Opinion & Editorial

Library book sale is March 16-18

CORRECTION: A Letter to the Editor in the Feb. 8 edition of The Creswell Chronicle about the Friends of the Creswell Library’s upcoming book sale included incorrect dates for the sales. The correct dates are March 16 through 18. Dear Editor, The Friends of the Creswell Library will be holding[Read More…]

Tree huggers unite

Dear Editor, Like it or not, we live in a blue state. That being the case, we are not considered good citizens unless we, among other things, show compassion and empathy for those apparently less fortunate than us. Some of these folks live in bushes and trees and only come[Read More…]

Pedestrian safety: Safety can’t be painted

Dear Editor, Under Oregon law there is a crosswalk at every intersection; a pedestrian is crossing the roadway in a crosswalk when any part or extension of the pedestrian, including but not limited to any part of the pedestrian’s body, wheelchair, cane, crutch or bicycle, moves into the roadway in[Read More…]

Cottage Grove carousel project has successful fundraiser

Dear Editor, Would like to report a very successful Saturday night dinner/dance fundraiser for the carousel. We had over 100 ticket sales. The fundraiser was held at the Cottage Grove High School cafetorium, and I’m happy to report the food was terrific! Shelley Kurtz, former KVAL news anchor, was our[Read More…]

Library book sale is March 9 to 11

Dear Editor, The Friends of the Creswell Library will be holding their annual book sale in March at the Creswell Community Center located at South 1st and C streets. A preview sale will be held on Friday, March 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. It is free for Friends of[Read More…]

Duane Hodges 50th anniversary ceremony

Dear Editor, It was my honor to attend the ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of Creswell’s Duane Hodges’ death in the attack on the United States Naval vessel Pueblo on Jan. 23, 1968. As City Council president, it was a privilege to attend and represent the City of Creswell. It[Read More…]

Through the Eyes of the Colonel

I received an email from a retired USAF brigadier general recently. The man was a new lieutenant when he was assigned to my squadron to fly combat in F105s during the Vietnam Conflict in 1968. I wish to share it with you. ”Eglin Join Base Command, located near Fort Walton,[Read More…]

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