Opinion & Editorial

Three sustainable steps to upgrade your wardrobe

Have you ever heard of the term “fast fashion?” No, it doesn’t mean your T-shirt can win an Olympic sprint or your socks can claim victory in the next Indianapolis 500. Instead, as Merriam-Webster states, fast fashion is “an approach to the design, creation, and marketing of clothing fashions that[Read More…]

LTE: The fixed income poverty myth

Dear Editor,  Throughout the decades of my employable years I never knew if there would be job security from day to day. Commission incomes are highly variable, never fixed. Now, receiving Social Security, I finally have a “fixed” guaranteed income which increases for inflation, not exactly fixed. While I have[Read More…]

7 years of dedication saved Creswell’s historic schoolhouse, Creswell First! takes it from here

It was one of the first stories I stepped into as a reporter for The Chronicle. About eight years ago, the Creswell City Council had a tough decision to make. It was under ownership of a dilapidated one-room schoolhouse in the middle of a residential neighborhood. With no capacity to[Read More…]

Fixing Measure 110’s failures: Recriminalization will empower people  to seek treatment

MEASURE 110 BACKGROUND The 2021 Senate Bill 755-C codified and amended Ballot Measure 110, which decriminalized most unlawful possession of a controlled substance (PCS) offenses. 58.5% voters across the state voted in favor of the ballot measure, including 60.7% of voters in Lane County. … Measure 110 reduced the penalties[Read More…]

50+ first names …

The last time I caught up on all of the people I meet and interact with was well before the ice storm. In fact, it might have been before Taylor and Travis started dating.  I’ve been joining a few members of the Twin Rivers Rotary Club for coffee at the[Read More…]

Nash joins Chronicle as distribution manager

Benjamin Nash has been named The Chronicle’s distribution manager, overseeing all aspects of the company’s home delivery, subscription, and single-copy sales of the weekly newspaper. He’ll also lead multiple circulation and subscription initiatives to continue growing the paper’s readership. Nash, 32, has been an automotive parts specialist the past 11[Read More…]



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