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 By Aliya Hall    News    January 24, 2019

Fighting Failure, part 2: A neighboring perspective

Editor's note: This is part two of a series about the statewide problems in Oregon's education system, and how it affects local schools in the Southern Willamette region. This week's story follows...

 

Preventing Pandemonium: What Creswell schools are doing to stay safe against possible threats

In 2018, there were 24 school shootings with injuries or death, according to an Education Week tracker of k-12 school shootings. The year was described by the BBC as the "worst year for U.S. school...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    January 24, 2019

Local photographers share plight of mustangs

When Creswell's Maggie Rothauge made the first trip over to Burns, Ore., in 2010 with her husband Farrel Rothauge to witness a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mustang adoption, they first took a trip...

 

Looking back on my nine terms in the Oregon State Legislature

I moved out of my office in the State Capitol in Salem a few days ago. Just before Christmas Marty Wilde, the new state representative, moved into his office there. During my nine terms much has...

 

Cottage Grove carousel gingerbread

Dear Editor, I have seen several articles of late regarding vocational/shop programs being taught in high schools. We have a similar program going with the restoration of the carousel, not high schoolers, but retired millwrights, etc. The carousel...

 

Response to ethics column

Dear Editor, I have been waiting patiently for The Chronicle to share with its readers the results of the Ethics Commission’s investigation into the complaint you filed. Your comments were in the Jan. 17 edition. I read them carefully as I was...

 

Offbeat Oregon History - Filming of 'Worst Western ever' was an unforgettable spectacle in Oregon

If you've never heard "Harold Hecht's 'The Way West'" referenced as a legendary box-office bomb, that's probably because of Michael Cimino. Cimino's epic testament to directorship run amok, a baroque...

 

Emerald PUD offers scholarships totaling $15,000

Emerald People's Utility District is accepting applicants for its $15,000 annual scholarship program.  Five $3,000 scholarships are available in 2019 to individuals to attend college or utility...

 

Outdoor recreational activity participation cuts healthcare costs by millions

Oregonian's participation in outdoor recreation activities saves the state $1.4 billion annually in healthcare costs, according to a report released recently by the Oregon Parks and Recreation...

 

Bills address Oregon gun owners

A total of 1,467 bills were filed in advance of the 2019 Oregon Legislative session, and several focus on gun ownership rights. The Legislative session began on Monday, Jan. 21. Below is a small sample of some of the House and Senate bills Oregon...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    January 24, 2019

Bulldogs 'exchange beatdowns' on basketball court

After a decisive 69-46 boys’ basketball win over visiting Harrisburg on Jan. 14 and a hard 36-62 fall to host Santiam Christian on Jan. 16, the Creswell Bulldogs are 2-2 in league and 9-6 overall....

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    January 24, 2019

Lady Dawgs battle to the buzzer against SC

Now 0-4 in league and 6-9 overall, the Creswell Lady Bulldogs suffered a pair of basketball losses last week, falling 16-37 to visiting Harrisburg on Jan. 14 before dropping a 33-36...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    January 24, 2019

Wrestlers face tough competition at Oregon Classics

Despite drawing a tough pool filled with state-ranked wrestlers, the Creswell Bulldogs fought hard during the Oregon Classics: A large, two-day annual wrestling tournament in Redmond. "It was a fun...

 
 By Tom Page    Sports    January 24, 2019

Pleasant Hill places third at Junction City wrestling tournament

Pleasant Hill finished third behind Lakeridge and Junction City in a Saturday wrestling tournament hosted by the Tigers. The Billies had pair of individual winners with Jacob Pray taking the top spot...

 

Nutritionally Speaking: Love and dark chocolate A heart(y) healthy treat

I am hoping that you all learned a few new tricks to support your cardiovascular health from my last columns. Please share these tips with your family members. There are a lot of members of my family...

 

Discover the Possibilities at Kalapuya Books

Kalapuya Books wants to share amazement with the community. This new year marks the 22nd year of doing business in Cottage Grove! Looking back, the store started small - selling books on the...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    January 24, 2019

Sweet Lorane Community News

It’s just not fair! It was only a couple of months ago that I wrote about paying a visit in Vancouver, Wash., to my brother as part of his own Celebration of Life. Knowing he was dying, he wanted...

 

Shampoo Dolls 'Dolls' up clients

For a chic look that's in style with latest trends, Shampoo Dolls in Cottage Grove knows what to do. Their four stylists consider styling not just their profession - but their passion. The stylists...

 

Panacea Barbershop and Lounge: Self-care inside and out

Panacea Barbershop and Lounge is committed to serving customers from the inside out. Owner Demarcos Wright wants clients to feel at home and have a time to focus on themselves through self-love and...

 

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