McKenzie River

Excerpts  From the July 18, 2013 Sheriff’s Reports

July 31: 3:23 PM: Abandoned Vehicle – Blue River area. Caller advises an abandoned Glastron boat on a trailer has been in the brush at the weigh station all day. 18:34: Spoke to registered owner. He secured the boat & is planning to return to it. He had a family emergency. Info taken.

McKenzie Fire & Rescue logoMcKenzie Fire/Rescue was dispatched at 2:20 a.m. on August 13th to a structure fire at 45309 McKenzie Highway.

1933 Studebaker RegalLEABURG: It’s that time again for the McKenzie Art Festival. The 12th annual festival is still held in Leaburg at the Fire and Training Center on August 17th and 18th; from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with free admission, food, music, raffle, classic cars and, of course, art.

ODF logoThe lightning-caused Cascade Division Complex is burning approximately 14 miles northwest of Sisters in steep terrain above the Metolius Basin.

Carmen Smith generatorsMCKENZIE BRIDGE: Changes in the power market will likely impact plans for major upgrades at the Eugene Water & Electric Board’s Trail Bridge Dam.

USFS press releaseFirefighters are responding to several dozen small fires across the Willamette National Forest. Thunderstorms that occurred over the past two days produced over 2,000 lightning strikes.

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