illegal camping

City of Ashland authorizes infrared drone

ASHLAND, Ore. — The city of Ashland is looking to pilot a new program that could help firefighters during wildfires. The city is considering getting an infrared drone. It can detect heat to tell firefighters where a fire is most active especially …

16 arrested in latest greenway sweep

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Police announced the completion of yet another sweep of the Bear Creek Greenway. 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 …

Medford Police conduct illegal camping sweep

Medford, Ore. – Police conducted a check on camping spots occupied by homeless people in the City of Medford. Medford Police said the clean up early Thursday morning illustrates the toll illegal camping takes on the environment. MPD wrote on a Facebook …