Springfield Museum Rocks!

SPRINGFIELD – "Rocks are unifying," Museum Curator Madeline McGraw said about the Springfield Museum's latest exhibit, "Hidden Treasures: Rockhounding in Oregon," which drew over 200 people of all...

Colts down Wilsonville, advance to semifinals

Thurston Colts linebacker Santino Stranieri, No. 10, breaks up a pass in the endzone intended for Wilsonville wide receiver Mason Dean, No. 1. The Colts defeated the Wildcats 48-9 on a foggy night at...

On-time graduation increases while grade-level expectations decrease

CRESWELL – With the release of the new school district report cards from the Oregon Department of Education, the data found that 87% of students are on time to graduate – a 10% increase from the...

New Heights - On a quest for glory, growth

Near the border of Argentina and Chile, the world's tallest active volcano stands waiting for its next contestant. Ojos del Salado has seen many men try to conquer its steep and icy summit on...

RAIN to strengthen businesses in 2020

RAIN is plugged into 18 rural communities and five city regional areas including Albany, Florence, Lincoln City, Linn and Benton counties, and Oakridge and Lowell. Last month, the City hosted a luncheon for over 20 Creswell business leaders and...

EV magazine bigger, brighter than ever

Two magazines in one. The new Winter edition of the Emerald Valley Magazine is available in businesses, Creswell Chamber, and The...

District plans for expanding population

CRESWELL – Creswell School District is looking into the future, preparing for the additional 130 students anticipated in the district within the next 10 years. “What are we going to do as...

Time spent, and its changing ways

LORANE – Each year, time seems to go faster and faster. Thinking back to my youth, it seemed as though the days, weeks and years, kept at a leisurely pace. There was time to go to school, do...

Heyman honored for valor

PLEASANT HILL – Retired Colonel Richard Heyman, of Creswell, spent a lengthy career in the United States Air Force, serving in three wars including World War II, Korea and Vietnam. For his...

'Dharma Town:' City has long history with Buddhism

Cottage Grove is a place that is deceptively deep in hidden treasures. Sure, we are known for our covered bridges, excellent biking trails and historic downtown, but did you know we host not one but...

Emerald Valley Magazine Springfield Spring 2019

Dover Arnold 'Red' Leopard - March 11, 1936 - Nov. 12, 2019

Dover Arnold "Red" Leopard, of Marcola, Ore., "went to meet his maker" on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, after a long illness. Arnold was born on March 11, 1936, in Glenville, N.C, the third child of John... Full story

Elmer Loyd Kimery June 15, 1938 - Nov. 8, 201

Elmer “Loyd” Kimery also known as “Popeye” of Cottage Grove, passed away Nov. 8, 2019. Loyd was born on June 15, 1938 in Nampa, Idaho to Elmer P. and Martina B.(Ferguson) Kimery. Loyd married Claudia Lucille Angel on May 8, 1959 in Cottage... Full story

X MARKS THE SPOT

Editor’s note: On Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Crowds lined the streets as Kennedy’s motorcade was turning past the Texas School Book Depository. Then, shots fired. JFK was shot in the neck and head. He...

Appreciative of Chronicle's obituary policy, sensitivity

Dear Editor, I would like to say, “Thank You” for the service, which The Chronicle provides, of allowing the publication of obituaries FREE. Being able to honor and remember the deceased in this way is an important and personal narrative of...

What took so long to save the horses?

Dear Editor: In regard to the recent horse “neglect” article in The Chronicle, dated Nov. 7, I would like to just ask three questions: WHY, WHY and WHY? WHY did it take two years for anything to get done about this very serious horse situation?...

Far from a one-man band - New superintendent leading initiative to improve education

Mike Johnson has a plan. Not the plan, but a plan. The Creswell School District superintendent has gathered a large, eclectic group of people – including students, teachers and administrators,...

ALL-DISTRICT CROSS COUNTRY

CRESWELL - The Bulldog boys' cross country leader all season, junior Brandon Moehlmann garnered 3A SD4 All-District honors by placing second at the Special District 4 Championships, held Oct. 29 at...

ALL-DISTRICT BOYS SOCCER

Jayden Pratt was named Goalkeeper of the Year, and four of his teammates were also honored as 3A/2A/1A Special District 3 All-League members. Senior defender Rogelio Legorreta and senior...

ALL-DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL

Four members of the Creswell team earned Mountain Valley Conference All-League honors for the 2019 season. Junior outside hitter Breanna Dapron, senior setter Jenessa Mallory and senior libero Jane...

ALL-DISTRICT GIRLS SOCCER

Four Creswell players – all defenders – have been named to 3A/2A/1A Special District 3 All-League teams for 2019. Senior Jillian Greenfield was named to the Second Team; senior Riley Lamm,...

CHS SPORTS RECAP

FOOTBALL SEASON RECAP Record: 4-5 overall, 3-2 in League Season superlatives: The Bulldogs’ progress this season was undeniable, particularly when you consider the team was 1-8 last year, winless in its league. Now, we’re here: 3rd overall in...

Nutritionally Speaking - Try a paleo Thanksgiving

We have so many choices to ponder when we consider which diet plan to choose, it can make our heads spin. When it comes to planning our holiday feasts, it's hard to contemplate missing out on our...

Scene & Heard - Building Chops

CRESWELL – Times were tough for Hannah Cooper when she first moved to Oregon. It was shortly after the financial collapse of 2008 and she needed a job. But nobody was hiring. "I was crashing with...

Skill, stout shipbuilding kept shipwreck fatality-free

With all the ships that have come to grief there over the years, and all the sailors who have drowned as a result, it's a little ironic that the shipwreck that gave Peacock Spit its name was as...

Rainfall totals have anglers scrambling

I spoke with John Spangler and Jeff Ziller a couple of weeks back – district biologists for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Jeff manages the Southern Willamette district (I shared that...

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