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 By Aliya Hall    News    October 31, 2019

A heart for homelessness:

PLEASANT HILL – Halloween is a time to enjoy being frightened, but for people who are unhoused, there is something real to fear. To bring more awareness and raise funding for Ann's Heart, a women's...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    October 31, 2019

Measles Carrier Visited Creswell

CRESWELL – Two new measles cases were confirmed in Oregon, and one of those infected made a stop in Creswell on Monday, Oct. 21, according to Lane County Public Health officials. A Lane County resident and a visitor to Washington County were...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    October 31, 2019

Fall Sounds

Showcasing "The Power of One" on the closing number of the Creswell Middle School Choir's fall concert on Oct. 22 were soloists Allie Marshall, Rylee Cline, Grace Polloreno, Aubreelyn McComas, Regan...

 

Marcia E. Allen May 25, 1923 - Oct. 27, 2019

Marcia E. Allen, 96, passed away quietly at her home on Oct. 17, 2019. She was born in Eugene, Ore., on May 25, 1923, to Andrew Brund, a Danish immigrant, and Grace Marsters Brund, a native-born...

 

James "Bus" G. Shirley Feb. 11, 1928 - Oct. 19, 2019

James Gordon Shirley, best known as Bus, was an honorable man who lived his life with high character. His long and well-lived journey on earth ended on the evening of Oct. 19, 2019 in Gresham,...

 

Colleen Frances DeGroat Feb. 20, 1935 - Oct. 24, 2019

Colleen Frances DeGroat, 84, of Cottage Grove, Oregon, passed away on Oct. 24, 2019 in Cottage Grove following a stroke. She was born in Sweet Home, Oregon, on Feb. 20, 1935 to parents Clifford and...

 

NancyLee Rosie (Robertson) Range Nov. 24, 1935 - Oct. 21, 2019

NancyLee Rosie (Robertson) Range, 83, of Creswell, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 21, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born on Nov. 24, 1935 in Cavite, Philippines to parents Joseph H....

 

Mildred Mae Fee June 24, 1924 - Oct. 23, 2019

Mildred Mae Fee, 95, of Tigard, Ore. passed away in her home on Oct. 23, 2019. Mildred was born in Broken Bow, Okla. on June 24, 1924 to parents Elwood Odis Bardwell Sr. and Ruby Smith. She attended...

 

Alfred Ray Schuck Feb. 3, 1932 - Oct. 18, 2019

Alfred Ray Schuck, 87, of Cottage Grove, Oregon, died Oct. 18, 2019. He was born on Feb. 3, 1932 to parents Cecil Schuck and Gertrude Cart in Charleston, W. Va. Ray completed his education by obtainin...

 

Samuel Cole

COLE – Celebration of Life for Samuel Cole will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Creswell Presbyertian Church. Reception follows. Contributions:Community Veterinary Center at PO Box 10971, Eugene, OR 97440 or to the Creswell...

 

Spooky Storytelling Makes the Carousel Go 'Round

Last weekend, about 70 supporters of the Cottage Grove Carousel attended a storytelling fundraising event and were entertained by actor, storyteller and oral interpreter Rickie Birran. He told...

 

Bought or Bullied?

I’m not a detective, of course, but something isn’t right here. I’m so disappointed and saddened to the core about the decision the Springfield City Council made last Monday to rezone the Patrician Mobile Home Park. What is the purpose of the C...

 

City Council Voted for Greed

Why did the Springfield City Council approve rezoning the Patrician Mobile Home Park? Why, when its Planning Commission carefully determined rezoning was not in accordance with the City’s policies, plans and testified twice before Council to...

 

Shootin' Straight on Huntin'

BY SLIM RANDLES Home Country “Feel that crispness in the air this morning?” said Dud. “Just about time to go hunting, don’t you think?” “I’m always ready,” said Steve, smiling. “I’ll go right after fall branding this year. But...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    October 31, 2019

Month-Long Transportation Project Underway on Oregon Avenue

CRESWELL – The well-known stretch of Oregon Avenue that runs over the railroad tracks between Front and Mill streets is often congested on most days, leading to an uneven symphony of honking horns...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    October 31, 2019

Now, This is Scary!

COTTAGE GROVE – The time of harvest and preparing for winter have long been celebrated almost universally among cultures; after planting, tending and bringing in the crops, it is a time to...

 

Theatre: 'Arsenic and Old Lace' Auditions

COTTAGE GROVE – Cottage Theatre will hold auditions at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3 for “Arsenic and Old Lace,” by Joseph Kesselring. This classic comedy will kick off the theatre's 2020 season, with a three-weekend run from Jan. 31 to Feb. 16....

 

"Young Blood" in the Funeral Industry

SPRINGFIELD – Young people are on the rise in the funeral industry, and staff at Major Family Funeral Home on A Street is a prime example. With death being a part of their daily lives, owners Todd...

 

Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, demonstrates love and respect for deceased family members. It's a celebration that unfolds over two days in an explosion of color, laughter and joy, and last...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    October 31, 2019

CHS Bulldogs: Week in Review

FOOTBALL Game: at Regis, Oct. 25 Results: Creswell won 20-6 Recap: The Rams took their first drive down to about the 15-yard line, and the Bulldogs forced a turnover on downs as it was scoreless...

 
 By Gini Davis    Sports    October 31, 2019

CHS: The Week Ahead

FOOTBALL Game: CHS vs. Jefferson, Friday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m. What2Watch: It's Senior Night for the Bulldogs, who lost to Jefferson last year 33-18, so the seniors will want to dish revenge. Jefferson...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    News    October 31, 2019

Time For Cranberries

I am stoked! This is my favorite time of the year – well, at least until spring. The leaves are turning to their kaleidoscope of fall colors, the air is crisp, apples are everywhere, the air smells...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    October 31, 2019

Losing Our Faith in Healthcare System

Today, the day has finally arrived for Jim to have the epidural injection that will, hopefully, relieve him of the sciatica pain that he has been experiencing since he fell and broke his pelvis in...

 

Fall Storms Sink Any Fishing Success

About every condition that works against angling is at the top of this week’s fishing report. No way to flower this up, folks, but a series of fall storms that began to reach the Lane County coast...

 

Bobcat Released Into Wild

Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife officials safely released a male juvenile bobcat into the wild last week. Based on its teeth, the bobcat was at least six months old; it was released on BLM land...

 

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