September 11, 2019

Cycle Oregon 2019 Dancing in the Rain at Tokatee

Cycle Oregon came to our beautiful McKenzie River Valley, September 9, 2019. A big THANK YOU to all of our community volunteers and the South Eugene's girls basketball team who made Cycle Oregon a successful and fun filled event. I believe we had over one hundred volunteers at different sites during the two day event. 2000 cyclists gathered
July 1, 2019

Feature Article Highlights the McKenzie River Experience

A new article has just been published in Free For All News that highlights the wealth of events and activities that are happening in the McKenzie River Valley. Jonnie Helfrich and Marilyn Cross were interviewed for the article, which covers everything from rafting and fishing to the new McKenzie History Highway panels […]
November 6, 2018

The Christmas Tree in the capitol will come from Oregon this year!

  The “People’s Tree” will make cross-country journey from Oregon to Washington D.C. Every year a different National Forest is selected to provide a tree to appear on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the Christmas season. This year, the Willamette National Forest, in partnership with nonprofit agency Choose Outdoors […]
October 16, 2018

Meet our Members: Patsy’s Stage Stop

We visited Patsy Wilson, of Patsy’s Stage Stop. Hearing her recall the story of her successful restaurant reminds us how much hard work, community support and good food has made her a treasured landmark here on the McKenzie. “When I first got this place, it was eight hours a day, six days […]