Keeping Safe When Outdoors for Labor Day

CLEVELAND, Ohio. — For many people Labor Day weekend is just a work day away, and that means it’s almost time to hit the trails. If you plan on going camping this weekend, experts say, make sure you’re prepared. A university of Texas panel recently put together recommendations on how to best treat wilderness wounds. … Continue reading »

Emigrant Lake Filling up Quickly

EMIGRANT LAKE, Ore. — Parks in Jackson County are looking forward to the holiday weekend. Officials say hot weather coming in during a holiday weekend means the parks will be busy. Some campsites are already completely booked, while others have a few spaces left, but those few spaces are rented out on a first come … Continue reading »

Business Slow on Memorial Day Weekend

MEDFORD, Ore. – Vacationers up and down the Rogue Valley are enjoying their long weekend, but downtown restaurants and bars say that isn’t exactly good for business. Memorial Day weekend is the first big weekend for camping. That means campgrounds like Emigrant Lake are nearly full and downtown is empty. Places like Elements Tapas Bar … Continue reading »