ASHLAND, Ore.– Ashland’s financial budget issues are causing the city administration to combine two key positions in order to save costs. Ashland City Administrator Kelly Madding is taking on the job of finance director for the remainder of this biennium. ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – Ashland Fire & Rescue Chief Mike D’Orazi has resigned. The Ashland Firefighters Association confirmed the chief handed in his resignation on Monday. In his resignation letter, he reportedly said he stepped down from the position to prevent ...

SALEM, Ore. – An Oregon Senator formally asked the U.S. Forest Service to explain how they plan to use a new funding source intended to restart forest fire prevention efforts in the state. According to U.S. Senator Ron Wyden’s (D) ...

Medford, Ore. —  Jackson County is recommending a $358 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year, creating enough funds to hire up to 20 new employees. The current budget is a little more than $339 million. The increased budget would allow ...

Gold Hill, Ore.- A Gold Hill resident wants a change in city leadership, which is why he is asking each city council member and the mayor to resign. “It’s flawed and it needs to end,” Peter Newport, Gold Hill resident ...

Ashland, Ore. — A recent performance audit of the Ashland Parks & Rec Commission concluded more needs to be done to serve the growing community. That has officials looking at reorganizing the Ashland Senior Program. And it isn’t sitting well ...

Medford, Ore. — The Medford city council approved the city budget for the next biennium. The $323-million dollar budget allows the city to maintain services while continuing to hire employees. It also includes funding for some new projects. “We’re gonna ...

Washington, D.C. – Oregon lawmakers are expressing their opinions about President Donald Trump’s budget plan. The proposal calls for Congress to spend around $4.1 trillion. While that’s not a relative increase from the previous budget, funds would be shifted and ...

Medford, Ore. — The city budget committee got it’s first look at Medford’s upcoming budget for 2017 -2019. The nearly $295-million dollar budget accounts for increases in PERS payments and healthcare costs, as well as a decrease of about $3-million dollars in ...

Medford, Ore. —  It’s unclear how much state funding local school districts will receive for the upcoming school year. The governor has proposed one number, the legislature is anticipating something lower. That has Medford School District Superintendent Dr. Brian Shumate being ...

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