News • Cottage Grove
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 stories of Halloween, including the history and story of Sleepy Hollow and the stories of Edgar Allan Poe, among others. ”As we move from phase one, the recreation of the carousel, to phase two, we will be holding similar fundraisers to move to our own building,” Don Williams of Friends of the Cottage Grove Carousel said, noting that planning is underway for a Christmas Carol on Dec. 7 and an Easter program with a biblical theme.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Oct. 22
Local sports round up: Week of Oct. 21
SPRINGFIELD Oct. 22
Photos: Rolling out the green carpet in Springfield
COTTAGE GROVE Oct. 22
Banner days: Catching up on happenings across The Grove
"The closing of the Village Green Resort was the impetus for taking a look back at the history and contributions of the Woodard family over these past weeks. While I learned a lot about Cottage Grove’s history in the process, I have neglected to keep Chronicle readers informed of happenings that are rippling through the Grove." ...
HEALTH & WELLNESS Oct. 22
New birth center fills health care gaps in Lane County
SPRINGFIELD – A nonprofit midwifery birth center is opening in Springfield, ensuring that a 40-year legacy of expanded birthing options will continue in Lane County.
BUSINESS Oct. 21
There’s good news for Oregon businesses
Recently, the Springfield Chamber of Commerce held its 2021 State of Business Program, featuring a robust presentation from Josh Lehner, Senior Economist at the State of Oregon Department of Economic Analysis.
The Chronicle participated in this Zoom presentation and came away with what can best be described as the good, the bad, and the ugly of our state’s economy right now and into the foreseeable future.
Spoiler alert: There is actually a lot more good than either bad or ugly.