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Bruce K. Rhubee...

Spring storm . . . Really! Spring storm . . . Really!
    Special — It seems like for the second year in a row we have had a winter that just doesn’t want to give up. Last Thursday afternoon wet snow began to blanket the area, and by Friday morning over six inches of snow fell in the area. It left a big mess for local street crews ...

Steelhead study shows they can adapt
Results of a study of stocks of wild steelhead in two nearby streams show the potential for young salmonids to adapt to warmer water temperature, according to recent research....

Pageant Auditions
    Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant Auditions will be held April 11 from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. and April 12, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Walnut Grove Catholic Church....

Local Masons donate to food shelves
    Westbrook — Last week Lodge Master Mike Simon and Jerry Thompson of Storden presented a check of $3,460 to pantry manager Kathy Zens. The money is a part of the money raised by the Masonic Lodge. ...

Between the Lines
When  it comes to healthy eating we have been told of the virtues of vegan diet, and avoiding  things like bacon, eggs, coffee and chocolate. Well we carnivores now have something to be excited about.  According to recent studies we meat eaters live longer  t...

McKenzie School District – What’s next?
McKenzie Schools superintendent Sally Storm’s acceptance of a new position has opened up an opportunity for the community to rethink the way educational programs function locally. Occurring this late in the year, her resignation makes it tough for the school board to conduct a full search for a new...

Between the Lines
Zygi Wilf and his band of merry men have got the Robin Hood idea in reverse, rob from the poor to give to the rich. Don’t get me wrong there is nothing wrong with being rich, but sometimes it seems wrong when they use black mail to get more for their piggy banks....

Start, Run and Grow Business program
FINN ROCK: People interested in starting a new business or improving the one they already own are invited to this month’s general meeting of the McKenzie River Chamber of Commerce. Meagan O’Connor, Education Coordinator/Business Advisor at Lane Community College’s Small Business Development Center ...

Missing Papers
    Special — Apparently the company that designed our new circulation software was the same  one that developed the Mnsure software. ...

McKenzie Memories event returning for a third year McKenzie Memories event returning for a third year
EUGENE: A paddle down a stream full of memories is planned for the night of April 4th. The third annual McKenzie Memories history event will feature storytelling, music, rare historic films and photographs of the McKenzie River....

A Slam Dunk for Kate
    Fairfax — The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop gym was alive with top notch entertainment. The event was sponsored by the Tim Orth Foundation fund raising basketball game with senior boy and girl players from the Red Rock and Tomahawk Conferences. ...