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Articles from the June 14, 2018 edition

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 By Scott Olson    News    June 14, 2018

City moves forward with Sanipac rate increase

The Creswell City Council prepared for the upcoming fiscal year by adopting the 2018-19 FY budget, along with new water and sewer rates and the renewal of the public safety fee and intergovernmental a...


Deadline nears for Fourth of July parade entries

The Fourth of July is just a few weeks away, so now is the time to sign up to participate in Creswell's Annual Fourth of July Parade. The deadline for parade entries is Friday, June 22. Due to... Full story

 By Mike Rothgeb    News    June 14, 2018

CHS ALUMS: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Greg Menegat: The human race

Greg Menegat, 51, of Eugene, is someone who defies time. While sports are thought of as a young man's game, Menegat has proven otherwise. Physical fitness has been a constant in his life, and through...


Wendy Marie Kirchharr

Wendy Marie Kirchharr, 39, of Forest City, North Carolina, died Sunday, May 13, 2018 as the result of an automobile accident. She was born on Nov. 16, 1978 at Fort Benning, Georgia. She was the... Full story


Harold Eugene Solesbee

Celebration of Life There will be a Celebration of Life for Harold Eugene Solesbee on Saturday, June 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Shady Oaks Nursery, 77380 Hwy. 99, Cottage Grove. Food and drinks will be... Full story


Norma Louise Bradford

Norma Louise Bradford, 90, of Creswell, died May 23. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 14 at the Creswell Church of Christ, 380 Kings Row, Creswell, OR 97426. Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage... Full story


Jackson Bertsch selected in Major League Baseball Draft

Pleasant Hill High School graduate Jackson Bertsch was selected in the 29th round of the Major League Baseball Draft last week by the New York Yankees. Bertsch was a star player on the Pleasant Hill...


Through the Eyes of the Colonel: After 74 years, D-Day is still etched in my memory

I remember 74 years ago so vividly. I had just turned 20 years old two weeks earlier. The 5th of June I was returning from a weekend of rest and recuperation after having been in a "dogfight" over...

 By Martin Gaiter    Opinion    June 14, 2018

Pondering the complexities of SLAs

Good Day! I was so ready to answer some recent questions I have received for Week Two. You have reached out to me about relationships, work conflicts, networking tips, how to get past annoying sales p...

 By Yaakov Levine    Health    June 14, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: The paleo solution

A popular and requested class these days is Keto 101, a presentation that I offer to introduce folks to the ketogenic diet – a low-carb, high-fat eating plan that encourages the use of ketones...

 By Sandra Chavez    News    June 14, 2018

Host families needed for exchange students attending CHS

Creswell High School is seeking host families willing to open their hearts and homes to exchange students from Spain. Host families are needed for three weeks, from Sept. 4 through Sept. 25....


William L. Finley Refuge 2018 fall black-tailed deer hunt

The William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge black-tailed deer hunt will take place in the same designated Refuge areas as in previous years, referred to and marked as Zones 1 and 2. The general...


William L. Finley Refuge 2018 elk hunt

William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge will offer its fourth elk hunt in 2018. This year's hunt program will provide a total of 20 elk permits, with hunting divided into four hunts that will run...


Oregon Parks and Recreation Department hires first director for office of outdoor recreation

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) has hired Cailin O'Brien-Feeney as its first head of the Oregon Office of Outdoor Recreation. The Office is a new unit inside the agency, created by...


OSP seeks public assistance regarding poached black-tailed doe

On May 25, 2018, Newport Fish and Wildlife troopers were called to an area outside of Toledo to investigate a poached deer. Investigation has shown the deer was shot in the head with a small-caliber rifle. The remains of the deer were located on...

 By Erin Tierney    News    June 14, 2018


If you've been moseying around town lately with a keen eye, you may have noticed little painted rocks scattered in discreet places. Some are painted with landscapes or hearts, others with glitter or...

 By Cheryl Richard    Health    June 14, 2018

Support your local markets

I love farmers' markets! This lifelong love has taken me to some wonderful markets around the country. Whenever we have moved to a new area or we have traveled, if there's a farmers' market, I'm...

 By Dana Merryday    News    June 14, 2018

Shop, dance, network Saturday at Swinging Bridge Fundraiser

This Saturday you have an opportunity to have a great time shopping while learning all about local businesses and services and supporting Cottage Grove’s much loved ¯¿“Swinging Bridge....


Cottage Theatre's 'The Crucible' moving, thought-provoking

Once again, Cottage Theatre proves fearless in their choice of productions. Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" is a powerful play addressing a subject as universal as it is personal: humankind's tendency...

 By Gini Davis    News    June 14, 2018

New community garden promises summer harvest

The garden in front of Creslane Elementary School is an expansive space full of promise. But it had been neglected for several years before new life was breathed into it during the 2017-18 school...


OFFBEAT HISTORY: Anarchist newspaper editors jailed for publishing 'naughty' articles

The editors and writers of Anarchist-Communist newspaper, The Firebrand, published in Portland and distributed nationwide from 1895 to 1897, surely expected to get some resistance from the establishme...

 By Pat Edwards    News    June 14, 2018

Sweet Lorane Community News

I’m doing a “happy dance” today. I just finished my latest book and will tell you a bit about it soon. Right now, I’ve got some Lorane upcoming events to talk about. First of all, I want to...

 By Gini Davis    News    June 14, 2018

CHS Class of 2018 urged to be brave, strong, wise

"You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." That quote, from A.A. Milne's "Winnie the Pooh," wasn't spoken during the graduation ceremony for Creswell High...


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