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Sheriff seeking public assistance

EUGENE - The Lane County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying possible victims in a sex abuse case. Sheriff's Office investigators are continuing to look into a report of sex...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    January 2, 2020

Astrological Roadmap = LaZar finds patterns in time

COTTAGE GROVE – Forty years ago, when Linda LaZar was in a bookstore looking for a birthday gift, her life was changed forever. "My eye caught something that was foreign to me and it was like a...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    January 2, 2020

GRADE A Goat dairy in class of its own

LOWELL - It's not easy being a farmstead dairy in 2019. Shari Reyna, co-owner of Ferns' Edge Dairy in Lowell, has been in the business for almost 50 years with her partner and they have never paid...

 

Chamber holiday contest winners announced

CRESWELL - The Creswell Chamber of Commerce announced the 2019 Win a Window winners: Carolyn Allen, top right, Wendy Smith, bottom right, and Nancy Honer, top left. Allen won the "Let's Celebrate!"...

 
 By Cody Warren    News    December 26, 2019

Riding to the top

Ojos Del Salado, Chile – What do you do when it seems like everything that can go wrong does go wrong? According to Chase Boehringer, you have to get resourceful. Earlier this month, Boehringer,...

 

A 'medley' of piano students

CRESWELL –The 2019 Christmas Recital was held on Dec. 14 at Creswell Presbyterian Church. Performers included 13 youth and one adult student of Dave Stram's Piano Den and two students of another...

 

City receives grant to help low, moderate-income residents

CRESWELL – Business Oregon is investing in the City of Creswell through through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and will receive a grant of $400,000 for a housing repair...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    December 19, 2019

Pioneer Cemetery Association lays loved ones to rest

CRESWELL – Surrounded by trees on the outskirts of Creswell's city limits, rows of headstones cover the rolling hills. Graves from the 1800s are covered in moss, coinciding with freshly dug burial...

 

Yule get a kick out of these kids

Easton Presley is one of Santa's reindeer during Creswell Christian Child Care Center's (5 C's) 42nd annual Christmas program last Thursday....

 

On the "Nice" list

Abigail Swezey and daughters Adaline, 3, and Blakely, 1 enjoy a story read by Mrs. Claus at Creswell Library during Saturday's Winter Lights celebration....

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    December 12, 2019

'A flick of a brush' - Marie Newell: The artist behind the eyeliner

CRESWELL – What does model and makeup artist Marie Newell have in common with clowns? According to her, they both wear makeup and try to make people happy. As reflected by her house decor, Newell...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    December 5, 2019

Woman falls, gets helping hand

CRESWELL – Rose Eldredge, an 82-year-old Creswell resident, is grateful for the kind gentleman who stopped and came to her aid her after she fell on Oregon Avenue. “I’d like to thank the Good Samaritan who helped me when I fell outside of...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    November 28, 2019

A place of peace

CRESWELL – The dream of helping others was instilled in R. Vicente Rubio from a young age. Although he had a traumatic childhood that resulted in a brain injury and post-traumatic stress, it was...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    November 28, 2019

Planning Commission 'OK' signals willingness to work with developers

CRESWELL – Planning Commission members approved the property partition of David and Hannah Sanderbrink, as well as updating the Comprehensive Plan Amendment during their Thursday, Nov. 21 meeting....

 

'Old Schoolhouse' sets sights on window restoration

On Nov. 7, it will be three years since a group of Creswell citizens who were concerned about the fate of Creswell’s old schoolhouse attended a City Council meeting to express that concern. At that...

 

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...

 

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