Opinion & Editorial

Riding the rails 

A dog named Owney:  A nod to beloved animal mascots Dear readers,  thank you for supporting The Chronicle and for following the Nostalgia Corner. I am pleased to be writing again after some time away. Today’s column will be the story of a little dog named Owney, who appeared in[Read More…]

Lively: A call for citizens to ‘make culture count’

For more than two decades, the Oregon Cultural Trust has played an essential role in enriching cultural resources across our state by supporting more than 1,600 nonprofits. The Cultural Trust and its donors continue to weave a unique and awe-inspiring cultural tapestry, united by artistry, defined by stories and guided[Read More…]

LTE: Northwest Youth Corp worthy of write-up

Dear Editor, This is in response to the story about Northwest Youth Corps in your Veteran’s Day issue. We were very glad to see the write-up and that the reporter had contacted Jeff Parker, the NYC director. It is a great group and provides much-needed work experience for teenagers and[Read More…]

Being with grief

The holiday season can be both a joyful time of year filled with celebration and togetherness, as well as an incredibly emotional and painful time. For those who have lost loved ones, the holidays can be a stark reminder of the absence of those we love and can serve as[Read More…]

LTE: Creswell has painted itself into a corner

Editor’s note: This letter is in reference to the Oct. 26 edition article, “In moratorium: Creswell development at standstill.” Dear Editor I would take issue with the description of this as a David-and-Goliath situation in Creswell. The powers-that-would-be in Creswell are clearly demonstrating some deluded thinking, as defined by the[Read More…]

Our plate is overflowing with gratitude

In the newspaper business, and particularly for sports journalists, you work on most holidays. “Nights, weekends, and holidays,” in fact, is what we stressed during interviews. It’s not by choice – it’s simply when sports leagues schedule games and events, so you need reporters, photographers, editors, designers, and many other[Read More…]

LTE: Remembering Ronald Taylor

Dear Editor, It is with sadness I read the obituary of Ronald Taylor, a well known businessman of South Lane County.  The Taylor family has been a mainstay in the area for many years.  Wayne and Mizy I had Taylor’s Towing and Wrecking Yard, and son Ron was a long-time[Read More…]



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