Springfield Park Bond Passes

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Willamalane’s Measure 20-199 is asking voters for $20 million to improve 10 Springfield parks. Voters decided to pass the bond, 51 percent to 49 percent. Supporters say they put a lot of thought into this issue and really stepped up efforts to get it passed, including picketing during morning and evening drive … Continue reading »

Willamalane Bond Measure Up for a Vote

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Ahead of Election Day, we’re looking at some of the ballot measure voters will decide on, such as Measure 20-199. This bond measure was two years in the making and could mean improved parks, trails, natural areas, and some say even business for the greater Springfield region. Willamalane Center and Island Park … Continue reading »

Soccer League Holds Final Game

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The local Hispanic community celebrated heritage month outdoors during the final day of a six-month soccer league tournament in Springfield on Sunday. In just two years, organizers have managed to double the league’s size and Sunday after months of games, the top two teams battled it out for a chance to call … Continue reading »

Election 2012: Willamalane Parks Bond

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — One of the issues on November’s ballot Springfield voters will decide is if they want to pay for several projects at local parks. It’s asking voters for $20 million over 20 years Willamalane gathered input from more than 2,000 community members to help it prioritize projects. One of the projects is to … Continue reading »

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