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McKenzie Cider and Craft Beer Festival

Fresh from Utah, Cooper Kranid offers a cold one with a smile for Springfield’s own Planktown Brewing Company. Jen Blue/The Chronicle SPRINGFIELD-Last weekend, an estimated 3,000 people attended the seventh annual McKenzie Cider and Craft Beer Festival at the Bob Keefer Center in Springfield. Over 150 varieties of cider and[Read More…]

Playwright brings first full show to stage

A scene from the production of Aaron Smart’s previous show at Lane Community College, ”Electra’s Oresteia.” Photo provided SPRINGFIELD – For Aaron Michael Smart, 23, of Springfield, writing is a compulsion. That compulsion has propelled him into the premiere of his first full-length play, on Nov. 14 at Lane Community[Read More…]

Developer on a mission to improve Springfield

Springfield developer David Loveall speaks at Along Came Trudy for Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s Meet the Developers series on Nov. 8. Victoria Stephens/The Chronicle SPRINGFIELD – When talking about his success as one of downtown Springfield’s most prolific developers, David Loveall said that ”the most crucial element to doing anything”[Read More…]

School board discusses student investment, success

SPRINGFIELD – So what does a “life-ready” student look like? That was one of the questions addressed when the Springfield Public School Board met on Oct. 28 to discuss aspects of student success. A timeline by the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) for implementing the $1 billion, 28-program Student Success[Read More…]

School Board Discusses Student Investment, Success

SPRINGFIELD – So what does a “life-ready” student look like? That was one of the questions addressed when the Springfield Public School Board met on Oct. 28 to discuss aspects of student success. A timeline by the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) for implementing the $1 billion, 28- program Student[Read More…]

Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, demonstrates love and respect for deceased family members. It’s a celebration that unfolds over two days in an explosion of color, laughter and joy, and last weekend, Springfield celebrated in style. Above, Guest speaker Yuyi Morales tells stories in front of[Read More…]

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