Articles By: Michael P. Neufeld

Memorial Day Traffic Impacts Mountain Highways

Memorial Day Traffic Impacts Mountain Highways

By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – Memorial Day traffic is impacting mountain highways as motorists head out of town and into the mountains. Caltrans spokesperson Terri Kasinga told ROTWNEWS.com, that “motorists who haven’t left home should wait until Saturday morning about 6 a.m. to head to their Memorial Day destinations.” Traffic backups are reported on basically every mountain highway […]

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Memorial Day: Closings May 25

Memorial Day: Closings May 25

By Michael P. Neufeld Memorial Day originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. During the first celebration of Decoration Day, General James Garfield made a speech at Arlington National Cemetery, after which 5,000 participants helped to decorate the graves of the more than 20,000 Union and Confederate soldiers buried in the cemetery. […]

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