Out & About: Pear Blossom Festival

Start with a high spirited woman, throw in a group of adorable kids, some nuns and a Nazi invasion and you’ve got the world’s most beloved musical. It is, of course, “The Sound of Music.” This award winning musical is currently on the stage of the Camelot Theatre in Talent. The high-energy cast brings to life the … Continue reading »

False Alarms an Issue During Burn Season

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Drive down Interstate-5 during open burn season and you’ll see the hillsides dotted with columns of smoke. Most are contained, and many are legal, but they often get called in to 911 dispatchers anyway. When that happens, firefighters are obligated to respond. Since each truck is built to handle a variety … Continue reading »

Crews Fight Garage Fire

TALENT, Ore. — A woman was inside a home on the 300 block of South 2nd Street when a neighbor alerted her of a fire in her garage. The garage was fully involved when fire crews arrived shortly after 10:10 p.m Saturday. Fire District 5 crews say they saw smoke in the sky from their station. … Continue reading »

First Community Mural Unveiled

TALENT, Ore. — The  first ever community mural was unveiled Saturday in Talent. About 100 people watched the painting appear across from the Camelot Theatre. Karen Rycheck designed the piece painted by 54 others. “These are artists in their daily lives creating community and painting as we go along and so that’s the idea of … Continue reading »

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