“Whipping” Childhood Cancer Challenge

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — On the heels of the wildly successful ice bucket challenge, a local childhood cancer non-profit is hoping to benefit in a similar way. The Ethan Jostad Foundation is taking part in a new social media challenge. The challenge calls for people to take a pie in the face. The challenge works … 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 »

Celebs embrace the Ice Bucket Challenge

(CNN) — At this point are there any celebrities left who have not done the Ice Bucket Challenge? All across the Internet the famous are taking a dousing in the name of raising money — and bringing awareness — to Lou Gehrig’s disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. The participants include such figures … Continue reading »