Did you know that in the Myrtle Creek-Tri City Area we have more than 42 annual events? Since there are only 52 weeks in a year, that is almost one event each week. In a community of roughly 7,500 people, that is outstanding. The volunteer base here is amazing. With the number of organizatio…
I am always excited to share my “smaller” community with my “larger” community. In my work with many communities, I have learned that we all have a different idea of community. Some of us think in terms of our neighborhood, town, county or state. I am not sure what has divided some of our sm…
The Myrtle Creek Library will be open today from noon to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. to serve as a cooling station for the heat-oppressed.
The 31st annual season opener of Music in the Park included a tribute to local veterans and a celebration of Myrtle Creek’s new official recognition as a Purple Heart City.
MYRTLE CREEK — On the Myrtle Creek Library’s reopening day Monday, Tanner Reed, 5, was enthusiastically transforming a Minions T-shirt into a book bag that he could use to take home a pile of books about dinosaurs, unicorns and monsters.
TRI CITY — A concession stand at the South Umpqua School District's baseball fields was burglarized this past weekend, and thieves made off with more than $1,000 in cash and food products, according to a police report.
The Friends of the Myrtle Creek Library is the first non-city government group to reach agreement with the county to reopen its local library.
TRI CITY — Voters rejected a $26 million bond that would have helped the South Umpqua School District replace and repair outdated facilities.
The northbound lanes of Interstate 5 remain closed Friday evening after a semi trailer truck loaded with paper rolls crashed near the Myrtle Creek curves (MP 108).