AM 860 THE VOICE OF PORTLAND LISTEN LIVE
Masthead 1
Masthead 2
Masthead 3
Masthead 4
Masthead 5
Masthead 6
Masthead 7
Masthead 8
Oct 12, 12:22 PM EDT

After more than 60 years, no Christmas parade in Springfield


SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) -- Springfield's Christmas won't include a parade.

The event known as "The Oldest and Coldest Christmas Parade in Oregon," has been kicking off the city's Christmas season for nearly 65 years. But organizer Marilee Woodrow tells The Register-Guard there will be no parade this December, and it's because of a lack of volunteers.

Woodrow says potential volunteers started to call when they learned of the cancellation, but it's too late.

She hopes the parade can make a grand return in 2018.

---

Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com

© 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

AM860 On Demand
Follow us on twitter Like us on Facebook 49330 to text AM860 Contact Us Call to Listen AM860 Audio Vault

Listen Live to KPAM AM860