Author: By Emma Routley - The Chronicle

Covid has schools ready to pivot; LCC: Only vaccinated on campus

STOCK PHOTO 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. District leaders from Springfield, Creswell, Cottage Grove and Pleasant Hill had released their latest policies[Read More…]

LCC goes full vax status for on-campus learning in Fall

Screenshot from 7/21/21 zoom meeting live streamed on Youtube. 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.  Marge Hamilton, president of LCC, said there has been extensive research put towards the recommendation to become a[Read More…]

County considers better prep

SPRINGFIELD – The pandemic has demonstrated that more preparation is needed in instances of sudden change, and Lane County commissioners are evaluating ways to open more housing and recovery opportunities during a crisis. In the past two years Lane County has faced a 50-year snowstorm, 100-year flood, wildfires, a global[Read More…]

Drink up: Council OKs booze on 4th

CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO Story update, Thursday: CRESWELL – A celebratory “shot and a beer” could have a different meaning this July 4 holiday. The soon-to-be owner of TJ’s Family Restaurant, who said he is playing host to an all-day Fourth of July celebration on the site, won unanimous approval[Read More…]



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