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Letter to the Editor - Thank you, sir

I am fortunate to have retired Colonel Richard Heyman as a neighbor here in Creswell. I consider an iron-jawed icon of the American fighter pilots of yesteryear. Today he is enjoying his well-earned retirement with his beautiful English bride. During...

 

Proudly, we salute Larry Weaver

Dear Editor, Larry Weaver served his country in two ways: As a Peace Corp volunteer in Colombia, South America and as a Marine Corp Reserve officer in the 1960s and ’70s. Those times, like these, were tumultuous. The important thing was to bring...

 

Letter to the Editor - Make November Pro-GMO Month

Dear Editor, I was disappointed to see the column from Yaakov Levine (October: Non-GMO month!) demonizing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The piece was filled with misinformation, and readers should have a chance to hear the truth about GMOs....

 

Response to 'Reporting the tough stuff,' 'Local journalism matters' pieces

Dear Editor, As a subscriber to The Chronicle and as a citizen of our community, I applaud the sentiments and intelligence of both Erin Tierney's piece, "On reporting the tough stuff," and Aliya Hall's opinion piece, "Local journalism matters...

 

Thank you, Creswell First!

Dear Editor, Community Food for Creswell would like to thank Creswell First! for our two 2018 Community Service Fund awards, totaling $1,764. We purchased four stationary wire shelf units for use in our walk-in cooler, four mobile wire shelf units...

 

Councilor Zettervall is a go-getter

Dear Editor, Very soon you will be voting on Creswell’s next mayor. Two members of the city council have applied for the position, councilors Zettervall and Mounce. Several months ago, I encouraged Councilor Zettervall to run for mayor, and I will...

 

Mark Herbert is a solid choice for District 11

Dear Editor, Voters in House District 11 have a new choice — an experienced choice — to represent them in Salem. Mark Herbert brings a solid history of thoughtful management, reasoned decision making and community involvement to the position....

 

It's obvious that the democrats created a scam against Judge Kavanaugh

To the Editor, There was a king who went around without any clothes. Everyone commented how well he was dressed. Finally a little child saw him and said, “Look mommy, that man is naked.” So, the truth finally came out that the king had no...

 

Herbert is a fine candidate

Dear Editor, House District 11 voters have a fine candidate in Mark Herbert. Herbert has management experience, and he wants to control spending and tax increases for Oregon voters in the Oregon Legislature. Herbert has lived in our local area for...

 

Consider this 'safe route to school' option

Dear Editor, In a knee jerk reaction to your Aug. 30, 2018 article regarding “safer” routes to school. May I suggest borrowing a superb idea many airports have adopted. If you have ever had go to the Eugene Airport to pick up an arriving family...

 

Creswell is fortunate

Dear Editor, Richard Zettervall is running for mayor of Creswell this coming Nov. 6 election. I couldn’t be more delighted. Richard has proven his leadership, expertise and commitment over the past several years on the Creswell City Council....

 

Over 3,000 volunteer labor hours later…

Dear Editor, Friends of the Cottage Grove Carousel were thrilled to host an open house at the WOE fairgrounds Saturday, August 4, 10-2. This unveiling of the assembled carousel, which is 85% complete, accumulated over 3,000 volunteer labor hours....

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As many of you may remember reading, or seeing stories in Oct. of 2016, telling and showing the volunteer firemen distributing carousel animals to storefronts in and around Cottage Grove, this was done to promote public knowledge of the...

 

Killingsworth junkyard

Dear Editor, It seems to me that the city has had eight years to work on some ordinances to keep property values up on our street. The city has known for years about this on Killingsworth St. being an eyesore with old cars that don’t run on the...

 

A warm thank you

Dear Editor, Thanks to Chris Gardner, Sheriff of Creswell, for giving me a ride home from the emergency room in Cottage Grove. Chris was in the emergency room on business and learned that I needed a ride home and drove me home. Chris is a devoted...

 

Shout out to the Fourth of July volunteers

Dear Editor, Show of hands, how many of you have ever thrown a party? Do you remember the amount of time it took? The money? The worry? The endless details? Wasn’t it worth it to see and feel the happiness of all the attendees? Of course it was....

 

Check out Lorane mural unveiling Aug. 12

Dear Editor, Our community of Lorane, Oregon has commissioned a large mural to be painted and unveiled on Aug. 12, 2018. Two of our local, professional artists, Karen Pidgeon and Alix Mosieur, have been working on it since last fall. The design has b...

 

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