Vulcan Lake and the expanse of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness, one of the original wilderness areas designated in 1964, can be seen from atop Vulcan Peak.
Outdoor lovers will have the opportunity to learn more about the wilderness in their backyard during the upcoming celebration of the 50th anniversary of America’s Wilderness Act.
Events are scheduled Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10, 11 and 12, at locations throughout Curry County. Events are sponsored by the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest in partnership with the South Coast and Lower Rogue watershed councils and the Kalmiopsis Audubon Society.
For more information about the events, contact Kim Hunter at 541-247-3636.
A Rotarian empties a bin full of toy cats on dogs from helicopter piloted by Dan Brattain during a fundraising event at Port of Brookings Harbor.
Approximately $14,100 was raised for nonprofit organizations during the Rotary International of Brookings’ Raining Cats and Dogs event Saturday at the Port of Brookings Harbor Kite Field.
Nonprofits weren’t the only ones who benefited. After Bonnie Northrup, event chair, matched the numbers on the toy dogs and cats to the numbers of the “adoption” papers, a Harbor resident became $5,000 richer as the grand prize winner.
Rowdy mental patient J.P. McMurphy (Evan Vest) leads inmates Martini (Matt Stump), Billy Bibbit (Andrew Simmons) and Cheswick (Dave Lovell) to rebel against taking their daily tranquilizing medication.
The Chetco Pelican Players will present Ken Kesey’s classic asylum story “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest,” at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Sept. 27), 2 p.m. Sunday, and for the next two weekends at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave. in Brookings.
Music lovers enjoy an afternoon of music during Stagelights’ first outdoor music event Saturday at a private amphitheater off Cape Ferrelo Drive north of Brookings.
An estimated crowd of about 130 people filled the amphitheater at a new outdoor venue off Cape Ferrelo Drive Saturday to listen to the music of local bands such as Second Bridge, Giraffes on a Raft and The Joint Chiefs.