Memorial Day is considered the official start of summer, and despite record breaking gas prices, AAA forecasts this weekend will see more travelers off for adventure than in the past three years.
But Memorial Day is more than just a kick off to summer fun. So whether you plan to fire up the grill for a backyard get-together or hop a plane to sunnier skies, please take some time this weekend to honor the men and women who have died in in US Military service.
For those observing Memorial Day at home, here is a list of events happening around Oregon.
It is with gratitude that we honor and remember those who have lost their lives fighting for our freedom .