Author: LARISSA GARCIA - [email protected]

Viruses on the rise

With an uptick in holiday gatherings, a wave of illness anticipated by health officials is rolling in with full force. Monkeypox has made its first reappearance in Lane County since September, while RSV and influenza cases are skyrocketing,  according to area health officials.  “The Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is spreading[Read More…]

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Things to do… … for the holidays THURSDAY, DEC. 1 – SAT., DEC. 3■ Western Oregon Exposition Christmas Bazaar, noon – 7 p.m., 2000 N. Douglas Ave. in Cottage Grove.FRIDAY, DEC. 2 – SUN., DEC. 4■ Sweet Salvage 7th Annual Vintage Christmas Market, Gray’s Garden Center Outlet, 489 Main St.[Read More…]

‘Pumped’ up for new beginning

SPRINGFIELD – Last week, the Pump Cafe hosted a ribbon cutting celebrating its new ownership — Chloe Nossaman, 19, a recent Thurston High School gradate. “I just graduated high school; I didn’t want to go to college, I wanted something creative,” Nossaman said modestly. “When the opportunity arose, I said[Read More…]

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Other things to do… In Cottage Grove… THURSDAY, NOV. 24■ Quality Trivia Hosted by the Legendary Elliot Martinez, 6 – 8 p.m., Covered Bridge Brewing Group, 926 E. Main St.FRIDAY, NOV. 25■ Friday Night Live with Guitarist David Rogers, 6 p.m., Covered Bridge Brewing Group, 926 E. Main St.SATURDAY, NOV.[Read More…]

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When: Now through Nov. 26  What: Gallery is open Tuesday – Saturday 11 a.m. –  4 p.m.Where: Emerald Art Center, 500 Main St. in Springfield Paul Neevel – ’60 Years of Photography’ SPRINGFIELD – Now through Nov. 26, on display at Emerald Art Center are a retrospective of photographs from[Read More…]