Cottage Grove

We’ve all got some place to be… Jane Rapier gets there with LTD

In the fast-paced day-to-days we often find ourselves in, it’s easy to buzz by someone walking down the street without ever considering where they’re going. But we’ve all got someplace to be. We’re all going somewhere.  And if you look close enough, you’ll spot do-gooders quietly, yet persistently, en route[Read More…]

Take care: Suicide attempt survivor shares perspective, advice

Editor’s Note: In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, this is Part 4 of a month-long series centering around the many facets of mental health from community, to crime, to survivor stories. Read Part 3, “Increased youth suicide rates stress need for open dialogue,” here. SPRINGFIELD — On July 26,[Read More…]

Fast company: Billies’ Thomas sprints to title

EUGENE – Ryan Thomas, a sophomore for the Pleasant Hill Billies, claimed one of the marquee individual titles after pulling off an upset to win the Class 3A girls 100-meter dash at the Oregon School Activities Association State Track & Field Championships last weekend. “I’m so excited. I’ve worked really[Read More…]

Take Care: Increased youth suicide rates stress need for open dialogue

Editor’s Note: In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, this is Part 3 of a month-long series centering around the many facets of mental health from community, to crime, to survivor stories. Read Part 2, “Take Care: Addressing the intersectionality between crime, mental illness,” here. Suicide is one of the[Read More…]

LTE: Remembering Leroy Zimmerman

Dear Editor, It is with great sadness that I recognize another leading citizen of Cottage Grove’s passing,  Leroy Zimmerman, editor and publisher of The Cottage Grove Sentinel in past years. He passed away in Bend, his new home, on  April 10.   The reasons are manifold to recognize Leroy.  As[Read More…]

Take Care: Addressing the intersectionality between crime, mental illness

Editor’s Note: In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, this is Part 2 of a month-long series centering around the many facets of mental health from community, to crime, to survivor stories. Read Part 1, “Take Care: Destigmatizing mental health issues through education, community events,” here. When examining the intersectionality[Read More…]

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