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Election 2022

Candidacies announced for mayor, council races Editor’s note: In the upcoming weeks, The Chronicle will offer each candidate the opportunity to write a guest column in addition to answering a Q&A. Election coverage will be published throughout October and in early November. Candidates are gearing up for the election, and[Read More…]

Smoky skies, watery eyes

Cedar Creek wildfire begrimes Willamette Valley A thick cloud of haze has settled over the Southern Willamette Valley this week as emergency response crews combat the Cedar Creek Fire. The fire is located approximately an hour SE. of the valley, raging across 87,000 acres, 15 miles east of Oakridge and[Read More…]

Lane Nurses Unite

Several PeaceHealth clinics in Eugene have voted to unionize, making them the first to do so in Lane County. The move is in direct response to issues brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic. “They worked tirelessly through the pandemic. They have been trying to help patients there in the Eugene-Springfield[Read More…]

Springfield jail upgrades health services 

SPRINGFIELD – The Springfield Police Department & City of Springfield have entered into a new partnership with Wellpath, a company providing medical and mental healthcare services to vulnerable patients to provide comprehensive medical services to the adults in custody at the Springfield Municipal Jail.  “Our partnership with WellPath will allow[Read More…]

Constructing a brighter tomorrow

Woodshop teachers across Lane County are following different specs this year – constructing a brighter future for not only their students, but the homeless, too.  In a far-reaching collaborative initiative with Lane Community College, Lane Education Service District (ESD), Lane Workforce Partnership, Everyone Village, Square One Village and 15 school[Read More…]