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City of Talent considering ban of single-use plastics

TALENT, Ore. — The city of Talent is considering a ban on single-use-plastics. City councilors met Wednesday night for a presentation on the “zero waste” initiative. The ordinance would prohibit restaurants and grocery stores from using single-use plastic food items, including straws, bottles, …

Ashland looking to add Uber and Lyft

Ashland, Ore.- It’s been three months since ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft launched in Medford. Now, Ashland is looking to bring the services to their area. As of right now, Uber and Lyft can drop off patrons in Ashland but can …

Farm group fights Josephine Co. pot ordinance

Josephine County, Ore. —  After several public hearings, meetings and arguments from both sides about growing marijuana in rural areas of Josephine County, a new ordinance is ready to go into effect next month. But a group is fighting the ordinance, saying farmers …