Category Archives: Safety

Suzy Rupert, Rock Painter Extraordinaire

Under the category of “sees a need… does something about it”, Suzy Rupert (Lot 68) is at the top of the list. Earlier this year she, like many of us, saw all the larger rocks that line many of the … 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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Poor Air Quality, Covid-19 double challenge

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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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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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New local COVID-19 cases directly linked to travel outside Douglas County, especially outside Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — As of 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 18, COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 257, the Oregon Health Authority reported . They also stated 353 new confirmed and presumptive cases, … Continue reading

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Fire Danger Level Raised to “HIGH”

Be aware….  Be careful…   Please NO open flame…

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NO Emergency Preparedness Committee meeting on Mon., 7/15 — However, Block Captains will meet on Fri., 7/19, 9:30 a.m.

There will be NO Emergency Preparedness Committee meeting on Monday, 7/15, as reported on the monthly calendar and in the Timber Valley Log. The next general committee meeting will convene sometime after the Annual Meeting. (Don’t forget to sign up … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness reminder — Have at least a 3-day survival kit in each of your vehicles

 

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