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FreeCommunity • Our Stories April 11
The Foote Family
Like many other Oregon kids, Megan Foote’s 10-year-old son, Landon, and 8-year-old daughter, Ava, have turned more and more to virtual/online activities as a result of COVID-19 school and library closures, cancellation or postponement of spring sports and other activities.
FreeCommunity April 11
The 'zoom room'
Creswell Library creates online hub for kids, teens
FreeNews • Springfield April 11
Council meets online to OK loan plans
The Council requested another $100k transfer and approved a resolution regarding Interfund transfers for small business loans.
Free April 10
The Chamber's Visitors & Newcomers Guide
Now Available!
FreeCommunity • Our Stories April 10
Touched by polio, blessed by Rotary
I lived through the polio scares in the 1940s and ’50s. I was impacted with my father’s older brother having paralyzed legs, as did President Franklin Roosevelt.
FreeCOVID-19 April 10
Cope and change: Finding joy in the routine
We’ve had a chance to adjust to the many changes in our lives that have occurred in such a very short time.
FreeCommunity April 10
Feed your mind with library ‘takeout’
While picking up your Friday evening restaurant or grocery takeout order, why not feed your mind as well and pick up some weekend reading matter at curbside too?
FreeCommunity April 10
When Disaster strikes, New Hope answers
Even as we continue to struggle locally and globally with the public health and economic crisis triggered by COVID-19, it’s heartening to know that Creswell’s New Hope Baptist Church stands ready to respond to natural disasters.
FreeCommunity • Our Stories April 9
Surviving the Storm: A Memory Evoked by The Pandemic
In November of 1982, I was in the Bering Sea, working as a biologist/observer for the National Marine Fisheries Service and assigned to a Japanese Long Line vessel, The Ebisu Maru.
Free April 9
Senior living communities are remaining optimistic
"Staying home... sounds enticing, but we have seniors who need us..."
Free April 9
How to keep kids busy based upon their signs
Linda LaZar answers the question parents are asking and gives suggestions to help kids stay busy and happy based on their astrological signs.
FreeHigh School April 9
CHS reacts to OSAA cancellations
Per Governor Kate Brown’s announcement earlier today that Oregon schools will be closed to in‐person learning for the remainder of the school year, the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) has cancelled all remaining Spring activities and state championships.
FreeCOVID-19 April 9
Be Safe, Sound & Sure
The Chronicle has worked with the Lane County Sheriff’s Office and Sgt. Scott Denham in Creswell to help raise awareness and help protect people from criminals.
FreeCOVID-19 April 9
Mental health care is especially critical during self-isolation
Even at a distance, mental health services and professionals are there to support clients and those struggling through self-isolation; however, to keep people physically safe, mental health professionals have to try new avenues to reach patients.
FreeLocal Music April 9
Jack Maybe is looking for more monster performances
Browse through the discography of The Jack Maybe Project and one thing quickly becomes obvious: This band has a lot of songs about monsters, and these particular monsters are animated caricatures who play musical instruments.
FreeSPRINGFIELD April 8
Area school counselor arrested on sex abuse charges; police seek info
School counselor in the Springfield area was arrested on April 3 and charged with 10 counts of Encouraging Child Sex Abuse. Craig B. Steinberg, 55, of Springfield, worked with multiple children through his past employment, and the Springfield Police department is asking the public’s help for any information they might have in this case
FreeNews April 8
Chamber closes its office & evaluates dates for events
Raina Napper, president of the Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Board, told members in an email that its office was closed, effective immediately, and that administrator Don Amberg had been laid off.
FreeObituaries April 8
Death Notices
FreeObituaries April 8
Richard Stephen Howard
Sept. 11, 1934 - March 27, 2020
FreeObituaries April 8
Donald R. Stacey
April 15, 1941 - April 2, 2020
FreeObituaries April 8
Glendon Geil
May 14, 1933 - March 22, 2020
FreeObituaries April 8
Richard V. Vargas
Jan. 15, 1931 - March 23, 2020
FreeObituaries April 8
Lora Lee Jensen
FreeObituaries April 8
Sidney Harry Cooke Jr.
Dec. 29, 1947-March 23, 2020
FreeCommunity • Our Stories April 8
Missing out on senior year
I should be watching my daughter play her last year of softball. We should be shopping for a prom dress and getting our nails done. We should be sending out invitations for graduation, and planning a party. Instead we are home, looking at an uncertain future...
FreePublic Notices April 8
Legal Notices
FreeNews • Education April 8
Schools reopen – with virtual classrooms
With the Governor’s announcement Wednesday that the school closure will extend through the end of the academic year, the Oregon Department of Education is helping school district’s continue to provide education to students through “Distance Learning for All.”
FreeCOVID-19 April 8
PREPARING FOR THE PEAK
Like a calm before the storm, the emergency room has been a little quieter lately for nurse manager Heather Lyda. Projections this week indicate that — assuming full social distancing through May 2020 — COVID-19 hospital resource needs will peak on April 22.
FreePolice news April 7
Car crash, shots fired on Row River Road

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