Author Archives: Jackie Deal

Chapter Nine Crab Rally

Chapter Nine’s Crab Rally (officially known as the Coast Rally) was a whopping success for us crab eaters, probably not so much for the approximately 100 crabs that gave their lives for us. Boats were provided by Jerry Christensen and … Continue reading

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Not Just a Blue Ribbon!

BEST IN DIVISION AND BEST IN SHOW By Jackie Deal Not just a blue ribbon (tho’ those are nice.) but a “Best In Division” and a “Best In Show” at the Oregon State Fair! Val Knowles explains, “My division was … Continue reading

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Bill Moss

A quiet man with a gentle smile; he reminisces about the beginnings of our Timber Valley Park. Bill Moss was born in Oklahoma in 1929. He ran an Auto Parts store in Roseburg and then retired to go into Real … Continue reading

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Four Bees and a Jay

There’s music in the park! You didn’t know? You haven’t heard them? They’ll be playing again August 16 at 3 p.m. and August 23 for the Anniversary party. The five of them bring years of music experience to our park. … Continue reading

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Union Gap Fire – May 9

“FIRE”, Julianne Crane said, “will probably be our first emergency.” That was at about 11 am. By mid-afternoon the fire between Oakland and Sutherlin caught our attention. Cheryl Warfel and I drove out and circled up Union Gap Loop Road … Continue reading

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Spring Fling

SPRING FLING by Jackie Deal Spring has sprung and it’s time for a Spring Fling!  

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The Dam Speaker

The Dam Speaker on April 19, 2019 by Jackie Deal Blair Nash head of the Sutherlin Water Control District spoke at our Friday 3 pm get-together about Cooper Creek and Plat I reservoir and the Cooper Creek Dam. Over 60 … Continue reading

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Wolf Creek Inn and Tavern

WOLF CREEK INN AND TAVERN by Jackie Deal Imagine: you’re a pioneer bouncing over the rocks, hills, mountains, and creeks to get from Grants Pass to Wolf Creek. Four lane highways with nice signs don’t exist. In fact, the way … Continue reading

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