City Government Briefs: Week of Dec. 14

Five finalists announced for city manager role in Cottage Grove COTTAGE GROVE – The search for Cottage Grove’s new city manager is nearing its end as five candidates have been announced as finalists. The finalists are: Highlighted among James Hunt’s 20 years of city manager and city administrator experience are[Read More…]

LTE: Creswell has painted itself into a corner

Editor’s note: This letter is in reference to the Oct. 26 edition article, “In moratorium: Creswell development at standstill.” Dear Editor I would take issue with the description of this as a David-and-Goliath situation in Creswell. The powers-that-would-be in Creswell are clearly demonstrating some deluded thinking, as defined by the[Read More…]

Old-time fun: Billies, Bulldogs revive, relive basketball rivalry

PLEASANT HILL – For a couple of members from Creswell’s 2004 state championship basketball team, Sunday’s first-ever Creswell-Pleasant Hill alumni basketball doubleheader was an awesome trip down the Billies’ lane.  For Pleasant Hill’s Braedyn Cantrell, the star of the day with 44 points, it was business as usual as he[Read More…]

Tribute: Larry Leroy Joslin

Larry Leroy Joslin May 24, 1951 – Nov. 3, 2023 Larry Leroy Joslin of Creswell passed away Nov. 3, 2023.  He was 72 years old. Larry was born May 24, 1951 in Eugene, Ore. to Leo and Ila Joslin. He grew up in Creswell and graduated from Creswell High School[Read More…]

In Creswell, Hot Shots, China Wok are subject to close after all

CRESWELL – Misinformation has led to false celebration. Due to a mistaken source, The Chronicle last week misreported that Creswell’s incoming McDonald’s would not affect China Wok or Hot Shots, two businesses that are located nearby 375 E. Oregon Ave., where McDonald’s will be developed.  The source, construction manager Drew[Read More…]



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