Author: NOEL NASH - [email protected]

We’re here to cover your town

We launched a campaign this week to highlight the fact our hyper-local paper serves distinct communities in the southern Willamette Valley.  We’re committed to the idea that Springfield, Creswell, Cottage Grove and Pleasant Hill deserve coverage of it’s people, schools, government, sports, arts and entertainment, local business owners, health care[Read More…]

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As we recap selected moments from 2022 throughout the pages of The Chronicle this week, it’s worth noting a few milestones of our own this year, and recognize the team that puts it all together. It starts, of course, with the co-owner, Dee Dee – who wears too many hats[Read More…]

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We’ve had our first blast of cold recently, and Tony texted to let me know he saw the evidence first-hand. “It’s cold! I was feeding peanuts to the chipmunks in my front yard Friday, and one ran through the open door and under my couch. True story … just happened.”[Read More…]

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The high school fall sports season is a personal favorite, with games played against a backdrop of changing leaves and crisp autumn air. Indoor events have their own special feel, too, and a cozy gym can provide warmth and safety from the elements.  Thurston High School opened its football season[Read More…]

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The 48th Annual Eugene/Springfield Joint Chamber Golf Classic – a partnership of the Eugene and Springfield chambers.  The Chronicle was delighted to sponsor and participate in the event this past Friday at Pine Ridge Golf Club. The weather could not have been better. The course was in great shape, and[Read More…]

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It was almost 10 years ago when my wife brought home a “foster” cat one afternoon following her volunteer shift at Mary’s Kitty Korner in Granby, Conn. I put foster in quotes because, if you know Dee Dee at all, this was a full-on adoption right from the start. He[Read More…]