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Articles from the October 27, 2022 edition

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Making a lasting mark

FINN ROCK: After over two years, and with the help of state and federal grants, the stadium grandstands lost to the Holiday Farm Fire at McKenzie High School are being rebuilt. Last week, the district...

 

Oregon releases school profiles

SALEM: The Oregon Department of Education (DOE) last week released its 2021-22 "At-A-Glance" report on the state's schools, which provides information about student and teacher demographics,...

 

Radio network is growing

Local residents in Camp Creek and Rainbow both got together last week to talk about ways to improve emergency communications. Some of the 30 people who gathered at the Camp Creek Church on Tuesday night voiced concerns about what happened during a...

 

La Niña likely to return

La Niña is expected to return for the third consecutive winter. Starting in December 2022 through February 2023, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts...

 

Oregon renews federal forest health agreement 

Earlier this month the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF), Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), and U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service) renewed their agreement allowing continued work across boundaries to reduce the risk of catastrophic...

 

Letter to the Editor

I volunteered for Upper McKenzie Fire District and McKenzie EASE for over 20 years. Although now retired, I am still a strong supporter of the department and the personnel who work so hard for our benefit. I urge everyone to join me in voting YES on...

 

Letter to the Editor

I was born to a single mom who lacked health insurance. OHSU provided charity care to my mom during my birth. Two years later, the Chemawa Indian Health Service Center in my hometown of Salem was established. I was able to get the care I needed that...

 

Sheriff's Report - October 27

Oct. 15: 6:11 p.m: Burglary - 87300 blk, Cedar Flat Rd. a caller reported that they’re house was broken into. They believed their landlord possibly did it. 6:21 p.m: Found Property - 87400 blk, Cedar Flat Rd. 8:51 p.m: Disturbance, Dispute - 38400...

 

OSP Report - October 27

Oct. 19: 15:54: Crash, Non-Injury – Hwy. 126E, Milepost 11. A green Kenworth semi was eastbound when it moved toward the shoulder to avoid a collision. It struck the guardrail, lost control, and landed on a shared driveway. No i...

 

McKenzie Fire Report - October 27

Oct. 19: 15:50: McK. Hwy./Deerhorn Rd. Motor Vehicle Accident. Non-Injury/Non-Blocking. 16:16: Cedar Flat Rd./McK. Hwy. Medical, General. Patient Evaluation. Traffic Stop/No Transport. Oct. 20: 4:50: 41000 block, Madrone St. Medical, Heart. Patient...

 

Upper McK Fire Report - October 27

Oct. 18: 17:37: Medical – 91000 block, Horse Creek Rd. Male, Conscious, Breathing. Oct. 19: 17:24: Assist Police Dept. Old McK. Hwy./Milepost 57. Word “Help” spelled out in sticks & an arrow pointing toward a gravel road. Oct. 23: 10:33:...

 

Who was McKenzie?

Continued From Last Week Part 4 From the January 19, 2012 edition of McKenzie River Reflections January 18th, 1812 On January 18th two hundred years ago Donald MacKenzie finally reached the Pacific Oc...

 
 By Kym Pokorny    Garden    October 27, 2022

Bringing color back to your poinsettias

Holding onto poinsettias after the holidays is good for the pocketbook but hard on the ego when you can't get them to color up the next year. To get you through the grief, Ross Penhallegon, a...

 

Direct Answers

Each day, I feel I am merely existing and not living. I was widowed at 32 and have remained single. I feel unfulfilled with my job, my kids, and in this small town. I've always been restless, but I...

 

PROBLEM SOLVED

When Vivian Glassman's refrigerator stops working, a Sears technician refuses to service the appliance. The reason? It's not in the kitchen. Does she still have to pay $75 for the service call? I...

 

TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER

Almost a year after another driver rear-ends his Hertz rental, Michael Edgar receives a demand for an additional $658. How can he get the company to drop the bill? I rented a car from Hertz more than...

 

Crossword

ACROSS 1. Tart spicy quality 5. *Senators each represent an area on it 8. Jamaican rub 12. Succulent medicinal plant 13. Tiny piece 14. Home to Burj Khalifa 15. Sail support 16. Sensory input 17....

 

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