Author: NOEL NASH - [email protected]

Help save The Chronicle: 114-year-old paper needs financial support – now

A few weeks ago while attending a business-networking luncheon, a woman stood and gave a testimonial regarding The Chronicle. Sitting among business leaders positioned around long tables, I had no idea where the speaker might be going with her comments. She wasn’t an advertiser and there had been no specific[Read More…]

Take notice: Change in law would kill weeklies

This past Thursday night my wife and I attended the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s 73rd annual awards banquet, along with many of our Chronicle teammates and many hundreds of business leaders. Inside the Wildish Theater, nestled between various retail shops and restaurants in Springfield’s vibrant downtown, people socialized and[Read More…]

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…]

Fifty first names only

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…]

Fifty first names only

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…]

Fifty first names only

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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