southern Oregon

Mt. Ashland opens this weekend

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Mt. Ashland Ski Area is officially open for the 2020-2021 season, according to its website. With enough snow over the past couple of weeks, about 26 inches at the base, lifts at the ski area began running on …

Is Covid-19 herd immunity possible?

MEDFORD, Ore. — A light may be at the end of the tunnel after the first round of Covid-19 vaccines were delivered nationwide on Monday. But Jackson County Health Officer Dr. Jim Shames says a ‘new normal’ will take time. “We both …

Alleged I-5 shooter indicted by grand jury

MEDFORD, Ore. – A UPS driver accused of a multi-county shooting spree was formally indicted by a local grand jury. Oregon State Police said 49-year-old Kenneth Alan Ayers was arrested this past August in connection with a string of shootings on Interstate …