Proposal Submitted for Creswell Police

CRESWELL, Ore. — The city of Creswell is taking action against its recent spike in crime and talked of beefing up law enforcement, Wednesday. Most of the crimes have been property crimes, but Monday night’s shooting has many residents looking for answers. The city council says it’s feeling the pressure. Two city councilors submitted a … Continue reading »

Deputies Search for Shooting Suspects

CRESWELL, Ore. — Lane County sheriff’s deputies are searching for two men after a shooting Monday night. Deputies say they should be considered armed and dangerous. Deputies are searching for Jessie Long, 27, and a man described as a black male with a possible gold tooth. Investigators say a man was shot in the leg … Continue reading »

Residents Want More Police Presence

CRESWELL, Ore. – Resident were on edge Tuesday after a shooting late Monday night. The city doesn’t have a police department and now, there are two possibly armed men on the loose. The city of Creswell contracts with the Lane County Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement services and has two full time deputies patrolling the … Continue reading »

Police Search for Shooting Suspect

CRESWELL, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect in a Monday night shooting in Creswell. Police received a call about a man with a gunshot wound just before 7:30 p.m. Deputies immediately taped off a home on the 500 block of Scarbrough Avenue. Police confirmed the man was shot in … Continue reading »

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 »

Neighborhood Fights Crime with Facebook

CRESWELL, Ore. — A recent rash of burglaries has led a neighbor to create a new neighborhood watch program. About 8 to 10 burglaries have been reported in Creswell in both the city and the outskirts over that past few weeks. The burglaries were violent, as far as kicking doors down and taking large amounts … 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 »

Councilors Quit During Council Meeting

CRESWELL, Ore. — The Creswell City Council accepted the city administrator’s letter of resignation Monday night, then two councilors immediately stepped down. The move seemed to catch quite a few people off guard at the council meeting. This all started over an aviation weather system. Some on the council believed they had been lied to … Continue reading »

Armed Robbery at Siuslaw Bank

CRESWELL, Ore. — An armed man is on the loose after robbing a Creswell bank at gunpoint Friday morning. The robbery happened a little after 10 a.m. at the Siuslaw Bank in Creswell, and bank employees and community members say they are pretty shaken up. Zachary Nailon was on his way to Suislaw Bank to … Continue reading »

Oregon Recruiting Young Dairy Farmers

CRESWELL, Ore. — Oregon is recruiting more young dairy farmers than other states. The state Dairy Farmers Association says the enthusiasm of the youth helps the industry keep up with the times. Harrold’s Dairy Farm is a fourth-generation farm. The youngest farmer there to take on the business is 23 years old. Bobbi Harrold just … Continue reading »

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