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Bank for pond called a “high hazard”  
Bank for pond called a “high hazard”
03/20/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- WALTERVILLE:  Water levels... View

Student discipline comes under fire  
Student discipline comes under fire
03/20/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- FINN ROCK: A scuffle in the dark at a basketball game a week ago rebounded into an evening of hot talk for the McKenzie School Board Wednesday night. At issue was a decision from an executive session the night before clearing Superintendent Dr. Sally Storm of charges that she had shoved a student a... View

 
User talks still on track
02/27/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- FINN ROCK: Agreements between the McKenzie School District and the McKenzie Community Track are continuing, according to Elizabeth Carr. Acting as a liaison between the school district’s board and the governing body for the track, she characterized the interactions between the two as, “Truly symbio... View

Van slides in after driving sideways  
Van slides in after driving sideways
03/20/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- VIDA: A Thursday afternoon accident caused a silver van to fly through the air before coming to rest on two wheels. According to Oregon State Police reports, a 2003 Honda pilot was westbound in the 45000 block of the McKenzie Highway around 2 p.m. on March 13th, when for an unknown reason it veered... View

 
Bid for McKenzie water denied
03/20/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- A plan to tap into 22 million gallons of McKenzie River water per day got a thumbs down last week from the State Water Resources Department. The decision came after the Willamette Water Co. appealed a 2012 recommendation from administrative law judge James Han to deny the company’s application.... View

 
McKenzie School District – What’s next?
04/08/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- 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... View

 
Room for improvement
03/20/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- One responsibility of government entities in our free society is to inform the public, not merely those directly involved, of activities affecting citizens. The law requires a notice of an upcoming meeting be “posted” in advance. It doesn’t limit how that must be done. A flyer in the local post off... View

 
Steelhead study shows they can adapt
04/03/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- 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.... View

 
Start, Run and Grow Business program
04/03/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- 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 ... View

McKenzie Memories event returning for a third year  
McKenzie Memories event returning for a third year
04/03/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- 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.... View