Sustainable landscaper’s business is blooming 

Morganic Roots owner, a former point guard, finds true outside game COTTAGE GROVE — A couple of decades ago, the Morgan family was known as a basketball family. After graduating from South Eugene High School in 2005, point guard Arnold E. Morgan Jr. – better known as J.R. Morgan – moved[Read More…]

Annette (Bowers) Gapp: Oct. 7, 1953 – March 15, 2024

We are heartbroken to announce the passing of Annette Phyllis (Bowers) Gapp on March 15, 2024. Annette went home to her Lord and Savior after suffering a stroke on March 6, 2024. Annette’s unwavering lifelong faith brings to mind a quote from Charles Spurgeon: “A Bible that’s falling apart usually[Read More…]

News Briefs: Week of March 14

Two Creswell restaurants close  ■ CRESWELL – After 18 years, China Wok at 375 E. Oregon Ave. is closing down, with intentions to relocate to Eugene to a location yet to be determined, according to Michelle Melvin, community engagement specialist for the Creswell Chamber of Commerce. China Wok’s last day[Read More…]

In brief week of March 7

Creswell discusses ice storm damage, Chamber budget CRESWELL — A recent transportation update was provided at a recent Creswell City Council meeting, noting that: • The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) estimated that they suffered $2.2 million in damage from the ice storm. • Washington and Oregon have received a[Read More…]

Creswell checking off moratorium to-do list

CRESWELL – The city council passed two resolutions this month to address receiving money from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program. The CWSRF “acts like an environmental infrastructure bank by providing below-market rate loans to eligible recipients for water infrastructure projects,” wrote Lauren[Read More…]

7 years of dedication saved Creswell’s historic schoolhouse, Creswell First! takes it from here

It was one of the first stories I stepped into as a reporter for The Chronicle. About eight years ago, the Creswell City Council had a tough decision to make. It was under ownership of a dilapidated one-room schoolhouse in the middle of a residential neighborhood. With no capacity to[Read More…]



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