Author Archives: Dar Hoch

Lone Star Corral SKP Park near Hondo Texas Severely Damaged by Storm

Lone Star Corral SKP Co-op Park in D’Hanis, TX near Hondo, sustained severe damage on April 28, 2021 from a storm with 80 – 100 mph winds and softball size hail. Nothing was spared from these flying cannonballs leaving behind … Continue reading

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Clubhouse Christmas Tree and the Fire Department Toy Drive

Timber Valley’s Christmas tree is up and ready to receive gifts for the Sutherlin Fire Department’s annual toy drive. Our park has always given generously to help local families and this year, more than others, the need is great. Place … Continue reading

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JULY 3rd LANDSCAPE COMMITTEE MEETING CANCELLED

There will be no Landscape Committee meeting / work session this Friday, July 3rd. Volunteers are taking advantage of a paid holiday ( $ x 0 = 0). Have a safe 4th of July. LANDSCAPE COMMITTEE MEETING TIME CHANGES Summer … Continue reading

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Proper Disposal of Household Items Is Not At The Potable Water Fill Station

Time for another friendly reminder.  This article was published last year and it appears it needs to be published again: Just because you think your “unwanted items” are someone else’s treasure, DOESN’T MEAN THEY CAN BE LEFT SITTING ON OR … Continue reading

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DEER ME !! Suzie Rupert to the rescue !

The condition of the cement deer family in Snoopy’s Meadow had fallen (two of them had actually fallen over) into a severe state. Over the years they faded, cracked and parts broke off. In addition they were partially obscured by … Continue reading

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Request from the Landscape Committee

The Landscape Committee requests that if you have plants or containers to donate that you contact a Committee Co-Chair in advance and not just leave them at the Landscape Nursery. Donations are appreciated, but unfortunately not everything can be used. … Continue reading

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They’re Everywhere… They’re Everywhere!

It’s spring and weeds are everywhere! They are loving the cool wet weather. They also love the fact that with weather like we’ve been having, weed spraying is slow to work or ineffective depending on when applied. Systemic herbicides work … Continue reading

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Reminder: Landscape Trimming and Debris Pickup at Lots This Friday

LANDSCAPE TRIMMING AND DEBRIS PICK UP AT MEMBER LOTS THIS FRIDAY: As a service to members, the Landscape Committee will be picking up landscape trimmings and debris from member lots this Friday, June 28. Please sign up on the sheet … Continue reading

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HELP! Pick-Up-Sticks Work Party

PICK-UP-STICKS STORM TREE DEBRIS CLEAN UP Place:  Happy Hill (between lots 204 and 205) Time:  Wednesday, June 19;  9:00AM  (This Wednesday) Raking and pick up of small debris (reduces fire ladder fuels and increases fire defense zone) Wear Long Pants … Continue reading

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An Opportunity to Express Your Creative Side??

What about that mess at the corner of State Canyon and Hilltop where the search was on for missing water valves? For now it will be cleaned up further and the area mulched so it looks somewhat presentable. IT WILL … Continue reading

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An Eye on Water Use

Rain…It’s What Makes Oregon Green…BUT… Do we really need to be running water irrigation systems during this rainy spell? As stated in the Lot Landscape Guidelines: “Automatic sprinkler or drip systems are acceptable in the park. Automatic sprinkler systems can … Continue reading

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Summer Comes Early

It’s Dry Out There! The dryness of Oregon summers has started early this year. Not only is this looking like another high fire risk year, but also another high water use year as irrigation systems are being turned on early. … Continue reading

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Tree and Yard Debris Pickup Scheduled

Landscape Committee will go around the park with “Big Green”, the dump truck, on Friday, March 29 between 9am – 11am (weather permitting), to pick up tree/yard debris at member lots for those who do not have the means to … Continue reading

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Storm Debris Cleanup – “Pick-Up-Stix” Volunteer Opportunity

PICK-UP-STIX VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for STORM TREE DEBRIS CLEAN UP MEET TUESDAY (Mar. 19) at 1:00 pm Place: at LOT #116 Questions: Contact Dar Hoch, 920-344-9914

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Landscape Meeting Change

LANDSCAPE COMMITTEE MEETING Friday, March 15 at 10:00am  (Note time change for this meeting only) Place: “The Big Room” at the clubhouse (Note we are not meeting in dining room) Landscape Committee is gearing back up. Weekly meetings will begin … Continue reading

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A Recap for the Record… and for Those Not in the Park

Heavy wet snow storms dumped on the Umpqua Valley this past week, not only making travel extremely difficult, but taking down power lines by fallen trees, limbs and breaking power poles throughout the Umpqua Valley and other parts of Oregon. … Continue reading

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