Showers Tease Us to Start the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Saturday was a day full of showers after a cold front passed and brought with is much cooler air. That cooler air did well to drop our snow levels during the day which brought anywhere from an inch to a foot of snow in the mountains. About an inch in the Siskiyous, and 3-12″ … Continue reading »

Ultimate Thanksgiving Dinner: Sides

Sausage Stuffed Turkey Breast with Dried Cranberry and Brandy Gastrique , Garlic Seared Sweet Potatoes and Wilted Spinach by Chef Platon Mantheakis from the Jacksonville Inn  Start With: 10-12 Whole garlic cloves salt and pepper to taste bay leaf Extra Virgin Olive Oil Start with a generous serving of extra virgin olive oil, 10-12 garlic … Continue reading »

Ultimate Thanksgiving Dinner: Turkey

Sausage Stuffed Turkey Breast by Chef Platon Mantheakis from the Jacksonville Inn  Ingredients: For the stuffing 2  shallots, peeled and finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage 2 1/4 pounds Italian sausages 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup grated Parmesan 1 cup bread crumbs For the turkey joint 1 X 11-pound boneless … Continue reading »

More than 200 die in mine fire

Soma, Turkey (CNN) — A sullen throng maintained a vigil outside a coal mine in Soma, Turkey, on Wednesday as hopes flagged for finding survivors inside the burning complex of tunnels. The death toll in the Turkish mine fire now stands at 245, according to Turkey’s Natural Disaster and Emergency Coordination Directorate. As many as … Continue reading »

Turkey and Trimmings Donations Needed

MEDFORD, Ore. — An annual Thanksgiving dinner for families in the Rogue Valley is looking for help making the feast a reality.  Each year Kids Unlimited invites the students it serves and their families for Thanksgiving dinner. This year it will be held inside the organization’s new charter school, Vibes, on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. … Continue reading »