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On July 4 Creswell will be Out of This World

Be sure to check out the Chronicle's 12-page special section with all the info you need to know about the July 4 Celebration.... Full story

 By Gini Davis    News    June 27, 2019

Memorial baseball doubleheader honors Mediati

A memorial service for Gio Mediati, 15, who drowned on June 13, hours after completing his freshman year at Creswell High School, will be held at the CHS baseball field at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday,...

 By Gini Davis    News    June 20, 2019

City budget approved, focused on growth

New construction, renovation and newly repurposed staff positions are among the notable aspects of the City's fiscal-year budget, approved Monday, June 10 during the City Council meeting. More...

 By Jen Blue    News    June 20, 2019

Celebrating carousel success with a skydive

Spirits were high Saturday morning, as a handful of board members from The Friends of the Cottage Grove Carousel Committee (Carousel Friends) met up at the Creswell Airport for a much-anticipated...

 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

United Way seeks to replicate Creslane's success

Creslane's Intergenerational Reading Collaborative (IRC) program received "gold star" accolades from volunteers, teachers and school administrators during its end-of-year celebration, held June 5 in...

 By Staff Reports    News    June 13, 2019

Creswell's 4th of July is Out of This World - Deadlines approaching

The annual July 4 celebration is within sight, and the Chamber of Commerce is ramping up its planning efforts. That means participants and volunteers – especially volunteers – are being asked to...

 By Staff Reports    News    June 13, 2019

Baker elected VFW post commander

Creswell VFW Post 4039 has elected and installed officers for fiscal year 2019-20. Camren Baker has been elected post commander, Tony Jaques as senior vice commander and Bob Beck as junior vice...

 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

Pantry kitchen reaches $10k grant-match milestone

A $2,000 donation from Dr. Matthew Bahen of Emerald Valley Dental on May 30 brought Creswell Food Pantry/Community Food for Creswell (CFFC) to its goal of $10,000, triggering a matching $10,000 grant...

 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

Versatility on display - Piano Den students show versatility in spring recital

The sanctuary of Creswell Presbyterian Church was filled with music June 2 as 16 students of Dave Stram's Piano Den held their Spring Recital. "It's a real privilege for me to be able to be with...

 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

Marshall, 11, delivers original material, 'Stage of Fear'

Eleven-year-old Allie Marshall, a student of Dave Stram's at The Piano Den in Creswell for just two years, performed her original composition, "Stages of Fear" during the studio's Spring Recital on...

 By Erin Tierney    News    June 6, 2019

Robocalls: The new 'wild west'

The evolution of digital scammers is a far cry from one of its earliest incarnates - the infamous "Nigerian prince" con. Over a decade ago, harrowed by the incessant, screeching pitches and beeps of...

 By Gini Davis    News    June 6, 2019

At Spring Jam, young 'stars' make music 'til stars come out

A wide range of musical influences including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Elton John, Toto, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, and alternative artists My Chemical Romance and 21 Pilots informed the...

 By Aliya Hall    News    June 6, 2019

Creswell Lions Club disbands after 71

"Poor membership and a lack of interest has seen increases in both service and fraternal organizations...Franklin said that the times are a part of that: communities were more cohesive when there were...


News Briefs

Agriculture photo contest underway Photography enthusiasts can now enter their best images of Oregon agriculture in the annual Oregon Farm Bureau Calendar Contest. Twelve photographers will be selecte...


Somber scenes from Creswell Memorial Day 2019

Creswell VFW Post No. 4039 held its annual Memorial Day observance on Monday, located in front of the Veterans' Memorial on South 1st Street. The ceremony honored those who have given their life for...


Memorial Day 2019

Monday, May 27 is a time to remember the men and women who sacrificed their lives for their county while serving in the United States Armed Forces. A Memorial Day Service will be held at 11 a.m. at...

 By Erin Tierney    News    May 23, 2019

Better Together - Creswell's community: Full of help, full of hope

Volunteers came out in droves last weekend to fix up two homes in Creswell as part of the annual Hope Restored event. The project's goal, now in its fourth year, is structured entirely around...

 By Erin Tierney    News    May 16, 2019

Vote Tuesday! Roundup of 5 local school board races

Voters in Lane County will be asked to cast their votes for the special election on Tuesday, May 21. There are a handful of local school board seats contested for this election, while others remain...

 By Aliya Hall    News    May 16, 2019

Hope Restored builds more than houses

When Trisha Hern first saw her house after it was renovated by Hope Restored last year, she said she started to cry because it was so beautiful. "It was exactly what I always wanted, but I was okay wa...


Another winning piece of art

Little Dalia Burgren, 4, was not pictured in a spread with the winners of The Chronicle's Spring Coloring Contest a few weeks back, but later stopped in with a smile to claim her prize. With over 40...

 By Erin Tierney    News    May 16, 2019

Where are they now? Creswell couple living in China, helps clean up Scotland

A former couple known locally for being active community members recently took a trip to Scotland to lend helping hands on Scottish beaches. It's not much of a surprise their philanthropic spirits...

 By Staff    News    May 16, 2019

2019 Citywide Yard Sale - Sunshine and sweet deals

With over 120 sales listed and many more in between, Creswell's population swelled last weekend during the annual Creswell Citywide Community Yard Sale. Last weekend was also a good opportunity to...

 By Staff Reports    News    May 2, 2019

The 40&8 donates to Family Relief Nursery

Family Relief Nursery Executive Director Peggy Whalen recently attended the Lane County 40&8 dinner at their monthly promenade in acknowledgement of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Whalen has...

 By Staff Reports    News    May 2, 2019

'Accentuate the Positive' Singers' Spring Concert is May 5

The Creswell Community Singers will be presenting their spring concert on Sunday, May 5, at 4 p.m. at the Creswell Church of Christ. The spring concert will feature a variety of songs, including musical show tunes, jazz, spiritual, pop, patriotic,... Full story

 By Don Ehrich    News    May 2, 2019

KIWANIAN KNOW-HOW Coast Fork Kiwanis Club hosts Food4Kids, plans for circus

The Coast Fork Kiwanis Club hosted representatives from the Food4Kids program, Creswell High School Key Club and Creswell’s departing district superintendent for lunch recently at Los Cabos Restaurant. The group of over 20 Kiwanians from South...


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