Josephine County

Vandalized memorial of Deputy Tom Rice rededicated

Merlin, Ore. — A memorial honoring a fallen Josephine County Marine Deputy has been restored. It’s been more than a year since the memorial for Deputy Tom Rice was vandalized. Today the memorial was re-dedicated. “It’s important that we honor him. It’s important …

ODF: Warm temps drying out spring vegetation

Medford, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Forestry said this spring’s abundance of grass and brush is beginning to dry out, raising the risk for wildfires. Officials with ODF’s Southwest Oregon District said this year’s above average rainfall led to a lower …
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