Take notice: Change in law would kill weeklies

This past Thursday night my wife and I attended the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s 73rd annual awards banquet, along with many of our Chronicle teammates and many hundreds of business leaders. Inside the Wildish Theater, nestled between various retail shops and restaurants in Springfield’s vibrant downtown, people socialized and[Read More…]

The Eugene/Springfield NAACP released the following statement after the release of the police video in Tyre Nichols’ case:

“Our organization joins in the collective mourning felt across our cities, state, and nation following the release of footage capturing Tyre Nichols’ murder. Our branch would like to center support for Tyre’s loved ones in the days immediately following the release of this traumatic abuse. We must take time to[Read More…]

Fifty First Names Only: A remix

I started a monthly column titled, “Fifty First Names Only” soon after purchasing The Creswell Chronicle in 2019. Early on it was easy to fill the column once a month as I immersed myself in Creswell and the surrounding towns, meeting residents, business owners, government officials, and many others from[Read More…]

Creswell Heritage Foundation update

By Verlean McCoy Here is what is going on with Creswell Heritage Foundation since our last update: 1) Work is being done on our utility upgrades. Bear Mountain Electric is upgrading and extending all of our electrical; Mark Nearing Plumbing is upgrading and extending our plumbing system; Marshalls is installing[Read More…]

Supporting ‘National School Choice’ 

To the Editor:  National School Choice Week (Jan. 22-28) is a good time to pause and note the variety of educational options available for Oregon students.  The families of the fifth graders I work with as a teacher at Oregon Connections Academy, a virtual public charter school, have a courtside[Read More…]