southern Oregon

Low temps could bring hazardous road conditions

MEDFORD, Ore. – The National Weather Service’s Medford office is warning locals about road conditions. According to NWS, melted slushy snow could re-freeze overnight, resulting in icy patches on roadways with the possibility of black ice. “Slow down and use extra caution …

Local businesses prepping for wildfire smoke

ASHLAND, Ore. – It’s only February, but Ashland business owners are already preparing for wildfire season. Several people spent the morning with fire and health experts to learn how to prepare for smoke from wildfires. In a community known for its businesses …

Progressive organization holds political forum

Medford, Ore.– Hundreds gathered at a forum in Medford this afternoon to hear from several candidates running for congress. The organization Our Revolution Southern Oregon hosted the event to introduce the public to progressive candidates opposing Senator Greg Walden in the November …

Local youth gather to plant trees

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Nearly 1,000 kids will work to plant trees in forestland outside of Grants Pass. This is the 29th year for the annual Josephine County Forestry Youth Tree Plant. Between Thursday and Friday, kids from Jackson and Josephine Counties …

Senators Wyden, Merkley fight for national monument protections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Oregon lawmakers introduced legislation that aims to undermine the Trump administration’s recommendation that could lead to a smaller Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Past administrations have used the 1906 Antiquities Act to expand national monuments, notably the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, …

Proposed legislation would regulate power bills

Medford, Ore. — Two southern Oregon lawmakers want to help you with your power bill. They’ve introduced a new law, regulating how much companies can charge. Senate Bill 1552, also known as the electricity Ratepayer Protection Act, would limit increases in fees …

Local bar receives $10,000 from lottery winner

Jacksonville, Ore.- Officials with the Oregon Lottery are back in Jacksonville after a local lottery player bought a winning ticket at the J’ville Tavern. “Jacksonville is the site of the largest Oregon Lottery pot of $340 million back in 2005,” Partick Johnson, …
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