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TRIBUTE: Patricia Contreras

Patricia Contreras May 7, 1952 – May 31, 2024 Patricia “Pat” Contreras passed away on May 31, 2024. Pat was born at Camp Cooke Army hospital on May 7, 1952, to Merle and Joyce Hadan. She was raised in Southern California and graduated from Gladstone High School. In 1979, she[Read More…]

TRIBUTE: Lucy Cook Norris

Lucy Cook Norris July 30, 1926 – May 26, 2024  Lucy Cook Norris passed away on May 26, 2024 at the age of 97. She was born in Aitken, Minn. on July 30, 1926 to Arthur and Ethel Gabrielson.  The family moved to Cottage Grove, Ore. when Lucy was 14.[Read More…]

Helen Lee: Nov. 9, 1921-May 25, 2024

Helen Lee went to Heaven to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on May 25, 2024. She lived to be 102. She was known as a beloved mother, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. She was born on Nov. 9,1921 in Marble City, Okla. and grew up[Read More…]

Data Center: Public Safety – Week of June 13

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT MONDAY, JUNE 3 (60 total calls)  Top calls: Traffic stop (6), Theft (6), Dispute (4) 6:04 am: Runaway(s) cleared, 375 Goodyear St., EUG 6:41 am: Criminal mischief, 167 S. 47th St. 8:25 am: Theft, 2750 Gateway St. 12:06 pm: Minor(s) in possession, 7th St./D St. 12:33 pm:[Read More…]

Classifieds: Week of June 13

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TrackTown: A legacy owned by generations

In an article for Eugene Magazine’s Summer 2008 issue, Vin Lananna—former University of Oregon head track & field coach—wrote, “The spirit of TrackTown USA isn’t confined to the track at Hayward Field. Walkers, joggers and runners fill the beautiful trails that wind throughout Eugene and the surrounding hills. Runners of[Read More…]

Willamalane opens Thurston Hills bike trails

CHRONICLE STAFF REPORT SPRINGFIELD – The mountain bike trails at Thurston Hills Natural Area are open for riding – although the “Super Maple” trail remains closed for maintenance work.  The Peter DeFazio System of Trails at Thurston Hills Natural Area contains four downhill-only biking trails ranging from beginner- to expert-level[Read More…]

Helen Lee: Nov. 9, 1921-May 25, 2024

Helen Lee went to Heaven to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on May 25, 2024. She was a centurion and lived to be 102. She was known as a beloved mother, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother.  She was born on Nov. 9,1921 in Marble City,[Read More…]

Scot Davis: April 8, 1957-May 11, 2024

Scot Collins Davis, 67, of Springfield, Ore. passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by loved ones on May 11, 2024. Scot is remembered for his unwavering positivity, resilience, vibrant sense of humor, and compassionate, loving heart.  Scot was a triplet, born in April 1957, with siblings Mark and Kim[Read More…]

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