‘Young Eagles’ take to the sky at airport

Dalton and Hailey Rey take to the Friendly City skies on the Fourth of July.

If you thought fireworks were the only thing worth watching in the skies over Creswell on Independence Day, then you probably weren’t at Hobby Field earlier in the day. There, anxious parents and excited kids looked skyward as more than seven single-engine planes and their pilots, along with 50 children, took part in the annual Experimental Aviation Association (EAA) Chapter 31 Young Eagles Flight Rally. Under nearly perfect sunny conditions, local kids aged eight to 17 got the . . .