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A Puck and a Brew: Southern Oregon Adult Hockey Association Gets a Boost from Local Suds
Like peas and carrots. Like Sonny and Cher. Like rainbows and sunshine. Hockey and beer just plain go together. And the two have been teaming up in the Rogue Valley. SOAHA President and Wisconsin-transplant Richard Hobbins has seen adult hockey in the Rogue Valley come a long way since the
Dashing Through the Snow: An Interview with a Local Ski Racer
With snow gracing the mountain tops around Southern Oregon, skiers and snowboarders are chomping at the bit to dust off their gear and hit the slopes. There’s a lot more to playing in the snow on Mt. Ashland then just riding the lifts or grabbing a beer in the lodge.
GO HERE: Last Minute Shopping
Believe it or not, there was once a time when people went to actual stores for their Christmas shopping. It was a time when Amazon was just a twinkle in the internet’s eye. Fortunately, we can follow in the footsteps of our elders who are still seen frequenting holiday bazaars.
A Snowballing Sport: Fat Bikes Open Winter to MountainBiking
The bikes look like a prop from Mad Max: The wheels are oversized, like something borrowed from a monster truck, and the frames angle more dramatically than a standard mountain bike, something more like the angle of a black diamond ski run that an aggressive downhill skier would bomb down.
Turkey is Over, Time for Christmas Trees
The time has come to place over-sized trees inside our homes. Luckily, the Rogue Valley has plenty of places to pick out your family’s next ornament hanger. Big ones, small ones, green ones, even blue ones. Beat the crowds to ensure that your tree is not the scraggly one at
Custom Dream: Rogue Cycles in Grants Pass Has High Standards
As he comes out of the paint booth, you can hear the smile on Keith Anderson’s face. “It came out great,” he beams. “It was a vintage restoration of a ’74 Jim Merz road bike in pearl white. That is one of my least favorite to paint because everything shows
GO HERE: Pre-Holiday Fitness
Good holidays require good planning, and if you’re planning on finishing all the holiday leftovers, then it would be wise to open up your schedule for a workout or two. The Rogue Valley offers plenty of places (new and old) for the health-minded turkey-tofurky lover to help manage those inevitable
Brand New and Ready to GOOOAAAL: SOU Welcomes Men’s Soccer to Their Athletics Program
In spite of gaining fans and players for decades in America, soccer is still, somehow, not “America’s pastime.” But that may be changing. National monthly polling by Luker On Trends has tracked the surging popularity of soccer; according to their data, pro soccer has become the second favorite sport of
GO HERE: Colorful Fall Hikes
Forget Pinterest, forget Instagram: With just a few more weeks left of fall foliage, Rogue Valley residents can find numerous trails that meander for miles under a colorful canopy. Below are just a few easy and convenient hikes to keep you and the kiddos oohing and ahhing for the rest
You Might be a Redneck: Put Your Truck Where Your Mouth is at The Redneck Games
Pole-vaulting and bobsledding aren’t for everyone. That’s why there is the equalizing “Toilet-seat Horseshoes” event at The Redneck Games at the Jackson County Expo and the Hoover Ponds on October 3 and 4. And if toilet-seats don’t strike your fancy, perhaps showing off your truck’s horsepower in a tug-o-war will