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May 31 2021 thru Jun 6 2021

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Community Jun. 5
Don’t overlook psychological health needs when making retirement plans
For years, wealth management companies have been telling us in commercials that retirement needs to be on our radar.
Community Jun. 5
Well-known films helped capture RRs’ impact on Willamette Valley
In 1979-80, when we moved Bohemia Mining Days from downtown, it moved to the vacant Chambers mill site. It had been purchased by a California contractor, Alex Madonna.
Community Jun. 4
Pandemic led to AKHS placing greater focus on CTE
There are exciting things happening at Al Kennedy High School (AKHS) and impressive additions have taken root at the SLSD school located in Saginaw.
Opinion Jun. 4
SEDA’s lack of transparency on decision-making disappointing
For decades leaders in Springfield and Glenwood have sought to develop the potential of Glenwood.
Opinion Jun. 3
Oh, the outrage! Forget facts and yell louder
The school teacher called, concerned about “the impact on our kids.” Multiple business owners shared concerns regarding the potential near- and long-term effects on their stores.
Community Jun. 3
CHS girls hoops picking up pace; boys on hiatus
Tyler Hollingsworth wants his Creswell girls basketball players to know that he’s seeing terrific progress in the team. It would be so much easier to get that message across if the Bulldogs were winning more games.
Community Jun. 3
No novelty, just down-home talent
Just because The Down-Home Boys have a keyboard player who joined the band when he was 8 years old, that doesn’t make them a novelty act ... does it?
Community Jun. 3
By the letter: Library seeks art for alphabet
SPRINGFIELD — If you live in Springfield or rural East Lane County, you have the chance to commemorate your city through art in the Springfield A-Z Art Contest, even if you’re not an artist.
Community Jun. 2
Southern Willamette Valley honors, celebrates fallen veterans
The Creswell VFW conducted its traditional Memorial Day service at the Veterans Memorial site beside the South Lane County Fire station on Monday, May 31.
Community Jun. 2
Federal funds flowing:Rep. Wilde goes to bat for Creswell broadband, shelter in Glenwood
Rep. Marty Wilde on Tuesday announced his spending requests for the federal American Rescue Plan Act will go toward helping communities recover from COVID-19 repercussions in the county, including requests for an expansion of Creswell broadband and a unhoused shelter in Glenwood.
Community Jun. 2
Clubhouse moves, can ‘offer more’
It’s almost playtime in Creswell – and not just because the weather is holding up somewhat consistently. The Creswell Clubhouse moved to a new home this year, the Cobalt Activity Center, and is under construction for a new look – complete with a cushioned dance floor and gym.
Community Jun. 2
July 4 events in Creswell slowly take shape
CRESWELL – With only a month left before July 4 festivities kick off in Creswell, many of the plans are still in flux.
Community Jun. 2
July 4 events in Creswell slowly take shape
CRESWELL – With only a month left before July 4 festivities kick off in Creswell, many of the plans are still in flux.
FreeObituaries Jun. 2
Donald A. Mannila: Aug. 5, 1944 – March 20, 2021
FreeObituaries Jun. 2
Beverly A. Sager: July 21, 1936 – May 16, 2021
FreeObituaries Jun. 2
Briggie ‘Bridge’ Maley: July 6, 1921 – May 18, 2021
FreeObituaries Jun. 2
Alfred ‘Al’ Pimental: Aug. 26, 1936 – Jan. 21, 2021
FreeObituaries Jun. 2
Janice ‘Jan’ M. Solesbee: Aug. 22, 1946 – May 12, 2021
FreeObituaries Jun. 2
Jane Ellingson: March 3, 1938 – May 16, 2021
FreeObituaries Jun. 2
Glenda Shults: April 10, 1953 – May 24, 2021
FreeObituaries Jun. 2
Zakery ‘Zak’ Alen Dolan: Oct. 4, 2000 – May 3, 2021
Community May. 30
St. Alice’s expanded kitchen offers food, hope
SPRINGFIELD — St. Alice Catholic Church father Mark Bentz believes that food can bring people together. “Food breaks down barriers,” Bentz said at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the church’s new kitchen on May 19.

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