Veteran Runs for City Council

CRESWELL, Ore. — A 90 year-old veteran who served in several wars is back in the spotlight. He’s vying to become Creswell’s newest council member. World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam Richard Heyman understands what it means to fight a battle. But now he faces a different challenge running for a Creswell City … Continue reading »

Creswell Mulls Over Keeping Deputy

CRESWELL, Ore. — After a spike in crime last year, the city of Creswell paid to bring a third deputy to town. Now the city council is deciding whether to keep him. The city council president says they’ll ask for the opinion of residents next month before a budget meeting in May. It would cost … Continue reading »

Creswell City Councilor Resigns

CRESWELL, Ore. — One Creswell city councilor is leaving his post for a new career. A.J. O’Connell is resigning from the council effective Monday night. He plans to move to California for a job at a YMCA there and says although he’s enjoyed his time on the council, he’s ready to pursue this career change. … Continue reading »

New Deputy Starting in Creswell

CRESWELL, Ore. — Creswell has just hired a new deputy to address the town’s recent rash of criminal activity. This new addition comes just two-and-a-half weeks after the city council voted to beef up security. The area has been plagued by a number of burglaries and break-ins and a recent shooting. Long deputy response times … Continue reading »

Council Votes to Add Deputy

CRESWELL, Ore — The Creswell City Council took two major steps Monday night towards improving public safety in its area. The council voted unanimously to fund and request a third Lane County Sheriff’s deputy. A number of people spoke at the meeting expressing their concerns surrounding public safety. “Response time here in town. I mean … Continue reading »

Creswell to Discuss Public Safety

EUGENE, Ore. — Public safety is a hot topic at the Creswell City Council meeting Monday night. After a recent shooting and a string of break-ins and burglaries, Creswell residents, even counselors have been calling for a change in how the city is protected. There are two things likely to happen at the meeting. The … Continue reading »

Council President Wants One More Deputy

CRESWELL, Ore. — Another pair of eyes could soon be patrolling the streets of Creswell. City Council President Jacob Daniels will propose hiring one more deputy to the city council next week. That would make three total, which means 24-hour coverage for neighborhoods. “That would be really helpful in having a constant presence on the … Continue reading »

Creswell Council Gets 2 New Members

CRESWELL, Ore. — The city of Creswell has two new council members, following nearly a month of drama with the city government. The decision came down Thursday night during the city council meeting. Brent Gifford and Adam Pelatt begin their duties next week. A few weeks ago, the city manager and two council members walked … Continue reading »

Filling Creswell Council Vacancies

CRESWELL, Ore. — After a dramatic council meeting in March, the City of Creswell is working to rebuild its government. The city manager and two city council members suddenly quit their jobs, leaving the city’s leadership up in the air. Five Creswell residents are now in the running for the two vacant city council seats. … Continue reading »

Creswell Appoints Interim Leadership

CRESWELL, Ore. — The City of Creswell has a new interim city administrator after the former city administrator resigned during the middle of a meeting. Creswell Mayor David Stram called an emergency meeting Saturday to appoint someone to the available position. The council unanimously approved the appointment of Jamon Kent as interim city manager. This … Continue reading »

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