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 By Staff Reports    News    July 11, 2019 

Serious about blueberries

Meet IMA Blueberry, Oregon's blueberry ambassador. You can catch her at local farmers' markets bopping around, and was seen recently in Eugene at the Lane County Farmers' Market. In a state that...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    July 11, 2019 

Volunteers team up to feed kids' minds, bodies this summer

Want to help build a better future? Nourish children's minds, bodies and spirits. This summer, Creslane's Intergenerational Reading Collaboration (IRC) and Food for Lane County are teaming up to do...

 
 News    July 11, 2019 

VFW gifted new flag

Just in time for Independence Day, on July 3, members of Creswell VFW Post #4039 replaced the US flag at the Veterans Memorial site beside the Creswell South Lane County Fire & Rescue fire...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    July 11, 2019 

50 years of psycho-spiritual rejuvenation for all

As you read this I will be camped out and ready for the opening of the 50th Oregon Country Fair. For the past 27 years, the second weekend in July has been indelibly marked on my calendar as an "I...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    July 11, 2019 

Creswell delivers 'Out of This World' Independence Day

Creswell's 2019 Fourth of July Celebration theme was right on target: With daylong festivities on both sides of the freeway and a spectacular fireworks display at dusk, Independence Day in "The...

 
 By Erica Barr    News    July 11, 2019 

My first Fourth in Creswell

Standing in the middle of Holt Park in the early hours of July 4, I was excited to witness this year's event - my first Fourth in Creswell. The theme, "Out of This World," commemorated the 50th...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    July 11, 2019 

City art contest 'chalks' up extra July 4 fun

Visitors walking in downtown Creswell on their way to the Chamber breakfast or parade on the Fourth of July were greeted with 15 colorful pieces of sidewalk chalk art in front of City Hall ...

 
 News    July 11, 2019 

July 4 open house showcases interior of Old Schoolhouse

One of the historical artifacts on display during an open house at the Old Schoolhouse on July 4. The event showcased the schoolhouse's interior and historical items uncovered during Creswell...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    July 11, 2019 

Springfield Museum hosts 'Hops for History' event

Beer and history fans united at PublicHouse on July 2 to help support the Springfield Museum's "Hops for History" fundraiser. With $1 from each pint sold donated to the museum, the event was able to...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    July 11, 2019 

East Springfield receives library book drops

Book lovers in eastern Springfield, unite! The Springfield Library has officially opened two satellite return sites at Splash! and the Bob Keefer Center for Sports and Recreation for community...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    July 11, 2019 

Springfield Notebook: Following interviews, the search continues

Following last week’s interview process, the City Council directed staff to continue recruiting efforts for the next city manager. The schedule is not yet set. Springfield City Manager Gino Grimaldi retired effective June 30, 2018. The City of...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    July 11, 2019 

Sweet Lorane Community News

I hope that everyone had a fun and safe Fourth of July this year. I can remember as a kid the fun we had. Some of my fondest memories of the Fourth of July were of our family joining my grandparents,...

 
 News    July 11, 2019 

Obsidian Club visits Old Schoolhouse

En route to a tour of the Cottage Grove covered bridges, a Eugene-based outdoors group, the Obsidian Club, recently toured the Creswell Old Schoolhouse. The tour was led by Creswell Heritage...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    July 11, 2019 

Activities help kids explore Earth's 'place in space'

Ever wonder about Earth's place in space, what makes our planet special and how we can keep it that way? About 100 children explored those questions during "Our Place in Space," a library Summer...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    July 4, 2019

Hundreds gather to mourn, celebrate Gio Mediati

The young pitcher's death – at 15, in an accidental drowning June 13 – left family, friends and teammates reeling, and all came together June 29 on Creswell High School's baseball field to share...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    July 4, 2019

"Splash down" in sight for new aquatics center

A bond measure passed three years ago is coming to fruition in the form of a renovated public pool and competitive aquatics center for Cottage Grove residents. Renovations to the Warren H. Daugherty...

 

It's here! Fourth of July Celebration kicks off

Welcome to all who attend Creswell's July 4th Independence Day Celebration. I hope that you enjoy your time here. On this day, Creswell's population typically triples to near 15,000. Creswell is...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    July 4, 2019

Recreating the past - Pacific NW antique aircraft tour coming to town

The Pacific Northwest Air Tour is coming to Creswell for a lunch stop on Thursday, July 11. Over 30 antique and classic airplanes will be arriving in the late morning on Thursday and departing early...

 

NoGo - Major road construction is scheduled for this week.

■  Franklin Boulevard (Onyx Street to Agate Street, Eugene): Starting July 8 crews will be working on constructing a Skybridge connecting the Knight Campus to the Lewis Integrative Science...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    July 4, 2019

Kids explore space, launch 'stomp rockets'

A hands-on space science program on June 26 equipped youngsters to launch their own (paper) rockets on June 29, as Creswell Library hosted two Summer Reading Program events last week. At various...

 

City of Creswell Meeting: City Council Meeting

The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, July 8 at 7 p.m. in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall....

 

Everett Antonino Manzone

A baby boy was born to Breanna and Peter Manzone, of Springfield, on Friday, June 21 at McKenzie-Willamette Hospital. Everett Antonino Manzone weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long. He...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    July 4, 2019

The Swinging Bridge is coming down

While it is a bit sad to see something that has been standing since 1965 slowly coming apart, the promise of what is to come tempers that feeling. Crews from Hamilton Construction Company moved in...

 

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