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Josephine County Board approves smart meter ordinance

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Josephine County Board of Commissioners is officially moving forward with an ordinance revolving around Pacific Power’s smart meters. The “Utility Consumer Choice Ordinance” was formally approved Wednesday morning by the board. The county said the ordinance protects citizens from …

Pacific Power: Check your emergency outage kit

Portland, Ore. — With the entire state of Oregon under some kind of winter weather Advisory, Watch or Warning, Pacific Power is urging people to take precautions to stay safe and comfortable this weekend. That includes checking your Emergency Outage Kit, charging your …

Power outage under investigation

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.– A large-scale power outage affected over 29,000 people across Jackson and Josephine County Wednesday. Power was later restored but Pacific Power is still looking into the cause of the outage. A spokesperson for the company said updates are being …

Smart meter ordinance moves to second hearing

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– Josephine County commissioners are taking action against new smart meters with an ordinance that would crack down on the fees for people who opt-out. Last Wednesday, the commissioners unanimously approved the first reading of the ordinance with a date set …

Klamath Union High School students plant trees

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Some Klamath Union High School students helped to put the finishing touches on a major renovation of the school Friday morning. Students helped to plant 10 ‘Autumn Blaze’ red maples at K.U. Sophomore Elizabeth Hernandez knew she was …

New ordinance to help those against Smart Meters

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Pacific Power started installing smart meters in Jackson County in July and since then, they’ve received a lot of push back. Some people are against the meters because of the radio frequency that the meters produce, however Pacific …