summer

Rolling on the river once again

MEDFORD, Ore. — As temperatures rise outside this time of year, summer activities like rafting and boating come to mind, but coronavirus has put a damper on recreation-based businesses. Right now the geese are making the most noise and waves on the …

Deputies focus on end of Summer traffic safety

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) completed their grant funded end of summer enforcement. It focused on impaired driving and passenger restraint laws. The enforcement period was from August 16 to September 2. During that period, deputies focused on traffic safety, with …

OSF ticket sales are up this summer

ASHLAND, Ore – Ticket sales are up at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland this summer. The past two years, sales have taken a dive towards the end of summer due to wildfires and smoke. While the skies have been clear thus …

Hot temps keeps A/C experts on their feet

 ASHLAND, Ore. — Another day of scorching hot temperatures has some residents feeling the heat. “I left the house thinking oh, it’s gonna be nice and cool when I get back,” said Ashland resident Sam Whitridge. “I got home and it was …

More smoke to come in the Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. — Smoke is clearing up in the Rogue Valley but meteorologist say it won’t last too long. National Weather Service meteorologist Sven Nelaimischikies has been tracking the smoke closely since nearby wildfires started more than a month ago. While some days …