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Project Living Hope offers help for Haiti

SPRINGFIELD – When Springfield resident Kyda Dodson heard that her extended family is involved in a project that helps Haitians, she wanted to see firsthand what they were doing. So for her first...

'A flick of a brush' - Marie Newell: The artist behind the eyeliner

CRESWELL – What does model and makeup artist Marie Newell have in common with clowns? According to her, they both wear makeup and try to make people happy. As reflected by her house decor, Newell...

Still stickin' with the choir

LORANE – I am part of the Fern Ridge Community Choir, which plans to do a holiday singalong concert the week before Christmas. A few columns ago, I told you how difficult it was for me to learn...

Santa Store keeps holiday spirit alive

Wearing a festive "Star Wars" Christmas hat, sixth grader Pierce Wilnau selects a vase from the annual Santa Store, which allows CMS students to purchase holiday gifts for family, friends – and...

$2,500 closer to Old Schoolhouse restoration

CRESWELL - Since 2017, a group of Creswell volunteers in Creswell Heritage Foundation have been fundraising to restore the century-old Old Schoolhouse and return it to public use. This year, the... Full story

On the "Nice" list

Abigail Swezey and daughters Adaline, 3, and Blakely, 1 enjoy a story read by Mrs. Claus at Creswell Library during Saturday's Winter Lights...

After 119 years, Currin's footbridge history remains unbroken

COTTAGE GROVE – Two weeks ago on a brisk, grey Saturday morning, Cottage Grovers gathered along South River Road to celebrate. It was a day many have been looking forward to. Some thought it may...

Christmas Cheers

After 116 other parade entries had come and gone, spectators joined in the celebration as Santa Claus closed out the 67th Annual Springfield Christmas Parade on Saturday aboard his bucket truck...

Gail Leslie Edmundson - Aug. 20, 1952 – Dec. 7, 2019

Gail Leslie Edmundson, 67, of Yoncalla, died Dec. 7, 2019. She was born in Roseburg to Robert and Barbara (Maupin) Duncan on Aug. 20, 1952. She attended Elkton schools and graduated in 1970. She also... Full story

Dennis Todd Osburn - Dec. 4, 2019

Dennis Osburn (Papa), 69, died peacefully at his home on Dec. 4, 2019, where he was born and lived his whole life in Marcola. Dennis married Jane Hudson in January of 1969. They raised their... Full story

Death Notices - Dec. 12, 2019

ROWE - Richard Floyd Rowe, 89, of Creswell died Dec. 5, 2019. Arrangements by Andreason’s Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. PRICE - Michael Price, 58, died Dec. 3, 2019. Arrangements by Andreason’s Cremation and Burial Services in... Full story

Terrie (Crabtree) Dodson - Aug. 31, 1949 – Dec. 3, 2019

Terrie Dodson (née Crabtree), 70, of Eugene passed away on Dec. 3, 2019. She was born on Aug. 31, 1949 in Lebanon to John and Lola Crabtree. Terrie was a graduate of McKenzie High School and married Kyle (Pape) Dodson on June 20, 1969. Terrie and... Full story

Stanley Petrasek - Feb. 15, 1941 – Dec. 1, 2019

Stanley Eno Petrasek,78, passed away Dec. 1, 2019 after courageously battling cancer. He was born and raised in Malin, Ore. He was an Eagle Scout, earned degrees from both Southern Oregon College and Oregon State University and served four years in... Full story

Front-row seats to a celebration of care and community support

Officially, it was the Annual Holiday Gala for the PeaceHealth Cottage Grove Community Medical Center, the facility's largest fundraiser. And well over 100 people – local leaders, donors, various...

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, 2019

Editor's note: Creswell resident Rick Higgins is a former state commander of the Oregon VFW. This is the speech he gave Saturday. Greetings. Today, we recall an event on Dec. 7, 1941 that forever...

2019-20 Bulldogs Winter Sports Teams - Boys' Basketball

BOYS VARSITY From left, back row: Dallton Dewey, Carter Cunningham, Payden Criddle, Ruben Moreno, Connor Hanson and Dawson Sharkey; lower: Kai Apo, Gauge Smith, Austin Gabriel, Tyler Atwood and...

2019-20 Bulldogs Winter Sports Teams

GIRLS VARSITY From left, back row: Head coach Tyler Hollingsworth, assistant coach Karley Bellew, Gabby Halgren, Claire Vaughn, Karinna Leonard, Abbe Grubbs, Kia'la Cruz, assistant coach Jennifer...

2019-20 Bulldog Winter Sports Teams

WRESTLING From left, back row: Assistant coach Jesse Wittenborn, Jurny Halvorson, Corbin Allison, Camrin Marple, Nick Kubishta, Hugo Taura, Cam Nguyen, Thomas Green and head coach Mario Perez;...

CHS: Week in Review

BOYS BASKETBALL Game: CHS beat Salem Academy 57-42 at Westside Winter Jam, Dec. 5 Recap: Salem Academy had only two players score in double-digits, as Creswell's defense won the game. Creswell...

CHS: The Week Ahead in Sports

BOYS BASKETBALL Games Tuesday, Dec. 10 CHS vs. Waldport, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 CHS vs. Horizon Christian, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 CHS at Elmira, 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 CHS at Sutherlin,...

WRESTLING: SEASON PREVIEW

Key returners: Rogelio Legorreta will be returning for the Bulldogs. Three of the seven girls competing are returning, Brielle Brick, Carley Wilkerson, and Guinevere DeVore, all of whom were also on...

Nutritionally Speaking - Try a Mediterranean- style diet this winter

Here we are in December; the days are getting shorter, and there's a palpable chill in the air. Close your eyes and imagine yourself sitting at a balmy seaside café, taking in the smells and sounds...

'Nature of Gratitude' gives back to county

COTTAGE GROVE – Eric Alan, one of the creators of Nature of Gratitude, said that in difficult times, it's important to be grateful for the good things despite the bad things. That was one of the...

Creswell's Jones as 'Oliver!' takes audience back to Victorian England

COTTAGE GROVE – Cottage Theatre packed the house during the opening weekend of "Oliver!," the classic and emotional musical of of a young orphan, played by 11-year-old Audriahna Jones, of Creswell....

Just living it up - Farrow and the Peach Leaves

COTTAGE GROVE -- Farrow and the Peach Leaves are doing exactly what every wannabe rock star wants to do. They're living out their dream. Sure, they haven't hit it big, and odds are they never will,...

Deeper than dance

COTTAGE GROVE – South African artist Tumelo Michael Moloi dazzled a small crowd last week at the Cottage Grove Armory with his dance moves, even prompting the crowd to learn the steps. From...

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS

FRIDAY, DEC. 13 Ben Johnson & Company (Blues, rock, soul, country) Saginaw Vineyard, 6 p.m., no cover Downside Up (Southern rock, funk, disco) Mohawk Tavern, 9 p.m. Joshua Scott Jones (Singer-songwriter) Twisted River Saloon, 10 p.m. SATURDAY, DEC....

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