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Nikki Manesco's got your back at BVB

CRESWELL - Nikki Manesco describes herself as an open book, and is willing to help anyone who comes to her with a question. Manesco, who has been working with Blue Valley Bistro for two years as a bar...

 

Shady Oaks unrolls orange carpet of fall fun

By ALIYA HALL The Chronicle COTTAGE GROVE - Although fall symbolizes the end of Shady Oaks' season, the farm goes out with a bang, providing a wide variety of fall activities before it closes its...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    October 3, 2019

Student leader expands mind, experiences culture shifts

SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia – Emily Garcia Anson, 17, of Creswell, is following her dream of seeing the world by partaking in a Rotary Youth Exchange, which has placed her in Santa Cruz, Bolivia for a year....

 
 By Noel Nash    Opinion    October 3, 2019

Our connected world is wire-thin

We are living in a world that gets smaller everyday, thanks to technology. And, at an exponentially faster pace. It was 1995 when I first received a mobile flip phone from my newspaper. As sports...

 

Incorrect use of words perverts history

Dear Editor, Last week driving into Milton Freewater I noticed the city water tower with the message “Settled 1868.” The message should be changed to “Colonized 1868.” When I read the Sept. 26 Chronicle, the first article stated “Creswell...

 

'You're not from around here'

Dear Editor, “You’re not from around here.” It’s something we often hear and say when someone new shows up. Funny, most of those who actually say it aren’t from around here themselves. People come and people go, but it seems that what we...

 

Cindy Lund

Cindy Lund, loving wife and mother of two children, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 18, 2019, at the age of 62, due to complications of early Alzheimer's. Cindy was born on Oct. 4,1956 in...

 

Fran Boehner

Fran Boehner, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on Sept. 25, 2019 at the age of 91. Fran was born on Oct. 22, 1927 in Oakland, California to Arthur and Alta (Thomas) Lobingier. She...

 

Allen Stanley Bradshaw

Allen Stanley Bradshaw was taken home when his heart stopped beating on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. Born to Milton Bert Bradshaw and Mildred Bernice Bain on June 6, 1937, in Medford, Oregon, Allen spent...

 

Mark Louis Johnson

Mark Louis Johnson, 58, of Creswell, Oregon, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 at his home. He was born on July 24,1961 in Astoria, Oregon to Gloria Jean Parker and Robert Reginald Johnson. He grew up in...

 

Richard Howard Coomler

Richard Howard Coomler, 80, of Cottage Grove, Oregon, passed away on Sept. 18, 2019 in Eugene. He was born April 23, 1939 in Silverton to parents Howard Henry Coomler and Hazel Jeanette (McCullock)...

 

Oregon's literary legacy is built on a 'True Confession' novel

In the world of literary works, there is a definite hierarchy. It's occupied at the high end by the kind of subtle and masterful works that get raved about by New York book reviewers and short-listed...

 
 By BILL LUND    History    October 3, 2019

1984 - Museum renovation begins

EXCERPT FROM OCT. 5, 1994 - Last week, volunteers from the Creswell Historical Society tore down the chimney of the Creswell Historical Museum, marking the first phase of remodeling for the...

 

New boutique helps provide medical care for community

SPRINGFIELD – You might call the building fairly nondescript, with an aging blue metal overhang, residing between other buildings ranging from a truck-rental outlet and local convenience store....

 
 By Jen Blue    News    October 3, 2019

Crafts + Cider

SPRINGFIELD – Last weekend at Bring Recycling Director of Operations Steven Colbert instructs young orchardist Wiley Bucolo in how to press apples into cider for Wildcraft Cider Works' 5th annual...

 

Swallowtail Spirits grand opening

SPRINGFIELD – Last weekend, Springfield distillery Swallowtail Spirits held their grand opening to a packed house. Though the tasting room had a soft opening last month, patrons braved heavy rains...

 

Brian Peterson: cafe's 'rockstar' bartender

SPRINGFIELD – With Cornbread Cafe's presence being relatively new in Springfield, manager Nick Keough said they needed top-notch service industry folks to get the vegan cafe ready to rock. That...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    October 3, 2019

75 & feelin' fine

The storm clouds parted and the sun was shining Sunday as Willamalane Park & Recreation District celebrated its 75th anniversary with a sprawling community hoopla at Willamalane Park in...

 

Jennifer Davis: Cottage Grove's hometown-driven bartender

COTTAGE GROVE - When it comes to cultivating a warm and diverse atmosphere at restaurants, Axe & Fiddle owner Alyssa Gonzales says that bar manager Jennifer Davis does it best. "(She's) the...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    October 3, 2019

The art of toga

The first time I tried to attend the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, I missed it. Naturally assuming that it was held in October, and without doing any research in that pre-internet era, I showed up...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    October 3, 2019

'CATCH' healthy behaviors

CRESWELL - Bolstered by a $20,000 Lane County Public Health (LCPH) grant, Creswell Middle School is out to "CATCH" students eating healthy foods and being physically active. The two-pronged...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    October 3, 2019

Fall is flush with special memories

This past week was the beginning of fall, and it certainly feels as though it’s earlier than usual, weather-wise. I’ve always enjoyed the cooler, sunny days of fall that we usually have through...

 

String Cheese Weekend has a 'Ripple' effect

EUGENE - The music world had said goodbye to Robert Hunter less than a week earlier. So it wasn't a matter of if - but when - The String Cheese Incident would pay homage to the legendary Grateful...

 

Pizza & brunch at Bartolotti's

SPRINGFIELD – Let's talk brunch. This fall, Bartolotti's Pizza Bistro, located at 330 Main St., Suite B, is cooking up unique brunch items at their Springfield location. For something sweet,...

 

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