McKenzie River

Blood DriveThe McKenzie Valley Community Blood Drive will be held on Thursday, November 7th, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at McKenzie Fire & Rescue’s Training Center, 42870 McKenzie Highway in Leaburg.
Do You Bleed Green or Orange?

“Congratulations!  We do hope that many of us older folk won’t lose the comfort of the printed page, held in the usual manner between a late morning cup of coffee and a cozy fire.  The internet provides many things to many people, but is as cold as a heartless mistress  (that was Glenn Campbell’s prose - not mine) .“

Ennis NestleVIDA: Not many men these days could put on the uniform they wore when serving in World War II. One who can is Ennis Nestle of Vida. He won’t do it in the summertime because it would be too hot to don the all wool clothing.
As a 24-year old McKenzie River guide, Ennis had two choices in 1943 - sign up or be drafted. He picked the second because it gave him eight days to notify his “fisher people” that he’d be unavailable for a while.

 

Oct. 17: 5:50 AM: Suspicious Vehicle – 94000 block, Marcola Rd. Report of a silver van parked across from the fire station. No one was seen around it. Caller is concerned due to previous break ins at the fire station. 09:00: Patrol check – campers have been given permission to be there.

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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.