4th of July, Community, Creswell

Fourth of July Holiday: Celebrating close to home

Jasmine Hernandez, 9, decorates the sidewalk in front of City Hall with a detailed pastel flower that won the prize for Most Colorful during Creswell’s Awesome Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest.

Though all Fourth of July celebrations in South Lane County are canceled due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions, city leaders are encouraging residents to celebrate — just keep it local, and keep it safe. 

Due to Gov. Kate Brown’s orders regarding safety and crowds, the traditional events in Creswell and Springfield have been canceled. Neighboring cities like Cottage Grove generally take . . .