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Callahans Lodge sees a rise in business following the weekend’s storm

Caltrans is reminding drivers to drive extra slow this weekend

Posted: Dec 1, 2019 6:09 PM

ASHLAND, Ore. -- The Thanksgiving holiday marks one of the busiest travel times of the year for Americans that’s why Caltrans is reminding drivers to drive extra slow this weekend.
“We urge motorists at this time to avoid mountain travel if at all possible. Things are very slow going on most highways in Northern California that go through higher elevations,” Chris Woodward the PIO for Caltrans District 2 said.

The winter weather is also helping businesses like Callahans Lodge in Ashland.
"We had a full house last night. We didn’t stop cooking until 11 or 12 o'clock today," James Skidmore said.

James also said that the restaurant and lodge served as a shelter for people who were traveling during the storm.
"We've had lots of people coming in after the storm."

San Diego resident Nick Lemcke was one of them. He and his family got one of the last two rooms at the Lodge.
"It definitely threw us for a loop not sure if the kids will make it home in time for school tomorrow but as long as we make it home safe it’s all good."

They are hoping to make it home to San Diego by Sunday night.

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