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Community Jul. 3
Capturing a lifetime of memories
Since childhood, Independence Day has always been a family/community kind of day for me and I love it.
Opinion Jul. 3
Celebrating the independence of the human spirit
There are many celebrations of national unity and independence, literally hundreds of them, the world over. Most stand as moments of remembrance of a day when one country formally broke free from the rule of another.
Community Jul. 2
County considers better prep
SPRINGFIELD – The pandemic has demonstrated that more preparation is needed in instances of sudden change, and Lane County commissioners are evaluating ways to open more housing and recovery opportunities during a crisis.
Community Jul. 1
Quiet Gestures: Melhert hopes to inspire, lift others
SPRINGFIELD – At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dawn Melhert began making signs to help herself cope, but mainly to spread encouragement to others.
Community Jul. 1
The police, the parade and celebrating the Fourth
As a retired Army Veteran and 27-year Los Angeles County and Lane County Deputy Sheriff and Sergeant, one of my favorite days has always been the 4th of July.
FreeCommunity - July 4 Special Section Jun. 30
Classic Americana: Creswell's small-town parade stirs 30 years of memories
The Fourth of July has long been a day when we take time to remember where we came from and how we got here, and a day when we salute the efforts of those men and women who have served our country in uniform as well as those who keep things moving in local and national government and civic services, from elected officials to first responders.
Music Jun. 30
‘Concerts in the Park’ returns to rave reviews
COTTAGE GROVE – Everyone seemed to be in a celebratory mood last Wednesday. They had a good reason to celebrate – the Concerts in the Park series was back at Bohemia Park.
Community Jun. 30
Police: $tiff penalties for rogue events
CRESWELL – Under the potential threat of a rogue parade, caravan, an unpermitted rally and fireworks show, public safety officials are advocating for a “safe-and-legal” holiday and warning about consequences for illegal activity.
FreeObituaries Jun. 30
Together again: Reconnecting feels timeless
Last week, I didn’t get my column written because I boarded a plane June 15 to spend four days with a very good friend in Montana.
FreeObituaries Jun. 30
Lillian Arnold: May 22, 1920 – May 18, 2021
FreeObituaries Jun. 30
Jimmie Harold Dockery: Oct. 31, 1944 – June 15, 2021
FreeObituaries Jun. 30
Helen Marie Klabo: Feb. 7, 1947 - June 18, 2021
Community Jun. 30
Not a ‘best practice:’ City attorney warns against political resolution; Councilors raise more questions
CRESWELL – It’s not dead yet, but it’s getting there.

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