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FreeSPRINGFIELD ELECTIONS May 8
Kris McAlister seeking ‘RELIEF’ for Springfield‘s most needy
Chronicle staff writer Aliya Hall spoke with the three candidates running for the Ward 3 Springfield City Council seat.
FreeSPRINGFIELD ELECTIONS May 8
Johanis Tadeo focusing on serving ‘marginalized’ community
Chronicle staff writer Aliya Hall spoke with the three candidates running for the Ward 3 Springfield City Council seat.
FreeSPRINGFIELD ELECTIONS May 8
Kori Rodley touting broad experience, commitment to inclusion
Chronicle staff writer Aliya Hall spoke with the three candidates running for the Ward 3 Springfield City Council seat.
COVID-19 May 8
Lane County Fair canceled
Fair had been held each year since the 1800s
FreeCommunity May 8
Sheltering pets in the pandemic
Amid the hardships of COVID-19, there’s at least one bright spot: animal adoptions and foster volunteers have not decreased, and intakes have not increased at Greenhill Humane Society of Eugene.
FreeCommunity • Our Stories May 8
Takeout + support = keeping a cafe afloat
As Derek and Mindy Weber eye their fourth year in business, they are busier than ever trying to keep The Washburne Cafe at 326 Main St. afloat through a pandemic.
FreeCommunity May 8
Care, with a dose of caution
Pandemic can’t mask bond between vets and pets
FreeOpinion • Chinese Astrology May 8
Love match for a Leo-Pig and Lucille Ball
Many years ago, I hosted a call-in radio talk show in Los Angeles answering questions about Chinese astrology. Listeners would tune in for three hours on Friday evenings, and we never seemed to have enough time to answer all the calls queued up. We had a lot of fun, and the most frequently asked questions were related to career and love.
FreeEducation May 8
Notebook: Education Station
FreeOutdoors • Angler's Log May 8
A lifelong connection
I often mention the agencies and some of the individuals who work essentially behind the scenes to manage and enhance the many fisheries Oregon has been blessed with. Given the demands we place on our forest lands, our rivers and other natural areas.
FreeHealth May 8
Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!
It’s been 10 years now that I can’t just give my mom a call, to say “hi,” to get a recipe or share an experience. I always miss her the most in May. She always told me I was her best Mother’s Day gift (don’t tell my sister). She went into labor on Mother’s Day, and after a couple of miscarriages her firstborn, me, arrived on the scene.
FreeEducation May 8
‘Station’ a destination for education coverage
Last week, The Chronicle debuted the Education Station page, which will serve as a hub for all the exciting and noteworthy things happening at Creswell School District and the schools in the southern Willamette Valley.
FreeElections • Springfield May 8
Springfield City Council candidates Ward 3: Rodley, Tadeo, McAlister
Chronicle staff writer Aliya Hall spoke with the three candidates running for the vacant Springfield City Council seat.
FreeCommunity • Our Stories May 7
Letting go of life’s relics
Another quiet celebration combined with sad tones took place one morning, when Jim helped a man load his big Ford tractor onto a trailer and haul it away.
FreeCommunity May 7
Bored yet? Let’s rock!
Jenni Donley, a Creswell resident, mom and ‘painted rock’ enthusiast, provides tips for creating art that rocks
FreePets May 7
‘A tired dog is a good dog:’ Keeping a pet busy in quarantine
Now that you’re home more often while in quarantine, it is a great time to keep your dog busy with walks, fetch and scent and training games to cover their need for exercise and brain stimulation.
FreeCommunity May 7
The present reflects the past
Editor's note: May is National Historic Preservation month.
FreeEducation May 7
Virtual story times engage students
As a mom of three, Creslane principal Amy Halley said with the closure of the schools, she recognized the challenges that came with the transition of teaching from home and felt a sense of urgency to keep the kids connected to the school and each other.
FreeClassifieds May 7
Classifieds 05.07.20
FreeNews May 6
Tracking down the ’hot spots‘
Officials implementing plans to identify COVID-19 cases by zip code, create regional approach to mitigation.
FreeNews • Cottage Grove May 6
Pickleball, peace and volunteering
If you have driven by Coiner Park recently, you have probably seen a flash of bright green and blue jump out at you. The City of Cottage Grove is using the conditions forced upon it by the Coronavirus to do some projects it normally doesn’t have the time to get around to.
FreeCOVID-19 May 6
Readers keep paper’s staff going strong
Thank you for the kind words the past several weeks, and your generous donations. Almost daily, your recognition of our efforts pour in with cards, letters, notations on envelopes, “memo” phone calls … simple, encouraging and heartfelt support.
FreeCommunity May 6
Yes, we're open for business - Cottage Grove
FreeCommunity • Our Stories May 6
‘Amazing and inspirational’
Editor’s note: There were reports of dramatic weather in the area this past Saturday. Linda LaZar, an executive with Magnolia Gardens and author of The Chronicle’s Chinese astrology column, describes what happened in her neighborhood – and how neighbors responded.
FreeCommunity May 6
A Home Companion
The Chronicle team reflects on the first and/or most memorable music concerts they attended. Go to our Facebook.com/Chronicle1909 and tell us yours!
FreeEditorial May 6
Letter to the Editor: Smathers Family
Smathers family a glorious example
FreeEditorial May 6
A matter of distinction
Big business and your small-town paper
FreeNews May 6
Wanna get hitched? Truck yeah!
Crow couple exchange vows from inside a semi
FreeEmerald Valley Almanac May 6
What to do when you find a baby bird
FreeObituaries May 6
Leoral Natalie Murray
Sept. 26, 1922 - April 16, 2020
FreeObituaries May 6
Paul Lee ‘Daddo’ Rothrock
Nov. 24, 1955 - April 24, 2020
FreeObituaries May 6
Velma Awbrey
March 14, 1920 - April 22, 2020
FreeObituaries May 6
Craig McClain Matsler
July 3, 1949 - April 10, 2020
FreeObituaries May 6
Gladys Sherry Baker
July 28, 1929 - April 29, 2020
FreeObituaries May 6
Rosemary Estelle Janz
Sept. 24, 1927 - March 11, 2020

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