Opinion & Editorial

Thank you, Creswell First!

Dear Editor, Community Food for Creswell would like to thank Creswell First! for our two 2018 Community Service Fund awards, totaling $1,764. We purchased four stationary wire shelf units for use in our walk-in cooler, four mobile wire shelf units used for overflow foods in the walk-in cooler and freezer,[Read More…]

Alzheimer’s disease hits close to home

Dear Editor, In Oregon, it’s the sixth leading cause of death and affects 65,000 of your relatives, friends, coworkers or neighbors. Five million Americans are impacted. This looming health crisis will cost us $1.1 trillion. Alzheimer’s disease hits close to home — my father-in-law succumbed in 2002 after a 10-year[Read More…]

Boys will be boys’ excuse still used 25 years later

Dear Editor, The 25 Years Ago Flashback in Time article in the The Oct. 4 edition of The Creswell Chronicle, “’Boys Will Be Boys’ Is Not Good Enough Excuse Anymore For Sexual Harassment,” left me boiling. Here we are 25 years later still fighting the same fight and hearing the[Read More…]

Zettervall’s got my vote

Dear Editor, When I moved back to Creswell three years ago, I made it my mission to be more involved with the city of Creswell. Through that process of attending city council meetings and serving on the planning commission, I have had interaction with Richard Zettervall, candidate for mayor. Richard[Read More…]

Consider Zettervall for mayor

Dear Editor and fellow Creswellians, I am a city councilor writing to you as a private citizen to ask for serious consideration of Richard Zettervall as our next mayor. Reflecting on two years of service on the council as a citizen volunteer, I have this to say: A) It is[Read More…]

Let’s bring STAR Voting to Lane County!

Frustrated by politics? Remember, democracy has always been a work in progress. Oregon has long been a pioneer in that progress, from the initiative and referendum a century ago to the mail-in ballots and “motor voter” registration of today. Now Lane County voters have the chance to pioneer the next[Read More…]

Thank you for the privilege of serving as mayor

It’s Fall in Creswell. Though warm temperatures haven’t completely left us, we all know what’s coming: Leaves turning color and dropping to the ground, shorter days, Halloween just a few weeks away, followed by the holidays and winter. Change is in the air. This Fall is a season of change[Read More…]

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