GLIDE — With names like snow queen, fairy slipper, prince’s pine and buttercup, a guided tour along the North Umpqua Trail east of Glide is like stepping into a fairy tale.
Not everyone has the time or physical ability to hike to distant fields to find many of Oregon’s native wildflowers. For them, there’s the Glide Wildflower Show.
GLIDE — After an hour of clever introductions, Dianne Muscarello, the master of ceremonies at the Glide First Citizen Celebration on Saturday, was tongue-tied when she received an award as one of two Glide First Citizens.
IDLEYLD PARK — Highway 138 east of Idleyld Park was opened to both lanes of traffic this morning, after a slide sent some massive rocks onto the roadway early Thursday morning, completely closing the highway.
GLIDE — In 1971, Larry and Roberta Hall purchased a 300-acre parcel of land along Lone Rock Road on the east side of this rural community. They made the purchase despite Larry Hall being told the land had no value because it had been clearcut and had very little standing timber.
A hot weekend turned into a busy one for firefighters who fought three small blazes, two of which were caused by people.
A cold front moving into the area brought strong wind gusts and heavy rain to much of Douglas County Wednesday evening and this morning.
GLIDE — Maynard Mai and Ted Damewood were named Glide’s First Citizens at the annual celebration held Saturday evening at the Glide Community Center.