Letter to the editor: Enjoying ‘Things 2 Do,’ library activities

Dear readers: Check out  the “Things 2 Do” page in The Chronicle for Creswell. I’m so proud of our Creswell Library: caring service and activities for all ages six days a week! Thank you Creswell Library staff and volunteers for your excellence. Our community so appreciates you.  Brenda Olsen, Creswell

VA needs employees to handle PACT Act

By Freddy Groves   PACT is officially up and running as of the first of the year. PACT, aka Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act, extends health care and benefits to veterans who were exposed to toxins around the globe and who subsequently became ill with an expanded number of[Read More…]

2022: Journalistic review

EUGENE – KLCC host and Chronicle business writer Michael Dunne on Dec. 29 hosted a year-end media roundtable to discuss the biggest local stories of the year and their impact on the region. The roundtable included the following journalists:  Erin Tierney-Heggenstaller, executive editor of The Chronicle; Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick, reporter from[Read More…]

We’re here to cover your town

We launched a campaign this week to highlight the fact our hyper-local paper serves distinct communities in the southern Willamette Valley.  We’re committed to the idea that Springfield, Creswell, Cottage Grove and Pleasant Hill deserve coverage of it’s people, schools, government, sports, arts and entertainment, local business owners, health care[Read More…]

Off target: BM 114 missing the mark

First, I would like to thank you for your support and understanding of the logistical difficulties the passing of Ballot Measure 114 has created for law enforcement agencies. Many questions have arisen as to what will happen to the rights of gun owners in Oregon with the passing of Measure[Read More…]

Fifty first names only

As we recap selected moments from 2022 throughout the pages of The Chronicle this week, it’s worth noting a few milestones of our own this year, and recognize the team that puts it all together. It starts, of course, with the co-owner, Dee Dee – who wears too many hats[Read More…]

Ready, set … marriage!

CRESWELL – If there’s anything I’ve learned in the past year, it’s that when life takes you by surprise, your village will show up for you.  I met Mervyn volunteering at our church on Nov. 20, 2021.  Walking across the street, I never dreamed of meeting the man of my[Read More…]