4th of July, Community

Creswell’s traditional Fourth makes a strong comeback

Photo by Bradley Cook

Photos by Bob Williams

After a two-year hiatus, Creswell’s classic Fourth of July festivities brought feel-good fun back to Oregon Avenue. Most people agreed that this day represents freedom, liberation and self-expression. And for Izabelle Hatch, the holiday is also a day of “appreciating family, appreciating that we just woke up today, we have our health. We are not as bad as some places.” Parade-goers were excited to return to a “sense of normalcy” after a controversial Fourth of July . . .