Shutdown Ends, Crater Lake Reopens

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — After a deal was reached late Wednesday night in Washington D.C. to end the government shutdown and reopen national parks, Crater Lake opened Thursday to more than 300 visitors enjoying a beautiful day and a great view of Wizard Island. Paul and Michelle Nelson came from southern California and had Crater … Continue reading »

West Nile Threat Not Affecting Campers

ASHLAND, Ore. — There were no empty campsites at Emigrant Lake on the first day of Labor Day weekend. “Well, I started a little of a week ago last Thursday and I’m just trying to take as much advantage of the summer as I can,” said camper Yancey Savage of Medford. Savage said he reserved … Continue reading »