GLIDE — J.P. Wilson of Glide had been hearing sermons in church about the importance of finding a spiritual mission. So he’d been thinking and praying a lot about that, when one night at 1:30 in the morning he ran across an online show featuring Mike Rowe of “Dirty Jobs” fame.
GLIDE — Hundreds turned out Saturday to a community carnival at the Glide Fire Station, the great turnout driven by sunny weather. Organizers were hopeful this year’s carnival would raise even more donations to help hungry people in the community than previous year’s events.
IDLEYLD PARK — On the outside, the IdleYld Lodge looked like a rustic, sleepy bed-and-breakfast, the kind of place where guests might wake up to home-baked muffins and a cup of coffee before setting out on a hike or day of fishing on the North Umpqua River.
It’s a long and winding trek through gravel and dirt roads on Forest Service and Seneca Jones timberlands.
GLIDE — Not only are members of the Glide Volunteer Fire Department raising money this weekend for equipment, they are also seeking volunteers.
GLIDE — Law enforcement officers from around Oregon have converged on the Glide middle and high schools this week to help the district make the campuses more secure and safe for the students and faculty.
GLIDE — Vic Hadley of Eugene has been coming to the North Umpqua Fall Fly Tying Festival since it started nine years ago and plans to keep coming back.
GLIDE — About 200 people attended a community meeting in Glide on Tuesday night to listen to fire officials talk about the Umpqua North Complex fires, and to give residents of the area a chance to ask questions about the progress, evacuations, road closures and other topics.
GLIDE — Father’s Day on the Singleton Ranch near Glide is pretty much like any other day — or maybe it’s just that every day is like Father’s Day on the ranch.
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.