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Community Jul. 30
Horses have proven track record as part of mental-health therapy
Often, the word “therapy” conjures images of sitting in a room and talking. And, while talk therapy serves many people well, it isn’t the best fit for everyone – especially people who don’t love talking about themselves, people who process their experiences internally, or people who find actions speak louder than words.
Community Jul. 30
To spend or not to spend, that is the (post-pandemic) question
For the lucky people who are coming out of the pandemic relatively unscathed, a large question looms: Is now a good time to tackle a home or business improvement project that was put off during the lost year of 2020?
Community Jul. 29
Comedy clicking at Grove’s Covered Bridge
COTTAGE GROVE – Bruce Jingles is eagerly awaiting the expected wintertime release of his Netflix special. “My Mother’s Gift” is the working title so far. After his mom died on April 27, he said the loss remains fresh on his mind.
Outdoors Jul. 29
Judge’s ruling should open the gates for salmon, steelhead
My recollection of fishing in Oregon and specifically here in Lane County reaches over 40 years and many of them were spent guiding fishermen.
Community Jul. 29
Kiwanis formally dedicates benches
CRESWELL – The Coast Fork Kiwanis Club completed installation of memorial benches in front of the Creswell Heritage Foundation.
Education Jul. 29
New Online Teacher Shares Rewarding Experiences
"Wearing masks, social distancing, missing events with relatives; the pandemic caused us to shift into a new normal, one our society will remember for decades to come..."
Opinion Jul. 29
‘Hmm. Did you try the on/off switch?’
It seems as though my time, this past week, has been taken up with being on hold on the phone or trying to figure out why something isn’t working on my computer.
Community Jul. 29
Not to drone on, but empty stands leaves viewers with empty feeling
“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” I enjoy a philosophical question even if I don’t know the answer, and I’ve modified it for the Tokyo Olympics: “If the Olympics are staged, and there are no fans present, does anyone care?”
News Jul. 28
Kidnapped woman rescued in Creswell
CRESWELL – An adult woman was found safe in Creswell, after being kidnapped by a Eugene resident on July 18.
Education Jul. 28
Covid has schools ready to pivot; LCC: Only vaccinated on campus
Area college and school district officials are facing a familiar problem heading into the 2021-22 school year – how to establish Covid-related guidelines in the face of ever-shifting guidance from public health officials.
News Jul. 28
‘A portrait of Cottage Grove’
If you have visited historic downtown this month, you have no doubt noticed art hanging in local businesses, 10 of them to be exact.
FreeNews Jul. 28
Councilor among those attacking mayor, manager
CRESWELL – The Fourth of July parade in downtown Creswell continues to spawn controversy and consternation among residents and city leaders.
FreeObituaries Jul. 28
Vic Berkey: Jan. 1, 1946 – July 17, 2020
FreeObituaries Jul. 28
Robert Dickens: July 23,1928 – July 7, 2021
FreeObituaries Jul. 28
Gary Allen Mortensen: May 31st, 1940 – June 23rd, 2021
FreeObituaries Jul. 28
Robert “Bob” Lee Grimes: July 28, 1921 – July 23, 2021
FreeObituaries Jul. 28
Janice Elizabeth Griffin: Sept. 12, 1954 – June 26, 2021
FreeObituaries Jul. 28
Martha Ann Money: March 15, 1951 – June 4, 2021
FreeObituaries Jul. 28
Donald W. Seablom: Aug. 17, 1948 – July 16, 2021

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