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 By Erin Tierney    News    February 6, 2020

Floodplain changes may affect east side

CRESWELL - An update to Creswell flood risk boundaries is expected to roll out next month that city officials say may largely affect the east side of Creswell. The changes in the flood map come as...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    February 6, 2020

Increases to water rate proposed

CRESWELL - The Water Rate Advisory Committee last week agreed it will recommend a 2% water rate increase and a 3% sewer rate increase to Creswell City Council for a vote. If approved, the total water...

 
 By Noel Nash    News    February 6, 2020

Creswell library won't ban 'Skippyjon' books

CRESWELL – The recent public concerns regarding Hispanic stereotypes in the Skippyjon Jones children's book series made its way onto the agenda for the Library Board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 28. No...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    February 6, 2020

Principal: School committed to leadership class

CRESWELL – Despite concern in the community that the Creswell Middle School class was disappearing, Principal Shirley Burrus said that the class is still available to students and is in no danger of...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    February 6, 2020

Get your freak on with the 'Folly Family'

COTTAGE GROVE - I owe a lot to my good friend, Jim Guthrie. Besides years of deep friendship and hours of storytelling, Guthrie is the reason I ended up in Cottage Grove. I lamented to him one summer...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    February 6, 2020

Dropping 'book barriers' - BookFest organizers hold fundraiser at PublicHouse

SPRINGFIELD - Summer reading is critical for students still learning to read, which is why Connected Lane County (CLC) and United Way of Lane County have created the community-wide book drive,...

 

Exploregon: The Backstories - Hell's Canyon Scenic Byway in winter? 'Hell' yes!

There are places in the Pacific Northwest that are hammered with tourists in the late spring, summer and early fall. But these remote outposts are often somewhat deserted when winter settles in. My wi...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    February 6, 2020

All That Jazz! The annual concert and fundraiser brought down the house once again.

CRESWELL - It was an elegant evening of linen-covered tables, softly glowing lights, saucy food and saucier jazz as the Creswell Music Program hosted its annual Saucy Jazz fundraiser. The wildly...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    January 30, 2020

At 65, Anna Houpt a world-class triathlete

CRESWELL - She didn't quite finish the race, but Anna Houpt is winning at life. The 65-year-old Creswell resident competed in the world's premier off-road triathlon – the 24th annual Xterra World...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    January 30, 2020

Keeping track - New ordinance would help with police tracking

CRESWELL — Creswell City Council is considering an ordinance that would require businesses to record the resale of certain used merchandise to make it easier for police to track stolen goods. Lane County Sheriff’s Sergeant Scott Denham said this...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    January 30, 2020

Cities to plant Hiroshima 'peace tree'

CRESWELL - The Japanese have a word for a tree that survived the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945: hibakujumoku. Each fall since 2011, a group of volunteers gather under a...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    January 30, 2020

Ideas percolate for future parks

CRESWELL - Slides, swings, skate parks and maybe even a "kitten area"; these are some of the results from a future parks survey at Creslane Elementary. Amy Knudsen, city council president, and...

 

Middle school holding can, plastic bottle drive

CRESWELL – Wondering what to do with all the leftover cans and plastic bottles after your Super Bowl party? Creswell Middle School will take them off your hands. Drop off cans and plastic bottles...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    January 30, 2020

Hashtag this: Work ethic never grows old

COTTAGE GROVE — I recently saw a post on the Cottage Grove community page from a teenager looking for work. It did my heart good to remember my younger days trying to scratch together some money...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    January 30, 2020

Springfield's next level - Lundberg plans to push City forward

SPRINGFIELD – As Springfield continues expanding and growing, Mayor Christine Lundberg said she wants to be there to help facilitate it. After serving as mayor for 10 years, serving 20 years on the...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    January 30, 2020

'Sense of Urgency' - Eyster outlines campaign for mayor

SPRINGFIELD – Longtime resident and community leader Mike Eyster launched his 2020 mayoral campaign last week because, he said, for all of its successes, the city could be achieving even more....

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    January 30, 2020

Books & Brew boasts 'best year yet'

SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield Public Library is like the community's living room, according to Springfield Public Library Foundation President Sheryl Eyster. This makes the library's annual Books...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    January 30, 2020

Tribal Education coming to Oregon curriculum

SPRINGFIELD - During the Jan. 27 school board work session, the board received an update from Elementary Director Suzanne Price about Senate Bill 13 Tribal Education, and how the school board will be...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    January 30, 2020

Celebrating a century of local knowledge

COTTAGE GROVE - On Saturday, local man Charles "Chuck" Booher, now of Yoncalla, celebrated his 100th birthday with a party at the Cottage Grove Community Center. I had the pleasure of meeting him whil...

 

Oh, what a beautiful morning

"At sunrise, everything is luminous but not clear" –Norman Maclean, "A River Runs Through It" CRESWELL - This brilliant sunrise was captured by Creswell resident Sara Nguyen on Jan. 15, looking...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    January 23, 2020

City approves new gas station, new look for busy intersection

CRESWELL - One of the busiest and high-profile corners in town will be getting a makeover that will change the look of Oregon Avenue for generations. So long Joe's Diner and the old Dairy Queen...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    January 23, 2020

Pazzo: A place to get together

CRESWELL - Good food is a staple for all walks of life. It triggers memories, entices happiness, and perhaps most importantly for Pazzo owner and executive chef Scott Pisani, it connects people togeth...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    January 23, 2020

Emerald Valley Salon: Same digs, new name, owner

CRESWELL - Patricia Cook first walked into Platinum Hair Salon six years ago to get a manicure and walked out with a styling chair and a job. Now, the whole business is in her name. The former...

 
 By Noel Nash    News    January 23, 2020

Cottage Grove Chamber: Glitz, glamour and goodwill

COTTAGE GROVE – On an evening with the glitz and flare of "A Red Carpet Event," it was the humble, down-home acceptance speeches from the honorees that stole the show during the Cottage Grove Area...

 
 By Noel Nash    News    January 23, 2020

District removes 'Skippyjon' books

CRESWELL – Creswell School District officials have removed the controversial "Skippyjon Jones" children's books from school libraries following a letter on the topic from Creswell resident Joelle...

 

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