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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 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...

 
 By Cheryl Richard    News    June 28, 2018

Springfield gets its voice back with new magazine, inside today!

Inside this week's Chronicle you'll find our newest publication, Emerald Valley Magazine - Springfield (EVM-Springfield). This publication is a branch off of our other publication, Emerald Valley...

 
 By Mike Rothgeb    News    June 28, 2018

Creswell Faith Center: Community Outreach Show & Shine

Last weekend, Creswell Faith Center at 755 S. Front St. hosted their first Show & Shine Car Show. This new event welcomed community members and people from the surrounding areas of Eugene, Springf...

 

A reminder from ODOT regarding distracted driving

Offenses under the state's distracted driving law will begin counting toward elevated sanctions July 1. Here's how penalties can add up: •First offense, not contributing to a crash: Class B... Full story

 

Grant awarded for digital speed signs

Sergeant Denham applied for and received a micro-grant from the Oregon State Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) for digital speed signs for Creswell. These signs will flash...

 

Report: Oregon hospitals provided $2 billion in community benefit

The Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health System (OAHHS) released a report last week showing that in 2016, Oregon hospitals provided $2.19 billion in community benefit to the communities they serve. From training medical professionals, to...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    June 21, 2018

After 31 years, Faith Center leaders bid adieu

In 1987, Jon and Linda Hovet moved to Creswell on a five-year commitment to serve at Creswell Faith Center. That five-year commitment resulted in 31 blessed years in the Creswell community for the...

 
 By Susan Blachnik    News    June 21, 2018

Creswell Food Pantry gives community kudos

It's time to thank our community for helping the Creswell Food Pantry provide food for an average of 160 low-income families each month. Organizations, businesses and individuals are holding food driv...

 
 By Scott Olson    News    June 21, 2018

94-year-old skydives for birthday

Last Friday John Van Vanvechten of Eugene celebrated his 94th birthday last Friday, June 15 by skydiving with Mark Shoemaker, owner of Eugene Sky Divers in Creswell. For Vanechten skydiving is...

 

Fire season restrictions have begin

As of Friday, June 15, certain fire restrictions were put into effect for Creswell, Cottage Grove and the surrounding areas within South Lane County Fire & Rescue boundaries, according to SLCF&R...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    June 14, 2018

CRESWELL ROCKS!

If you've been moseying around town lately with a keen eye, you may have noticed little painted rocks scattered in discreet places. Some are painted with landscapes or hearts, others with glitter or...

 
 By Mike Rothgeb    News    June 7, 2018

Kyle Bushman and the Vintage Air Rally: Across the Americas in 45 days

On Dec. 17, 1903 in North Carolina, Orville and Wilbur Wright performed their debut flight for a distance of 852 feet, in 59 seconds. This landmark achievement paved the way for modern airplanes. On...

 

SCENES FROM MEMORIAL DAY

Richard and Barbara Heyman of Creswell celebrate Memorial Day. Heyman, 94, served in World War ii, the Korean War and the Vietnam War....

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    May 31, 2018

WONDER ALL AROUND US

Wanna test your endurance? Try running nonstop for a week. Can't do it? A bird's got you beat. It's the human equivalent to the longest uninterrupted bird migration ever measured - 7,145 miles...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    May 31, 2018

Preparedness Fair draws crowd, educates community

After nine months of preparation, and with an army of about 36 volunteers, the City of Creswell held their first-ever Emergency Preparedness Fair on May 19 at the Cobalt Activity Center. The purpose...

 

Family Relief Nursery renewed search for executive director

It was recently announced that new Family Relief Nursery (FRN) executive director, Courtney McGinnis, resigned from that position due to family issues. Interim executive director, Diane Hazen, said... Full story

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    May 24, 2018

Creswell Education Foundation may dissolve

Since about 2010, Creswell’s Carol Campbell and company have been keeping Creswell Education Foundation (CEF) afloat, after resurrecting the nonprofit from its dormant state some years ago. The... Full story

 

LCSO: 46 traffic stops in Creswell on May 11

On Friday, May 11 the Lane County Sheriff's Office (LSCO) deputies assigned to the Creswell contract conducted saturation patrols focused on seatbelt use, child restraints, speed and distracted...

 

Interested in homeownership in the Grove?

A public outreach meeting regarding permanently affordable homes and land trust development in Cottage Grove will be held on June 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs Ave. in...

 

Celebrating 100 years of airmail

The inaugural flight of the United States Airmail service took place in the foggy wee hours of May 15, 1918 in an early Curtiss Jenny training aircraft, which flew a route from Washington DC to New Yo...

 

CG, Springfield students awarded scholarships

Faryn Dahlen and Jackson Perkins, from Cottage Grove High School, and Alessandra Weiss, from the Academy of Arts and Academics in Springfield, were recently awarded $1,500 scholarships from SELCO...

 

Looking to volunteer? Hope Restored is this weekend

The Creswell Hope Restored Project will be held this weekend, Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20, and volunteers are needed and encouraged to attend. The purpose of the Hope Restored Project is to...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    May 10, 2018

Creslane volunteer reading program team wins award, sees growth in kids

According to the Center for Public Education (CPE), research strongly indicates that if children cannot read proficiently by the end of third grade, they face discouraging hurdles that can follow...

 

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