Local History

1984 – Museum renovation begins

34612 BILL LUND/THE CHRONICLE EXCERPT FROM OCT. 5, 1994 – Last week, volunteers from the Creswell Historical Society tore down the chimney of the Creswell Historical Museum, marking the first phase of remodeling for the 105-year-old building. The restoration of the museum, which also houses the Creswell Chamber of Commerce[Read More…]

Accident rash hits Creswell

A side order of shakes is contained in this trailer which turned over Tuesday morning after a dolly wheel collapsed. The trailer rolled into a power pole on the way over, causing a one-hour power outage to industrial and residential users north of Creswell. Driver of the tractor hauling the[Read More…]

25 years ago…

Nicole Brown 1994 Local bike enthusiast Nicole Brown competed in her first race, riding her custom built BMX at Autzen Stadium in Eugene. She finished in second place, competing as the only female in the competition. Substitute teacher and owner of Creswell Cyclery Jim Bolivar is sponsoring Brown in upcoming[Read More…]

Mini gas war pleases purchasers

A ‘mini gas price war” erupted mildly in Creswell late last week, drawing quiet cheers from observant gasoline purchasers and frowns from gas station operators. Despite the price war, or perhaps because of it, major oil company stations in Creswell pumped lumber gallonage over the weekend, almost to the point[Read More…]