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 By Aliya Hall    News    January 23, 2020

City approves new gas station, new look for busy intersection

CRESWELL - One of the busiest and high-profile corners in town will be getting a makeover that will change the look of Oregon Avenue for generations. So long Joe's Diner and the old Dairy Queen...

 By Erin Tierney    News    January 23, 2020

Pazzo: A place to get together

CRESWELL - Good food is a staple for all walks of life. It triggers memories, entices happiness, and perhaps most importantly for Pazzo owner and executive chef Scott Pisani, it connects people togeth...

 By Erin Tierney    News    January 23, 2020

Emerald Valley Salon: Same digs, new name, owner

CRESWELL - Patricia Cook first walked into Platinum Hair Salon six years ago to get a manicure and walked out with a styling chair and a job. Now, the whole business is in her name. The former...

 By Noel Nash    News    January 23, 2020

Cottage Grove Chamber: Glitz, glamour and goodwill

COTTAGE GROVE – On an evening with the glitz and flare of "A Red Carpet Event," it was the humble, down-home acceptance speeches from the honorees that stole the show during the Cottage Grove Area...

 By Noel Nash    News    January 23, 2020

District removes 'Skippyjon' books

CRESWELL – Creswell School District officials have removed the controversial "Skippyjon Jones" children's books from school libraries following a letter on the topic from Creswell resident Joelle...


Earl Reavis - June 12, 1944 - Jan. 3, 2020

Earl Clinton Reavis, 75, of Springfield, Ore., passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 in his home. Earl was born on June 12th, 1944 to Ethel D. Harp and James Clinton Reavis in Alpena, Arkansas and moved... Full story


Serena Norine Sytsma-Ragsdale - March 2, 1961 – Jan. 3, 2020

Serena Norine Sytsma-Ragsdale, 58, of Creswell, Ore. died at home on Jan. 3, 2020. She was born March 2, 1961 to Leo F. Sytsma and Betty Lou Dinger in Springfield, Ore. Serena is survived by her... Full story


William 'Bill' Birch - Oct. 24, 1935 – Jan. 7, 2020

William “Bill” Birch, 84, of Creswell, Ore., passed away on Jan. 7, 2020. Bill was born in Bradford, Pa., on Oct. 24, 1935 to Wilda and Harvey Birch. He moved to Creswell in 1952 with his parents and siblings and graduated from Creswell High... Full story


Betty J. Schnell - Oct. 24, 1932 – Jan. 9, 2020

Betty J. Schnell, 87, of Cottage Grove, Oregon, passed away on Jan. 9, 2020. She was born on Oct. 24, 1932 in Eugene, Ore. to parents Claude and Mamie (Wilson) McMillen. Betty received an associate's... Full story


William Ferrell "Bill" Bryant - March 26, 1931 - Jan. 14, 2020

William Ferrell "Bill" Bryant, 88, of Creswell, Oregon, passed away on Jan. 14, 2020. He was born on March 26, 1931 in Visalia, Calif., to parents Roy H. and Martha (Duncan) Bryant. Bill graduated fro... Full story


William 'Bill' Birch - Oct. 24, 1935 – Jan. 7, 2020

Bryan Paul Linse of Cottage Grove, Ore., passed away Jan. 14, 2020 at the age of 44. Bryan was born May 27, 1975 in Watsonville, Calif., to parents Robert Paul Linse and Sandra Kaye (Barth) Linse.... Full story


Death Notices - Jan. 23. 2020

BONINE — Donald Ray Bonine, 71, of Pleasant Hill died Jan. 17, 2020. Arrangements by Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield. GALINDO — Stephen Galindo, 46, of Roseburg, Formerly of Springfield died Jan. 17, 2020. Arrangements by Springfield... Full story


Sheriff dishes up compelling fare at luncheon

CRESWELL – Let's get a few things straight, right from the top. He's not Andy Griffith, Lane County isn't Mayberry, and this sure as heck ain't the 1950s. No, our sheriff faces real-world bad guys...


Rotarians, Boy Scouts share common values

Editor’s note: This is an edited version of the presentation Don Williams made at the Jan. 16 Cottage Grove Rotary luncheon. Thank you, Madam President. And thanks to the program chair for inviting Joe (Raade) and me to make our presentation on...


Letter to the Editor: Parents must get involved to help students

Dear Editor, In response to Jan 9 Campanella column: the biggest mistake parents make concerning their children’s education is believing they are rational about their children. If parents wish to advance the education of their children, read or...



RESULTS BOYS BASKETBALL Tuesday, Jan. 14 PHHS hosted Harrisburg and took home their first league win of the season, 51-38. Friday, Jan. 17 PHHS lost at Santiam Christian 54-37. Wednesday, Jan. 22...



GIRLS BASKETBALL: Harrisburg girls basketball went from 4th to 3rd in the new OSAA coaches poll this week. Harrisburg was unranked in the preseason poll, and has now reached its highest position in...



WRESTLING: Class 3A Rainier finished 8th as a team at state in 2019; it's returning three wrestlers who placed at state, five who qualified for state and overall have six wrestlers ranked in the Top...

 By Joey Blum    Sports    January 23, 2020

SPOTLIGHT: THE HURDLES - Only for the brave at heart

"You need to be fast to be a great hurdler, and you need to be a good tactician to get over the hurdles as quickly as possible." – Sydney McLaughlin, American hurdler As I've said before, most fans...

 By Joey Blum    Sports    January 23, 2020

Two extraordinary competitors going head-to-head in 400-meter hurdles

Track and field does not often lend itself to sustained dominance. The ability to deliver peak performance is challenged by any combination of physical realities, luck and fate. There are always young...

 By Dana Merryday    News    January 23, 2020

Make your voice heard at Town Hall

COTTAGE GROVE - Finally, I am getting to enjoy some proper Oregon weather. Although I am not native, I have been here long enough that if the winter weather is too dry and warm, I get nervous. People...


Cottage Grove High School Results/Schedules

RESULTS BOYS BASKETBALL Friday, Jan. 17 CGHS hosted Siuslaw and narrowly lost, 56-54. Tuesday, Jan. 21 CGHS traveled to Marshfield after this issue went to press. GIRLS BASKETBALL Friday, Jan. 17...


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