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A good scare

BOB WILLIAMS / THE CHRONICLEDespite the autumn chill, large crowds came out to see what horrors could be found at Dorris Ranch during Willamalane’s haunted hayride last weekend.  For those who love the Halloween season, Willamalane is happy to oblige with spooktacular events planned throughout October.  Despite the autumn chill[Read More…]

District 4 candidates debate climate, Covid

Candidates for Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District, the seat now held by retiring Rep. Peter DeFazio, sparred at an online forum co-sponsored by the Eugene and Springfield City Clubs last week. Democrat Val Hoyle and Republican Alek Skarlatos are the leading candidates to replace DeFazio. Though the District has been firmly[Read More…]

Mill strikers hold the line

More than 1,100 sawmill workers, log truck drivers, and loggers are picketing Weyerhaeuser Corporation sawmills in Oregon and Washington, the first walkout to hit the giant lumber producer in 36 years. After four weeks on the picket line, workers are feeling the impact — but union organizers say morale is[Read More…]

Measures on the ballot

Parks, public safety, water, more  There will be several measures on the November ballot for Lane County voters to choose from — covering everything from police services, fire safety and preventing psilocybin-related businesses from opening shop. Below is a brief introduction to each measure in the communities The Chronicle serves. [Read More…]

Homeless shelter bid awarded

COTTAGE GROVE – Carry it Forward, a Lane County non-profit that serves unhoused people, has been awarded $ 200,000 annual contract with the City of Cottage Grove to run the shelter site off of Highway 99.  “I feel that this is the best bite we can make,” councilor Kenneth Roberts[Read More…]

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…]