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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

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

 
Between the Lines
12/30/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     It is that time of the year when we reflect on the past year and give speculation on the new year.... 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

 
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

 
Cheers and Jeers
12/23/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)- Sony hacking . . . Jeers... View

Hatchery fish can be both easier or harder to catch  
Hatchery fish can be both easier or harder to catch
12/04/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- Angling success is higher when fishing for hatchery raised trout than it is for trout grown in a more natural setting, even when that more natural environment is created in a hatchery.... 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

McKenzie High Sports  
McKenzie High Sports
12/04/2014

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

Five years of giving back to schools  
Five years of giving back to schools
12/04/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- LEABURG: “Buy a tree and support your school” has been the phrase at Spring Creek Holly Farm since 2010. It continues in 2014 during the fifth year of the Give Back To Schools program.... 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

 
Obituary
01/07/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     For years people have talked about the good old days, but when you really think back, all was not so good. I think what people really mean is — the nostalgic memories of our past. Some are very special and we hold them dear to our hearts, while some are less enchanted.... 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

 
Between the Lines
01/21/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     There are 25 school districts in Minnesota that can levy monies from their constituents without seeking voter approval. I believe that all districts are allowed to spend up to a certain amount of money for various needs without voter pre approval. I believe the things that t... View

 
Between the Lines
11/26/2014

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