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Preston General Store and Northwestern Pacific Railroad Depot, c. 1898. Photo courtesy Cloverdale Historical Society.

Sale at Preston Depot to benefit homeless animals

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Cloverdale’s historic Preston Depot will once again become a bevy of activity when the three-day Preston Depot Estate and Garage Sale to benefit stray dogs and cats takes place in October.


Series commemorating WWI continues this week

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Beginning with a poetry reading by Steven David Martin, this week’s Speaker Series will focus on “1916: Year of the Offensives.”

Frank Buckles 1901-2011

The Week in Cloverdale: September 14 – 21

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

This week, the Cloverdale Historical Society will continue their Centennial Remembrance Speaker Series, an Artists’ Reception will take place at Towers Gallery, local Poet Michelle Wing will read from her new book and the Cloverdale Lions Club will host a fundraising dinner dance.

Harry Martin and his faithful pal, Bailey.

Dolorosa Candles announces plans to close

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Harry Martin of Dolorosa Candles announced today he will be closing the retail store at 105 N. Cloverdale Blvd. by October 15.

Joey Robertson sits on the new Buddy Bench following the dedication. With her are her brothers Christian and Garrett, parents Daryl and Shea and Cloverdale Lions Club member Tex Dickens.  (Photo: Jammie King)

Lions help student complete special school project

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Thanks to the Cloverdale Lions Club and one nine-year old girl, a Buddy Bench has been added to the playground area at Jefferson School.

Bob and Diane Miller enjoy lunch at a local diner. (Photo: Mary Jo Winter)

Diane Miller has fought both wildfires and cancer

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Seven years ago, doctors gave 49-year old Cloverdale native Diane Ramos Miller a three percent chance of survival.


Residents can learn how to go green by going grey

Monday, September 8th, 2014

With Stage 2 Water Conservation Measures in effect, many Cloverdale residents are discovering their washing machines can become a new source of irrigation water.

Marsden Black

Forthright and Female: Virginia Marsden Black

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

“Forthright and Female: Creative Women of Early Cloverdale,” presented by the Cloverdale Historical Society, is a series of theatrical performances and an art exhibit by and about remarkable women of early Cloverdale.

CFD 911

The Week in Cloverdale: Sept. 7 – 14

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Highlighted by a 9/11 Memorial Service, the week includes auditions for CPAC’s next play, a dramatization spotlighting a creative woman in Cloverdale’s history, a Greywater Installation Workshop, two historical landmark plaque dedications by E Clampus Vitas and the annual Volunteer Firefighters’ BBQ & Street Dance.

This 1932 Ford Coupe, belonging to Mike Umphenour, won Best of Show in the 2013 Cloverdale Car & Motorcycle Show. (Photo: Chelsea Judith)

Cloverdale Car & Motorcycle Show this weekend

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

The 21st annual Cloverdale Car & Motorcycle Show kicks off Friday night with a Cruise and Sock Hop in the Plaza.

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Mary Jo Winter is our Cloverdale correspondent.
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