ALS Walk Raises $36K

MEDFORD, Ore. — There might not have been any ice buckets, but on Sunday Medford residents were challenged to walk for ALS awareness. Around noon, more than 200 participants gathered at Bear Creek Park.  Organizers said the goal was to raise at least $32,000 in donations, but walkers surpassed that goal two days ahead of … Continue reading »

Taprock Uses Fire Truck to Support ALS

Grants Pass, Ore. — A Grants Pass company decided to go big when it used a fire truck instead of a bucket to support ALS. Taprock Northwest Grill partnered with County Fire and Security to bring in a fire truck.  The truck sprayed the staff down with ice cold water.  Taprock says it’s donating to … Continue reading »

“Ice Bucket Challenge” Making an Impact

MEDFORD, Ore. — A bag of ice, bucket of water and a link to donate are all it has taken to have the nation turn its attention to ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. While the viral videos have been a novelty on facebook feeds and on t.v. screens, ALS Association representatives said there has … Continue reading »