Category Archives: Life at Timber Valley

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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Hot Hot Hot! Extreme Fire Danger

The next three days will be very warm! Here are a few things to keep in mind… Douglas Fire Protection Association has set the fire danger to Extreme! This is indicated by the red flag on the reader board near … Continue reading

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