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One last ride for Al January: Friends, family to celebrate late Creswell veteran

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. on June 15 at Northwood Christian Church, 2425 Harvest Lane, Springfield. CRESWELL – Alfred “Al” January found fulfillment in quiet acts of kindness. His passing in March impacts the community in both subtle and deeply profound ways, and next weekend,[Read More…]

Grove celebrates first Pride Month: Not all councilors back City’s proclamation

COTTAGE GROVE – Councilor Chalice Savage read the City’s first Pride Month Proclamation on May 28 after mayor Candace Solesbee, one of two people to vote against the proclamation, refused to do so herself. The proclamation recognizes and proclaims this June as Pride Month and that “everyone should be able[Read More…]

Embree takes control of Drifters in Year 3

SPRINGFIELD – Just before the Springlfield Drifters held their media day on Monday at Hamlin Sports Complex, season-altering news was released by the team.  Tommy Richards, the Drifters’ head coach since their inception, unexpectedly stepped down and was replaced by assistant coach Alan Embree – a World Series champion with[Read More…]

TrackTown: A legacy owned by generations

In an article for Eugene Magazine’s Summer 2008 issue, Vin Lananna—former University of Oregon head track & field coach—wrote, “The spirit of TrackTown USA isn’t confined to the track at Hayward Field. Walkers, joggers and runners fill the beautiful trails that wind throughout Eugene and the surrounding hills. Runners of[Read More…]



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