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Articles from the June 21, 2018 edition

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 By Mike Rothgeb    News    June 21, 2018

Eugene Skydivers changes hands, but sky's still the limit

Eugene Skydivers, the premier skydiving school and recreational attraction in the area since 1992, has recently changed hands. Founded by a former resident of Creswell, Urban Moore, Eugene Skydivers...

 By Erin Tierney    News    June 21, 2018

Creswell man to be featured on 'American Ninja Warrior' Monday

On Monday evening, June 25, a Creswell man takes to the silver screen to test his agility, strength and perseverance in front of a national audience, as a competitor on the hit television series...

 By Gini Davis    News    June 21, 2018

CMS secretary Kathi Jackson 'passes baton' to Breanna Davis

As the school year closed, Creswell Middle School Secretary Kathi Jackson closed a chapter of her own, retiring after 19 years with the district and 11 years at CMS. Closing that chapter is...

 By Gini Davis    News    June 21, 2018

Class of 2022 feted with promotion ceremony, party

During their Promotion Ceremony, held June 13, Creswell Middle School eighth graders officially transformed from CMS Tigers to Creswell High School Bulldogs – crossing the metaphorical bridge...

 By Erin Tierney    News    June 21, 2018

After 31 years, Faith Center leaders bid adieu

In 1987, Jon and Linda Hovet moved to Creswell on a five-year commitment to serve at Creswell Faith Center. That five-year commitment resulted in 31 blessed years in the Creswell community for the...

 By Susan Blachnik    News    June 21, 2018

Creswell Food Pantry gives community kudos

It's time to thank our community for helping the Creswell Food Pantry provide food for an average of 160 low-income families each month. Organizations, businesses and individuals are holding food driv...


Celebration of Life - LEE

Lee SATURDAY, JUNE 23 Raymond E. Lee, known as Ray, passed away on April 23, 2018 at the age of 74. A Celebration of Life will be held to honor Ray on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Creswell Community Center, 99 S. 1st St, Creswell,... Full story


Death Notice - Howell

Howell Kenneth Lynn Howell, 70, of Cottage Grove, Oregon died June 11, 2018. No service is planned. Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove.... Full story


Birth Announcements

Jimenez Juan Pablo and Jennifer Rose Jimenez of Creswell welcomed a baby boy to the world on June 1, 2018 at PeaceHealth Sacred Medical Heart Center RiverBend. Lee Melissa Claric and Christopher Lee of Creswell welcomed a baby boy to the world on... Full story

 By Gini Davis    Opinion    June 21, 2018

A Fond Farewell - To everything, a 'season'

In the words of author Gregg Levoy, “When you’re on the right path, the universe winks and nods at you from time to time, to let you know.” After 11 years and three months, this will be my...


Sweating it out in Phoenix

Now and then I get an opportunity to travel; probably it is not so much an opportunity, as just doing it. However, I am spending a week visiting family in Phoenix, Arizona. The summer is next to unbea...


The Brewstation and Coast Fork Feed Co. Store: Summer specials and brunch at The Brew

Summer is the perfect time to be outdoors during the warm Oregon days, comfortable evenings and relaxing nights. The Brewstation and Coast Fork Feed Store has everything you'll need to enjoy the...


If you can afford to rent, you can probably afford to own

The cost of renting in many areas is greater than the cost to buy, including in Southern Lane County. Some may say that mortgage loans are impossible to obtain without perfect credit and 20 percent... Full story


Debi Douglass: A houseSOLD name

The housing market can be an intimidating place, especially if you're braving those deep waters alone. But with the help of an honest and experienced real estate agent, the high seas can feel more...

 By Gini Davis    News    June 21, 2018

Teddy Bear Picnic celebrates future Class of 2030

Held outdoors in the courtyard rather than the school gym for the first time since all-day kindergarten began three years ago, Creslane kindergartners and their families – and each child's favorite...

 By Scott Olson    News    June 21, 2018

94-year-old skydives for birthday

Last Friday John Van Vanvechten of Eugene celebrated his 94th birthday last Friday, June 15 by skydiving with Mark Shoemaker, owner of Eugene Sky Divers in Creswell. For Vanechten skydiving is...

 By Yaakov Levine    Health    June 21, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Ear candling

I had a number of customers ask me this week about ear candling, a popular method with a long history. Ear candling, also called ear coning or thermal-auricular therapy, is an alternative medicine...


Recreational health advisory issued for Dorena Reservoir

The Oregon Health Authority has issued a recreational health advisory for Dorena Reservoir, located six miles east of Cottage Grove in Lane County. Water monitoring has confirmed the presence of harmful algae above Oregon Health Authority... Full story


U.S. Attorney statement on joint dismissal of Springfield Veterans Affairs case

PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that a joint stipulation of dismissal has been reached with Springfield, Oregon veteran Michael Williamson. Williamson is a U.S. Air Force vete...


Springfield Museum to participate in Collections Assessment for Preservation program

The Springfield Museum is excited to announce that it is one of 80 institutions across the country selected to participate in the 2018 Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program. CAP helps museums improve the care of their collections by p...


Man shot while walking along Main Street in Springfield

Springfield police are investigating the report of a gunshot victim who presented to the clerk at the 7-Eleven Store at 1396 Main St. in Springfield today at just before 4 p.m. The 45-year-old Mount Angel man, who was bleeding from a non-life...


Plan now for Bohemia Mining Days activities

The 59th annual Bohemia Mining Days festival is fast approaching and will be held July 19-21 in Cottage Grove. Here are a few suggestions that will maximize your fun and enjoyment of Cottage Grove’s biggest event of the year: BMD’s Bohemia City...


Cottage Theatre welcomes visiting playwright June 25

On Monday, June 25 at 6 p.m., Cottage Theatre is hosting a special Meet the Playwright event in preparation for a world premiere production later this summer. In August, Cottage Theatre will stage the world premiere of “Treehouse,” by Alabama...


Cottage Theatre holds auditions for 'Shrek: The Musical'

Cottage Theatre will hold auditions on Saturday, July 7 at 6 p.m. for “Shrek: The Musical,” the fantastic fairytale adventure for the whole family. This production, which will be on stage at Cottage Theatre Oct. 5-28, is directed by Keith...


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