Cottage Grove

LTE: Remembering Ronald Taylor

Dear Editor, It is with sadness I read the obituary of Ronald Taylor, a well known businessman of South Lane County.  The Taylor family has been a mainstay in the area for many years.  Wayne and Mizy I had Taylor’s Towing and Wrecking Yard, and son Ron was a long-time[Read More…]

Tribute: Ronald L. Taylor

Ronald L. Taylor Feb. 23, 1943 — Nov. 5, 2023 On the morning of Nov. 5, 2023, Cottage Grove, Ore. felt the loss of one of the city’s most valued members. Ronald L. Taylor has made the jump into hyperspace to be reunited with his two brothers Sammy and Andrew,[Read More…]

Bench-clearing brawl hangs over Lions semifinal soccer win

COTTAGE GROVE – Within minutes of each other, something terrific – and something terrible – both happened Tuesday night at Cottage Grove High School.  First, the host Lions (14-2-1) continued their improbable run through the Class 4A boys soccer playoffs, defeating The Dalles 3-1 to reach Saturday’s state championship game[Read More…]

Bengtson goes the distance: Cottage Grove standout wins state

EUGENE – Cottage Grove High School junior Carter Bengtson went into the cross country state championship on Saturday at Lane Community College as the clear favorite to bring home the Class 4A boys individual title. Not even a rainstorm could stop him from completing his mission as Bengtson slogged through[Read More…]

CG soccer downs Estacada, moves one win away from state title game

COTTAGE GROVE – Forgive Carter Bengtson for not turning backflips after Cottage Grove’s 4-2 rain-soaked victory Saturday night over Estacada in a Class 4A state quarterfinal playoff game. It was fellow junior teammate Armando Legorreta who did a backflip after connecting on a penalty kick with 35 seconds left, giving[Read More…]



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