Kidnapped woman rescued in Creswell

Martinez-Cruz CRESWELL – An adult woman was found safe in Creswell, after being kidnapped by a Eugene resident on July 18.  That Sunday, a missing person was reported at 1:58 a.m. in downtown Eugene, near West Broadway and Olive streets. Family and patrol officers canvassed the area but the victim[Read More…]

Driving a message in Springfield: Buttigieg, DeFazio tout rural investment

NOEL NASH/CHRONICLE PHOTO From left, Rep. Peter DeFazio, Lane Transit District general manager Aurora Jackson, Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis, and Springfield Mayor Sean VanGordon listen to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Thursday, July 15 at LTD’s station in Glenwood. GLENWOOD – South Lane County is fully charged – just ask[Read More…]

Parade aftermath still sparks debate: City leaders try to explain roles, dispel misinformation

ERIN TIERNEY/CHRONICLE PHOTO It was standing-room only at City Hall on Monday in Creswell as the City Council heard community comments surrounding the Fourth of July parade, conducted without permits. City officials attempted to clarify misinformation about their role in the traditional event. CRESWELL – It was standing-room only at[Read More…]

Proud Boys won’t be in Bohemia Mining Days parade

COTTAGE GROVE – The Bohemia Mining Days’ two-day festival and parades will continue without interruption, president Don Williams said Friday morning, after members of the Proud Boys extremist group said they would not try to participate in events.  On Thursday, Williams told The Chronicle that BMD’s parade chairman told him[Read More…]