Author: ERIN TIERNEY HEGGENSTALLER - [email protected]

Black, white and read all over: Chronicle celebrates expansion, relationships

BRAD COOK / THE CHRONICLE – From left: Erin Tierney, executive editor; Ryleigh Norgrove, reporter; Noel Nash, owner and publisher; and Denise Nash, chief operations officer and co-owner at the Cottage Grove ribbon cutting event. What’s that saying? Is it always darkest before dawn? We haven’t been shy about sharing[Read More…]

Springfield Council hears pushback on police chief hiring process; city manager responds

CHRONICLE PHOTO – An illuminated Springfield Police sign inside the department. SPRINGFIELD — Questioning transparency of the process, nearly a dozen Springfield residents at this week’s City Council meeting cited their concerns, disappointment, and sense of betrayal in how the City came to its decision of hiring its newest police[Read More…]

From the Editor: ‘How ya doin’?’ The answer is, ‘We couldn’t be better’

Tierney It’s been about five months since The Chronicle moved its newsroom to Springfield. Nearly every week since, I’ve been asked the same question: “How’s it going since you moved out of Creswell?”  The tone and manner in which this question is raised is never lost on me. It’s either[Read More…]

Questions answered, tensions rise at Creswell Town Hall

ERIN TIERNEY / CHRONICLE PHOTO – The Fourth of July Town Hall panelists are, from left: chamber president Bobby Ladley, city manager Michelle Amberg, councilors Misty Inman, Alonzo Costilla, Shelly Clark, Tammy Schuck, mayor Dave Stram, councilor Normajean Osborn, Sgt. Scott Denham, council president Kevin Prociw and KNND owner Cameron[Read More…]