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Noah Lee Margetts

Noah Lee Margetts

Perched atop the Rogue Valley world on Woodrat Mountain in Jacksonville, as often as every 15-seconds, onlookers can catch the site of 180 brave paragliding pilots flying off into the wild-blue-Applegate-open-yonder from June 15 – 22. Ground-level viewers are also welcome to enjoy the landings, paired with fresh food truck

Banding together with a 75-year-old Smokey the Bear in balloon form, the Grants Pass Rotary Club are taking flight for kids in need at the annual Grants Pass Balloon and Kite Festival May 31 to June 2. Kicking off the summer season of celebrations, Smokey’s promotion of forest fire prevention

After sinking under a sea of debt with $2.1 million in negative assets just 11 months ago, Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR) is resurfacing to once again sail on the seas of financial solvency. Thus beginning a “new era of Special Olympics Oregon,” according to Britt Carlson Oase, who was hired

The First Feminine Legacy Beekeeper Conference will be a meeting of the queen bee minds created by the Cascade Girl Organization (CGO) and the Klamath Basin Beekeepers Association  (KBBA). Aside from information-sharing between fellow feminine beekeepers, these two nonprofits focus the majority of their mutual missions towards educational outreach. “Feminine

Punk rock girl, historical archaeologist and Rogue Valley local, Chelsea Rose, M.A., R.P.A., continues to broaden the appeal and accessibility of the archaeological sciences this summer at Southern Oregon University with the Gold Rush & Chinese Railroad Worker Diaspora Projects. A supportive collaboration of federal, state and university efforts, Rose’s

Boop…Wokka-Wokka…Doodly-do-do-do…KA-POW! As part of the retro game roadshow organized by SORG (Southern Oregon Retro Gamers) at the 2019 MCC, thousands (yes thousands) of archaic arcade games will be available to play on gaming systems from: Konami, Hudson Soft, Bandai, SNK, Tradewest, HAL Laboratory and the iconic Tecmo. Play Pong, Pac-Man,

Smashing through walls and seeking justice, local artist Junie Maupin has created the new face of the Medford Comic Con, hitting the Medford Library April 27 and 28. “There were some great and interesting submissions for the Logo Contest, but ultimately, it was a unanimous decision by our committee; there were