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 News    March 21, 2019 

Ducks hoops: What you need to know

• With four wins in the 2019 Pac-12 tournament, Dana Altman became the winningest coach in tournament history. He finished 2019 with 19 career conference tournament wins. This year he passed Sean...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 21, 2019 

Creswell deputy under investigation resigns

The Creswell deputy under investigation for misconduct on duty has resigned, effective today, March 22. Deputy Bryan Holiman, 43, was with Lane County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) since 2001 and has been...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 21, 2019 

Expedited search for super underway

The superintendent search process is underway for Creswell schools, after current Superintendent Todd Hamilton announced March 7 that he will be leaving in July to become the Springfield Public...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    March 21, 2019 

Part Five - Lobbying for learning

Four months after Board Director Lacey Risdal first appealed to the school board about Creswell becoming more involved at the state level, she was able to do her part, with the help of Board Director...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    March 21, 2019 

Out of this world!

If you haven't taken advantage of the excellent exhibition, NASA's Discover Exoplanets at the Cottage Grove Public Library yet, time is slipping through your fingers. It will be at the Cottage Grove L...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 21, 2019 

Creswell VFW talks to Congress

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) held a national conference in Washington DC this month to discuss the priority goals of the organization, in which each state's delegates met with their members of...

 
 By Ben Deatherage    News    March 21, 2019 

Local boy wins West Coast Nationals

Kage kart sensation Keegan Bounds, 8, of Cottage Grove recently attended the prestigious West Coast Nationals south to Red Bluff, Calif. and claimed the coveted Eagle Trophy in the Box Stock...

 
 News    March 21, 2019 

Merkley, Kennedy: Airlines may be monitoring passengers through in-flight entertainment systems

In a bipartisan letter this week to the CEOs of eight major airlines, U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and John Kennedy (R-LA) raised alarms about recent reports that airlines may be using in-flight...

 
 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...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 14, 2019

Superintendent Hamilton leaving Creswell schools

Creswell School District will soon be on the hunt for a new superintendent for the 2019-20 school year. CSD Superintendent Todd Hamilton announced March 7 that he will be leaving Creswell schools...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 14, 2019

Sidewalk code, city storm damage discussed

At this week's Creswell City Council meeting on March 11, the council received updates on the February snow storm from Public Works and concerned community members. Community member Ed Gunderson...

 

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...

 

Pest outbreak looms in Lane County if storm-toppled Douglas-firs aren't removed

This winter's heavy snow and wind have knocked down many trees across Lane County, as many as 1,000 per mile in the Highway 58 corridor, according Willamette National Forest sources. This has created... Full story

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    March 14, 2019

Sweet Lorane Community News

Well, I’m hoping that by now, everyone has had their power restored from the recent snowstorm. My brother-in-law and his wife were without power near Saginaw for almost nine days. It was a massive...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    March 14, 2019

Swap yer seeds 'n' scions

When you look at a seed catalog, everything looks good. It is like a dream book! But what grows well in one place may not flourish where you happen to live. That is why it is best to get your seeds...

 

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...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 14, 2019

Expedited search for the superintendent underway

One week after Creswell Schools Superintendent Todd Hamilton announced he is leaving to fill the superintendent position at Springfield Public Schools in June, the search for a new Creswell super is...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 7, 2019

Snow storm was a real 'eye opener' - Prepare now for future emergencies, mayor says

With an average of 3 inches of snowfall per year in these parts, most Creswellians were undoubtedly unprepared for the 20-some inches that pummeled The Friendly City last week. Longtime locals will...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    March 7, 2019

Homeless students in our schools

As the state of Oregon faces a crisis of homelessness and a lack of affordable housing, ripple effects are cast into education, as students and their families in Creswell are dealing with its...

 

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...

 

Chronicle changes hands, welcomes Noel & Denise Nash

Noel & Denise Nash are the new owners of The Creswell Chronicle, made official on Feb. 28. Flip to page 4 (Opinion) to read Chronicle Publisher Noel Nash's introductory column.... Full story

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    March 7, 2019

Mind. Body. Health. Creswell Wellness Center grand opening is March 16

The coming-together of Creswell Wellness Center at 24 W. Oregon Ave. has been a serendipitous endeavour for owners Chelsea Pisani and Rachel Magnuson. Pisani and Magnuson both worked for the late Dr....

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    March 7, 2019

Snow daze

It is hoped that by now everyone has power. This piece in no way wishes to make light of people who suffered losses, and are still dealing with the aftermath from last week’s snow storm. I have...

 

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