Author: Chronicle Staff

December Class Acts

Cottage Grove High School The Cottage Grove High School December Student of the Month is Kennedy Umbarger, ninth grade. According to educator Elyzia Wineriter, “Kennedy is an intelligent and eager learner, always exploring more possibilities with other students. She makes my day just by being in class and asking questions.”[Read More…]

LTD installs new board members

Gov. Kate Brown has appointed three new members to the Lane Transit District Board of Directors to serve four-year terms this month.  Heather Murphy is an early learning administrator at South Lane School District  who represents Subdistrict 3: Southeast Eugene, Creswell, Cottage Grove and Lowell  areas. She is a former[Read More…]

2022: Journalistic review

EUGENE – KLCC host and Chronicle business writer Michael Dunne on Dec. 29 hosted a year-end media roundtable to discuss the biggest local stories of the year and their impact on the region. The roundtable included the following journalists:  Erin Tierney-Heggenstaller, executive editor of The Chronicle; Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick, reporter from[Read More…]

GO2: Week of Jan. 5

What: Preschool storytime Where: Cottage Grove Library, 700 E. Gibbs Ave. When: Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. Fun with stories and songs that encourage development of early literacy skills in young children, using the guidelines from the Every Child Ready to Read program. For 3 to 5 year-olds. FRIDAY, JAN. 6 •[Read More…]

Richardson to lead masonic lodge

CRESWELL — On Dec. 26, Michael Richardson was installed as worshipful master (president) of Creswell Masonic Lodge #112 at 73 W. C St. Creswell Masonic Lodge #112 was chartered on July 12, 1894.

Chronicle milestones in 2022

■ We partnered with Cottage Grove and Creswell Chambers of Commerce to produce their annual Newcomers & Visitors guides. … We also published our Graduation magazine – covering all five high schools.  ■ We launched the High School Sports Zone – covering every boys and girls team at all five[Read More…]

GO2: Week of Dec. 29

In Springfield THURSDAY, DEC. 29 • Karaoke night at Conway’s, 9 p.m., 5658 Main St. SATURDAY, DEC. 31 • New Year’s Eve Party at the Paw, 7 p.m. – 1 a.m., The Monkey’s Paw Tiki Bar, 420 Main St.  • Conway’s New Year’s Eve Bash, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.,[Read More…]

Rebecca ‘Kay’ Andrews

July 27, 1947 — Dec. 18, 2022 Rebecca “Kay” Andrews, 75, of Cottage Grove, Ore. passed away suddenly on Dec. 18, 2022.  Kay was born July 27, 1947 in Eugene, Ore. to parents Elwyn and Beryl (Nickeson) Bamford.  After graduating high school, she married Jamie D. Andrews Oct. 30, 1965[Read More…]



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