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 By Aliya Hall    News    July 19, 2018


Around 1,400 bikers rode through Creswell last weekend as part of Cycle Oregon's Weekender Event - the first time Creswell has been a stop for the organization. At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday,...

 By Erin Tierney    News    July 19, 2018

City: ADUs will help alleviate housing burdens

Oregon's population continues to spike, but housing supply has not kept pace and neither has wage growth. Consequently, the availability of affordable housing for lower-income people is scarce...

 By Erin Tierney    News    July 19, 2018

1 dead after shots fired on One Gro marijuana farm

One Gro Chief Executive Officer Dan Isaacson was shocked when he heard someone was fatally shot at his Cedar Park Road marijuana grow facility in Cottage Grove last week. It was Isaacson's best...



Dr. Richard "Dick" Page shows the volunteers how to attach a spar (a strong pole) to the sail of a kite during Kite Day with Dr. Page on July 11. Dr. Page, who has been teaching how to make kites at...



A rider holds his elbow after being bucked off in the saddle bronc riding event....


Mary Rowe

Mary G. Rowe, 88 of Creswell passed away July 12, 2018. She was born March 31, 1930, in Detroit, Mich. to Charles and Mary (Stankevich) Pajot. Mary was a nun for 21 years at the Sisters of the... Full story


Nelson P. Woodland

Nelson P. Woodland, 87, passed away on July 13, 2018 at his home in Creswell, surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 4, 1931 in Burley, Idaho to Ezra A. Woodland and Leona V. (Nelson) Woodland. He... Full story


Celebration of Life - WOODLAND

Nelson P. Woodland, 87, passed away on July 13, 2018 at his home in Creswell, surrounded by his family. At Nelson's request, there will be no services, but a celebration of a life well-lived... Full story


Dennis James Townsend

Townsend- Dennis James Townsend, 65, of Creswell, died Wednesday, July 11. A memorial service and potluck reception will be held at noon Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Church of Christ in Creswell. Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in... Full story



SMITH - Alisha and Michael Smith welcomed a baby boy to the world on July 5, 2018 at PeaceHealth Medical Center - RiverBend. STREBE - Justine and Aaron Strebe welcomed a baby girl to the world on...

 By Erin Tierney    News    July 19, 2018

Council determines top, bottom legislative priorities for 2019

Creswell City Council this month determined their top and bottom legislative priorities for 2019 and submitted their rankings to the League of Oregon Cities (LOC). Council participated as a survey,...


Summer heat and childhood memories - Summer heat and childhood memories

When I was a young boy many years ago, we suffered from the Dust Bowl days. The summer heat was extreme. From June into September temperatures were 100 degrees or more every day - at least that is...


Shout out to the Fourth of July volunteers

Dear Editor, Show of hands, how many of you have ever thrown a party? Do you remember the amount of time it took? The money? The worry? The endless details? Wasn’t it worth it to see and feel the happiness of all the attendees? Of course it was....


Check out Lorane mural unveiling Aug. 12

Dear Editor, Our community of Lorane, Oregon has commissioned a large mural to be painted and unveiled on Aug. 12, 2018. Two of our local, professional artists, Karen Pidgeon and Alix Mosieur, have been working on it since last fall. The design has b...

 By Yaakov Levine    Health    July 19, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Herbal ABC's: The Foundation of Herbal Medicine - A Book Review

Many years ago, while sitting in Sharol Tilgner, ND, Herbal ABC's class with a group of aspiring herbalists of all ages, I remember thinking that this class series would be an amazing book someday. I...

 By Scott Olson    News    July 19, 2018


Lane County Sheriff's Sergeant Scott Denham, the contract sergeant for Creswell, is shown putting up a new radar sign in the 400 blk. of N. 1st St. on Monday, July 16. Creswell received two radar...


Springfield Chamber leader selected for education fellowship

Paige Sharpe, Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce program manager, was selected by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) to study education attainment along with 20 chamber of...


Forest Floor Organic Soils: High-Quality Products, Naturally

Over the last year, Forest Floor Organic Soils has taken the Oregon market by storm with their premium soil products and growing solutions. Owned and operated by Chris Stewart, Forest Floor Organic...


Don't neglect to water garden in summer

No matter the stereotype, summers are dry in Oregon and gardens need to be watered regularly, especially in times of drought as the forecast calls for this year. Information is available from the...



As summer temperatures rise, so do the dangers of working in high heat. That's especially true in Oregon, where workers tend to be used to working in mild weather, and are frequently not accustomed... Full story

 By Pat Edwards    News    July 19, 2018

Sweet Lorane Community News

Well, summer has finally made a statement this year. Near-100 degree heat is definitely not my favorite thing. The summer’s events seemed to be lined up one right after another this year, with some...


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