Oregon

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

Hoodoo iciclesMatthew McFarland, General Manager, Hoodoo Ski Area

McKenzie Varsity Sports Schedule This Week

Cedar Creek mapChanges would open up waterways
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking for public input on a draft feasibility study - along with an environmental assessment - for ecosystem restoration projects in the Cedar Creek watershed.
Officials say the increased pressures from development over the last 150 years have included draining wetlands, increased erosion, hardening of channel banks, and the introduction of non-native species as the area became urbanized.

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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.