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While loaded lunges, bleacher-runs and air squats may not typically be the first images that come to mind when thinking about downhill skiing, for high school students who’ve trained with the Medford Ski Education Foundation (MSEF), these types of leg-blasting workouts often become synonymous with the sport. That’s because, because

RVM: Does being a nonprofit naturally make Mt Ashland more community based? HT: We’re not sure that the nonprofit status dictates that the organization be more community-based, but we certainly embrace the idea. We have an outstanding list of partners that includes the U.S. Forest Service, La Clinica, Kids Unlimited,

Call it a snow day and head for the hills! Southern Oregon has plenty of sledding hotspots if you know where to look. We’ve collected a few that are close enough to hot coffee to keep your Thermos filled or to kick back and reminisce about your day of fun

  Finally winter is here. It is time to enjoy the scenery of the winter wonderland through cross country skiing. And while the snow pack isn’t up to snuff in all areas; it is piling up more every day. Check out these spots for the best trails our area has

Now a third of the way into their season, the Southern Oregon Spartans are primed to end 2019 with strong momentum and are looking to the New Year with optimism. Their goal? Get back into the win column and make the playoffs.  “We started the season off with a great

One of the fondest Christmas memories anyone can create is hunting for one’s own Christmas tree. For some families they find their tree within the first couple minutes and then spend the rest of the day sledding, having a spirited snowball fight, and drinking hot chocolate. For others, hunting for

Between that last morsel of pumpkin pie and racing out the door to conquer the cheapest PlayStation or Samsung, there’s digestion. A walk after your Thanksgiving meal might ease that full belly, along with the pressures of the holiday shop-a-thon pandemonium. The last, and best, course of the meal could

October is a month known for its tricks and treats. Up to 40% of children will return to their kindergarten classes with cavities while countless parents will try to hit the gym before the true holiday season begins. The last thing on the minds of Oregonians is the threat of

On Sunday September 22, on a calm, windless day, eight horses thundered out of the gates at Grants Pass Downs. It was the first race for a new chapter at the race track, as Grants Pass Downs grabbed the mantel as Oregon’s new home for commercial racing in the state.

Autumn is here once again, and with it comes to glorious bounty of the harvest. The shadows grow longer, the golden sunsets set the sky on fire, and smells like wood, caramel and straw bring back memories of harvest traditions and happy Halloween nights.  When approaching the Harry & David