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Local emergency responders awarded federal grant

PHOENIX, Ore. — Catastrophic events like a major flood or earthquake don’t happen often. But when they do, it’s essential for our community to be prepared and resilient. Ashland’s Community Emergency Response Team or CERT was awarded a nearly $4,000 dollar federal …

ADA work begins on “Big X” intersection

MEDFORD, Ore. — Work on the “Big X” intersection in Medford is getting underway. It’s a project to make the intersection of Highway 99, 238 and 62 more accessible for those with disabilities. The Oregon Department of Transportation said it’s upgrading ramps, …

Equal pay advocates rally at Fred Meyer

MEDFORD, Ore. — Rallies were held at several Fred Meyer locations from Medford to Portland Friday protesting an alleged gender wage gap. Petitions said to be signed by thousands were handed to Fred Meyer managers across Oregon Friday afternoon. The rallies come …