Cottage Grove

Hey kids! Deadline nears for ‘If I Were Mayor’ contest

COTTAGE GROVE — The Oregon Mayors Association annual competition to increase youth’s awareness of the significance of local government for students in Grades 4-12 is underway, with the deadline looming for kids to submit their entries. Tuesday, March 14 at 5 p.m. is the deadline. Youth in 4th and 5th[Read More…]

Capitol experience: CG council visits Salem

Editor’s note: This past week, local government representatives traveled to Salem to attend, “City Day at the Capitol.” Highlights included presentations from the League of Oregon Cities government relations team on legislative priorities, and briefings from Oregon’s new governor and legislative leadership about their priorities for the 2023 session. Members[Read More…]

Grove honors poet Burns

COTTAGE GROVE — Last week, Coast Fork Brewing hosted the 8th Annual “Robert Burns night,” celebrating the birthday of the Bard of Scotland. The ale-house was filled with tartan, whiskey and poetry in the spirit of Robert Burns Day, a Scottish national holiday that celebrates the life and work of[Read More…]