July 15

Coins & Jewelry

Buying US and foreign coins, currency, tokens, gold, silver, & jewelry. North Star Coin & Jewelry, 643 Main St., Springfield. 541-746-5964. S=nscj-1/08-1/12


Community Rental

Excellent facility for weddings, receptions, birthdays, and family gatherings. Walterville Community Center. No charge for funerals or memorials.  541-747-9297 for rental information.  In memoriam donations appreciated.  S=LJD-2/04-2/4/12


A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the McKenzie Fire & Rescue District, Lane County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013, will be held at Walterville Fire Station, 38925 McKenzie Highway, Walterville. The meeting will take place on April 17, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget.


AAA BUDGET STORAGE announces Public Sale, at 4940 Main St. Springfield OR on May 26 2007 at 10:00 AM, of mostly household goods to satisfy delinquent accounts on the following units:

A11 Shane Samuel 5017 D St. Springfield, OR 97478

B26  Christie Cole 2135 Cotter Rd Mansfield OH 44905

B36  Barry Cloyd 4929 S Likepine Dr Studio West Murray UT 84107

C58  Hilary Ovenshine 12553 A 35th Ave NE Seattle WA 98125

C66  Steven Ott 215 S 50th Pl Springfield OR 97478

McKenzie Fire & Rescue

July 6: 18:30: Mutual Aid - Mutual Aid to Upper McKenzie FD.

July 7: 22:53: False Alarm - Smoke alarm sounding.

July 8: 04:42: Medical, General - Diabetic problem.

July 8: 09:43: Mutual Aid - Mutual Aid to Mohawk Valley FD, disregarded.

July 8: 14:23: False Alarm - Smoke alarm sounding.

July 8: 21:35: Medical, General - Medical evaluation.

Steven L. Austin, 53, of Spirit Lake, Idaho, and Walterville, Oregon, passed away on July 5th at the University of Washington Medical Center’s Cancer Clinic surrounded by friends and family. Memorial services will be scheduled in early August.

There's Nothin' Like a Fresh Caught Dinner . . .

Girls in the Woods

'Girls in the Woods' Looking for Enthusiastic Campers

The Willamette National Forest, in partnership with Girls Scouts of America, is hosting a ‘Girls in the Woods’ outdoor extravaganza from July 30th to August 3rd on the McKenzie River Ranger District. Girls entering the 5th through 8th grades are invited to join the fun.

“The Girls in the Woods program encourages girls to get outdoors and enjoy our natural places,” said Ruby Seitz, Forest Service Wildlife Biologist. 

Doodle Comics; By Barry

McKenzie River Reflections

The World's largest log cabin; Lost in a 1964 fire

Oregon lost the world’s biggest log cabin in spectacular 1964 fire

When the sun came up on the morning of August 17, 1964, Oregon was home of the world’s largest log cabin.

MANZANITA, OR: Jeanette Louise Mastrantonio died on May 8th in Manzanita. She was 73 years old.

She was born on September 1st, 1938 in Eugene. She graduated from the McKenzie River High School and the University of Oregon. She was the first Public Information Officer for the Willamette National Forest in Eugene and was transferred to the Pacific Southwest Research Station in Berkeley, California as an information specialist.

McKenzie River Reflections is the weekly newspaper serving Oregon's McKenzie River Valley. Available by mail for $23/yr in Lane County, $29/yr outside Lane. Digital subscriptions are $23/yr. Subscribe at: http://mckenzieriverreflectionsnewspaper.com/catalog/subscriptions-0. Purchase copies online at: http://mckenzieriverreflectionsnewspaper.com/catalog/back-issues-0. Read about area communities including Cedar Flat, Walterville, Camp Creek, Leaburg, Vida, Nimrod, Finn Rock, Blue River, Rainbow and McKenzie Bridge.