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Creswell councilor Medina resigns
“My family has decided that we can no longer live in a state that attacks our children in schools and is taking our freedoms away day by day,” Medina wrote in his resignation letter.
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PETS Sep. 26
Pet memorials offer peace and reflection
WILDFIRES Sep. 26
Wildfires, 1 year later: Lucky to survive, grateful for help
Sharon Poitra told her young granddaughter they were going “Camping in the Car.” Since she was talking to a 4-year-old, she didn’t want to be brutally honest and say they were snowbound. That they didn’t know how long they would be there.
THE ANGLER'S LOG Sep. 24
The Angler's Log: A dream trip on Rogue River
As you float away from Grave Creek landing, before you even have time to wave goodbye ... Oregon’s Wild and Scenic Rogue River immediately gets your attention.
OPINION Sep. 23
Letters: 'A clear choice' for mayor
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Sep. 23
Part 2: Creswell mayoral candidate Q&A
Why would you be a better fit for the job than the other applicants? ... How would you deal with negative criticism from the community? ... What is an immediate goal you want to accomplish and how would you work to achieve it? ... See what candidates Prociw and Stram have to say in Part 2 of this Q&A.
NOSTALGIA CORNER Sep. 23
Rotary roar: It happened at The Green ... no lyin’
BUSINESS Sep. 23
Bangin‘ out a living: Opportunity drives local restaurant owner
"I chatted with Bollinger, who lives in Creswell, before the dinnertime crowd started arriving for the variety of sausages and beers on tap that earn his Eugene restaurant a stream of local awards and shining Yelp reviews ... "
COTTAGE GROVE Sep. 23
Dorena bridge getting facelift
FreeCLASSIFIEDS Sep. 22
Classifieds: Week of Sept. 23
Pups for sale, and more! Classifieds are $7 for 20 words. Email [email protected]
LEGAL NOTICES Sep. 22
For the Record: Week of Sept. 23
FreeTRIBUTES Sep. 22
Riley E. Lott, Jr.: Deceased: Aug. 29, 2021
FreeTRIBUTES Sep. 22
Area death notices
FreeTRIBUTES Sep. 22
Charles ‘Chuck’ Hawks: Jan. 13, 1945 – Aug. 23, 2021
FreeTRIBUTES Sep. 22
Jeffrey Lynn Crum: March 12, 1956 – Sept. 5, 2021
FreeTRIBUTES Sep. 22
Barbara Rosenthal: June 6, 1956 – Sept. 6, 2021
COTTAGE GROVE Sep. 20
Lights out for Village Green: Historic road resort to close Sept. 30
COMMENTARY Sep. 19
Commentary: Praying for rain while planning and helping
EDUCATION Sep. 17
Pleasant Hill HS students participate in Space Camp
Jessica Clough and Zoey Brott – both sophomores at Pleasant Hill High School – attended the Advanced Space Academy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.
GOVERNMENT Sep. 16
Prociw, Stram: Creswell mayoral candidate Q&A
Creswell City Council will appoint a mayor in October. So far, council president Kevin Prociw – who is acting interim mayor – former three-term mayor Dave Stram and new councilor JoeRell Medina have applied for the position. The Chronicle posed questions to all three candidates; Medina did not respond. Here is Part I of their answers.
FreeTRIBUTES Sep. 16
Nancy Howe Stephens: 1941 – Aug. 26, 2021
FreeTRIBUTES Sep. 16
Richard ‘Dick’ Simons: May 16, 1943 – Aug. 31, 2021
FreeTRIBUTES Sep. 16
Ray Steven Brown: Sept. 2, 195 – Aug. 28, 2021
FreeTRIBUTES Sep. 16
Douglas Frank Gesh: Sept. 20, 1943 – Aug. 29, 2021
FreeTRIBUTES Sep. 16
Irma Rachel Harwood: Oct. 24, 1918 – Sept. 4, 2021
FreeTRIBUTES Sep. 16
Glen William Brock: June 24, 1942 – Sept. 2, 2021
FreeTRIBUTES Sep. 16
Alice Ann Hermansen Deceased: Sept. 5, 2021
FreeBUSINESS Sep. 16
The Chronicle earns 18 state awards for weekly paper, ads
FreeCRESWELL Sep. 16
Leading, without excuses
PETS Sep. 11
Dog Sense: Does your dog really understand its cues?
“My dog knows it! He’s just being stubborn.” Do you find yourself saying this when your dog doesn’t follow your cue?
COMMUNITY Sep. 10
Post-grad program provides free six-week fall football training camp
Pac West Academy is hosting a free six-week fall football training camp from Sept. 11 through Oct. 23. The sessions will include speed-and-agility drills, individual position work, 1-on-1 competitions, 7-on-7 scrimmages, and lineman competitions.
OPINION Sep. 10
Letters: Creswell mayor race, misdirected anger
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Sep. 10
Lane County Angler's Log: Take time to scout before heading out
CRESWELL Sep. 9
Creswell filmmakers ensure movie fans can expect the unexpected on ‘Mount Adams’
If you like mysteries, Mount Adams is probably your kind of place.
FreeSPRINGFIELD Sep. 9
Mi casa es su casa: Diverse groups sharing new ‘home’ in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD – A unique center in Springfield was unveiled on Aug. 31, after a newly-installed sign outside the center announced Casa de la Unidad/House of Unity to the Springfield community.
FreeCOVID-19 Sep. 9
Lane County schools reopen; ICU beds near full
Covid hospitalizations reached record highs last week before receding slightly, but those numbers remain alarmingly high for hospitals, according to Dr. Dean Sidelinger, state epidemiologist.
OPINION Sep. 8
Guest column: When life gives you a lemonade stand, squeeze it for all it’s worth
CRESWELL Sep. 8
Creswell's Hanson makes defenders pay a price
Creswell’s defense kept Harrisburg out of the red zone all night on Friday.
FreeTRIBUTE Sep. 8
Eldon LaVerne Edwards: July 22, 1929 – Aug. 24, 2021
FreeTRIBUTE Sep. 8
Paul Kwake: Oct. 10, 1945 – Aug. 31, 2021
FreeTRIBUTES Sep. 8
Gary McMahan: July 22, 1965 – Aug. 23, 2021
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