Author Archives: Jay Hanawalt

Recycling Changes Effective Today

RECYCLING CHANGES Effective October 23, 2017 ALL GLASS, METAL, AND ELECTRONICS WILL NO LONGER BE PICKED UP BY SUTHERLIN SANITARY SERVICES. ALL GLASS & METAL NEEDS TO BE TAKEN TO SUTHERLIN SANITARY SERVICE RECYCLING CENTER AT 1066 S. CALAPOOIA ST. … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi Vulnerability Fixed

WPA2 is the security protocol that has been used with Wi-Fi systems since 2008 with no known vulnerabilities. However, a university researcher recently discovered a method to trick it into accepting a reused/known encryption key (KRACK), allowing data to be … Continue reading

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Two New Wi-Fi Towers

Two additional new Wi-Fi towers were installed yesterday on Dogwood Place, lot 146 (SKPb-146) and lot 156 (SKPb-156).  This brings this year’s total of new towers to 7, the limit of the budget for this year.  We still have some … Continue reading

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Park Wi-Fi Comes to Hummingbird Lane

The notoriously poor Wi-Fi coverage along Hummingbird Lane has been greatly improved with the addition of four new towers there this week.  Wi-Fi operates in the 2.4GHz unlicensed ISM radio band, which is shared with microwave ovens, and is absorbed … Continue reading

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Umpqua Plein Air Art Event

The Umpqua Valley Arts Association in Roseburg is in the midst of its annual Umpqua Plein Air (French:”en plein air“) event, which celebrates the spectacular and wild landscape in central Oregon. Our own Dennis Hellawell (Lot#66) and Ken Knowles (Lot#156) … Continue reading

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Highway 138 East is Open Again

Thanks to the rain this week, Hwy 138 east to recreation areas in the Diamond Lake & Crater Lake areas is open again for the first time in about six weeks. Much of the forest along both sides of the … Continue reading

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Board of Directors Vacancy

Due to the resignation of Ken Grant, there will be a vacancy on the Board of Directors. According to Article  VII, Sec. 2.6 of our Bylaws, “The Board shall appoint a member to complete any unexpired term.” If you are … Continue reading

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Annual Clubhouse Clean Up

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Fire Danger Lowered a Notch

The rain in the last 24 hours has lowered the fire danger from Extreme to High, according to the Douglas Forest Protection Association, which controls this area.  The mowing of dry grass and the use of power saws is now … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi System Repair

Charter/Spectrum had two guys and two trucks out again this afternoon and finally installed a brand new cable modem on the Wi-Fi system in the clubhouse, this one with a static IP address. Please let me know if you have … Continue reading

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