The Creswell Chronicle -

By Mayor Dave Stram
The City of Creswell 

Creswell State of the City Address, Part 2 Issued Feb. 12, 2018

Editor's note: This is part 2 of the 2018 Creswell State of the City Address. Check out last week's edition online at


March 1, 2018

In 2013, tensions were running high at the City-owned Hobby Field airport. A lawsuit had been brought against the City and many months were spent trying to negotiate a settlement. The Register-Guard reported in their Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 edition that "the long dispute between the city and a local parachuting business appears to be on a glide path toward final resolution." By January 2014 an out-of-court settlement was reached and by August skydiving had returned to the airport.

Five years later, skydiving continues at Hobby Field! There is a new sign visible to I-5 travelers proudly announ...

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