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 By Aliya Hall    News    September 5, 2019

Vermicomposting. Whaaat?

COTTAGE GROVE - It's all about soil biology, Bruce Elliott of Sustainable Agricultural Technologies explained. "Everything about farming is about biology," he said. "If you don't take care of the...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    September 5, 2019

'Super' plan devised at childhood

CRESWELL – Mike Johnson grew up California's bay area – in fact, on some of the toughest streets in that part of the country. Poverty, alcohol and drug violence, physical and domestic abuse,...

 

No parvo 'epidemic' in Lane County

LANE COUNTY — Animal control officials confirmed Tuesday that there is not a parvo epidemic in the county, despite community concerns expressed across social media. “We have not seen any cases here,” said Dr. Sheri Schlorman of Creswell...

 

WALK THE SQUAWK

CRESWELL – Coast Fork Birders invite locals for a bird walk in Creswell on Saturday, Sept. 7. Wildlife biologist Alison Center will lead the group in a walk visiting grassland, oak and riparian...

 
 By Noel Nash    Opinion    September 5, 2019

Mixing it up downtown

The nature of change is more different today than ever. It's constant. It's exponentially faster. It's unavoidable. Sure, it's always been a little scary. An unpleasant surprise can be waiting around...

 

Kirkpatricks celebrate 50 years wed

Paul and Mary Kirkpatrick will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise on a sternwheeler on the Columbia River. They got married in Eugene on Sept. 5, 1969. Their children will be...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    September 5, 2019

Oaksong Farm produces vegetables, raises children

LORANE - Christina del Campo said she has two babies: her two-year-old son, Quincy, and her farm, Oaksong Farm. The one-acre farm was established last year in the spring, and del Campo said she's...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    September 5, 2019

Mary Ford was always a model citizen

LORANE – Oh my gosh! As I look at the calendar, I realize that August is on the verge of escaping us for another year! By the time you read this, it will be September – the beginning of fall and a...

 

Mini gas war pleases purchasers

A 'mini gas price war" erupted mildly in Creswell late last week, drawing quiet cheers from observant gasoline purchasers and frowns from gas station operators. Despite the price war, or perhaps...

 

Haystack Rock was once a tempting target for daredevil climbers

One could think of late June and early July of 1968 in Cannon Beach as the Summer of the Dead Baby Birds. On June 28, at the height of the nesting season, a 23-year-old man from Portland had scrambled...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    September 5, 2019

CES Principal Amy Halley supports 'learning, with kindness'

CRESWELL - As the third new Creswell School District administrator this year – joining CSD Superintendent Mike Johnson and Creswell High School Assistant Principal/Athletic Director Brandon Standrid...

 

September yields apple harvest

This year, as September marks the celebration of Organic Harvest Month, instead of offering “apple cookies” at Natural Grocers as is our tradition, I will be celebrating my first month as a...

 

Russian style crab salad

1-pound can of crab meat, drained 1 pound fingerling potatoes, boiled and cut into bite-sized pieces 1 cup frozen peas, defrosted ¾ cup green onions, thinly sliced ¾ cup cornichons,...

 

Chicken chile verde

It's green chile season – one of my favorite times of year! Roasted chiles are special to me, and really, my whole family. Growing up in Wyoming and having easy access to Colorado and New Mexico...

 

City considers adjusting codes to boost development

SPRINGFIELD – City Council members heard recommendations on a new transportation plan, including proposed changes to street connectivity policies, maximum block lengths and adjustments to accommodate multi-unit housing developments. These included...

 

Passport to food, drinks and more

SPRINGFIELD – The second annual Savor Springfield passport event kicked off Thursday, Aug. 29 at Dark & Stormy, located at 420 Main St. in Springfield. The month-long contest concludes with a...

 

Springfield encourages you to join its team

SPRINGFIELD – The Springfield School Board has an opening and is currently accepting applications, as are a number of other boards, committees and commissions within the City. The School Board will...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    September 5, 2019

Springfield Museum, Oregon trail lacemakers weave together exhibit

SPRINGFIELD – It was a "perfect collaboration" between the Springfield Museum and Oregon Trail Lacemakers that made the lacemaking exhibit at the museum such a success, Museum Curator Maddie McGraw...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    September 5, 2019

The RIGHT to ORGANIZE

The Eugene Springfield Solidarity Network was among the groups celebrating Labor Day on Monday at Splash! at Lively Park in Springfield. ESSN's mission states that it "brings together labor unions,...

 

Jane Rapier: Going beyond to keep CG litter-free

COTTAGE GROVE – If you have ever spent time driving around Cottage Grove you will no doubt have noticed two things. One: the streets and byways are remarkably litter-free; the other: a very...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    September 5, 2019

Coast Fork Willamette Watershed aims to eradicate knotweed

COTTAGE GROVE – Representatives of the Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council (CFWWC) visited Cottage Grove last week and educated Coast Fork Science Pub attendees on efforts being made to...

 

Fate of Patrician Mobile Home Park still undecided

SPRINGFIELD – Citizens filled the seats and lined the walls in the Springfield City Council Chambers for Tuesday night's Council meeting. More than 30 people spoke on the possible rezoning of 13.6 acres of land between Beltline and Game Farm Road...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    September 5, 2019

Lady Dawgs net key volleyball win

It took a five-game battle on the road, but the Creswell Lady Bulldogs got the job done, defeating defending 2A state champion Portland Christian, 25-18, 18-25, 25-23, 25-27, 15-10 in an important...

 

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