Former Springfield Mayor Turns 100

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Former Springfield mayor Claude Gerlach turned 100 Thursday and celebrated his birthday with leaders from the Springfield community. He was all smiles during the milestone celebration. Friends sang him Happy Birthday and played him guitar. “It’s a very significant recognition of Claude’s 100th birthday, which is a momentous event in anybody’s life. … Continue reading »

Springfield Finalist in Mayors Challenge

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The city of Springfield is a finalist in a Bloomberg Philanthropy Project. The challenge to cities was to come up with an innovative idea to solve challenges and improve city life. Springfield is now one of 20 finalists across the country competing for a grand prize of $5 million. Starting Wednesday, Feb. … Continue reading »

Mayor Lundberg to give State of the City

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Mayor Christine Lundberg will deliver her State of the City address on Wednesday, January 16th. The City of Springfield starts the new year off strong. Last November, voters approved Measure 20-195, a five-year levy for Springfield jail operations and police services. Voters also passed the Willamalane Parks and Recreation District Bond Measure … Continue reading »