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 By Staff Reports    News    July 11, 2019

Serious about blueberries

Meet IMA Blueberry, Oregon's blueberry ambassador. You can catch her at local farmers' markets bopping around, and was seen recently in Eugene at the Lane County Farmers' Market. In a state that...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    July 11, 2019

Volunteers team up to feed kids' minds, bodies this summer

Want to help build a better future? Nourish children's minds, bodies and spirits. This summer, Creslane's Intergenerational Reading Collaboration (IRC) and Food for Lane County are teaming up to do...

 
 By Bob Franken    Opinion    July 11, 2019

None of Your Business

President Donald Trump's itinerary at the G-20 summit in Japan included a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose government is accused of using dirty tricks to interfere in the U.S. election to sway things Trump's way. As Trump was...

 

Love of pets leads to happy tales

I had an opportunity to speak with Dr. Kris Willaman, the small animal veterinarian. She and her husband, Wes, own and operate the South Willamette Veterinary Clinic in Creswell. Kris is the small ani...

 

VFW gifted new flag

Just in time for Independence Day, on July 3, members of Creswell VFW Post #4039 replaced the US flag at the Veterans Memorial site beside the Creswell South Lane County Fire & Rescue fire...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    July 11, 2019

50 years of psycho-spiritual rejuvenation for all

As you read this I will be camped out and ready for the opening of the 50th Oregon Country Fair. For the past 27 years, the second weekend in July has been indelibly marked on my calendar as an "I...

 

Offbeat Oregon History - Surge of Confederate refugees made big changes in Oregon politics

The urban-rural divide in Oregon is something that's gotten quite a bit of press recently, after a group of Republicans left the state to deny a quorum for a bill they opposed. But it's a problem that...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    July 11, 2019

Creswell delivers 'Out of This World' Independence Day

Creswell's 2019 Fourth of July Celebration theme was right on target: With daylong festivities on both sides of the freeway and a spectacular fireworks display at dusk, Independence Day in "The...

 
 By Erica Barr    News    July 11, 2019

My first Fourth in Creswell

Standing in the middle of Holt Park in the early hours of July 4, I was excited to witness this year's event - my first Fourth in Creswell. The theme, "Out of This World," commemorated the 50th...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    July 11, 2019

City art contest 'chalks' up extra July 4 fun

Visitors walking in downtown Creswell on their way to the Chamber breakfast or parade on the Fourth of July were greeted with 15 colorful pieces of sidewalk chalk art in front of City Hall ...

 

July 4 open house showcases interior of Old Schoolhouse

One of the historical artifacts on display during an open house at the Old Schoolhouse on July 4. The event showcased the schoolhouse's interior and historical items uncovered during Creswell...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    July 11, 2019

Springfield Museum hosts 'Hops for History' event

Beer and history fans united at PublicHouse on July 2 to help support the Springfield Museum's "Hops for History" fundraiser. With $1 from each pint sold donated to the museum, the event was able to...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    July 11, 2019

East Springfield receives library book drops

Book lovers in eastern Springfield, unite! The Springfield Library has officially opened two satellite return sites at Splash! and the Bob Keefer Center for Sports and Recreation for community...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    July 11, 2019

Springfield Notebook: Following interviews, the search continues

Following last week’s interview process, the City Council directed staff to continue recruiting efforts for the next city manager. The schedule is not yet set. Springfield City Manager Gino Grimaldi retired effective June 30, 2018. The City of...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    July 11, 2019

Nutritionally Speaking: Read the comics first!

We recently celebrated Independence Day, and honored and celebrated a young local resident, who was taken from us in a tragic manner. We all experience stress, sadness and grief in our own way ... a...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    July 11, 2019

Sweet Lorane Community News

I hope that everyone had a fun and safe Fourth of July this year. I can remember as a kid the fun we had. Some of my fondest memories of the Fourth of July were of our family joining my grandparents,...

 

Obsidian Club visits Old Schoolhouse

En route to a tour of the Cottage Grove covered bridges, a Eugene-based outdoors group, the Obsidian Club, recently toured the Creswell Old Schoolhouse. The tour was led by Creswell Heritage...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    July 11, 2019

Activities help kids explore Earth's 'place in space'

Ever wonder about Earth's place in space, what makes our planet special and how we can keep it that way? About 100 children explored those questions during "Our Place in Space," a library Summer...

 
 By Cheryl Richard    Health    July 11, 2019

Cheryl's Kitchen - Very Berry Kale Salad with berry balsamic vinaigrette

Blackberries, blueberries, kale, peas, broccoli and cauliflower are in season right now. Here is a recipe to marry them all. Very berry kale salad 1 large bunch of kale. Be creative and look for the...

 

Summer sips, treats

Warm days, cool evenings and clear blue skies: Summer in Oregon is a magical time. With a break in the “classic” rainy Oregon wet weather, many are getting outdoors and enjoying the sunshine....

 

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