season

Fire agencies getting stretched thin

Central Point, Ore. — Fire agencies throughout the Pacific Northwest are stretched thin. Right now, Oregon Department of Forestry doesn’t have any fires burning. That means they are fully staffed and ready for an initial attack should anything spark, but finding relief, or back-up, …

Mosquitoes emerging with spring-like weather

White City, Ore. — Jackson County Vector Control is hiring  seasonal help ahead of what could be a major year for mosquitoes. Already, Rogue Valley residents are reporting seeing the nuisance bugs with the recent spring-like temperatures. And while it’s too early …

Opening day on Mount Ashland

Ashland, Ore., — It was opening day on Mount Ashland today! People from all over the Rogue Valley came out dressed in their best onsies to score a $25 dollar ticket. The mountain was set to open on the 10th but got …

Ashland ice rink set to open Nov. 19

Ashland, Ore. – The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink is scheduled to open on November 16, 2016. The outdoor rink is located at 95 Winburn Way in Ashland, across from the Lithia Park playground. A ‘First Frost’ celebration will be taking place …

Hellgate Jetboat Excursions relief

Grants Pass, Ore., — A wet winter is leading to a lot of positivity for businesses that rely on the Rogue River. For 59-years Hellgate Jetboat Excursions has been running tours on the Rogue, but the length of their season depends on how …

Flu season is here; time to get vaccinated

 Oregon — Flu season is here, and local health care facilities are already reporting confirmed cases of the virus. Those 6 months of age and older are encouraged to get vaccinated against the flu. The vaccine can be administered by a shot …

What the flu could cost you

If you’re thinking about skipping a flu shot this year, perhaps you should think about your wallet. Flu season carries an actual price tag for the nation but the impact on your bottom line can be curbed with some simple steps. In …
Real Time Web Analytics