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Two-and-a-half-year-old Athena, an English Mastiff, attended PetFest this weekend at Lively Park with owner Barbara Stramler of Springfield.
(Photo by Chris Mihulka) Two-and-a-half-year-old Athena, an English Mastiff, attended PetFest this weekend at Lively Park with owner Barbara Stramler of Springfield.
Get out the vote!

Get out the vote!

Today, Lane County Elections mailed election ballots ...

Miller gets musical honor

Miller gets musical honor

Local student Ambassador of Music

Mayor’s Art Show draws crowd

Mayor’s Art Show draws crowd

The scene was the annual Mayor’s Art Show...

Critters Congregate at PetFest

Critters Congregate at PetFest

Dogs, ferrets and cockatoos, oh my!

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School News - View All
The difficulties of establishing statewide education benchmarks, and the progress of Hamlin Middle School, took up the agenda Oct. 13 at a meeting of the Springfield School Board. Full article
Superintendent delivers welcome speech
Lifestyles - View All
We have been back in school for a few weeks, more recently for college students. Would the lunches your family members are eating pass the nutrient dense and non-toxic test? Full article
Some tips from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) will offer guidelines toward an environmentally greener, safer, healthier kitchen and dining experience.
Opinion - View All
When I was a little kid, I remember my grandmother singing a short but pertinent tune whenever someone was trying to get out of doing work. Full article
an opinion by Daniel Wolfe Too many bowls? To my way of thinking, the answer is clearly yes. When I was growing up there were only five. They were the Rose, Orange, Sugar, Gator, and Cotton, and they were ...
News - View All
Oregon State Police (OSP), with help from the Lane County Medical Examiner, states that a Springfield man found dead in his vehicle at the McKenzie River Viewpoint Oct. 15 appears to be from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Full article
What’s so exciting about turf? For one thing, over six acres of Astroturf material — the equivalent of 276,000 square feet — makes up the three new and renovated sports fields at Willamalane Center for Sports and Recreation.
As a ballot measure to permit recreational marijuana comes before voters in November, cities in Oregon are brainstorming ways to deal with the fallout.
According to Springfield police sergeant David Lewis, Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend called police shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 to report a 27-year-old man with a gunshot wound.
A Springfield Police officer was involved in the shooting of an Albany woman Thursday morning, Aug. 28.
Business News - View All
One of Springfield’s most popular events returns Halloween night... Full article
When returning from service in the military, adjusting to the civilian workforce can present unique challenges both for job-seekers and their potential employers.
Clean Energy Works (CEW), an Oregon non-profit home performance provider, announced this month it would offer assistance for Springfield residents looking to decommission their old oil tanks.
As several new businesses recently opened in Springfield’s downtown center, another new business opened its doors May 19, this time along the busy roadway at Mohawk Boulevard.
Sport News - View All
Last year? The Lowell Red Devils’ football team isn’t talking about last year. Full article
Back to school already? Almost. In weeks, local high schools begin the new school year, and with that, the 2014-15 football season.
Young baseball all-stars from Thurston, Junction City and elsewhere in the Willamette Valley swept the Pacific Northwest Regional Tournament the weekend of August 1...
The annual Springfield Cruz, presented by J.E.T.S. Production, is back this weekend July 18 and 19. Open to all makes and models, sandralls, quads, motorcycles and new vehicles.