Greenway

The Greenway Pt. 5: Finding a solution

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — More than 700 people experienced homelessness in Jackson County this year. 1 in 4 are considered chronically homeless that means they’ve been homeless for at least a year with a disabling condition like a chronic health problem, physical …

The Greenway Pt. 2: Hundreds of fires

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Last year’s Penninger Fire is etched in many memories. “My husband was calling me saying that we’re trying to get everything out… they’re telling us we’re going to have to evacuate, the fire’s heading toward us… it jumped …

Restoring plant life along the Bear Creek

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Multiple agencies are working to clean up the nearly 123 acres destroyed in the Penninger Fire this summer. Lomakatsi has been working with Jackson County Fire District 3, Jackson Soil & Water Conservation District, Rogue Valley Council of …

11 arrested during latest greenway sweep

MEDFORD, Ore. – 11 people were arrested in the latest Bear Creek Greenway enforcement effort in Medford. The nearly 18-mile bike and walking path extends from Ashland to Central Point and has long been a haven for transient activity. The illegal camping …

Fire burns near I-5 in Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. – A fire broke out along the Bear Creek Greenway near the I-5 and Biddle Road at around 12:45 P.M. Monday. The 10-acre grass fire required eight units from multiple agencies including the Oregon Department of Forestry, Medford Fire-Rescue and …