McKenzie River

Walterville Market Business of the Year

Walterville Market sign“We’re so glad it is open.” “It’s part of our community and so are the people who work there.”

The State of the Snow at Hoodoo

Skiing at HoodooReleased 1/15/14
Waiting for snow, but hoping to open very soon!

He may have had a bumpy start when he took over as the McKenzie District Ranger in 2011, but since then Terry Baker has won over a number of local supporters.

People used a lot of different phrases in their nominations for Marty Mealey of Leaburg as this years Woman of the Year. Some mentioned, “her big heart and dedication,” “being an all-around classy lady,” “amazing  ene-

Lookout Creek areaA project aimed at eradicating or containing noxious weeds on the Willamette National Forest is up for consideration. Officials say they need to use herbicides because manual control hasn’t been effective in stopping them from spreading further along five stream corridors. If any seeds are missed, they float downstream during winter flood events, resulting in the colonization of formerly pristine habitats.
In 2006 the Middle Fork Ranger District planned to treat knotweed with limited herbicides along the North and Middle Fork of the Willamette Rivers using stem injection and backpack sprayers. Although the plan for treatment of plants adjacent to perennial water had a life of five years, it expired in 2011.

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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.