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The annual Haunted Hayride persisted at Dorris Ranch amid torrential downpour Oct. 23.
(Photo by Bill Kunerth, Willamalane) The annual Haunted Hayride persisted at Dorris Ranch amid torrential downpour Oct. 23.
Robinson talks education, economy

Robinson talks education, economy

Art Robinson challenging DeFazio for Dist. 4

DeFazio says unfinished projects remain

DeFazio says unfinished projects remain

DeFazio running against Art Robinson again in 2014

Springfield protests against hate

Springfield protests against hate

Rally held supporting diversity

Get out the vote!

Get out the vote!

Today, Lane County Elections mailed election ballots ...

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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
Do you want to know what is in your food? Do you want to know which foods have huge amounts of herbicide residue, or are genetically modified to produce pesticides? Do you want to know which companies are using ... Full article
Are you still smoking or using tobacco products and want to quit? Have you quit many times, only to grab that pack of smokes in a stressful time? You are not alone.
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
During a regular meeting of the Springfield city council Oct. 20, councilors approved a marijuana gross receipts business license tax under the consent calendar. Full article
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.
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.
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
Springfield’s football program rejoiced Friday, Oct. 17 as it finally beat a team that was a thorn in its side last season in a 37-26 victory. Full article
Last year? The Lowell Red Devils’ football team isn’t talking about last year.
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...