Author: By Erin Tierney - The Chronicle

Police need help ID’ing suspects

LANE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE/CRESLANE SECURITY STILLTwo suspects, believed to be two juvenile boys, broke into Creslane Elementary School on July 28. Police are looking for help identifying the suspects. Call 541-682-4150 opt 1. Reference Case #22-4136. CRESWELL – Two young suspects were captured on video stealing ice cream and smearing[Read More…]

Pomp, Circumstance & Grit

COOK/CHRONICLE PHOTO Thurston High senior Branton Clement is surrounded by his family on Saturday, June 11, after the graduation ceremonies on campus. See more graduation photos on pages 10-11. Looking onward toward the crowd – be it in bleachers, fold-up chairs or auditorium seats – eyes squinted and smiles widened[Read More…]

Springfield City Council considers police tax renewal

CHRONICLE PHOTO – An illuminated Springfield Police sign inside the department. SPRINGFIELD – A key mechanism for funding police and jail services, the Springfield City Council this week provided input for renewing the Police Services Special Operating Levy.  Sam Kelly-Quattrocchi, legislative and economic development analyst for the City, provided council[Read More…]

Valley mourns, honors vets

“We honor the dead by helping the living,” said Bob Beck commander of the Creswell VFW during Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony. Willamette Leadership Academy Veterans look onward during the Springfield ceremony. The 73rd annual Memorial Day Ceremony was hosted by the Springfield American Legion Post #40 and the City of[Read More…]