recreation

Woman drowns in the Rogue River

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A woman died after a boating accident in the Rogue River. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said on May 28, 47-year-old Sharlene Wright was rafting on the Rogue River above Baker Park in Grants Pass. At about 5:30 …

Ashland ice rink set to open Nov. 19

Ashland, Ore. – The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink is scheduled to open on November 16, 2016. The outdoor rink is located at 95 Winburn Way in Ashland, across from the Lithia Park playground. A ‘First Frost’ celebration will be taking place …

Toxic algae detected in Upper Klamath Lake

Klamath County, Ore. — If you’re looking to take a dip this weekend, you may want to think twice about jumping into Howard Bay in Upper Klamath Lake. The Oregon Health Authority says water monitoring confirmed toxic blue-green algae is in the …