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New fire station plans ‘on ice’

CRESWELL — South Lane County Fire & Rescue will not be pursuing the bond measure for the proposed new fire station in Creswell in November, Division Chief Joe Raade said on Tuesday, citing financial impacts because of the Coronavirus.  

“There are a lot of people unemployed because of the virus, and we want to be sensitive to that,” Raade said. “There was very informal discussion this spring that due to COVID-19 and the economy, they may want to wait for things to get better,” Raade said, and that to his knowledge, “there has . . .

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