CTE program tackling Oregon’s homeless

Students across middle, high schools helping construct sheds, cottages, planters, and more Although Constructing a Brighter Future has rebranded itself as Team Oregon Build, a new name doesn’t mean a new direction for the program. In fact, it will be doubling down on its mission – to address the homeless[Read More…]

Briefs: Week of June 20

Lane County auctioning off six properties Included in the auction are lots located in Springfield, Pleasant Hill, Fall Creek, Florence, and Triangle Lake. Lane County is conducting a sealed-bid auction of real property now until 11 a.m. Monday, July 22. Bids open at 11 a.m. on July 23. Winners will be[Read More…]

Graduation 2024: How sweet it is!

CLASS ACTS: GRADUATION CLASS OF 2024The Chronicle’s one-of-a-kind graduation magazine is included with papers next week! See senior portraits and graduation celebrations. Thursday, June 27 COTTAGE GROVE HIGH COTTAGE GROVE – Family and friends showed up and showed out at Cottage Grove High School’s graduation last Saturday, like senior Hayden Voelkel’s[Read More…]

The End of a Chapter

Creswell’s champion of children’s reading retires CRESWELL – Laurie Swanson-Gribskov started Creslane Elementary School’s Intergenerational Reading Collaboration (IRC) about a decade ago, and she is retiring from the program with her legacy well established. IRC is a reading program that works with Creslane students from kindergarten through third grade to[Read More…]

One last ride for Al January: Friends, family to celebrate late Creswell veteran

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. on June 15 at Northwood Christian Church, 2425 Harvest Lane, Springfield. CRESWELL – Alfred “Al” January found fulfillment in quiet acts of kindness. His passing in March impacts the community in both subtle and deeply profound ways, and next weekend,[Read More…]

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…]



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