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The 48th Annual Eugene/Springfield Joint Chamber Golf Classic – a partnership of the Eugene and Springfield chambers.  The Chronicle was delighted to sponsor and participate in the event this past Friday at Pine Ridge Golf Club. The weather could not have been better. The course was in great shape, and[Read More…]

A busy weekend of food and celebrations

Our normally quiet, little Lorane has become “busy” Lorane, Ore., with lots of events planned within a two-week period.  The weekend of Aug. 13-14 didn’t let us down as one of the busiest weekends of the year for the community. Jim and I were able to attend the events scheduled[Read More…]

A.C.’s legacy a mixed bag

Not having a head for numbers or legal matters, I began looking for an expert in real estate finance who could explain what the A.C. Bohrnstedt lawsuit was all about in simpler terms. Brian Cox, of Cox & Associates, LLC, has always been personable and kind so I sent him[Read More…]

Natural beauty, tough times, and seeing rural perspectives

Bradly Cook So far, Chronicle photographer Bradley Cook has visited Big Sur, McVay Falls, Santa Cruz beach, and two electric-vehicle charging stations. He’s photographed Buddy Guy’s concerts in Oxnard, Calif., and at Beverly Hills’ famed Saban Theater. He’s visited a succulent garden center, bought giant pistachios at a legendary fruit[Read More…]

This, that & the other …

The redevelopment of Creswell’s 76 Station has garnered tremendous interest far and wide. The project got underway in May with the demolition of the old Dairy Queen/Joe’s Diner building. While chatting with station owner Bill Spencer a few weekends ago, he invited me to take a final behind-the-scenes tour of[Read More…]

Letter to the Editor: ‘Catch the wave’

I sometimes feel like with our protective masks on we are all in robotic, safety mentality. I need my friendly town back. I want us all to “catch the wave.” Everyone knows I am a high-five, handshaking, hugging person. But since COVID-19 has entered the scene I and most others[Read More…]

Letter to the Editor: Smathers Family

The Smathers Dear editor: Thank you so very much for your lovely article about the Smathers family (April 2, by Gini Davis). So many people growing up with hard troubles could be encouraged by learning of this story. It is wonderful to know that if you come from a “bad”[Read More…]