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 By Erin Tierney    News    February 13, 2020

State reaches deal on horse neglect case

Key terms of deal • Five-year probation, during which time Gwenyth Davies cannot own more than four horses at a time. • Restricted from possessing or being in the physical care of any other...

 By Gini Davis    News    February 13, 2020

Swingin' free and easy - Dedicated to fitness

CRESWELL - Creslane Elementary's commitment to fitness – and fun – was reaffirmed Monday, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that officially opened for "business" (aka, recess) $50,000 worth of new pl...

 By Erin Tierney    News    February 13, 2020

CHS principal Watkins won't return next year

CRESWELL - Creswell High School Principal Adam Watkins last week announced his resignation from the District, effective in June. "It was a decision that was difficult to come by, due to the wonderful...

 By Aliya Hall    News    February 13, 2020

Board evaluates data, aims to close gaps

CRESWELL - In continuing their progress towards the Student Success Act, Creswell School District analyzed student achievement data to gauge where the district was at during the school board work...


Spreading the love

CRESWELL - Last week, Creswell Grange put together 39 Valentine's Day treat bags for the Meals on Wheels program. Dottie Jennings, public relations officer, said the Grange partakes in similar...

 By Aliya Hall    News    February 13, 2020

Four education staff receive commendations

Four Creswell staff members received commendations from Superintendent Mike Johnson in recognition of their excellence in education, including three high school English teachers, Liz Babbs, Deborah...


Ronald Gerald Reynolds – Oct. 21, 1933 – Jan. 25, 2020

Ronald Gerald Reynolds, 86, died on Jan. 25, 2020 in Creswell, Ore. Ron was born on Oct. 21, 1933 to Chester and Irene (Waterfield) Reynolds and grew up in Castaic, Calif. During his high school... Full story


Gene Slayter - Dec.14, 1924 – Jan. 25, 2020

Gene D. Slayter, 95, died peacefully at home on Jan. 25, 2020 of age-related causes. He was born on Dec. 14, 1924 to William Enos Slayter and Mary Viola (Johnson) Slayter. Born and raised on a farm in Blachly, Ore., Gene graduated from Triangle Lake... Full story


Robert 'Bob' Edward Tyler - June 16, 1937 – Jan. 27, 2020

Robert "Bob" Edward (Munger) Tyler passed away on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, quietly in his sleep in his home in Creswell, Ore. He was encircled by a loving family. He was born Robert Edward Munger on... Full story


Louis Lyon honored

Louis Mosle Lyon was honored with a full military flag ceremony during his Celebration of Life on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Hobby Field in Creswell. Lyon served as a radar technician on the USS Princeton... Full story


Death Notices - Feb. 13, 2020

BOOHER — James William Booher, 85, of Dillard, Ore., died Feb. 3, 2020. Arrangements by Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove. SMITH — Smith-Duane Floyd Smith, 83, of Cottage Grove, died Feb. 7, 2020. Interment will be at Mountain View... Full story


Crow High alumni basketball games near

CROW — Crow alumni are invited to shoot some hoops at the Crow High School Alumni Basketball Games on Saturday, Feb. 29. This is such a fun event. Jim and I spent so many years watching our four kids and six grandkids playing sports. Our son, Rob...


State of the City Address - Mayor Richard Zettervall

The 2020 State of the City Address is available online at and on the city's website. Creswell Mayor Richard Zettervall reflects on his first year in office and outlines what's ahead...


Living with wildlife a good first step

Encountering animals in the wild and urban areas often fills me with wonder and awe, but for some it can bring fear. Perhaps this was so for the people who recently saw a cougar in Springfield's...


A 'gang' by any other name?

Dear Editor, I am writing in regards to the article in the Jan. 9 edition of The Chronicle entitled “Four juveniles face mischief charges.” My concerns are not with the article or its writing but the details provided by the school. Over time,...


Fine doesn't fit horse abuse crime

Dear Editor, I would like to express my opinion, once again, on the latest outcome to the horse neglect in Creswell. As an animal advocate, I am truly disappointed in the final outcome of the situation handled by Lane County. First of all, some...


Giving Thanks

I am THANKFUL for the improved lighting at the post office. At 5 p.m. in the winter hours it is nice to have the exterior well lit. Also, the island in front has recently been improved. It is easier to see cars coming when you pull out. The city cut...


Einstein, Osteen, Seal, Kardashian similar?

I received a question from a reader of The Chronicle this week who wanted to know which sign would be romantically compatible with him. He was born under the sign Pisces during the Chinese lunar year...


Love is in the air!

With Valentine's Day being tomorrow it seems appropriate to mention the latest addition to Cottage Grove's historic downtown. "Hearts on Main" is a beautification program sponsored by the Main Street...


Boys clinch title, look to finish strong

CRESWELL – Home-court advantage doesn't seem to matter to the Creswell Bulldogs boys basketball team this year. They'll clinch titles any place, anywhere. That's exactly what CHS did last Wednesday... Full story



BOYS BASKETBALL Tuesday, Feb. 11 CHS hosted Pleasant Hill after this issue went to print. Visit and for scores and updates. Monday, Feb. 17 CHS at Harrisburg, 7:30 p.m....


PACK the HOUSE! Wed. February 19

It's Senior Night on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at CHS. Let's "Pack the House" to celebrate the boys LEAGUE TITLE and the seniors who are on the boys and girls teams....


Cottage Grove High School results/schedlues

RESULTS BOYS BASKETBALL Tuesday, Feb. 4 CGHS lost at Siuslaw 50-36. Friday, Feb. 7 CGHS lost its fourth game in a row in a home game against Marshfield, 57-47. Tuesday, Feb. 11 CGHS traveled to...


Pleasant Hill HS results/schedule

RESULTS BOYS BASKETBALL Wednesday, Feb. 5 PHHS won its third straight at La Pine, 64-53. Tuesday, Feb. 11 Pleasant Hill traveled to Creswell after this issue went to print. For live play-by-play...


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