education

Sen. Merkley joins effort to eliminate student debt

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An Oregon senator is joining the call to end America’s “student debt crisis.” Democrat Senator Jeff Merkley announced he’s supporting the Debt-Free College Act, legislation that promises to reverse the growth of student debt. According to Merkley’s office, the …

Two local schools receive education grants

Jackson County, Ore.- Two southern Oregon schools are receiving grants from the Trail Blazers Foundation and Wells Fargo. The organizations recently handed out a combined $110,000 in grants to 24 schools throughout Oregon to help support academics, art programs and technology. Locally, …