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Lorane Grange Cemetery spruce-up
Lorane Grange members and volunteers met May 7 at the Lorane Grange Cemetery to spruce-up, mow and ready the cemetery for Memorial Day. The Grange also is planning a workday on Tuesday, May 21, to do the same types of things in and around the grange property on Old Lorane Road. Your help will be welcomed.
Crow-Applegate-Lorane School Board
The Crow-Applegate-Lorane School Board meets at Lorane Grange tonight, Thursday, at 7 p.m. Find out more about the process of keeping our local schools funded and running efficiently in the education of our local youth and lend your voice.
Upcoming school, fire board elections
Be sure to vote on Tuesday, May 21 in the Lane County special election. Your ballot includes a measure proposing the renewal of the five-year local option levy for general school operations. In addition, two school board positions are up for election this year. Incumbent Doug Perry is running uncontested in position No. 1. The incumbent of position No. 2, Troy Wilson, is being challenged by Crystal Nevins.
Two Lorane Fire District positions are uncontested, with Jeri Porter running for position No. 1 and Martin McClure in position No. 2. Thank you to each of these community residents for offering your time and abilities in serving Lorane and Crow!
Graduation week
Crow High School seniors are gearing up for graduation week. On Wednesday, May 29, Senior Recognition is scheduled at 7 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Then, on Sunday, June 2, they will be honored at a 6 p.m. baccalaureate service at the Crow Nazarene Church. Graduation is Friday, June 7 at 7 p.m. in the gymnasium.
Outdoor burn ban
For those of you who have not yet burned your brush piles from this winter’s devastation, you may have to wait until after the fall rains begin. The Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA) temporarily has suspended outdoor burning throughout Lane County due to high fire danger. Let’s be good neighbors and respect this ruling to make sure that Lane County doesn’t contribute to early grass or forest fires in Oregon.
Enjoy these beautiful late spring/early summer days while the grass and trees bear the freshness of new growth, everyone! I believe that it’s my favorite time of year.
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