Lane County

Easy being green: Arbor Month celebrates, promotes sustainability

A series of tree-centered events, including tree plantings, will mark Arbor Month in south Lane County following state forester Calvin Mukumoto’s proclamation that all of April is Oregon Arbor Month.  “Trees play an essential role in the lives of Oregonians,” Mukumoto said. “Living through the extreme heat of 2021 and[Read More…]

Leaders seek transportation solutions in Lane

Last week, local policy leaders participated in a roundtable discussion about the future of transportation – its growth points, community engagement benchmarks, and climate impact.  The event was hosted by Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation (BEST) and AARP Oregon at the UO Ford Alumni Center, alongside community transportation partners like Lane County,[Read More…]

‘Tridemic’ not holiday threat, yet 

For the better part of two years, people in our community were isolated. Children didn’t go to school, parents worked from home, and public events were canceled and postponed in an effort to keep people from getting sick. And that may have been effective, but now another problem has arisen. [Read More…]

McKenzie Fire Coverage and Resources

BOB WILLIAMS/FOR THE CHRONICLE This is a compilation of regularly updated, free Chronicle news coverage surrounding the McKenzie fires and available resources collected from verified sources.  If you have resource information to add, please email [email protected].  Stay safe. Chronicle News Coverage: McKenzie fires: No more donations to Silke Field; new[Read More…]

August cop log, by the numbers

Each month, Lane County Sheriff Office Creswell Sergeant Scott Denham currates a sheriff’s log for calls received and presents it to Creswell City Council. During this presentation, Denham presents call volumes and numbers of cases generated throughout the month, and also provides graphs and comparative charts for council to examine[Read More…]