McKenzie River Reflections

Aug. 15: 1:20 PM: Reckless Endangering – Shotgun Creek area. Report of subjects shooting in the direction of crew of 5 loggers. 14:34: Patrol check – unfounded for now.

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Thomson footbridgeBy Ruth West

A wealth of memories clings around the name, “Thomson’s Lodge,” and in spite of the fact that the lodge has now passed out of the hands of the Thomson family who founded it in 1860, the name and the famous hospitality of the place will continue.

With Post purchase, Bezos has chance to remake newspaper model

By Gene Policinski
Jeff Bezos made it clear in founding Amazon.com that he can compete in the marketplace.
We’ll just have to wait and see if he can, and will, do the same thing in the marketplace of ideas — that equally combative zone protected and preserved by the First Amendment’s provision for a free press.

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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.