Chamber awards business seed grants

“I’m very thankful to the McKenzie Chamber of Commerce for approving my request for a grant to help the Indigo Cafe rise from the ashes.” Cafe owner Linda Chmiel said the $3,000 will allow her, “To begin the process of getting the Cafe up...

Outdoor burning ends

Tuesday, June 15, is the final day for outdoor burning for most Lane County residents until October. The spring burning season, which runs from March 1 to June 15, will conclude as scheduled. Yard debris may not be burned during the closed season....

Politicians praised Blue River's comeback

BLUE RIVER: "Today is truly a special delivery day for Blue River. And in true Oregon fashion, it doesn't happen by osmosis." With those introductory words Ron Wyden went on to congratulate both...

Aufderheide Drive closure continues

COUGAR LAKE: Forest Service Road 19 (Aufderheide Drive) remains closed to thru traffic near milepost 52 due to continued safety hazards. The cliff adjacent to the road has not yet been stabilized and...

Caution urged on area lakes and rivers

With more people recreating on and near area waterways, public safety agencies are cautioning people to take extra precautions when floating the river this year as debris from the Holiday Farm Fire...

ODFW bracing for another drought year

March and April of 2021 were among the driest spring months since the 1890s. Many streams are already at 25 percent of the flow that is typical for this time of year, with flows usually seen in early...

Need more diverse meat production

Earlier this year, President Joe Biden signed an executive order calling for strengthening vulnerable agricultural supply chains and encouraging production here at home. In the past 18 months, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on agricultural...

Treasure piqued FBI's interest too late

Dawn was just breaking, and Tom McAdams had just barely crawled into bed, when he got the alarm. A 50-foot sailboat was washing ashore near Waldport. McAdams had been up all night escorting a leaking...

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With a few tips and patience, gardeners can grow melons

Growing melons takes some effort in western Oregon, but with the right methods it can end in sweet success. With a warmer, drier climate, eastern Oregon is well set up for cultivating melons. Western...

Oregon State Police Report - June 10

June 4: 09:35: Trespassing – 90800 block, Angels Flight Rd. OSP received a trespass on private property complaint in the Leaburg area. The subject was contacted and cited in lieu of custody for Trespass II and Felon in Possession of a Weapon....

Upper McKenzie Fire District Report - June 10

June 1: 12:48: Medical – 91000 block, Alma Dr. June 2: 16:02: Medical – Blue River Dr./McK. Hwy. June 5: 17:59: Medical – 51000 blk, McK. Hwy. Female, Conscious, Breathing. 20:20: Medical – 48000 bllk, McK. Hwy. Male, Conscious, Breathing....

Sheriff's reports - June 10

May 30: 4:26:39 p.m: Suspicious Subject - 39400 block, Walterville Ln. Caller reports a suspicious male came to his front door and identified himself as the ‘vessel’ of the caller’s deceased brother. The male departed in an unknown plated...

McKenzie Fire & Rescue Report - June 10

June 1: 6:43: 44000 block, McK. Hwy. Medical, Trauma. Patient Assessed, 1 Transported. 16:01: 37000 blk, Maranatha Ln. Medical, Trauma. Patient Assessed, 1 Transported. June 2: 16:05: Blue River Dr./McK. Hwy. Medical, Trauma. Patient Assessed, 1...

Crossword - SUPERHEROES

STATEPOINT CROSSWORD ACROSS 1. Golf club handle 5. Aviation safety agency 8. Although, for short 11. "Give me your tired, your ____...." 12. Homecoming guest 13. PhD in Great Britain 15. Legendary...

Direct Answers - Gravitational Pull

I am 34, a female adult child of an alcoholic father. He passed away when I was 12. I have three older brothers and an older sister. All four siblings still live at home with my mother, a classic...

Problem Solved - June 10

I canceled my Sears layaway order. Where's my refund? When Aaron Lasenyik cancels his Sears appliance layaway order, the company stalls on a refund. How can he get his money back? Q: I've been trying to get a refund from Sears for months. I had put... 0 Website

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