The Oregon Community Foundation will donate $25,000 to a project to study and promote the cultural history of the Yoncalla Log Pond. The nonprofit North Douglas Betterment received the community service grant. The group acquired the 80-acre pond property in May 2012. North Douglas Betterment Chairman Kent Smith said the pond is a reminder of the contribution forest products workers made to the state’s development. “We are pleased that we will be able to preserve this rich heritage and share it with area residents,” he said. The Oregon Community Foundation distributes nearly $70 million annually in grants and scholarships to …
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