Veteran Upset Over Health Care

CRESWELL, Ore. — It’s a growing problem among veterans nationwide: access to health care. For one Creswell veteran, he says his wait could be a matter of life or death. Veteran Glenn Trump says he’s been waiting to get into a drug and alcohol treatment program through the Roseburg VA. But this week he was … Continue reading »

Creswell Council Will Vote on 3rd Deputy

CRESWELL, Ore. — The Creswell City Council will meet at 7:00 Monday to hear if community members would be willing to foot the bill for keeping the city’s third deputy in town. The city added the deputy last year after a spike in property crime in the area. Monday the city council will listen to … Continue reading »

Creswell Restaurant Reopening After Fire

CRESWELL, Ore. — Word is quickly spreading around Creswell that the bar at TJ’s is back open after a fire shut down the business for the last four months. In just a few weeks, the restaurant will be serving its popular dishes in the newly remodeled dining room. From a pile of ashes to a … Continue reading »

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 »

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