When the idea of a special section on inventions that have come out of the Rogue Valley was floated, skepticism reared its ugly head. How many could there be?
The most famous invention in Jackson County's history was a flop.
Ken Becker says he has been perfecting the design of the CANGUN1 for the past 30 years.
A local business owner says the spa cover he developed is superior when it comes to retaining heat and conserving energy. And he has a scientific study to prove it.
After spending the first three months of 1971 cutting and welding the first aluminum driftboat in his Medford shop, fishing guide Willie Illingworth launched the boat into the Rogue River for a maiden voyage he quickly learned would change history.
Larry Grubbs tilts back a 55-gallon drum, then kicks a red metal frame under it. With a quick pull, a lever device lifts the drum off the ground and positions it on the dolly, ready to be moved around with relative ease.
If you can't stand the heat, you don't have to get out of the kitchen, says Rick Ledbetter.
A life of clean living and lots of fishing has left Tom Rice looking younger than his 78 years.