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A young girl visiting the Lowell Blackberry Jam Festival the weekend of July 25-27 snarls for the camera with purple face paint and matching shirt.
A young girl visiting the Lowell Blackberry Jam Festival the weekend of July 25-27 snarls for the camera with purple face paint and matching shirt.
Safety Town helps kids

Safety Town helps kids

Stop, Look, and Listen: Kids learn safety skills

Millrace restoration celebration

Millrace restoration celebration

After 27 years, the Springfield Millrace restoration off Booth Kelly came to fruition in a ceremony July ...

Employees safe after fire destroys mill

Employees safe after fire destroys mill

Fire destroys the Plywood and Veneer Mill

Sizzling SummerFair

Sizzling SummerFair

SummerFair showcase keeps things cool in 90-degree heat at Island Park

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School News - View All
The upcoming budget for fiscal year 2014-15 for the Springfield School District, as approved by the school board June 9, includes one notable highlight: no furlough days for the first time since 2008.
Lifestyles - View All
When I have lost weight using a “diet” the results were short lived. When I make the best food choices for me, I can manage my weight with good results. Full article
This week we will explore the steps we can take to support healthy digestion with optimum levels of stomach acid.
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 ...
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During a lengthy meeting Monday, July 21, Springfield city councilors approved a business licensing fee for marijuana dispensaries as the industry grows... Full article
At 4 a.m. on June 25, 1950, North Korea's artillery flung shells across the 38th parallel border.
Springfield city councilor Bob Brew, representing Ward 6 for the past 18 months, announced he would resign from his post July 7, moving to Eugene.
On the anniversary of National Trails Day on June 7, it was fitting that members of the Friends of Buford Park & Mount Pisgah just completed extensive restoration of the north trail network, and pieces of Trails 3, 4, ...
A Sheridan man driving a motorcycle was killed Monday evening, June 9 when he collided with the driver of a Dodge 4x4 truck in Springfield.
Business News - View All
When returning from service in the military, adjusting to the civilian workforce can present unique challenges both for job-seekers and their potential employers. Full article
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.
Lane County commissioners approved a multi-million-dollar contract for a regional radio system used by the county sheriff’s office and the county public works department in daily communications.
Sport News - View All
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. Full article
Colts, Billies in Firecracker tourney
The Pleasant Hill baseball team continued its undefeated streak through the PacWest Conference last week with a pair of victories of Santiam Christian 7-0, and Blanchet 11-1.
After just three years wrestling at Springfield, one local athlete has earned the chance to compete in a global meet in New Zealand this summer in a new category.