Category Archives: Life at Timber Valley

AARP Oregon advises: Get prepared for when disaster strikes

“It’s important to be ready when disaster strikes. Whether it’s flood, wildfire or other emergency common to Oregon, these events disproportionately affect older adults, many of who have mobility, chronic disease or disability challenges that require them to seek extra … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness Meeting – Tuesday, June 8, 10 a.m.

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Honorees at Recent Sutherlin Chamber Event

The Timber Valley SKP Park was well represented at the recent Sutherlin Chamber of Commerce 65th First Citizen Banquet.

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Meet Jill and Fairbanks

Hummingbird Lane is honored to have a special woman and an amazing animal located in Lot 42.

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Landscape Work Session Starting

Landscape Committee Work Sessions Starting It’s that time of year to get our Park spruced up.  The Landscape Committee will start meeting for work sessions every Friday at 9:00 am starting this Friday, April 9.  Meet at the Clubhouse. Members and Non-members alike are … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Part 1

By Fred Prout When you are adopted by a dog you quickly learn that you get many benefits. Companionship, unconditional love and an opportunity to take walks. Sometimes many walks. Rule #1 in the dog parenting manual is the importance … Continue reading

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BLAME IT ON THE ALGORITHM

Get the Covid vaccination?  Where?  When?  How?  Questions and no answers.  Well, you can blame it on the algorithm says “The New York Times”.  I admit I had to look up algorithm to be sure I knew what it meant:  … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY HOLIDAYS

February is sort of a blah month.  Winter excitement has grown old and spring isn’t about to spring and so here we are.  Bur did you know?  There are some really neat holidays in February?   Come on, let’s take a … Continue reading

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Timber Valley Log for January 27

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Emergency Alert Survey – please return to your Block Captain

Every Timber Valley member should have received an ‘Emergency Alert Survey’ in their mailbox recently. Sometimes emergencies happen in the middle of the night when most of us are sleeping and many have their phones turned off. The park is … 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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Preparing for future emergencies

Oregon’s Office of Emergency Management offers the following information about preparing for future emergencies — “People in Oregon were working on adjusting their lives to autumn and a return to school during the COVID-19 pandemic when they were suddenly confronted … Continue reading

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Census 2020 is relatively easy to take Online, or by telephone

If you, like me, spent much of  Tuesday waiting for the Census people to stop by, consider taking matters into your own hands and go online or telephone them to make sure you are counted. I went to 2020Census.gov and found … Continue reading

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Poor Air Quality, Covid-19 double challenge

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YOU DON’T KNOW HOW GOOD YOU’VE GOT IT

By Jackie Deal You don’t know how good you’ve got it until you meet someone else who’s got it worse! I’m sitting out a Level 1, expecting Level 2 at any minute; yes, I’m talking about the forest fires ravaging … Continue reading

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Wildfires and Smoke = unhealthy

“Wildfires and severe smoke can create dangerous conditions for people, especially those with chronic health conditions,” according to Oregon Health Authority. “Smoke from wildfires is a mixture of gases and fine particles from burning trees and other plant materials. Smoke … Continue reading

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High Wind Warnings Mon-Wed and High temps through week

URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Medford OR Mon Sep 7 Including Umpqua Basin-Umpqua National Forest RED FLAG WARNING in effect Monday through Wednesday for strong, gusty east wind with low relative humidity and high fire danger could contribute to … Continue reading

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Our New Entry Sign

Thanks largely to the work of Bob Feiler and Dennis Hellawell.

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SUCH A STRANGE SENSATION

By Jackie Deal Such a strange sensation! Really weird. Explanation? Okay. I self-quarantined for a short time and the effects were surprising. You see, a young man, let’s call him John, tested positive for corona virus. I had been in … Continue reading

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Warm weather face mask hints

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