Category Archives: Episodes

November part 2 2016 Willamalane, Ghost Towns in Oregon and much more.

We had so many ghost town stories we had to split them up to fit them in. On this episode you will see part three. Also, Cottage Grove wants to restore its old armory. We'll take you inside for the story and Willamalane is showing off it's Splash pool. Plus much more.

November 2016 RDTV #1 Ghost Towns, Splash Wave Pool and More

It's hard to believe Splash has been around for as long as it has. We take you inside and behind the scenes to show you the machine that makes all those waves. We'll also take you back in time to some Oregon Ghost Towns we visited many years ago and we'll let you know about some amazing things from barbers to special people in our community.

Rick Dancer TV presents: Alaska, A Eugene Historian and lots more.

This is a great show. Plenty of cool local businesses to visit and we take you on a trip to Alaska. We'll introduce you to a relative of Eugene's founder and leave you with a cool video of a place few will ever visit.

October RDTV 2016: Behind the Scenes of a Rural Fire Dept.

On this week's episode of Rick Dancer TV, we take a look at Mckenzie Fire and Rescue, hike to the top of Carpenter Mountain for a chat with Fire Lookout Rob Mutch and talk with Janet Cooper about the Make Your Ripples Count movement.

October RDTV 2016 Behind the Scenes of a Volunteer Fire Department

In many rural communities volunteer fire departments take care of everything from local events to emergencies and even fires. But attracting new folks is getting harder to do.

Plus, the guy on Carpenter Mountain Fire Lookout and much more.

September 2016 RDTV Carpenter Mountain Lookout, Back To Basic Businesses

This month we take you to a remote fire lookout in the Oregon Cascades and introduce you to several businesses creating products the old fashioned way. From home cooked food to a hatter to a guy who makes bikes in his shop.

Best of The McKenzie River RDTV 2016 July August

There are so many new places to eat, drink, play and stay along the McKenzie River we thought it was time to give you peak. We found the hidden and the well viewed but think in this show you will find something for everyone.

Rick Dancer TV Presents ESFT July 2016

On this episode of Elders, Sages & Fellow Travelers you will discover all the ways folks in their later years are staying connected. This show will encourage you to live well and live with purpose and we have some resources to help you do so.

2 KEVU ESFT June 2016 Eugene Skinners Family, Waterford Grand, Brownsville Cemetery

The family of the pioneer who founded Eugene is back in town. Ken Darling is looking for the same thing his great, great, grandfather was looking for, we'll introduce you and we take you to the Waterford Grand, Eugene's largest home and the Brownsville Cemetery.

June RDTV 2016 Welcome to Oregon’s Wallowa Mountain Country

Most Oregonians have never seen the far eastern Wallowa County. Often called the Swiss Alps of Oregon, this is an amazing place with some of the most wonderful people. Take a few minutes to sit back and enjoy the highlights of a trip we took there a few years ago.