Category Archives: Editorial

TWO CHOICES?

Two Covid 19 vaccines?  You mean we get a choice?  Nope, not really. Yes, two vaccines have been approved but we better be happy to have one or the other and don’t get choosy. Let’s take a look at how … Continue reading

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The Cans and Bottles Recycle Bin at Timber Valley

The new bin was fashioned by Frank Egbert, a former Lion and owner of a local muffler shop. Lions requested Frank to build the bin to replace the old wooden one that had been damaged by use, the weather and … Continue reading

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PUTTING THE MERRY IN MERRY CHRISTMAS

It had to have started sometime, somewhere, by someone.  But it seems to be one of those mysteries shrouded in time. Nobody remembers when The SKP Park’s involvement with “Toys for Joy” and the Fire Department started. Norm Sherman, one … Continue reading

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Merry Covid Christmas at Timber Valley 2020.

Twas a bit before Christmas and all through the Park, SKPs were preparing goodies (at home) including chocolate bark. Covid could not dampen their spirit, SKPs would not bend They’d not consider abandoning others and especially a friend. Santa, being … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY IS THE DAY !

Wednesday is the day the Firemen pick up our “Toys For Joy”. Wednesday!! Have you been into the clubhouse to see the wonderful toys accumulating? Have you taken your toys in yet? Yes, we can enter the clubhouse “as individuals … Continue reading

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NUMBERS

By Jackie Deal Numbers! Big numbers make my eyes glaze over; how about you? Anything over two zeros is just so much blah, blah, blah. Let’s see if we can make the recent Covid numbers come alive. (Current Oregon Covid … Continue reading

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THERE IS A WORD FOR IT

Thank you! Thank you! To those of you who tried to help me find the word I wanted for, shall we temporarily call it, “Corona virus fatigue?”. Many good suggestions, but, of course, the word I wanted popped into my … Continue reading

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Water and Irrigation

a note from the water use monitoring team… Irrigation season is upon us! Just a quick note to remind us that our high water rates have NOT gone down during this COVID 19 situation. It IS ok to use water … Continue reading

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UNCERTAINTY By Jackie Deal

Uncertainty. Is “uncertainty” a basic human emotion? Well, if it isn’t (and it isn’t) maybe it should be. Check out “basic human emotions” on the internet and you get this: love, joy, surprise, fear, sadness, disgust, shame and pride. H’mm. … 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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