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Lake appointed to Willamalane Board

SPRINGFIELD — Willamalane Park and Recreation District announces the appointment of Dr. Johnny Lake to the board of directors. Director Lake was sworn in as a board member on March 14, at a special board meeting to finalize the appointment.  He was selected through an application and interview process to[Read More…]

News briefs: week of March 23

Volunteer drivers needed for rural medical escort rides  The Senior Connections Rural Medical Escort Program, a program offered by Senior & Disability Services, a division of the Lane Council of Governments (LCOG), needs volunteers to provide rides for local homebound seniors to their medical appointments. This program helps promote independent[Read More…]

Four more CGPD staff on leave

COTTAGE GROVE – In early January, four Cottage Grove Police Department staff were placed on paid administrative leave, pending the completion of investigations into their conduct, according to Cottage Grove assistant city manager Jake Boone. He also confirmed that the three sergeants and a dispatch supervisor at CGPD are still[Read More…]

Police Logs: week of March 23

LANE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MONDAY, MARCH 13  10:13 am: Check welfare, 80 S. 2nd St. 10:57 am: Check welfare, 100 Ash Grove Ct. 2:19 pm: Sexual abuse, 13 S. 1st St. TUESDAY, MARCH 14 10:50 am: Assist outside agency, 80 S. 2nd St. 12:59 pm: Assist outside agency, 80 S.[Read More…]

HSSZ: Spring sports season previews

Baseball COTTAGE GROVE LIONS■Home field: 1375 S. River Rd.■Online:■Social media: Facebook @CGHSAthletics■Head coach: Nathan Rheuban … 1st year at Cottage Grove■ 2022 season: 2-23 overall … 6th in Sky-Em League … Ranked #32 in Class 4A■Team history: Last playoff appearance in 2015-16 … Last league title in 2015-16■Returning athletes:[Read More…]