Local Chamber of Commerce director Joe Krenowicz, looks toward Mount Jefferson as the sun rises over Madras, Oregon, earlier this year. His daughter and I were in the same grade all the way through school. Also, the city’s prime location behind the 10,000-plus-foot mountain means that perfect weather is almost assured for the solar eclipse Monday. Because of that, my hometown is expected to grow from 6,000 people to 100,000 people.
Local Chamber of Commerce director Joe Krenowicz, looks toward Mount Jefferson as the sun rises over Madras, Oregon, earlier this year. His daughter and I were in the same grade all the way through school. Also, the city’s prime location behind the 10,000-plus-foot mountain means that perfect weather is almost assured for the solar eclipse Monday. Because of that, my hometown is expected to grow from 6,000 people to 100,000 people. Gillian Flaccus The Associated Press
Local Chamber of Commerce director Joe Krenowicz, looks toward Mount Jefferson as the sun rises over Madras, Oregon, earlier this year. His daughter and I were in the same grade all the way through school. Also, the city’s prime location behind the 10,000-plus-foot mountain means that perfect weather is almost assured for the solar eclipse Monday. Because of that, my hometown is expected to grow from 6,000 people to 100,000 people. Gillian Flaccus The Associated Press

Madras, Oregon, is my hometown. For the eclipse, I’ll share.

August 18, 2017 08:00 PM