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Springfield making accessibility progress

SPRINGFIELD – In many areas of Springfield, mobility in a wheelchair is at best, a fight, and at worst, impossible.  “A lot of the sidewalks are so bad. I’ve literally got trapped on them,” said Melinda Preciado, Ms. Wheelchair Oregon 2022 and Springfield resident. Consisting of steep slopes, uneven paving,[Read More…]

Springfield artist receives career opp grant

SPRINGFIELD  – In the first round of FY2023 Career Opportunity Program grant awards, the Oregon Arts Commission and The Ford Family Foundation have awarded $92,297 to 36 artists for career development projects, including one artist from Springfield.  Erin Langley, of Springfield, will be granted $2,000 to support the cost of[Read More…]

No Art Walk? No problem

Art aplenty despite no formal event SPRINGFIELD – During the winter months, the Springfield’s Second Friday Art Walk often has fewer venues participating because there aren’t as many art enthusiasts interested in walking from building to building in the cold and rain. For that reason, Island Park Gallery at Willamalane’s[Read More…]

HSSZ: Results and schedules

RESULTS BOYS BASKETBALLTuesday, Jan. 17■ CGHS 49, Elmira 35■ Churchill 62, Springfield 36■ N. Eugene 52, Thurston 40Wednesday, Jan. 18■ Creswell 56, Siuslaw 38■ Pleasant Hill 55, Sisters 41Friday, Jan. 20■ CGHS 72, Marshfield 54■ Sisters 51, Creswell 50 OT■ Harrisburg 56, PHHS 52■ Marist 56, Springfield 43■ Thurston 56,[Read More…]

LCSO responds to school

CRESWELL — Lane County Sheriff’s Office deputies say an intense search did not turn up any reason for concern after an allegedly armed individual was reported near Creswell High School last Thursday.According to LCSO, at about 3:39 p.m. on Jan. 19, a Creswell School District employee reported that a person[Read More…]