Matthew Goodnature Remembered

PHOENIX, Ore. — It was standing room only in the Phoenix High School auditorium as several hundred people attended Matthew David Goodnature’s memorial. On July 29th, Goodnature was on a break while he was working the Launch Fire. He decided to go on a walk, and apparently fell. Investigators found that Goodnature died of a … Continue reading »

Skateboard Park Opens in Gold Hill

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The Gold Hill Skate Park is now open. The town held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the occasion this morning. The park is a memorial to Tom Fish, a Gold Hill native and skateboarder who died of a drug overdose four years ago. His ashes are mixed into the concrete … Continue reading »

Local Runners Rally for Bombing Victims

LOST CREEK LAKE, Ore. – Runners from across Southern Oregon laced up today at Lost Creek Lake for a charity run and memorial to the Boston Marathon bombing. Nearly 200 runners showed up to the event. Each wore a bib with a black ribbon and the name of one of the victims who died in … Continue reading »