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We’ve had our first blast of cold recently, and Tony texted to let me know he saw the evidence first-hand. “It’s cold! I was feeding peanuts to the chipmunks in my front yard Friday, and one ran through the open door and under my couch. True story … just happened.”[Read More…]

Fellowship one of life’s best gifts

The holidays are really upon us. This past week, Jim and I, along with our daughter, Gloria, attended the Lorane Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the Lorane Grange. It’s a tradition hosted by the Lorane Christian Church for many years, but it was put on hold during the pandemic and this[Read More…]

Go 2

Other things to do… In Cottage Grove… THURSDAY, NOV. 24■ Quality Trivia Hosted by the Legendary Elliot Martinez, 6 – 8 p.m., Covered Bridge Brewing Group, 926 E. Main St.FRIDAY, NOV. 25■ Friday Night Live with Guitarist David Rogers, 6 p.m., Covered Bridge Brewing Group, 926 E. Main St.SATURDAY, NOV.[Read More…]

Harold Dean Baskette Jr.

Feb. 3, 1962 – Nov. 9, 2022 Harold Dean Baskette, Jr., 60, of Cottage Grove, Ore. passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 9, 2022. Harold was born in Cottage Grove to parents Harold and Bernice (Cranmer) Baskette on Feb. 3, 1962.Harold married Julia Offill on July 13, 2013 in Cottage Grove.Harold[Read More…]

Marci Rae Stallsworth

April 4, 1958 – Nov. 11, 2022 Marci Rae Stallsworth, 64, of Drain, Ore. passed away Nov. 11, 2022 of cancer. Marci was born in Cottage Grove on  April 4, 1958 to parents John and Lauralee (Jacobs) Weaver.  She graduated from Crater High School in 1976 and then attended Umpqua[Read More…]