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 By Gini Davis    News    July 25, 2019

Rope. Dance. Demolish. All in a day's work for Bones

Just give Levi Bones something active to do, whether constructive or "deconstructive," and he's happy. The 2019 Creswell High School grad, who turned 18 on July 6, is spending his summer expanding...

 
 By Noel Nash    Health    July 25, 2019

Numbers show peak of crisis as opioids glut begins to slow

Between 2006-2012, Lane County residents purchased more than 128 million opioid pain pills, enough for 52 pills per person (from newborns to seniors) per year. These numbers were obtained by The...

 

Symphonic summer sounds

Listen to a symphony in open air on Monday, July 29, at Bohemia Park at the 11th Annual Eugene Symphony Summer Concert. The symphony will be performing a summer concert at 7:30 p.m. The event is...

 

Go2 Safety

Tuesday, Aug. 6 5-8 p.m. Harry Holt Memorial Park Hey, it's not a party unless the police come, right? So this is guaranteed to be a great party. Free food provided by Sanipac, an inflatable slide,...

 

Almost Time2Party

Kids who will need new backpacks and school supplies are encouraged to attend the 15th Annual Party in the Park at Harry Holt Memorial Park on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Just in time...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    July 25, 2019

Six years spent serving - Rogers reflects on his time on school board

"Service" is an action that resonates with Tim Rogers. From his religious beliefs to his employment at Northwest Christian University, which has "service" in its motto, the word is close to his heart....

 

City of Creswell - Employment opportunity

City of Creswell Planning and Public Works Specialist The City of Creswell is seeking interested applicants for the position of Planning and Public Works Specialist. For a complete job description...

 
 By Noel Nash    Opinion    July 25, 2019

'Fifty first names only ...'

Karen dropped off a flyer for the Presbyterian Church Ice Cream event. She helped design it – including the bright yellow background -- and we placed it in our front window. Pictures from the event...

 
 By Virginia Ladd    Opinion    July 25, 2019

Flawed system hurts seniors

Millions of Americans who rely on prescription medicines just received some bad news. The Trump administration recently shelved a proposal that would have saved patients billions at the pharmacy counter. By changing course, the administration missed...

 

Offbeat Oregon History - How a humble banana peel changed the course of Oregon history

On your next visit to the beach, you might want to bring along a banana. One of these humble fruits played a small but important part in the historical chain of events that led to the state's beaches...

 
 By Ben Deatherage    Sports    July 25, 2019

CGS honors Deatherage; six added to 'Wall'

Cottage Grove Speedway's busy weekend got started on Friday, July 19 with the fifth Kart race of 2019. On Saturday, July 20, the quarter-mile clay hosted the Curt Deatherage Memorial along with the an...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    July 25, 2019

Economic development sparks Springfield's growth

When it comes to highlighting projects and business growth within the past 12 months, City of Springfield Economic Development Director Courtney Griesel compared it to picking a favorite child,...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    July 25, 2019

Maness poised to step up for Lady Dawgs

Girls looking to improve their basketball skills had ample chance to do so this summer during a coed basketball camp in June and a girls' camp hosted July 15–17 by Creswell High School girls'...

 
 By Cheryl Richard    Health    July 25, 2019

Zucchini Hummus - Cheryl's Kitchen

Here come the zucchinis! This recipe will become one of your favorites if you like hummus. It's lighter and fresh-tasting. Most folks I've served it to had no idea it has zucchini as the main...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    July 25, 2019

Nutritionally Speaking: Protect your vision (and more) with lutein

I first wrote about lutein in a column back in 2008, I had just returned from visiting with my mom in Florida. It was a hard visit. As a relatively healthy 88-year-old, she was devastated; a couple...

 

Area girl attends space camp - Bilyeu earns 'honors'

Creswell's Sophie Bilyeu recently attended Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    July 25, 2019

Art in the country is this weekend

This week I want to share with you the story of a special organization I have had the privilege of being closely affiliated with over the past 10 years or more. I have mentioned my work with the...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    July 25, 2019

Kids create 'out of this world' tie-dye

About 100 kids let their inner "flower child" out to play during Creswell Library's ever-popular tie-dye activity, held July 17 in Holt Park as part of the library's 2019 Summer Reading Program....

 

A new palette: India's garden

Every plant in India Tornell's garden tells a story. At a wedding she attended, they threw seeds instead of rice, and she planted them. Another clipping came from a neighbor from whom she bought raw...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    July 25, 2019

Sanipac pitches 2.9% rate increase - Council questions yearly rising costs

Sanipac representatives Monday attended a Creswell City Council work session and requested a rate increase, but councilors want to hear more before approving another annual increase. Sanipac...

 

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