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Are you prepared for winter weather?

ASHLAND, Ore. — Believe it or not, now is the ideal time to get prepared for winter weather. Experts say you might find it on a nearby mountain pass sometime soon. Before taking a trip, assistant manager, Shim Baxter, at Ashland’s “Les …

How to prepare for winter weather, now

MEDFORD, Ore.— Although the Rogue Valley is far from seeing winter weather, other areas in southern Oregon have already seen some snow in higher elevations. But as it turns out, the perfect time to get prepared for severe weather might be sooner …

Police reminding drivers to be cautious on roads

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. —  Police data shows the number of crashes on Jackson County roads last year increased significantly from October through December. According to the report, there were 258 motor vehicle crashes in that 3 month period. That’s compared to an average …

Law enforcement to increase patrols ahead of 4/20

Grants Pass, Ore.- The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety has announced it’s increasing impairment patrols in the month of April, ahead of 4/20. Accord to the department, research published in JAMA Internal Medicine showed a 12 percent increase in the relative …

Expect a jump in gas prices

Medford, Ore.- Demand for gas has reached a high for the year and that’s pushing up prices. In the last week, the national average for a gallon of regular gas went up four cents to $2.56. In Oregon it jumped five cents …