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 By Noel Nash    News    January 9, 2020

Four juveniles face mischief charges

CRESWELL – Four juveniles, including one from Creswell, have been charged by Lane County Sheriff's Sergeant Scott Denham for multiple acts of criminal mischief following incidents of graffiti at...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    January 9, 2020

Committee to recommend keeping fee, adding 1 deputy

CRESWELL - The results are in: A recent public safety survey favors adding another Creswell deputy to the roster through the public safety fee. Survey results show that 75% would not mind paying an...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    January 9, 2020

Planning Commission will propose strategy for high-density zone

CRESWELL - The Creswell City Council will hear a package of suggestions from its Planning Commission – including two that could help attract high-density development. Councilors will hear a formal p...

 

Vision in motion - Friends of the Cottage Grove Carousel

COTTAGE GROVE - "Sir" Russ McGuire, sole operator and project engineer of the Cottage Grove Carousel, is seen in action at this week's Carousel event. There will be a tile painting fundraiser on...

 

Mary Lucinda Ward - Sept. 14, 1929 – Dec. 10, 2019

Mary Lucinda Ward ("Mearbear" to the angels who cared for her), 90, died peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. She was born on Sept. 14, 1929 in Edgemont, Pa. to Ralph Harris Maarker Sr. and Emily...

 

Christopher "Chris" Matthew Parent - June 15, 1965 – Dec. 11, 2019

Christopher "Chris" Matthew Parent passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 11, 2019 at the age of 54. Chris was born on June 15, 1965 in Farmington, Michigan, to parents Gerald and Sheila (McSporran)...

 
 By Ron Hartman    News    January 9, 2020

The Minors band crashes bar for retirement sendoff

CRESWELL - The Minors were the perfect band for this party. The Round-Up Saloon hosted a combo retirement/birthday bash Saturday night, Jan. 4, to celebrate the 25-year career of Chris Joyce, one of C...

 
 By Ron Hartman    News    January 9, 2020

So long... but not goodbye - Retiring officer plans to stay active in area

CRESWELL - Now that Chris Joyce has hung up his badge after 25 years as a police officer, what do you suppose he'll do now that he suddenly has a bunch of free time on his hands? The best guess here...

 

The big mistake parents make in education

By ANDREW R. CAMPANELLA This National School Choice Week (Jan. 26 - Feb. 1), I want to share with you one of the most common short-circuits that parents run into when choosing the right school for their child. It starts with a thought like this:...

 

'The good old days' of packaging

Dear Editor, Who’d have thought that I, at 77, would be able to look back on the good old days of glass, paper, wood and foil packaging. My first recollection of packaging was when my parents offered me a drink of milk from a quart paper container...

 

Why remember Pearl Harbor?

Dear Editor, Why remember if we do not learn and change behavior? The Pacific Naval Fleet at Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese to prevent enforcement of oil, metal and other sanctions which wo...

 

New features bring more ideas for paper

Dear Editor, GOSH! An astrology column. What’s next? Alchemy? Phrenology? M. James Fox Creswell...

 
 By Linda LaZar    Opinion    January 9, 2020

Is your boss a Pig or spouse a Dog? That's good!

Being married to a Dog may not sound good, but in the context of Chinese astrology, being married to a Dog is quite an adventure. Every week, I'll answer your questions in this column by describing...

 

Sheriff seeking public assistance

EUGENE - The Lane County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying possible victims in a sex abuse case. Sheriff's Office investigators are continuing to look into a report of sex...

 
 By Jordan Lampe    Sports    January 9, 2020

CHS: THE WEEK AHEAD

BOYS BASKETBALL GAMES Thursday, Jan. 7 CHS travels to La Pine, 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 CHS hosts Pleasant Hill, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 CHS vs. Chemawa (non-league), 7 p.m. WHAT2WATCH: Creswell has...

 

Cottage Grove HS Results and Schedules

RESULTS BOYS’ BASKETBALL Tuesday, Jan. 7 Cottage Grove hosted Crook County after this issue went to press. Check OSAA.org for girls’ and boys’ basketball updates. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Thursday, Jan. 2-Saturday, Jan. 4 CGHS participated in the...

 

Pleasant Hill HS Results and Schedules

RESULTS BOYS' BASKETBALL Friday, Jan. 3 Pleasant Hill lost at home to Klamath Union 61-55. Thursday, Jan. 7 The Billies traveled to Sutherlin after this issue went to press. Check ScorebookLive.com...

 

Don't blink; you'll miss the race - THE 100- AND 200-METER SPRINTS

As a 20-year track official, I've had the privilege of watching the world's fastest humans from the best seat in the house at Hayward Field in Eugene. While far from a runner myself, these are my...

 

Perspective - Historical notes on the 100- and 200-meter sprints:

• The 100- and 200-meter men's races have been featured in the modern Olympics since the inaugural 1896 games. The women's races were added in 1928. John Carlos, 1968 Olympic 200-meter bronze...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    January 9, 2020

South Lane Women's Network: Strength in numbers

COTTAGE GROVE - One charm about living in a small, close-knit community is that life comes at a slower pace, on a more manageable scale. That is all well and good if you have found your piece in the...

 

'Arsenic and Old Lace' kicks off CT season

COTTAGE GROVE - Kicking off its 38th season with a tale of merry mayhem and murderous aunts, "Arsenic and Old Lace" opens Jan. 31 for a three-weekend run at the Cottage Theatre. In Joseph...

 

New script contest for summer youth production

COTTAGE GROVE – Jan. 31 is the deadline for local writers to submit entries to Cottage Theatre's first new script contest. The theatre is seeking a playwright collaborator to help craft its 2020...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    January 9, 2020

Council weighs annexations

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield City Council this week set its sights on the future development of Main Street and the Gateway area at its Jan. 6 meeting. The meeting kicked off with Melissa Cariñ,...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    January 9, 2020

Spanish Book Club offers cultural exchange

SPRINGFIELD - Book clubs have always been an opportunity to share ideas and learn from one another, and with the Springfield Library's Spanish Language Book Group there is also the benefit of a...

 

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