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Shake it off! Elementary students play the 'REAL Game of Life' demo at Agnes Stewart, singing a song by Taylor Swift.
Shake it off! Elementary students play the 'REAL Game of Life' demo at Agnes Stewart, singing a song by Taylor Swift.
First Tech Challenge a success

First Tech Challenge a success

Local schools excel at Robotics challenge at OSU

Veteran celebrates 90th birthday

Veteran celebrates 90th birthday

Robin Barrett's 90th coincides with Iwo Jima

Springfield Cleaners’ to close doors

Springfield Cleaners’ to close doors

Springfield Cleaners says goodbye

No mountain high enough

No mountain high enough

Amputee group unites at climbing wall

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School News - View All
Toni Malone, OSU; Jacob Patterson, SOU; Joseph Gonzales, WOU Full article
Mixed, but overall positive outlook seen for economy At a Springfield Budget Committee work session Dec. 11, University of Oregon economics professor Tim Duy spoke at the school district admin building, outlining his views on current local economic trends. ...
Lifestyles - View All
In his book "Grain Brain," Dr. David Perlmutter talks about the problems with today's grain and its potential harmful effects, and how to help solve them. Full article
As often happens, I offer column subjects based on readers’ requests and today I review the benefits and "how tos" of the popular beverage: Kombucha.
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
An unmarked drone flies through a neighborhood, its owner unknown Full article
Two robberies at Springfield market appear to share the same culprit.
Police arrested a 15-year-old male juvenile with unlawful use of a weapon and other charges Monday, Feb. 2 after he reportedly armed himself with a machete knife.
This morning, Jan. 15, Swanson Group announced plans to rebuild after a sudden, large blaze destroyed the Springfield Plywood and Veneer Mill last July.
After an ATM fire was reported at a Northwest Community Credit Union on Gateway Street Dec. 29, police announced the following day that a suspect had been found.
Business News - View All
Early this month, 20-year executive director of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Dan Egan, announced his plan to step down on June 5. Throughout his life, Egan says, he’s held several jobs in a variety of fields, once ... Full article
Kitzhaber meets in Springfield to talk plans of a new mill site
One of Springfield’s most popular events returns Halloween night...
When returning from service in the military, adjusting to the civilian workforce can present unique challenges both for job-seekers and their potential employers.
Sport News - View All
Thirteen inductees – including the entire 1970 girls track team – made the Thurston Hall of Fame this year, honored last Jan. 16 and 17 in recognition ceremonies and a banquet at the high school. An article in the ... Full article
Schedules and recent scores for local high school sports teams. Other results can be found on the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) website. THURSTON: Boys’ Basketball: Plays at Marist Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. Girls’ Basketball: Dec. 4 vs. ...
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.
Last year? The Lowell Red Devils’ football team isn’t talking about last year.