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In Memoriam – Gerald “Jerry” Sypkens (May 18, 1939 – January 12, 2024)

Jerry (former Lot #176) was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After attending college and serving two years in the U.S. Army, Jerry embarked on a career as a machinist, manager, and part owner of Duval Corporation, a parts manufacturer in … Continue reading

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Football! SF 49ers & GB Packers – Saturday, January 20 2024 4pm-8pm

Come watch the San Francisco 49ers vs the Green Bay Packers on the big screen. Pre-game 4:30, kick-off 5pm, BYOB & snacks.

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Social Hour Friday, January 19 @ 3pm – Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park Presentation

Have you ever visited Mildred Kanipe Park near Oakland? We are honored to have Karen Roberson and Debra Gray introduce us to Mildred Kanipe and inform us about Mildred’s wishes and agreements with Douglas County when she left her ranch … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Lloyd Edwards July 21, 1935 – January 8, 2024

Lloyd was born in Marshal Minnesota. He enjoyed his position as a union crane operator. Aloft in the skies was his passion. He owned and flew his own plane taking Janice to lunch in the gold country of California. If … Continue reading

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Attention: All Creators, Bakers, and Pie Makers! National Pie Day – Tuesday January 23 @ 2pm

OK, gang, get out that special pie recipe your mom used to make. Check the recipe books, prepare to roll out a crust, or fill a pan with graham crackers, then fill it with good stuff. National PIE DAY falls … Continue reading

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SKP New Year’s Day Food Drive

By Richard Hickethier View the photo gallery of the 625lbs of food that we collected for the Sutherlin Food Pantry. This was in addition to the cash donations totalling over $1100. This really shows the power of teamwork. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Help Needed with Holiday Flag Placement

Timber Valley residents Rick De Young and David Hall need a tall third person to help place and retrieve flags on holidays, beginning next Monday (January 15, 2024) which is now called Martin Luther King Day. This supplements the efforts … Continue reading

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What To Do When You Run Out Of Steam! Friday 3pm Social Hour

Living in a house means paying taxes, cleaning several rooms, doing yard work, repairing windows, pipes, etc. Life may be simpler in an RV, but maintenance is still tricky. Hauling the propane tank to the filling station or paying Ivan … Continue reading

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Timber Valley Log Needs Your Help

In response to several requests, the Timber Valley Log is now being published weekly instead of monthly. Weekly publication certainly provides greater opportunities to engage our members and keep everyone informed of what’s going on in our co-op community. However, … Continue reading

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A Christmas Tale Of Sour Cream, Dinner Rolls And Cranberry Sauce

By John Golden, long-term Summer 2023 renter When a neighbor couple at KOFA RV Park in Yuma AZ asked me would I like to do “something different” this Christmas weekend they did not really say exactly how different the “something” … Continue reading

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You did it!!! Congratulations!!

The New Years Day football themed fundraiser party was a huge success. The goal was to raise money and collect goods for the Sutherlin Food Pantry. Together we raised $1117.39 and 625 pounds of food was collected. A great team … Continue reading

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NEW YEARS AND RESOLUTIONS

The oldest calendar was a mesolithic arrangement of 12 pits and an arc found in Aberdeanshire, Scotland. It was dated roughly 8000 BC and was a lunar calendar. The twelve months related to the lunar cycles. The first recorded celebrations … Continue reading

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“Cruise on the Danube River with Dennis Hellawell”

Dennis Hellawell is sharing the slide show of his 12 day river cruise on the Danube River. It was a trip from The Black Sea in Romania to Budapest, Hungary and included stops in Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia and Hungary. … Continue reading

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A Friendly Reminder for the New Year’s Day Celebration and Sutherlin-Oakland Food Pantry Donations

As we prepare for our New Year’s Day Celebration, please check the expiration dates on the canned or non-perishable packaged items you plan to donate as we are unable to accept expired items. Your thoughtfulness will make a significant difference … Continue reading

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Social Hour Friday, December 29th. 3 pm Clubhouse.

Our speaker on Friday will be Wendy Wilson from the Sutherlin Food Pantry. This speaker has been asked to come again and remind us of the community residents’ need for food. This program is scheduled before our January 1 event … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day Celebration

New Year’s Day Celebration Replenish and Refill Sutherlin-Oakland Food Pantry Shelves Monday, January 1, 2024 TIME: 1:00 PM until you want to stop Chili (vegetarian and regular), cornbread and chili dogs will be served. Please bring hardy hors d‘oeuvres to … Continue reading

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Murder at Mistletoe Manor (Murder Mystery Dinner) – Photo Gallery

Thanks to all who attended and participated in making last night’s murder mystery dinner a huge success! Over 60 attendees enjoyed a three-act-murder mystery while enjoying a delicious three-course-meal prepared by Chef Denis. Thanks again to all! View photo gallery

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Water Use

We are perplexed about something…You can help. Why are we using more water than in previous years? Picking a recent date of Dec. 17 just as an example, here are the gallons used and a comparison to previous years. We … Continue reading

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“Who killed Sandy Clause?” Murder Mystery Dinner – Sunday December 24 @ 3pm in the Dining Room

How about a Murder Mystery Dinner to spice up your holiday? Enjoy a full delicious dinner by Chef Denis as you solve the murder! Please bring canned or packaged foods for the Food Pantry. Cost for dinner: $5 Please sign … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Celebration – Thursday December 21 @ 6pm in the Clubhouse

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