McKenzie River Reflections

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From 4:00 AM PST, Thu., Feb 06, 2014 until 4:00 AM PST, Fri., Feb 07, 2014
Other affected areas: South Willamette Valley, OR;  Cascade Foothills in Lane County.

May 5, 2000, edition of McKenzie River Reflections

Seymour's ChateauBy Margaret Estenson

RunnersUser fees are being questioned
FINN ROCK: “We built the track for three main reason - for the school to use, for the community, and hopefully to do some things for economic development,” says George Letchworth, president of the governing board of the McKenzie Community Track & Field. Since its start in 2003 the group has constructed an eight-lane track with a Beynon surface, a discus ring and javelin runway, long and triple jumps, plus a pole vault and two shot put sectors on just under 20 acres.

 

January 12, 2000 edition of McKenzie River Reflections

Sunken PT boatBy Finn J.D. John
The Porpoise was one ugly boat in 1992 when the guys from Portland first laid eyes on it.
It was a massive, weatherbeaten old hulk, 78 feet long and 20 feet wide, wallowing by the dock on Treasure Island in the Alameda estuary.

OSP press release3 p.m., Friday, January 31, 2014: OR 20 is closed in both directions just east of Santiam Pass near Suttle Lake Loop following a two-vehicle crash involving major injuries.  Law enforcement has closed the highway to conduct a crash investigation and reconstruction.  This will likely be a long closure.  There are no easy detours so motorists should avoid the area, use an al

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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.