McKenzie River Reflections

Slash piles along Hwy. 126 and 242 to be burned soon

West Coast salmon show up in Virginia courtroom

Oregon salmon affected by pesticidesBy Chris Thomas, Oregon News Service


Friday, October 19, 2012 8:06 AM PDT

Current Volcano Alert Level: NORMAL
Current Aviation Color Code: GREEN

Snow and Cold Aim at the Northwest

Northwest snow mapThe coldest air of the season so far is forecast by to roll into the Northwest this weekend, and it will be accompanied by snow in some areas.

Is Your Home Ready for Winter?

Home in winter(StatePoint) With winter approaching, many Americans miss a few small, but crucial, ways to prepare their homes for the colder season.

Special Weather Statement for South willamette valley, OR

issued by the National Weather Service, Portland, OR

Updated Oct 9, 2012, 6:25am pdt


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... a significant weather change expected late in the week...

Winterizing Your Boat –Protect from the Elements

The kids are in school and the leaves are turning vibrant color, which also means thinking about when and how to winterize your boat so you can avoid costly repairs in the spring.  Here’s a list to make winterizing your boat more efficient:


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: Purchase copies online at: Read about area communities including Cedar Flat, Walterville, Camp Creek, Leaburg, Vida, Nimrod, Finn Rock, Blue River, Rainbow and McKenzie Bridge.