Lakes Running Dry on Holiday Weekend

LOST CREEK LAKE, Ore. – For Ryan Grizzell, it’s a beautiful day to train. Grizzell is an amateur paraglider, and right now is prime time to strap on the parachute and take to the skies. The problem, he says, is that his favorite stomping grounds at Lost Creek Lake are disappearing beneath him. “We have … Continue reading »

Groundskeepers Prepare for Memorial Day

ASHLAND, Ore. — Groundskeepers are trying to get Southern Oregon cemeteries into top shape for Memorial Day. Mountain View Cemetery in Ashland sees dozens of visitors this time of year. The city staffs the property’s office on the holiday to help families find their loved ones. It also provides flags to place on grave sites … Continue reading »

Southern Oregon Memorial Day Events

MEDFORD, Ore. — While many recognize this weekend as the unofficial start to summer, it’s also a day to remember America’s veterans. In Central Point, Representative Greg Walden will be at the Oregon Fallen War Heroes Memorial. This ceremony starts at 9 a.m. at Don Jones City Park. There’s a separate ceremony at the Eagle … Continue reading »

Wall of Honor Unveiled At Grants Pass Middle School

By Kaylin Krashesky GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Students at North Middle School in Grants Pass spent the morning remembering a former student who died while serving in Iraq; they now have a memorial wall to honor Manuel Garcia. “Just a remarkable young man, so much to give loved his country, fought in Iraq and three … Continue reading »