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Anderson believes third stint as Board Chair will be the charm

CRESWELL – Even with his six years of experience as a school board member, Mike Anderson admitted that he still gets a little nervous before each meeting. Voted in as chair for the 2019-20 school...

High school presents new science curriculum

CRESWELL - Creswell High School will be adopting a new science curriculum that puts students at the center of instruction. Instead of relying only on textbooks and a lecture from science teachers,...

Art talks at the 2nd Friday Art Walk

SPRINGFIELD – For Springfield's Colette Govan, the Second Friday Art Walk is one opportunity to see all the changes in town. "There's a lot going on here," she said. The September Second Friday Art...

Hope on the horizon for Springfield's homeless

SPRINGFIELD – The Egan Warming Center is hopeful of finding a new location to service the Springfield area this winter. Negotiations are underway for a site that will likely provide at least a...

Chuck and Alice brings Portland-style boutique downtown

SPRINGFIELD - Throughout the home décor boutique, tokens from the shop's namesake are hung on the walls: Canvas photographs of the couple, Chuck and Alice; a woven deer tapestry that hung in their...

Booth-Kelly becoming a hub again

SPRINGFIELD - Booth-Kelly was a central hub for the City of Springfield in its early formation. And recently it has become a center of activity once again. This stems from the unique and interesting,...

Carousel committee continues progress

COTTAGE GROVE - A Philippine delegation visited the District 5110 as part of the Rotary Friendship Exchange. Ten members of the Philippine delegation visited local Springfield, Cottage Grove, and...

Grovers can get free food at numerous locations

If you live in Cottage Grove, here are the places you can go to get free food. To find a food pantry that serves you or for more information, call 541-343-2822. Seventh Day Adventist Church, 820 S. 10th St. Free produce, third Mondays, 1 p.m. Hot...

Roadtrip in the Gypsy Rose

My family recently embarked on a four-generation road trip. There were five of us in a small recreational vehicle. Our ages ranged from 7 to 93, including myself; my mom, "Grandma Em"; two of my...

Ronald Scott Chase

Ronald Scott Chase, 59, passed away on Sept. 4, 2019. He was born in Cottage Grove, Oregon to Theodore and Lavonne (Kethcart) Chase on Sept. 4, 1960 and was raised by his mom and dad, Donald R....

The kids have got it right – and have a right

It is not always that young people make the best decisions. Youth can be about indulgence, risk-taking, and just plain dumb moves that come from naïveté. But in the case of 16-year-old Greta...

Costly mistakes led to a bucket-list trip

Did you ever wish you had the chance to compete against a clock, dodging everyone and everything in your way as you make a mad dash in an effort to make it somewhere important on time. Such a scenario came up recently. It was exhilarating. It was...

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: Allegiance. I do not question the overriding importance of the Pledge of Allegiance as a statement of patriotism: We Americans depend on each other for our overall security in a dangerous world. But do we also pledge allegiance to...

Help Bulldogs 'end(zone)' childhood cancer

CRESWELL - Whenever they take the field, the Creswell Bulldogs football team always works hard to get into the endzone and – if possible – win the game. But now they have extra incentive to...

Golfers, sponsors asked to step up 'fore' CHS sports

CRESWELL - Sixteen hole sponsors are already onboard, and excitement is building among local sports fans and golf enthusiasts for this year's Big Dawg Golf Tournament, a fundraiser supporting...

Let's focus on prevention during breast cancer awareness

Each year in October we recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Most of the fundraisers and events are focused on the forever search for cures to this disease which affects so many. As a nutritional...

Stay healthy during shorter, cooler days

As shorter days, cooler weather and less access to healthy summer foods are upon us, we experience a decline in our immune system; hence, “cold and flu season.” There are several affordable ways to keep your immune system boosted throughout the...

Horse racing, and horse-race fixing, used to be wildly popular

Horse racing is a sport that's largely faded from the scene in Oregon. There's still an active community, and plenty of money changes hands at racetracks – but it's more or less a niche thing....

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