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Breakfast on the Mountain turns 50

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014


A trip to Saddle Park for the annual Bohemia Mining Days Breakfast on the Mountain is not for the faint of heart. To reach the old miner's campsite, one must travel 40 miles southeast of Cottage Grove, deep into the heart of the Bohemia Mining District. Encounters with wildlife, brazen ATV drivers and a steer-wheel gripping assent up
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Talk of Main Street Refinement to be continued

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014


With the prospect of a formal recommendation regarding the Main Street Refinement Plan, Cottage Grove residents turned out in droves for the July 16 meeting of the Cottage Grove Planning Commission. However, it did not take long for those in attendance to figure that there would be no resolution of the contentious issue, at least not on that
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CG Chamber opposes Eugene sick leave ordinance

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014


Count the Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce among the organizations that has taken a stand against the City of Eugene's proposed ordinance that would mandate an hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours an employee works.
Members of the Eugene City Council have stated an intention to pass the ordinance before a break begins on
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Parent named top superintendent finalist

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014


South Lane School District Superintendent Krista Parent is no stranger to accolades.
In 2007, Parent was chosen as the Superintendent of the Year in the state of Oregon and subsequently nationwide by the American Association of School Administrators.
This year, Parent has again been recognized at the national level, this time by the National Association of
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Rodeo a mix of old and new

Modified: Wednesday, Jul 16th, 2014


Nearly 3,000 people traveled to the grounds of the Cottage Grove Riding Club for the 66th annual Rodeo. The two-day event, which took place over Friday and Saturday, July 11 and 12, saw a mix of brand-new events and good, old classics.
"We had lots of great feedback from spectators," said Fisher. "They really liked the originality of
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Council examines, hopes to update City's Charter

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 15th, 2014


A tentative date of Tuesday, Aug. 5 has been set for a public forum to discuss potential updates to the City of Cottage Grove's Charter.
At its Monday evening meeting, the Cottage Grove City Council expressed a desire to hold the forum to talk with the public about possible revisions to the City's governing document.
The
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Sheriff's Office seeks help with death investigation

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 15th, 2014
The Lane County Sheriff's Office announced Monday that it is seeking the public's help in hopes of obtaining information regarding the death of a 36-year old Sweet Home woman found on a road in the Umpqua National Forest.
The Sheriff's Office says that, on Wednesday, July 9, it received a report of a dead body located by hikers on
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Coast Fork resident spearheads garden effort

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 15th, 2014


John Hurd has always had the innate talent known as a "green thumb."
"It's something that's just been there since I was a kid," Hurd said. "I'm just lucky, I guess."
Hurd owned and operated his own gardening business and worked as a groundskeeper for the Astoria School District before diabetes forced a life change and a move
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