Category Archives: General Interest

Super Bowl!

In the cozy community of Timber Valley, there’s a buzz of excitement as they prepare for the Super Bowl LVIII. While they might not have the luxurious suites of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, they’re still planning a delightful game-day … Continue reading

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Member Notices Bulletin Board

By Kristine Godbey Have something you no longer need? Why not offer it for sale, trade or free to a fellow park member? Need some new stairs for your rig? Maybe someone in the park has a set they no longer … Continue reading

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Dryer Shrinkage

By Ruby Bonham Over the years my clothes have mysteriously shrunk in the dryer.  One day they fit then surprise, they don’t.  After much investigation I concluded it must be the dryer.  To prevent this anomaly, I have kept two … Continue reading

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Welcome New Members! Loel and Cindy Banta – Lot 143, Bill Wissman – Lot 124

By Kristine Godbey New Members – Loel and Cindy Banta – Lot 143 Loel comes from Modesto, California and Cindy from Southern California. Loel was in the Navy and Cindy was a bookeeper. They have been full time RVers for … Continue reading

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In Memoriam – Gerald “Jerry” Sypkens (May 18, 1939 – January 12, 2024)

Jerry (former Lot #176) was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After attending college and serving two years in the U.S. Army, Jerry embarked on a career as a machinist, manager, and part owner of Duval Corporation, a parts manufacturer in … Continue reading

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A Christmas Tale Of Sour Cream, Dinner Rolls And Cranberry Sauce

By John Golden, long-term Summer 2023 renter When a neighbor couple at KOFA RV Park in Yuma AZ asked me would I like to do “something different” this Christmas weekend they did not really say exactly how different the “something” … Continue reading

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You did it!!! Congratulations!!

The New Years Day football themed fundraiser party was a huge success. The goal was to raise money and collect goods for the Sutherlin Food Pantry. Together we raised $1117.39 and 625 pounds of food was collected. A great team … Continue reading

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NEW YEARS AND RESOLUTIONS

The oldest calendar was a mesolithic arrangement of 12 pits and an arc found in Aberdeanshire, Scotland. It was dated roughly 8000 BC and was a lunar calendar. The twelve months related to the lunar cycles. The first recorded celebrations … Continue reading

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“Cruise on the Danube River with Dennis Hellawell”

Dennis Hellawell is sharing the slide show of his 12 day river cruise on the Danube River. It was a trip from The Black Sea in Romania to Budapest, Hungary and included stops in Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia and Hungary. … Continue reading

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Murder at Mistletoe Manor (Murder Mystery Dinner) – Photo Gallery

Thanks to all who attended and participated in making last night’s murder mystery dinner a huge success! Over 60 attendees enjoyed a three-act-murder mystery while enjoying a delicious three-course-meal prepared by Chef Denis. Thanks again to all! View photo gallery

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Water Use

We are perplexed about something…You can help. Why are we using more water than in previous years? Picking a recent date of Dec. 17 just as an example, here are the gallons used and a comparison to previous years. We … Continue reading

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IT’S A WRAP!

Thank you to everyone who donated to Sutherlin’s Toy Drive. The toys are now ready to be wrapped. VOLUNTEER ELVES are NEEDED to help wrap the many gifts staged at the Sutherlin Fire Department. GIFT WRAPPING is taking place in … Continue reading

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Dennis Belfils Memorial

MEMORIAM Dennis Belfils Dennis Belfils, lot 37, passed away December 12, 2023. Dennis was born in Washington State and with his wife RVed all over the United States. They also traveled to Alaska and Hawaii. Dennis served in the Navy … Continue reading

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Winter Safety Tips from Avista

Dear Customer, Carbon monoxide can live within your home without you even realizing it. CO is a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas that is produced by the incomplete burning of various fuels, including charcoal, oil, kerosene, propane, diesel fuel, coal, wood … Continue reading

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Friday Social Hour 12/15/2023

 

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Caregiving

CAREGIVING The hardest thing you will ever do in life is to become a caregiver. Whether it happens gradually or suddenly, it is devastating to both the caregiver and the loved one. No one ever expects it to happen to … Continue reading

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Active Wait List

By Robin McFadden, Lot 195 August 2019 – Giddy with excitement I clutch the membership application receipt as I practically skip back to my rig.  My new friend Rick, tells everyone I am ‘on the waitlist’ and I grin as … Continue reading

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Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease in Oregon

The recent rise in Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease reported to the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) includes: Chronic mild to moderate inflammation of the trachea lasting six to eight weeks or longer, which is minimally or not responsive to antibiotics. … Continue reading

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Propane Pumping Thanksgiving Week

The Office will be closed on Thursday and Friday, but propane WILL BE pumped on FRIDAY morning starting at 8:00 a.m. until they have no more tanks. Bring your tanks down for filling before the weekend! Thanks! ~ Kim

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Soup on a Cold Day

What could be better on a cold, wintery noon than hot soup, homemade garlic toast, and crunchy oatmeal cookies??  Add in a beautiful travelogue of Italy on the big screen with soft Italian music.  That was this past Wednesday noon … Continue reading

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