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Siskiyou Smokejumper Base Museum

By Cathy Deyo A great day trip is a visit to the Siskiyou Smokejumper Base museum. It is four miles south of Cave Junction at the Illinois Valley Airport. It is an important part of southern Oregon history. Our tour … Continue reading

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Friday May 13 3pm Music Fest Social Hour

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Strawberries

by Jackie Deal “Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary”…. Well, it was more like 7 a.m. but it felt like midnight. And yes, I felt weak and weary as I peered bleary eyed into my … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby Photo Gallery

Thanks to everyone who made the Kentucky Derby event a great success!

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Community Garden Group Events

At our first official educational event, Herbalist Amber Merrifield enlightened us with information about the growing and use of herbs. In a former life, Amber worked in veterinary medicine giving anesthesia, animal critical care, pharmacology and biomedical treatment.

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A Slippery Slope?

By Fred Prout Well, it finally happened this morning. Despite fighting tooth and nail to prevent it for many years, and with every fiber of my being, it happened. Now bear in mind that every terrible event in our lives … Continue reading

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Open Workshop on Display of Political Signage – May 04, 2022 at 1:00pm

There will be an Open Board Workshop on May 04, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. to receive the membership’s input on whether the park should consider rules limiting the display of political signage on a member’s lot. This workshop is for … Continue reading

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In Memoriam, David Arndorfer

Timber Valley’s flag dipped to half-staff for the passing of a very active park member.  David Arndorfer had been on the Board of Directors, Finance Committee, By-laws Committee and Audit Committee. David passed away April 17, 2022 after almost 30 … Continue reading

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Brain Fa*ts

First of all, my apologies. I know this is not my best work. Last month I had another mini stroke.

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Board Members Needed!

Each year the Board of Directors directs the Election Committee to recruit candidates for the upcoming three (3) openings on the board.  All members are encouraged to apply. Some of the requirements include attending regular and special meetings, participating in … Continue reading

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A Special Happy Hour

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Ratcheds Redux

by Fred Prout Now that the weather is getting a bit toasty inland, tourists are visiting en masse. Rental houses and motels are chock full of visitors. Local merchants are opening extra hours to accommodate them. Great to see. Now … Continue reading

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Mickey Thompson Funeral Service

A funeral service for Mickey Thompson will be held on Friday, March 25, 2022 at 10:00 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, W. Harvard, Roseburg. There will be a luncheon at Round Table Pizza afterward. A VA committal service with honors … Continue reading

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Ratcheds By The Sea

by Fred Prout The first town meeting of the new year was a doozy. As soon as Mayor, and town doc, Ben Dover opened the meeting, police chief, Patrick Muldoon and officer Gunther Toody reported on a disturbance at The … Continue reading

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Mickey Thompson – In Memoriam

Mickey and Minnie strolled the paths of Timber Valley Park for many years. (That is, Mickey Thompson and his dog, Minnie.)  Former member, Mickey and his wife Annie moved into Timber Valley Feb. 9, 2007. They both were valued and … Continue reading

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What Goes Around

By Fred Prout Some memories stay with you forever. Some fade away, half forgotten, until something pokes them with a stick to waken them. Like a dormant hornet’s nest. Ready to start buzzing and attacking your brain. Insisting on getting … Continue reading

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Dam News – Emergency Preparedness Committee Meeting Tuesday, March 8, 2022 @ 10am in the Clubhouse

Robert Rippy, District Manager for the Sutherlin Water Control District, will be giving a progress report on the Rehabilitation of the Cooper Creek Dam Project at the Emergency Preparedness Meeting, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 10:00. All Park members are … Continue reading

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Are You, or Could You, Attend Escapees Escapade in June?

The 61st Escapade is scheduled to be held this year June 19th to 24th in Lebanon, Tennessee. We are still seeking any of our members who may be traveling East to that part of the country who might be willing … Continue reading

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In Memoriam, Christine Utz

Timber Valley’s flag dipped to half-mast for the passing of resident, Christine Utz on February 21, 2022. Christine and her husband, George, moved into Timber Valley on May 21, 2016, their wedding anniversary. They considered moving into the park their … Continue reading

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Learn All About It! Parkwide Composting Has Come to Timber Valley!

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