COVID-19

Activity center: Residents out and about in spite of virus

Wearing protective gear, Creswell Food Pantry manager Susan Blachnik helps loads boxes into cars during the Pantry’s “new normal” of drive-thru pick-up service and increasing need. MARTHA MCREYNOLDS JR./PHOTO After weeks of being in quarantine, and with COVID-19 recorded infections slowing down in Lane County, people are itching for life[Read More…]

Thank you so much!

We are overwhelmed.  The response to our public appeal for support has generated so much more than money. The comments and diversity of contributors are more meaningful than the hard-earned dollars that they have contributed.  Our donation total steadily climbs, but the generosity and kindness have our “goodwill bank account”[Read More…]

Parks officials urge physical distancing

Lane County Parks officials are urging visitors to do better at physical distancing when they are in County parks. There has been a marked increase in park visitors as the weather has improved, and several visitors have been observed not maintaining appropriate distance from others.  “We know how much people[Read More…]

Creswell’s Hobby Field receiving $30,000 as part of CARES Act

WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) announced Tuesday that he has secured more than $25 million in grants for southwest Oregon airports in the CARES Act. Creswell’s Hobby Field received $30,000, and Cottage Grove State Airport ($20,000) and Eugene’s Majlon Sweet Field ($22+ million) also received grants.  The money is part of[Read More…]

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