BLM will burn approximately 108 acres of piles today near Howard Prairie Lake. The piles are a result of previous thinning activities. Smoke will be intermittent but possibly visible from areas around the lake and near the intersection of the Dead Indian Memorial Highway and the Keno Access Road.Read More »
Oregon's health insurance exchange will not meet its goal of allowing online enrollment by the end of October.
Officials at Cover Oregon announced Thursday that they'll begin processing applications by hand. They say they've received more than 17,000 applications so far.
Cover Oregon was supposed to allow people to sign up for insurance coverage beginning Oct. 1.Read More »
The Medford airport is getting free land in a deal with a county commissioner.
The Mail Tribune newspaper reports (http://is.gd/RTpKQN ) that Commissioner John Rachor is trading the airport two acres of land in exchange for more than 12 years of free rent to house his plane.
The deal negotiated by third parties on both sides involves a parcel valued at $534,000.
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This Sunday November 3rd daylight savings time will end and we will be turning our clocks back one hour. The time change is a good reminder to check your smoke alarms.
According to the United States Fire Administration (USFA), each year in the United States about 2,500 people die in home fires.Read More »
Officials say about 150,000 Oregonians enrolled in individual healthcare plans will see their plans cancelled by the end of the year because the plans don't provide the minimum level of coverage required under the new health care law.Read More »