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 By Erin Tierney    News    March 14, 2019

Lifted - Elevating the Old Schoolhouse

It may have been a mucky, muddy mess last week, with rain and melting snow, but that didn't stop a job from getting done at Creswell's Old Schoolhouse. The building at 195 S. 2nd St. was lifted Thursd...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 14, 2019

Funding sought for community-use commercial kitchen

Community Food for Creswell (CFC) is in the midst of a fundraising projet to install a community-use commercial kitchen in the Cobalt Activity Center. The is a project aimed to facilitate new...

 

LCSO recognized for Every 15 Minutes program participation

Lane County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) was recognized on March 5 as the 2018 Oregon Group Advocate of the Year by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) in connection with the LCSO's efforts in decreasing...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 14, 2019

If a bear can dance, you can, too - Moveable Feet Teddy Bear Dance is March 15

If you can walk, you can dance. And if you bring a teddy bear, you give comfort. That's the premise of this weekend's Moveable Feet Teddy Bear Dance to be held on Friday, March 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. at...

 

Hovering doves

Fun Fact: This pale dove expanded its range spectacularly from the Middle East all the way across Europe during the 20th century. According to the National Audubon Society, the bird was introduced...

 

Friendly City gives back during snowstorm

Creswell's motto of being "The Friendly City" was reaffirmed during last week's snow storm, as evidenced by the countless stories of neighbors taking care of one another. Creswell Mayor Richard Zetter...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 28, 2019

Problems, some fun snowballs out of winter storm

Late Sunday and Monday, Creswell got hammered with an estimated 18 inches of snow, leaving many without power, cell service and without open stores to buy supplies. The storm on Feb. 24 and 25...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 28, 2019

Cal Taylor: Been here since '32

Some are fortunate to have lived a long, well-intentioned life; the rest of us can only hope for the same. In the meantime, we are fortunate enough to hear stories of a life well-spent - like...

 

Family Relief Nursery announces new executive director

Family Relief Nursery recently announced Peggy Whalen as the new executive director. This comes after the board revitalized their executive director search in January when Diane Hazen announced that...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 28, 2019

Missionaries to visit Church of Christ this weekend

To show support for Missions Week, Creswell Church of Christ will welcome missionaries Kathy and Keith Ham to their service on Sunday, March 3 at 10 a.m, located at 380 Kings Row. The couple visited...

 

'Making way for customers'

Cascade Home Center in Creswell was "making way for customers" on Tuesday, Feb. 26....

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 21, 2019

Natural Path bows out

Tom Foust, owner of The Natural Path at 65 W. Oregon Ave., and his wife, Mary, celebrated the shop's last hoorah on Wednesday, Feb. 13 with cake, coffee and community drop-ins. He's been in this...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    February 21, 2019

1 month till election filing deadline

Positions for Creswell School Board (CSB), South Lane County & Rescue (SLCF&R) and Lane Library District (LLB) are up for grabs. Election season is nearing, and filing deadline for the following...

 

Office of Emergency management advises flood preparation

With recent wet weather and more rain on its way, now is a good time to prepare for floods, check emergency supplies and adhere to basic flood safety. Some simple tips include clearing out leaves or... Full story

 
 By Mike Rothgeb    News    February 14, 2019

Jonathan Woodland: On the road to glory

Triathlons: to most, just hearing the word brings on uneasy thoughts of muscle fatigue, side cramps and shin splints. Before May 2016, Jonathan Woodland, 32, of Creswell was no exception. It was...

 

Seat belt enforcement blitz is this month

From now through Feb. 17, the Lane County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) will participate in the Click it or Ticket campaign focused on seat belt use, child restraints, speed and distracted driving. Motor... Full story

 

Snow day! Sort of...

Creswell kiddos squeezed every opportunity out of their two-hour delay on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The team spent the snow delay building a large snowman off of First Street. Pictured are Kera Nguyen, Avery...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    January 31, 2019

Leaghanna Sharp: Creswell's 12-year-old Taekwondo virtuoso

Her name is Leaghanna Sharp, and boy does she know how to pack a punch... and a kick. When she was seven years old, Leaghanna first earned her Black Belt. Now at age 12, she's got loads of awards...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    January 24, 2019

Local photographers share plight of mustangs

When Creswell's Maggie Rothauge made the first trip over to Burns, Ore., in 2010 with her husband Farrel Rothauge to witness a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mustang adoption, they first took a trip...

 

Emerald PUD offers scholarships totaling $15,000

Emerald People's Utility District is accepting applicants for its $15,000 annual scholarship program.  Five $3,000 scholarships are available in 2019 to individuals to attend college or utility...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    January 17, 2019

Weekend of mourning - Vigil held to honor elderly murder victim

The Creswell community was reeling from a two-fold tragedy after a 12-year-old boy last week allegedly murdered a 92-year-old Creswell woman in her home. The community organized a candlelight vigil...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    January 17, 2019

More Mourning: Two others also remembered last weekend

The Creswell community remembered three women who recently passed on Saturday, Dr. Tamara Blum, who passed away in October 2018, Evangeline "Vange" Bigham, who passed away in December 2018, and Erma...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    January 17, 2019

Updates from Creswell Heritage Foundation

In the past month, Creswell Heritage Foundation (CHF) received three more grants toward the Foundation and Porch Floor Replacement Project, including $5,000 from the Chambers Foundation; $1,600 from the Lane County Cultural Coalition; and $2,400...

 

Lane County to host Plastics Roundup; early access for 'community collectors'

Lane County Waste Management is hosting a plastics roundup for clean #2, #4 and #5 (polyethylene and polypropylene) at the Glenwood Transfer Station in April, and offering early access to businesses,... Full story

 
 By Mike Rothgeb    News    December 27, 2018

To INZANITY & Beyond

As a child, few people know what they will be doing once they become adults. Childhood dreams of adventures and excitement can shift to more practical goals of financial security and routine. For...

 

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