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New life at Finn Rock Grill  
New life at Finn Rock Grill
11/05/2015

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McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- There’s new life at the Finn Rock Grill these days, thanks to Jason Powell, who has reopened the doors to the highly visible riverside restaurant. Many people know him from his years at the helm of Ike’s Pizza but his new venue is offering a lot more.... View

Simpsons move to the McKenzie River  
Simpsons move to the McKenzie River
11/05/2015

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McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- LEABURG: Imagine watching the opening sequence of the Simpsons with a camera zooming through cumulus clouds towards Leaburg Lake. With the lens focused on members of the popular animated TV sitcom family, it would likely wind up at Ike’s Pizza. That’s where a full-scale model of Homer, Marge, Bart,... View

Open fires banned  
Open fires banned
08/06/2015

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McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- As the heat returned to the region  last week, fire managers were once again spreading the word of caution in efforts to prevent human-caused fires. Temperatures in the high 90’s and low 100’s midweek with a chance of lightning in southern and eastern Oregon caused a Red Flag Warning to g... View

Insect-killed forests & wildfire  
Insect-killed forests & wildfire
08/06/2015

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McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- As mountain pine beetles and other insects chew their way through Western forests, forest fires might not seem far behind. Lands covered by dead trees appear ready to burst into flame.... View

 
February 19, 2015
02/19/2015

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

Fish gain new lease on life  
Fish gain new lease on life
02/19/2015

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McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- The Oregon chub on Tuesday became the first fish in the United States to be taken off the federal Endangered Species List as the result of population recovery.... View

Community responds to planning session  
Community responds to planning session
02/19/2015

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McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- FINN ROCK: “Our job as a communitty and as a school is to make sure every student has an opportunity to be the best they can be,” were the words superintendent Jim Thomas used to open a public meeting at the McKenzie Elementary School’s pagoda building last Wednesday night. “We cannot short change ... View

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

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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

 
McKenzie High Sports Update
12/11/2014

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

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

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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

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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
12/04/2014

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

McKenzie High Sports  
McKenzie High Sports
11/27/2014

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

 
School to partner with businesses
11/27/2014

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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

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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
11/20/2014

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

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

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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