Oregon

Lane Electric service mapThe Eugene Water & Electric Board and Lane Electric Cooperative are exploring a possible service territory transfer of EWEB’s McKenzie River Valley territory to Lane Electric.
Representatives of the Eugene-based public utilities have been in preliminary discussions about a potential service territory transfer for several months.

 

Image shows Lane Electric's current service area.

 

Springfield Ladies Club"Brother can you spare a dime?" was a phrase going around in the 1920’s yet those words probably weren’t used by members of the Springfield Ladies Club in their fund raising drive.

Paraglider crashA Springfield-area man was seriously injured Sunday morning when the paraglider he was operating lost power after taking off and crashed to the ground in the Santiam Pass area.

Excerpts  From the July 18, 2013 Sheriff’s Reports

July 4: 12:39 PM: Traffic Hazard – Mp. 27, McK. Hwy. A male subject came into complainant’s yard & headed towards the river. They pointed him back to the road & now he is now in & out of the highway, staggering. He appears to be either intoxicated or on something. Involved is westbound, 25 – 30, 5’ 10”, 165 lbs., brown hair, wearing a turquoise T-shirt. OSP advised.

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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.