Letters to the Editor

Thanks, South Lane County Fire & Rescue!

Dear Editor, Thank you to the teams and volunteers at South Lane County Fire & Rescue for their fast, professional and quick response on Feb. 8 and also on April 8, in response to my husband, Al. I called them both days, and they transported him to RiverBend. Kathy January[Read More…]

Thanks, Creswell Grange!

Dear Editor, We would like to express a huge thank you to the Creswell Grange members for all the efforts put into the dinner honoring Vietnam War veterans on March 29. Al and Kathy January Creswell . . . You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day[Read More…]

Book sale a Success

Dear Editor, The Friends of the Creswell Library want to thank everyone who helped make our recent book sale a wonderful success. Over the weekend, we raised just over $3,500, which will go toward the library’s planned expansion project. We were especially grateful to the CHS Mr. Bulldog contestants and[Read More…]

No free press, no freedom!

Dear Editor, I am a former Crow Applegate Lorane school board member. Sadly, most of our meetings took place with no member of the public choosing to attend, even as decisions about the lives and tax dollars of our community were made! Fortunately for the citizens of our district, a[Read More…]

Title transfer a success!

Dear Editor, The board members of Creswell Heritage Foundation thank all those who attended the Title Transfer Ceremony last Thursday. We were very pleased with the turnout and the demonstration of support for our project of restoring the Old Schoolhouse. We especially thank Mayor Dave Stram and City Administrator Michelle[Read More…]

Tree huggers unite

Dear Editor, Like it or not, we live in a blue state. That being the case, we are not considered good citizens unless we, among other things, show compassion and empathy for those apparently less fortunate than us. Some of these folks live in bushes and trees and only come[Read More…]

Pedestrian safety: Safety can’t be painted

Dear Editor, Under Oregon law there is a crosswalk at every intersection; a pedestrian is crossing the roadway in a crosswalk when any part or extension of the pedestrian, including but not limited to any part of the pedestrian’s body, wheelchair, cane, crutch or bicycle, moves into the roadway in[Read More…]

Cottage Grove carousel project has successful fundraiser

Dear Editor, Would like to report a very successful Saturday night dinner/dance fundraiser for the carousel. We had over 100 ticket sales. The fundraiser was held at the Cottage Grove High School cafetorium, and I’m happy to report the food was terrific! Shelley Kurtz, former KVAL news anchor, was our[Read More…]

Library book sale is March 9 to 11

Dear Editor, The Friends of the Creswell Library will be holding their annual book sale in March at the Creswell Community Center located at South 1st and C streets. A preview sale will be held on Friday, March 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. It is free for Friends of[Read More…]