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FreeNews Jul. 24
Caravan a short, uneventful ‘parade and protest’
A small caravan of trucks with flags and homemade signs backed up traffic on Oregon Avenue in Creswell on Saturday morning; fewer than 10 people watched the demonstration along downtown sidewalks on a sunny day with blue skies.
Community Jul. 24
Watchmaker’s Covid lesson: Innovate, chase your passion
SPRINGFIELD – Sometimes inspiration will find you again, even if it takes a few years to return.
Community Jul. 24
Improving its lot: VFW receives money for paving
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.
Opinion Jul. 23
Chronicle earns 12 more awards
There are many ways journalists receive feedback on their work, and one is being judged by your industry peers. It’s not so bad, really.
Sports Jul. 23
‘Covid Olympics’ are still must-see TV
Fine words spoken by an aristocratic French educator, historian and founder of the International Olympic Committee, but I suspect few Olympic athletes want anything less than victory.
Community Jul. 23
Honoring U.S. flag always a core tenet for veterans
Gen. George Washington contracted with Betsy Ross to make a flag for the new Continental Army. Each American Regiment carried our new flag into battle; a color sergeant was named to carry that battle flag.
Community Jul. 23
A heroic effort by Bohemia Mining Days organizers
This past weekend the Bohemia Mining Days celebration was held in Cottage Grove. It would have been the 62nd BMD had Covid not forced the festival to take a year off. This is not in-depth coverage of the comeback year for BMD.
Community Jul. 22
Main organizers of parade receive citations from LCSO
CRESWELL – Julie Bivens of Creswell and Chris Tough of Cottage Grove were cited Monday, July 19, by LCSO Sgt. Scott Denham for their roles in organizing and participating in a July 4 parade in Creswell.
Jul. 21
Lane Transit general manager resigns
News Jul. 21
LCC goes full vax status for on-campus learning in Fall
Lane Community College will require vaccinations to return to on-campus learning starting in the Fall, its board unanimously decided at Wednesday night's meeting.
News Jul. 21
Construction costs slow Creswell fire station
COTTAGE GROVE – With the exorbitant price tag dangling off a single sheet of lumber, South Lane Fire District won’t be building its new Creswell fire station anytime soon.
Community Jul. 21
Patrician residents buy park, avoid eviction
SPRINGFIELD – Sayonara, Patrician Park; welcome to Filbert Grove Cooperative, a 55-plus manufactured home park, now a “resident-owned community.”
Opinion Jul. 21
Creswell is right place to learn for summer internship
"Hello, I’m a lifelong Fall Creek resident, will be entering my junior year at Lowell High School this fall and will be interning with The Chronicle this summer..."
News Jul. 21
Driving a message in Springfield: Buttigieg, DeFazio tout rural investment
GLENWOOD – South Lane County is fully charged – just ask Pete Buttigieg, the United States Transportation Secretary.
FreeObituaries Jul. 21
Marilyn J. Pepple: Jan. 9, 1938 – June 4, 2021
FreeObituaries Jul. 21
Darlene Marie Burback: March 9, 1944 – July 16, 2021

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