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Between the Lines
12/17/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)- My friend and colleague Seth Schmidt, editor of the Tracy Headlight Herald and former graduate of Westbrook High School, talked about charitable giving. Many people wait until the end of the year to make charitable contributions. He mentioned the Tracy Ed Foundation as a great place to donate. He ... View

 
School to partner with businesses
11/27/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- FINN ROCK: After twelve weeks of school, superintendent Jim Thomas says he is, “Thrilled with the way things are going.” Contributing to that assessment was what he calls a ridiculously low disciplinary rate combined with, “A great staff that’s really in tune with the kids.”... View

Wilber Dehne  
Wilber Dehne
10/30/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- In the afternoon of September 29th, Lt. Colonel Wilber “Wild Bill” Dehne soloed into the wild blue yonder for the final time. Our father, uncle, cousin and mentor passed away at the age of 96, having survived the Great Depression, WW II, the Korean War and the conflict in Viet Nam.... View

 
Between the Lines
11/05/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-

     Right now Ebola is probably on the forefront of most peoples’ minds in this country,  and around the world in industrialized nations.

    This powerful nasty virus has infected thousands in Liberia, and to date has killed over 40... View


Dam work extended  
Dam work extended
11/27/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- LEABURG: Crews from Knight Construction and Wildish Construction are nearing completion of a project that will allow workers to inspect roll gates on the Leaburg Dam without having to drain the lake.... View

McKenzie High Sports  
McKenzie High Sports
11/27/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- McKenzie Varsity Sports Schedule This Week... View

There’s a new bridge spanning Blue River  
There’s a new bridge spanning Blue River
11/06/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- The Walterville Community Center was the setting last week for an alumni reunion celebration of the Ford Institute Leadership Program participants. Five separate leadership-training pro-grams sponsored and funded by the Ford Family Foundation in Roseburg, have taken place in the McKenzie River comm... View

 
Between the Lines
12/03/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     For the Merchants’ Thanksgiving and Christmas has come and gone. As your family grows holidays change, you learn to compromise on when and where you will hold the two holidays that most families celebrate together on an annual basis. When you take a look at it you come to re... View

New dock at Leaburg Lake  
New dock at Leaburg Lake
11/06/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- LEABURG: A floating dock at Leaburg Lake that was removed two years ago has been replaced. The new structure is 26.5 ft long and 10 feet wide with a 7 foot cantilever section over the water. ... View

McKenzie High Sports  
McKenzie High Sports
11/06/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- McKenzie Varsity Sports Schedule This Week... View

 
Lane County Sheriff's Reports
12/04/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- Nov. 20: 11:50 am: Traffic - Hit & Run. 39000 block, McKenzie Hwy. Driver’s side door damage, no obvious paint transfer.... View

 
Between the Lines
11/12/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     A friend of mine sent me this e-mail,  it is too good to not pass on ..... enjoy!... View

 
Between the Lines
12/10/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     The Keystone Pipeline is laden with exaggerated facts and figures put forth by Trans Canada, oil companies and certain public officials.... View

Forest gains $6.7 million grant  
Forest gains $6.7 million grant
11/20/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- BLUE RIVER: A long term research program at the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest will continue for another six years, thanks to a $6.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The Long-Term Ecological Research Program (LETR) is focused on understanding ecological phenomena that occur over ... View

 
McKenzie High Sports Update
12/11/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- McKenzie Varsity Sports Schedule This Week... View

McKenzie High Sports  
McKenzie High Sports
11/20/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- McKenzie Varsity Sports Schedule This Week... View

Changes at Aunt Ding’s  
Changes at Aunt Ding’s
12/11/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- WALTERVILLE: Nine years ago a woman says a building in Walterville, “Just looked at me and said ‘Buy me.’” Apparently that’s happened again.... View

Tooth Taxi’s visit a success  
Tooth Taxi’s visit a success
12/11/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- FINN ROCK: The Tooth Taxi makes history every day. Last month the converted motor home’s trip to McKenzie Schools added to its lore. Those visits, on November 22nd and 23rd, amounted to over 8,000 screenings and 4.5 million dollars in donated services since the dental van’s inception in 2008.... View

Lane County Sheriff's Reports  
Lane County Sheriff's Reports
12/11/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- Nov. 29: 12:19 a.m: Weapon - Shots Fired. 40300 block, Deerhorn Rd. Complainant advised it sounds like someone is shooting near the river, has heard approx. 6 – 7 shots, nothing else.... View

 
Between the Lines
11/26/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)- How thankful are we . . .... View