McKenzie River Reflections

Tinder Dry Conditions and High Fire Danger

Delay Outdoor Burning Season

September 28

Lack of Rain, Low Humidity Fuels Wildfires

Smoke mapBy Dan Depodwin, Meteorologist for AccuWeather.com

Dry weather could mean more land closures for deer hunters

ODFW logoWith the opening of the rifle deer season a week away (Saturday, Sept. 29), ODFW and Oregon Department of Forestry are warning hunters they may find more private forestlands closed this year due to the high fire danger.

Pole Creek Fire Update

Smoke from Pole Creek Fire

Photo by Lara Matthews, Western Images & Art

Connect with the community groups and organizations

serving Oregon's McKenzie River area

 

Blue McKenzie Lions

541-896-3761

Blue River Park Board

541-822-6057

McKenzie Eagles Sports Report logo

 

 

 

Articles covering athletic teams

from McKenzie High School, Finn Rock, Oregon

 

 

 

 

What changes do the shorter days of fall

bring about to animals and plants?

Osprey at Walterville canal

 

 

 

Pole Creek Fire photos

An information meeting on the Pole Creek Fire will be held at 6 p.m. on at the Sisters Elementary School. Located about nine miles southwest of the city of Sisters, the fire caused the closure of Hwy. 242.

For photos of the fire.

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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.