Opinion

Letter to the editor

Addi’s Diner article brings back sweet memories Dear Editor: In your Sept. 8 issue you published an article on Addi’s Diner. It brought back some lovely memories. Thirty-one years ago, I escaped the traffic madness of Los Angeles and settled into a wonderful house on West D Street in Springfield[Read More…]

Local cemeteries hold deep history

For the last few months I have been engulfed in working on a historical display that will be erected at the J. Polk Currin Swinging Bridge.  One side tells of the days when River Road was essentially downtown Cottage Grove and is titled “Slabtown”.  I didn’t have much to do[Read More…]