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McKenzie Cider and Craft Beer Festival

SPRINGFIELD-Last weekend, an estimated 3,000 people attended the seventh annual McKenzie Cider and Craft Beer Festival at the Bob Keefer Center in Springfield. Over 150 varieties of cider and beer...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    October 31, 2019

Month-Long Transportation Project Underway on Oregon Avenue

CRESWELL – The well-known stretch of Oregon Avenue that runs over the railroad tracks between Front and Mill streets is often congested on most days, leading to an uneven symphony of honking horns...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    October 17, 2019

FUN AND FIRE PREVENTION

As most school kids were tucked away in classroom in the morning hours of October 8, approximately 160 students convened for a fieldtrip to learn about fire safety. State Farm Insurance of...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    October 10, 2019

Nonprofit could make it RAIN success in Creswell

CRESWELL – As the seasons change in Creswell, so do the opportunities to network and thrive. Last week, the City of Creswell hosted a free luncheon with guests from Oregon Regional Accelerator...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    October 3, 2019

Crafts + Cider

SPRINGFIELD – Last weekend at Bring Recycling Director of Operations Steven Colbert instructs young orchardist Wiley Bucolo in how to press apples into cider for Wildcraft Cider Works' 5th annual...

 

Swallowtail Spirits grand opening

SPRINGFIELD – Last weekend, Springfield distillery Swallowtail Spirits held their grand opening to a packed house. Though the tasting room had a soft opening last month, patrons braved heavy rains...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    October 3, 2019

75 & feelin' fine

The storm clouds parted and the sun was shining Sunday as Willamalane Park & Recreation District celebrated its 75th anniversary with a sprawling community hoopla at Willamalane Park in...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    August 8, 2019

Taking a swing at it

On Tuesday, July 23, Emerald Valley Golf & Resort hosted the 45th annual Eugene/Springfield Joint Chamber Golf Classic. Members of the Eugene and Springfield Chamber teed off at 1 p.m. and were...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    July 18, 2019

Into the Wild Blue Yonder

The 2019 Pacific Northwest Air Tour stopped off at Hobby Field in Creswell last week to refuel, smack on burgers, and to inspire. Traveling to multiple small-town airports throughout the North Wet,...

 

What a long strange trip it's been...

The slumbering city of Veneta sprouted to life last week as thousands invaded the forest grounds with body paint, sparkles, and a child-like enthusiasm that spread like pollen through the winding...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    June 27, 2019

Territorial Highway fixes slated next summer

In their first meeting with townspeople since 2017, Lane County Department of Works (LCDW) representatives were greeted by a packed house at Lorane Grange last week to discuss improving the 5.71 mile...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    June 20, 2019

Celebrating carousel success with a skydive

Spirits were high Saturday morning, as a handful of board members from The Friends of the Cottage Grove Carousel Committee (Carousel Friends) met up at the Creswell Airport for a much-anticipated...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    June 20, 2019

Just another day...

A couple strolls by one of the most well-known murals, installed by the Old City Artists in 2014, depicting Matt Groening's epic Simpsons characters. This is only one of many murals throughout the...

 

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