applegate valley

Local author’s murder trial postponed

MEDFORD, Ore.– A well-known Jacksonville author and journalist charged with killing her uncle, won’t go to trial until next year. Aisling Tucker Moore-Reed, who goes by the pen name ‘Tucker Reed,’ has written for a number of national publications. She was initially …

Gyda Fire 57% contained

APPLEGATE, Ore. – The Gyda Fire burning in the Applegate Valley is now fully lined and 57% contained. The Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon District said the Gyda Fire started at about 3:50 p.m. on August 27 in the 11000 block …

Biodynamic farming rises in southern Oregon

APPLEGATE VALLEY, Ore.– Farming but without the pesticides. It’s what many consumers want and what many farmers are trying to do. Now, a winery in the Applegate Valley has taken organic farming one step further by using a method that is gaining …