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Free fishing

This weekend, February 17 & 18 is Free Fishing Weekend in Oregon.No fishing/shellfish licenses or tags (including a Combined Angling Tag, Columbia River Basin Endorsement, Two-Rod Validation, or Rogue-South Coast Steelhead Validation/Tag) are required. Both Oregon residents and nonresidents can fish for free. All other fishing regulations apply including closures, bag limits, and size restrictions. See the Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations for rules and remember to check for any in-season regulation changes, especially for salmon and steelhead fishing. You can also find in-season changes in the Recreation Report Fishing Report, click the zone where you want to fish, and then click the “Regulation Updates” tab.


The Tokatee Glolf Club is inviting people to their Opening Day on February 24th - from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. - for a round of golf and a good meal afterward. Designed by renowned architect Ted Robinson, this 18-hole course is golf in the rugged outdoors with straightforward holes that are enhanced by their views of distant mountains and their use of native ponds and streams. Nestled in the beautiful McKenzie River Valley with glistening views of the Three Sisters Mountains, Tokatee Golf Club offers an incredible mix of postcard vistas and championship golf. Tokatee Golf Club is easily walkable, with memorable holes that are inspired by their aesthetics and reward their strategic quality. Call, email, or go online to book your tee time now: 541-822-3220, [email protected]. 54947 McKenzie Hwy. in Rainbow.


The Oregon Logging Conference is set for February 22, 23 & 24 at the Lane Events Center & Fairgrounds in Eugene. Events will include Elementary School Education Tours, a Hands-On Seminar for Scaling and Quality of Lesser Species, Future Forestry Workers Career Day, Operators of the Year Presentation, and Advanced Driver Training that will provide advanced driver training for experienced drivers. This is a collision avoidance course with real-world examples to provide useful information for drivers to make informed, educated decisions on the roadways. The course applies to drivers of any vehicle but does provide specific truck driver collision avoidance training as well. And don’t forget to take in the popular log loader competition. More information at or call (541)686-9191


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