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 By Staff Reports    News    January 9, 2020

Planning Commission will propose strategy for high-density zone

CRESWELL - The Creswell City Council will hear a package of suggestions from its Planning Commission – including two that could help attract high-density development. Councilors will hear a formal p...


City receives grant to help low, moderate-income residents

CRESWELL – Business Oregon is investing in the City of Creswell through through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and will receive a grant of $400,000 for a housing repair...

 By Staff Reports    News    December 5, 2019

Woman falls, gets helping hand

CRESWELL – Rose Eldredge, an 82-year-old Creswell resident, is grateful for the kind gentleman who stopped and came to her aid her after she fell on Oregon Avenue. “I’d like to thank the Good Samaritan who helped me when I fell outside of...


Build something together - Gingerbread workshop a way to connect, invent this holiday

COTTAGE GROVE – The Cottage Events Venue is offering several opportunities for families to have creative holiday fun this season by decorating a handmade, pre-built gingerbread structure together....

 By Staff Reports    News    August 1, 2019

Springfield Briefs

Springfield Night @ the Emeralds Aug. 11 Eugene Emeralds will team up with the City of Springfield for the annual Springfield Community Night on Sunday, Aug. 11 at PK Park. Tickets include the pregame exhibition softball game between the Springfield...

 By Staff Reports    News    July 18, 2019

Go Bohemian this weekend

Calysta Cheyenne-Vox, frontwoman of Eugene-based alternative rock band Fortune's Folly, flirts with the camera during last year's performance at Bohemia Mining Days on the Main Stage. This year's...

 By Staff Reports    News    July 11, 2019

Serious about blueberries

Meet IMA Blueberry, Oregon's blueberry ambassador. You can catch her at local farmers' markets bopping around, and was seen recently in Eugene at the Lane County Farmers' Market. In a state that...

 By Staff Reports    News    July 11, 2019

Springfield Notebook: Following interviews, the search continues

Following last week’s interview process, the City Council directed staff to continue recruiting efforts for the next city manager. The schedule is not yet set. Springfield City Manager Gino Grimaldi retired effective June 30, 2018. The City of...

 By Staff Reports    News    July 4, 2019

Recreating the past - Pacific NW antique aircraft tour coming to town

The Pacific Northwest Air Tour is coming to Creswell for a lunch stop on Thursday, July 11. Over 30 antique and classic airplanes will be arriving in the late morning on Thursday and departing early...

 By Staff Reports    Outdoors    July 4, 2019

Oregon's big game regulations open for discussion before Sept. 13 decision

Residents have an opportunity to comment on proposed changes to Oregon’s big game regulations at a series of meetings around the state in July. Some of the proposals are sweeping changes, and hunters need to be heard. This will be the only chance...

 By Staff Reports    News    June 20, 2019

Public has unique chance to meet board

An official public meeting of the SUB board scheduled Thursday, June 20 -- where board members will respond directly to Springfield residents and ratepayers. It’s believed to be a first by an elected board in Springfield. The Springfield Utility...

 By Staff Reports    News    June 13, 2019

Creswell's 4th of July is Out of This World - Deadlines approaching

The annual July 4 celebration is within sight, and the Chamber of Commerce is ramping up its planning efforts. That means participants and volunteers – especially volunteers – are being asked to...

 By Staff Reports    News    June 13, 2019

Baker elected VFW post commander

Creswell VFW Post 4039 has elected and installed officers for fiscal year 2019-20. Camren Baker has been elected post commander, Tony Jaques as senior vice commander and Bob Beck as junior vice...

 By Staff Reports    News    May 30, 2019

Sprind City Hall Gallery sends out call for 2020 exhibits

The final deadline is fast approaching for artists hoping to be part of the City Hall Gallery's 2020 exhibit schedule. The Springfield Arts Commission offers artists interested in exhibiting their wor...

 By Staff Reports    Outdoors    May 30, 2019

Expert river guide joins Chronicle

Frank Armendariz started his guide career on Oregon’s Deschutes River in 1984 as a contract fly fishing guide then outfitter and owner operator of Rivers Path Outfitters. They specialized in three- to five-day fly fishing/camp out trips on the lowe...

 By Staff Reports    News    May 23, 2019

Springfield Briefs

Canine calendar contest underway Live in Springfield? Pick up a pet’s waste? That’s all that qualifies residents to enter their dogs for the chance to be featured in the city’s 2020 “Canines for Clean Water” calendar. Many people may not...

 By Staff Reports    News    May 16, 2019

Grove bank to be rehabbed with grant money

Cottage Grove recently was awarded $200,000 to rehabilitate the 1903 Bank Building on the corner of Main and Sixth streets granted by Oregon Heritage, a division of Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD). The division awarded 29 other...


2019 Chamber of Commerce Awards Finalists - Business of the Year, Top Agri-Business and Volunteer of the Year

Nominees are: Business of the Year Jeanne Marr of Creswell Healthmart Rory Tyler of Point S Ryan Hoffstot of Farmers Insurance Top Agri-Business of the year My Brothers' Farm Creswell Bakery CK Farms...

 By Staff Reports    News    May 9, 2019

New Miss Springfield is Linda Wagnon

From May 8, 1969 edition of Creswell Chronicle A Pleasant Hill lass, Linda Ann Wagnon, is 1969's Miss Springfield. Miss Wagnon won the annual crown at Thurston High School Saturday before a reported 750 persons. The Pleasant Hill girl presented a...

 By Staff Reports    News    May 9, 2019

Study results in Willamette closures

The Oregon Department of State Lands announced Monday the temporary closure of banks and islands of the Willamette River within the city limits of Eugene to overnight use and camping. Beginning May...

 By Staff Reports    News    May 9, 2019

Area fishing report

Coast Fork Willamette River: Stocked the week of April 15 with 1,566 legal-size rainbow trout. The river is open to fishing all year for trout, hatchery Chinook salmon, hatchery steelhead, and wild steelhead over 24 inches. Bait is allowed through...

 By Staff Reports    News    May 2, 2019

The 40&8 donates to Family Relief Nursery

Family Relief Nursery Executive Director Peggy Whalen recently attended the Lane County 40&8 dinner at their monthly promenade in acknowledgement of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Whalen has...

 By Staff Reports    News    May 2, 2019

'Accentuate the Positive' Singers' Spring Concert is May 5

The Creswell Community Singers will be presenting their spring concert on Sunday, May 5, at 4 p.m. at the Creswell Church of Christ. The spring concert will feature a variety of songs, including musical show tunes, jazz, spiritual, pop, patriotic,... Full story


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