Sept. 20

Photo of garlic

Select healthy large cloves, free of disease.

Photo by Rachel Beck

Article By Tiffany Woods

Fall is approaching but don't put away your hoe and gardening gloves just yet.

Lotus Island BulldogBy Finn J.D. John

For a small group of Portland-area businessmen in 1929, opportunity was knocking - or so they thought.
Jantzen Beach, the legendary swim-and-play amusement park on Hayden Island in the Columbia River, had opened in 1928 to vast sell-out crowds, and was doing very well there.

Big Hoodoo mapSANTIAM PASS: A McKenzie River Ranger District project to improve forest conditions and reduce hazardous fuels in the Hoodoo-Big Lake area calls for salvaging dead lodgepole pine and commercial thinning on approximately 2,100 acres in the Santiam Pass area. The Big Hoodoo Project is located in an area south of Hwy 20, in and around the Hoodoo Ski Area and Big Lake.

McKenzie River Reflections

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: Purchase copies online at: Read about area communities including Cedar Flat, Walterville, Camp Creek, Leaburg, Vida, Nimrod, Finn Rock, Blue River, Rainbow and McKenzie Bridge.