Central Point

Affordable housing is in high demand

MEDFORD, Ore – Medford’s newest affordable housing complex is nearly complete. Sixty four families are being chosen by lottery this week to earn their spot at Newbridge Place in west Medford. Just over 800 applications were filed for the 64-unit complex. The Housing Authority …

OSU launches ‘Global Hemp Innovation Center’

JACKSON CO., Ore — Oregon State University is expanding it’s agricultural research into hemp. It’s new Global Hemp Innovation Center launched in June and is researching everything from pet food to clothing fibers. OSU says it’s Global Hemp Innovation Center is the nation’s …

Fuels reduction slowed one acre fire near I-5

CENTRAL POINT, Ore.– A small fire near the southbound lane of I-5 just outside of Central Point shut down one lane for an hour Saturday afternoon. The one-acre fire was suppressed relatively quickly by crews after it was first reported around noon. …