, after being charged with a variety of sex crimes earlier this year. Dustin Lee Stephens, 31, of Creswell, was arrested on...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 2, 2018

National Night Out is Aug. 7

For those interested in helping strengthen the Creswell community, consider coming to National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 7 in town. This is a community-building campaign that promotes...


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