New Creswell Grocery Store Opens

CRESWELL, Ore. — Creswell now has its first grocery store in town since Ray’s closed its doors last year. Farmlands Market opened for the first time Monday morning, drawing in a bigger crowd than owner, Jessica Moore, expected. She says she’s glad Creswell now has a store in town so people don’t have to travel … Continue reading »

New Grocery Store Coming to Creswell

CRESWELL, Ore. — People in Creswell will soon be able to go to the grocery store without leaving town. A new store, Farmlands Market, isn’t open yet, but word is already spreading throughout the community. The owner is 20-year-old Jessica Moore from Creswell. She says after Ray’s closed in December, residents had to drive either … Continue reading »

New Cottage Grove Grocery Store to Open

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Cottage Grove is about to get a new grocery store. The Grocery Outlet Bargain Market is located in the Gateway Plaza, where the old Save-A-Lot used to be. Right now, if Cottage Grove shoppers want to go to a bigger grocery store, they have to choose between Safeway and Walmart. Grocery … Continue reading »

Corvallis Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Residents of Corvallis will see some changes this new year, including no more plastic bags at stores. The ban on plastic bags goes into effect Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. The ordinance, which was passed last July, takes effect in two phases. The first phase is for larger companies–those that have 50 or … Continue reading »