Springfield and Thurston Sports

Results: Feb. 11 – Feb. 19 BOYS BASKETBALL Tuesday, Feb. 11 • SHS hosted THS in a close victory for the Millers, 54-52. Friday, Feb. 14 • SHS lost at Crater 85-42. • THS lost at Eagle Point 57-51. Tuesday, Feb. 18 • SHS traveled to North Bend after this[Read More…]

Cities open doors to affordable housing

Springfield and Eugene held an open house on Feb. 12 in Eugene to receive community feedback on a 2020 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development, which will address local housing needs. Aliya Hall/The Chronicle SPRINGFIELD – In the Springfield-Eugene area, affordable housing has been a concern for citizens. Together,[Read More…]

District expanding dual immersion program

Members of the Dual Immersion Committee addressed the Springfield School Board on Feb. 10 to share their recommendation for bringing dual immersion into middle school. Aliya Hall/The Chronicle SPRINGFIELD – The Dual Immersion Committee presented its program recommendation to the Springfield School Board as the district rolls out an expansion[Read More…]

Oregon Humanities discussion illuminates technology’s impact

SPRINGFIELD — As part of the the Oregon Humanities’ nationwide conversation project, Springfield residents last week participated in a discussion about technology and how it affects humanity. “It’s a topic that often times we aren’t asked to discuss because of how integrated the idea of technology is in every aspect[Read More…]

Thurston Hills, forestry, trails assessment released

Image provided THURSTON – A revised Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Thurston Hills Non-Motorized Trails and Forest Management Project was released last week and includes five alternatives for the project. The project is located approximately eight miles southeast of downtown Springfield, adjacent to the Thurston Hills Natural Area managed by[Read More…]


Results: Feb. 4 – Feb. 12 BOYS BASKETBALL Friday, Feb. 7 • SHS won its fourth game in a row, at North Eugene, 58-55. • THS won at Ashland 67-56. Tuesday, Feb. 11 • SHS hosted THS after this issue went to press. Check OSAA.org for scores and updates. GIRLS[Read More…]

A welcome sign

Cody Warren/The Chronicle Springfield’s new landmark greets a log truck returning to town from the McKenzie Highway. The wood and steel sign was installed Friday, Feb. 7, by Urban Lumber Company.

Timber leaders discuss industry challenges

President of Murphy Plywood John Murphy and Murphy Plywood Chief Financial Officer Charlie Kimball present about challenges facing the timber industry during Springfield City Club’s meeting on Feb. 6. Aliya hall/The Chronicle SPRINGFIELD – Leaders in the local timber community came together last week at the Springfield City Club meeting[Read More…]



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