Creswell Deputy Surcharge Struck Down

CRESWELL, Ore. — On Monday, Creswell City Councilors could not agree whether or not to have residents foot the bill to fundĀ a third deputy. The ordinance would charge residents 6 dollars every month. But the ordinance failed because the vote was not unanimous. Four councilors were in favor of it and 2 were opposed to … Continue reading »

Former Coos County Deputy Arrested

IRRIGON, Ore. — A former Coos County Sheriff’s deputy and his wife, were arrested with 16 others for running a suspected cockfighting ring in rural Eastern Oregon. John Walker and his wife, Irina, a Romanian princess, and several of their neighbors, were arrested by federal agents Thursday and accused of hosting cockfighting derbies and illegal … 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 »