Tag Archives: Springfield Oregon

A Downtown is Never Finished

By Casey Pechan The Many Attempts at New Downtown Like spring cleaning, the Downtown Springfield cleanup is something that city officials and Main Street residents keep returning to year after year. In the 1950’s, a short informational video was made … Continue reading

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1. Murals Backgrounder

Springfield, Ore. – Jay Rogers March 22, 2013 Oxen haul covered wagons beneath a larger-than-life American flag. Isosceles mountains stand out from the buffalo skin scene, landscapes and Oregon skies shining through. A cowboy on his mount blows a bugle, … Continue reading

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Making Something Out of Nothing at the Gateway Mall

By Victor Flores The intersection of Harlow Road and Gateway Street in Springfield, Ore. is by no means a quiet one. Cars can be seen whizzing by the several establishments that line the area throughout the day. Perhaps the biggest … Continue reading

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Marie Beget Takes a Leap of Faith

By Victor Flores Marie Beget has not had a birthday quite like this one. As the airplane door opens, a gust of wind nearly knocks her over. Her heart rate, already high, increases exponentially. She is about to skydive for … Continue reading

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Gateway Mall Oscar Predictions

Springfield OR—   On Sunday February 24th the 85th annual Academy Awards otherwise known as the Oscars will be hosted at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood California. This year, the award show will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane the creator of … Continue reading

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Midterm: Springfield Weighs in on Immigration

By Casey Pechan Recently the Senate has taken a break from discussing gun control to propose a possible immigration reform which was quickly countered by House Republicans. Here in Springfield Oregon, residents had equally differentiating opinions. SPRINGFIELD- Like most Americans, … Continue reading

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Oscar Predictions from Gateway Mall Folk

The 85th annual Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, take place on Sunday February 24th this year. Movie critics are not the only ones predicting who will win the major awards, though. Those who don’t follow movies for a … Continue reading

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Gateway: The Good and the Bad

The Gateway neighborhood was not always the gigantic entity it is today. In the city of Springfield, Oregon’s nearly 130 years of existence, the most popular spot in the Gateway area — the mall — has only been around for … Continue reading

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Hotels, Motels, Holiday Inns, and other places to stay in the Gateway Neighborhood

Shilo Inn Hotel & Suites It’s safe to say dog owners will probably enjoy Shilo Inn Hotel & Suites more than cigarette owners. Among many of this Springfield hotel’s amenities are the prohibition of smoking and the permission of dogs … Continue reading

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The Gateway Neighborhood

The Gateway part of Springfield, Ore. is a very low key and relaxed part of town. With lots of places to shop and eat, Gateway offers a different kind of view on the city of Springfield.   By: Tal Mizrachi … Continue reading

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