weather

Schools delay or close due to icy and snowy conditions

MEDFORD, Ore.– Schools across the counties are issuing closures or delays for Friday’s classes due to icy and snowy road conditions. Below is the following list. CLOSED:  Three Rivers School District St. Anne Catholic School Grants Pass Adventist School Grace Cascade Christian …

Warming shelter opens in Ashland for Thanksgiving week

ASHLAND, Ore. — A warming shelter opened its doors on Tuesday night in Ashland for our most vulnerable population. According to Ashland-based organization, ‘Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice,’ it’s the only low-barrier, warming shelter open right now in Jackson County. Organizers say …

Lightning: Breaking down the science

MEDFORD, Ore. — Various agencies reported thousands of lightning strikes were recorded overnight Wednesday, but what actually happens when lightning strikes? Lightning is a reaction between positive and negative ions. When a cloud gets big enough, the positive charge starts to compete …