McKenzie River Reflections

Riparian replantingBy Judy Scott
The health of fish and wildlife and the quality of the water they call home depend in large measure on the trees and shrubs that grow in riparian areas along streams and riverbanks.
Although the task is not easy, riparian areas that are damaged can be replanted.

McKenzie Varsity Sports Schedule This Week

The McKenzie Varsity Basket-ball programs are off this week and through the first of the year. Basketball picks up again on January 2 as both teams participate in the annual 1A Hoops Classic held at Portland Lutheran. The Varsity Wrestling program resumes on December 28 at the Myrtle Point Wrestling Tournament held on the South Coast.

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