Dropped Cinder Block Injures Woman

CRESWELL, Ore. — Oregon State Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for dropping a cinder block from an I-5 overpass early Sunday morning. Police say it broke through a passing vehicle’s windshield and injured a woman inside the car. The car was driving northbound on I-5 just before 4:30 … 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 »

Book Sale Wraps Up

CRESWELL, Ore. — The Creswell Book Sale wrapped up Sunday. The book sale is a long-time tradition that predates the existing library. The money from the weekend sale goes back into library needs and operations. Some books sold for as little as $1 to $2. There were also magazines, CDs and DVDs for sale. Some … Continue reading »

Skydivers Gain Rights to Land at Airport

CRESWELL, Ore. — After years of battling with the Creswell Airport, a local skydiving business has gained the rights to land at the airport. Urban Moore opened Eugene Skydivers in 1992 at the Creswell Airport and they’d been landing in a patch of land there for years. But in 2006 airport management and the city … Continue reading »

Roundball Wrap – January 24, 2014

For the January 24, 2014 edition of the Roundball Wrap, Stephen Nelson and Erik Elken bring you highlights from 13 prep basketball games from around Western Oregon, including our Game of the Night between Sheldon and Willamette. In addition to the highlights, get all your local prep scores.

Creswell Deadly House Fire

CRESWELL, Ore. — South Lane fire crews have identified what they think caused a deadly fire in Creswell Friday. Flames engulfed a home on the 81000 block of Sears Road last night. South Lane fire announced on its Twitter that last night’s fire was electrical in nature. Fire chief, Dean Creech, says the fire quickly … Continue reading »

Bus Drivers Trained for Student Safety

CRESWELL, Ore. — It was business as usual at the Creswell School District Wednesday, after Tuesday afternoon’s scary situation on I-5, during which an armed, pantsless man rammed into a bus and tried to get onboard once the bus came to a stop. The school district says the female bus driver would not let the … Continue reading »

Restaurant Fire at TJ’s in Creswell

CRESWELL, Ore. — A popular restaurant in Creswell is closed down. A fire broke out at TJ’s Restaurant Thursday morning, sending flames and black smoke throughout the building. The community is rallying behind the restaurant, hoping it reopens soon. Creswell is a tight knit community, which is why news of a fire at a popular … Continue reading »

Matt Ramos Scores Memorable Touchdown

CRESWELL, Ore. — Matt Ramos enjoys what most 10-year-old boys enjoy. “Xbox, pretty much. Play Xbox,” says Ramos. His biggest passion is football and his best friends are his teammates. “They’re fast, they can throw, and they can run,” said Ramos. But unlike most players on the field, Matt’s tackling more than just opponents. He’s … Continue reading »

Creswell Has New Deputy In Town

CRESWELL, Ore. — It was a unanimous decision by the Creswell City Council to bring in a third deputy to keep the “Friendly City” peaceful. The new permanent deputy started his first day on the job Saturday. Creswell City Council president Jacob Daniels says after a recent spike in crime, residents were unhappy and concerned … Continue reading »

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