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Outdoors Jul. 16
Strategic water release helped salmon; believe it or not – walleye gain ground
Cooler weather was in the forecast as I prepared this week’s report, which is always good for summer fishing.
Opinion Jul. 16
New on the menu: Plenty of patience
I hope everyone was able to enjoy the Fourth of July this past weekend. More importantly, I hope that each of us, regardless of which way we lean on the political spectrum, took the time to really appreciate how blessed we are to live in this wonderful country as we celebrated its birthday.
Community Jul. 16
LTD helps drive home importance of vaccine
Lane Transit District is offering the community a boost with the Vaxpass free bus pass during August for those who are vaccinated against COVID-19.
Community Jul. 16
VFW recognizes Creswell’s Wright
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Oregon held its 100th Convention in June.
Community Jul. 15
Baseball facility attracting more interest
SPRINGFIELD – That dream of having a state-of-the-art baseball facility is finally close to becoming a reality for Bushnell University as it prepares to bring back baseball after a 50-year absence.
FreeCRESWELL Jul. 15
Businesses give back: Creswell VFW thankful for donations
CRESWELL – A pothole-riddled parking lot at the Creswell VFW Post is one step closer to getting back to tip-top shape, after the post received a $1,000 donation from two Creswell businesses on July 15.
SPRINGFIELD Jul. 15
Springfield's Patrician residents buy park
After two years dreading the eventual loss of their homes, Patrician Mobile Home Park is now a “resident-owned community.”
Community Jul. 15
Blueberry festival, BMD events get underway this weekend
Festival-goers could find their thrill this weekend by supporting CASA, the nonprofit that is aligned with the 10th annual Adkins Farm Blueberry Festival Blues & Brews on Saturday, July 17.
Community Jul. 14
Give credit where it’s due: Finding small-business loans post-Covid
Coming out of the historic year that was 2020, there are some once unfamiliar words and phrases that have now become commonplace: social distancing, personal protective equipment, Delta variant, mRNA, and more.
FreeOpinion Jul. 14
Ignorance, hatred fuel ‘community’ comments
Geno Auriemma is the 11-time national champion coach of the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team. His players are household names to fans. Sue Bird. Maya Moore. Breanna Stewart.
Community Jul. 14
Skatepark supporters keep grinding in effort to save, enhance city venue
Skateboarding – like the Cottage Grove Skatepark itself – has had a bumpy ride.
News Jul. 14
Parade aftermath still sparks debate: City leaders try to explain roles, dispel misinformation
CRESWELL – It was standing-room only at this week’s first in-person city council meeting since the pandemic, as community members voiced concerns regarding the unauthorized Fourth of July activities in downtown Creswell.
FreeObituaries Jul. 14
Jenny LeCompte: July 1, 1978 – June 25, 2021
FreeObituaries Jul. 14
Linda H. Hill: July 3, 1947 – June 20, 2021
FreeObituaries Jul. 14
Steven Wynn Coons Oct. 22, 1949 – July 2, 2021
FreeObituaries Jul. 14
Katie Kowalko: Nov. 25, 1921 – July 1, 2021
FreeObituaries Jul. 14
Sandra K. Massey: Jan. 16, 1954 – July 6, 2021
FreeObituaries Jul. 14
Ray J. Coburn: Nov. 8, 1936 – June 28, 2021
FreeObituaries Jul. 14
Herman Ray Thompson: Dec. 12, 1934 – July 5, 2021
FreeObituaries Jul. 14
Fern Carpenter: Feb. 18, 1921 – June 26, 2021

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