Chamber cancels July 4 event after mayor demands action

CRESWELL – The Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors announced May 14 that it was canceling the annual Fourth of July Celebration amid public safety concerns and Gov. Kate Brown’s executive orders, The Chronicle first reported this past Wednesday on its website.

It is the most recent Chamber-sponsored event to be canceled or postponed, and the public statement came one day after Mayor Richard Zettervall sent an email to the Chamber board pleading for a final decision. 

“I am very concerned!” the mayor’s email stated. “The silence from the . . .

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