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Election 2022

Candidacies announced for mayor, council races Editor’s note: In the upcoming weeks, The Chronicle will offer each candidate the opportunity to write a guest column in addition to answering a Q&A. Election coverage will be published throughout October and in early November. Candidates are gearing up for the election, and[Read More…]


RESULTS VOLLEYBALLTuesday, Sept. 13■ Pleasant Hill def. Elmira 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-15)■ Thurston def. Churchill 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-21)■ Santiam Christian def. Creswell 3-1 (25-22, 15-25, 25-13, 25-18)■ North Eugene def. Springfield 3-1 (25-14, 25-23, 13-25, 25-22)■ Cascade def. Cottage Grove 3-0 (25-16, 25-11, 25-15)Wednesday, Sept. 14■ Sisters def. Pleasant[Read More…]


THURSTON 35, NORTH EUGENE 0 What2Know: The Colts beat the Highlanders in Eugene to secure their first win of the season. Thurston used a dominant second quarter in which it scored 21 points. Senior Darien Witham opened the scoring on an 11-yard run in the first quarter. Witham also contributed[Read More…]


VOLLEYBALL ■ No. 7 Creswell has a jam-packed week ahead. The Bulldogs travel to No. 17 La Pine tonight, will host a tournament on Saturday, travel to Elmira on Tuesday, and host Harrisburg next Thursday. No. 9 Thurston’s only game is a league matchup at home against Springfield on Tuesday.[Read More…]


THE MAIN EVENT Pleasant Hill Billies (3-0) vs. Banks Braves (3-0) Game facts: 7 p.m. at Pleasant Hill High SchoolWhat2Know: Pleasant Hill is undefeated three weeks into the season. A big statement for a team that hasn’t had much success recently. First-year head coach Jeremiah Heacoack now faces his toughest[Read More…]

Thibodeaux gets yuks at Oktoberfest

COTTAGE GROVE – The German beer was flowing, people were mingling and dancing, and everybody was chuckling as Kelly Thibodeaux played “Ain’t No Crocodile” during Saturday’s annual Oktoberfest celebration co-hosted by the Axe & Fiddle and the Brewstation.  “A lot of people come up and ask, ‘Do you really have[Read More…]

Man shoots arrows at people in mobile-home park

CRESWELL – Last week, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a disorderly person armed with a bow and arrows at a mobile home park south of Creswell. The call further stated that the man had put on an army helmet at one point. The Sheriff’s Office received[Read More…]