Rabbit Rescue’s Ordinance Proposal

CRESWELL, Ore. — Her rabbits have everything they need, from fresh water and food to air conditioning and kisses. When Heather Crippen saw these furry creatures being chased by kids at the Cottage Grove Rodeo’s Animal Scramble last year, she couldn’t believe it. That’s when she took action. “From the very start, we wanted the … Continue reading »

911 Outage Near Cottage Grove

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — An outage has cut 911 service to some areas east of Cottage Grove. Anyone where service isn’t working should go directly to the Cottage Grove Hospital or the Cottage Grove Police Dept. Century Link is working to fix the problem. 911 service for the city of Cottage Grove does appear to … Continue reading »

Food Pantry Starts New Donation System

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A Cottage Grove food pantry introduced a new way to feed the hungry, Tuesday. Coordinators say the idea comes out of Ashland and involves community members regularly donating food collected by volunteers every two months. They say it could be a great way to keep their hungry neighbors fed year round. … Continue reading »

Driver Cited for DUII in HWY 99 Crash

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. – Oregon State Police say the driver involved in a serious-injury crash early Tuesday morning will face several charges, including DUII. Troopers say around 12:30 a.m. Tyler D. Wells, 21, of Cottage Grove was driving along Highway 99 near River Avenue when he took a curve too fast and slid sideways into … Continue reading »

Cottage Grove Residents Honor Veterans

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — All over western Oregon people found special ways to honor our military men and women on Memorial Day. Cottage Grove residents held a special ceremony to remember what’s important in life and the people who fight so hard to keep us safe. Patriotism. Honor. And remembrance. Those themes all rang true … Continue reading »

Men Arrested for Attempted Murder

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Oregon State Police have arrested two men in Cottage Grove for attempted murder following a shooting on HWY 99 on Wednesday evening. The dispute between Joshua Miller, Clinton Moore, and Harold Wilson started at Saginaw Trailer Court, a mobile home park. According to police, Wilson fled the park while Miller and … Continue reading »

City Concerned About Embezzlement Case

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Cottage Grove’s City Manager announced Monday that a former employee had embezzled money from the city. The city’s news surprised many, but also left a good amount of questions circling among the residents. City Manager Richard Meyers says the alleged thief was fired and the city’s money will be refunded by … Continue reading »

Cell Phone “Ping” Helps to Find Hunter

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office rescued a hunter after receiving a 911 call from the man Monday morning. The Sheriff’s Office receive a call around 9 a.m. from Wayne Marney, 56, who was elk hunting near Cottage Grove Lake. Marney had a medical issue and told the Sheriff’s Dispatcher he needed … Continue reading »

Cottage Grove Woman Hit and Killed

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Police have released the name of the woman who was hit and killed by a car Monday afternoon. It happened at 3:18 p.m. in the 74000 block of London Road, south of Cottage Grove Lake. That’s where investigators say a woman was standing at the end of her driveway near her … Continue reading »

Cottage Grove Celebrates New Park

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Cottage Grove celebrated the grand opening of a new park with an old tradition. Bohemia Park was built right off 10th and Main Streets. While another park is just down the street, the newly created 13-acre space has its very own stage. On Saturday, the 4th Annual Oregon Covered Bridge Festival … Continue reading »

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