Lane County schools reopen; ICU beds near full

Alicia Beymer, chief administrative officer at PeaceHealth Cottage Grove and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart, speaks Saturday with Cottage Grove Mayor Jeff Gowing and others in attendance noting the National Guard’s arrival and support. Covid hospitalizations reached record highs last week before receding slightly, but those numbers remain alarmingly high for hospitals,[Read More…]

‘You’re not the boss of me’

Noel Nash, publisher I am lots of things. Sometimes all at once.  I’m conservative. I’m liberal. I’m libertarian, and independent. I’m happy-go-lucky, chill, easy-going and feel an inner peace. I’m angry, downright mad, hateful, spiteful and harbor revenge. My doghouse, it’s been said, has several floors. I’m forgiving, regretful, humble, eager to[Read More…]

’A message of gratitude‘

PeaceHealth caregivers Jessica Sandoval and Cory Vansteenwyk gratefully accepting a donation of 2,000 N95 masks from Qusheng Jin and Ling Wang, members of the nonprofit Oregon Chinese Coalition. With this week marking Hospital and Healthcare Workers week, PeaceHealth celebrates and commends our courageous healthcare heroes — those who provide direct[Read More…]

Chamber cancels Fourth of July Celebration

Creswell’s annual Fourth of July Celebration has been canceled, Chamber of Commerce president Raina Napper announced via an email tonight. “It is with great regret and sorrow that the Chamber board of directors must announce the cancellation of the annual Creswell 4th of July celebration,” she wrote in an email. “Due to the[Read More…]