McKenzie River

May 10: 8:25 am: Theft of Mail - 90400 block, Hill Rd.

9:41 am: Welfare Check - 88900 block, Bridge St.

9:46 am: Animal At Large- Potter Ln. & McK. Hwy.

11:07 am: Traffic Hazard- 38900 block, Camp Creek Rd.

4:40 pm: Disabled Vehicle - Hwy. 126, Milepost 51.

7:53 pm: Illegal Burn - Old Marcola Rd. & Johnson Rd.

9:38 pm: Motor Vehicle Accident Unknown Injury - Upper Camp Creek Rd. & Worth Rd.

The McKenzie Chamber of Commerce is holding its Annual Meeting for members and non-members of the community on April 7th from 1 to 3 p.m. at Takoda’s Restaurant in Rainbow. At the annual meeting, the chamber will hold its annual elections. Members and non-members are invited to attend.

VIDA: A pedestrian lost his life when he was hit by a car last Friday night. According to Oregon State Police reports, the accident occurred fatality on Thursday, March 28th, at approximately 11:45 p.m. Police and emergency personnel responded to the scene on the McKenzie Highway near milepost 31 and Bear Creek.
The preliminary investigation says that a 1995 Mitsubishi Montero, operated by Randall Norris, 58, of Vida, was westbound on Hwy. 126 when he struck Michael Juden, 28, also of Vida, who was walking in the roadway.


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