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RAIN to strengthen businesses in 2020

RAIN is plugged into 18 rural communities and five city regional areas including Albany, Florence, Lincoln City, Linn and Benton counties, and Oakridge and Lowell. Last month, the City hosted a luncheon for over 20 Creswell business leaders and...

 

Heyman honored for valor

PLEASANT HILL – Retired Colonel Richard Heyman, of Creswell, spent a lengthy career in the United States Air Force, serving in three wars including World War II, Korea and Vietnam. For his...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    November 21, 2019 

Whistle Stop building torn down

CRESWELL – As of press time Tuesday, work is underway but still incomplete at the Whistle Stop Building at 213 S. Mill St. The building is torn down nearly in its entirely and ATEZ Environmental...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    November 21, 2019 

On-time graduation increases while grade-level expectations decrease

CRESWELL – With the release of the new school district report cards from the Oregon Department of Education, the data found that 87% of students are on time to graduate – a 10% increase from the...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    November 14, 2019

'Pitching a ringer' - Longtime resident, vet is a man of milestones

CRESWELL – At 97, veteran and longtime resident Lowell Davis is still going strong. He doesn't have to take any prescribed medication and it only cost him $20 last year for health-related services....

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    November 14, 2019

Young entrepreneur opens salon

CRESWELL – Shannon Whitehead is seeing her vision come to life. At 25, the Creswell entrepreneur opened up her own salon in October in the former Burlap and Lace shop on Oregon Avenue. Whitehead...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    November 7, 2019

Harvest Dinner serves up good food for a good cause

Creswell Presbyterian Church's annual Harvest Dinner on Nov. 1 served up nearly 400 traditional turkey dinners with all the trimmings (including 142 takeout orders), raising about $3,555 – plus...

 
 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 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...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    September 26, 2019

From barrels of trash, to barrels of laughs

"I felt I wasn't putting enough into my creative life, and I've been trying to give myself more grace with that. Not to put the pressure of time on myself; things get done eventually. If you put press...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    September 5, 2019

'Super' plan devised at childhood

CRESWELL – Mike Johnson grew up California's bay area – in fact, on some of the toughest streets in that part of the country. Poverty, alcohol and drug violence, physical and domestic abuse,...

 

WALK THE SQUAWK

CRESWELL – Coast Fork Birders invite locals for a bird walk in Creswell on Saturday, Sept. 7. Wildlife biologist Alison Center will lead the group in a walk visiting grassland, oak and riparian...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    September 5, 2019

Oaksong Farm produces vegetables, raises children

LORANE - Christina del Campo said she has two babies: her two-year-old son, Quincy, and her farm, Oaksong Farm. The one-acre farm was established last year in the spring, and del Campo said she's...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    August 29, 2019

Cottage Theatre starts remodel

After years in the making, Cottage Theatre is moving forward with their remodeling plans. Although unexpected changes in cost over the years required a different strategy, Executive Director Susan Goe...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    August 29, 2019

A RAISIN TO SMILE

Yaakov Levine, 66, of Creswell, has always been on a journey to be healthier. His father was a semi-invalid from heart disease by the time Levine was 5 years old, and it made him want to live a...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    August 22, 2019

Next challenge?

After eight and seven years, respectively, in the Creswell School District, Todd Hamilton and Ryan Beck and have said goodbye – but they didn't move far. Both former administrators have been hired...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    August 22, 2019

Remembering the fishin' musician

When Ulla Hacker-Harada's friend lost someone to cancer, she thought that she was being a sympathetic and supportive pal, one who was there for whatever her friend needed. But when her own husband,...

 

Community THANK YOU notes

Party in the Park 2019 organizers wish to THANK all volunteers, contributors and participants for an outstanding event on Aug. 10, including Creswell Faith Center, Creswell Family Dental Clinic, Platinum Hair, Whistle Stop Barber Shop, Demarcos...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    August 22, 2019

Declaring 'Independence from Hunger'

There's nothing like a little neighborly cooperation. For the past six years, Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, at 200 S. Gateway Boulevard in Cottage Grove, has held an Independence from Hunger food...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    August 22, 2019

Kick-the-can ice cream a tasty SRP finale

More than 120 kids showed up at Holt Park on Aug. 14 to make kick-the-can ice cream during Creswell Library's popular Ice Cream Social – the 2019 Summer Reading Program finale. Volunteers mixed...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    August 15, 2019

'Paws-itive' service

After growing up largely in foster care, Creswell native Jayson Southmayd served in the Marines, and as an Army combat medic in Iraq. Seriously injured twice, he's undergone 48 surgeries. An implanted...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    August 15, 2019

K9s, deputies, community mingle on National Night Out

By Gini Davis Community Editor Hourly demonstrations by Lane County Sheriff's Office's K9 Unit were a big hit during Creswell's second National Night Out, held Aug. 6 in Holt Park. The event was part...

 
 By Kay Higdon    News    August 15, 2019

CHS 1959 reunion

Approximately one-third of the Creswell High School Class of 1959 were able to come together for their 60th reunion in late July. They enjoyed a dinner on a sultry Saturday night, catching up on each...

 

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