Local Events Honor Veterans in Many Ways

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore., — A Veterans Day parade celebrated and honored the veterans from Southern Oregon. The parade in Medford has been going on for nearly a decade. Central Point’s Fallen Heros War Memorial was home to the community’s annual ceremony. The VA Domiciliary in White City and the Rogue Valley Manor each held a … Continue reading »

Chinese New Year A Boon to Business

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Every year people flock and lanterns come out for Jacksonville’s Chinese New Year parade. “The parade was awesome today,” said spectator Julia Schauer. “The colors, the diversity, everything about it was great.” The event is an acknowledgment of the city’s history — steeped in Chinese culture from generations of laborers and miners. … Continue reading »