Category Archives: General Interest

Cancer Support Group Starting Up at Timber Valley

There are many people in the park who have been faced with CANCER – either their own or perhaps their partner’s or child’s. The journey is a challenging one under the best of circumstances so Shirley Smedley and Jill Goldman … Continue reading

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Social Hour August 6th – Presentation on a different concept for health care in Sutherlin

UPDATE:  The Doctor had to cancel his presentation for Social Hour.  However, Social Hour will still be held.  Come one… come all. Join us on Friday for Social Hour at 3pm. Dr.Matthew Driver and PA Kerry Harrington will talk about … Continue reading

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Sutherlin Water Restrictions Relaxed

For the past week or so, City of Sutherlin has asked us to reduce our water usage while they did some repairs to a water treatment plant.  Timber Valley really did our part.  For the last week we were able … Continue reading

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Finance Committee Wants You

Finance Committee Wants You! Can you add 2+2 and come up with an answer other than 5? If so, we have openings! The Finance Committee is looking for additional members with financial skills and/or creativity to contribute to the Park’s … Continue reading

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Foxtails!!! Foxtails?

Foxtails!!!… Foxtails? by Deb DeYoung Those were the very different reactions I heard the Monday my cocker spaniel went to the vet soon after I settled at Timber Valley. Alarm and commiseration from everyone at the clinic. Befuddlement from dog … Continue reading

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Wedding Belles

Rita and I had a wedding photography business. We worked everywhere from the firehouse to the country club. After working one very long day at a country club, we found out that “ the help “ , dj and photographers … Continue reading

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Barbara Davis, Retired

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Sutherlin Water Restrictions

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Dog Workshop Thursday, July 29th

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Please clean washing machines after using.

After finishing your washing, please remember to check the wash machine’s drum, door, gaskets and dispenser drawers for grime and pet hair. Take a moment to run a clean cloth around the inside of each drum and in each of … Continue reading

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Don Housholder, Lot 149

Donald Housholder, a longtime resident of Timber Valley, passed away on July 4, 2021. He and his first wife Jean moved into Timber Valley in 1997. Jean passed away and he and Karen were married on April 8, 2016; they … Continue reading

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Apple Users Group – Saturday, July 10

Apple Users Group – Sat. July 10th 11am – CH Dining Room Wanted to let people know that we are starting up the Apple Users Group again. Our first meeting will be this coming Saturday in the Clubhouse Dining Room … Continue reading

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Life Changes

by Fred Prout Our life can change in an instant. Large scale event like Covid-19, individual event like surgery, or anything in between. Many people have handled the Covid change constructively. Having free time and isolation can spur the creative … Continue reading

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Bocce Ball delayed until July 10 at 3pm

Due to predicted hot weather, the moving of the July 4th picnic from Snoopy’s Meadow to the clubhouse, and a bothersome tree branch, Bocce Ball play has been delayed until July 10 at 3pm.  Art has been working diligently on … Continue reading

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Two Changes to the Schedule

#1   DUE TO PREDICTED EXTREME HEAT ON THE 4TH OF JULY, THE LUNCHEON HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE CLUBHOUSE FROM SNOOPYS MEADOW. BRING ONLY YOUR CHOICE OF BEVERAGE..NO NEED TO BRING A CHAIR. CONTACT TERRY HILTY AT 760-522-4534 With QUESTIONS. … Continue reading

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Landscape Committee Needs Additional Volunteers

Friday morning, July 2nd for a couple of hours to help spread new bark in various landscape locations in the park. If you are available, we would love to have you join us. Meet at the Clubhouse at 9:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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AMBER ‘S SPACY GRANDMA

By Jackie Deal They have to be related! Amber and Felicette! Their markings are identical: symmetrically marked black and white tuxedo cats. Felicette just has to be Amber’s great-great-great grandmother. Grandma Felicette was a stray cat from the Paris streets … Continue reading

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Covid Emergency Cancelled by the Board – Normalcy Expands

From the Governor of the State of Oregon: On June 25, Governor Kate Brown signed an executive order that will eliminate Oregon’s County Risk Level framework and all remaining COVID-19 health and safety restrictions that have been issued under Oregon’s … Continue reading

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Does a bear ….?

Rita and I volunteered at Silver Falls State Park for three seasons. We loved it. Ann Maureen was the best boss we ever had and gave us all the fun things to do. Our first job was to put jelly … Continue reading

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It’s Going to Get HOT!!

Saturday and Sunday are predicted to be 100 plus degrees! Some of us will be tempted to turn on two air conditioners. That is not a good idea as we will be stressing our electrical system as it is. When … Continue reading

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