The public has a chance to comment on the idea of arming teachers at Eagle Point when the school district's Weapons Safety Committee holds a public forum at 5 p.m. today at Hillside Elementary School.Read More »
Oregon State Police have released the names of those involved in Tuesday afternoon's three-vehicle traffic crash that resulted in the death of a 53-year old Grants Pass woman at the intersection of the northbound Interstate 5 exit ramp at milepost 124 and Harvard Avenue in Roseburg. The crash occurred directly in front of Roseburg High School but didn't involve any students.Read More »
Some test blasts will be going off today (Wednesday) and tomorrow at the site of the Fern Valley Road Interchange project. ODOT Project Manager Tim Fletcher says there won’t be any “Hollywood level” explosions, but people in the area may hear some popping noises, and a dust cloud or two.
The test blasts in the area of I-5 exit 24 will occur between 12 p.m and 3 p.m.Read More »
Ashland is getting ready for the summer tourist season.
The Ashland Daily Tidings reports (http://is.gd/8S6ATC ) the City Council has approved several improvements recommended by a downtown beautification committee.
Visitors will see three new "Welcome to Ashland" signs at a cost of just over $3,000.Read More »
Port Orford Mayor Jim Auborn appears to have survived a recall vote.
The World newspaper of Coos Bay (http://is.gd/eVfcsg ) reports that 204 people voted to oust him from office while 215 voted against the recall.
A representative from the Curry County clerk's office says it will take several days for the vote to become final.
Port commissioner Brett Webb filed the recalRead More »
A state investigation has determined that a helicopter hired to spraying herbicides on some commercial timberlands in southwestern Oregon more than likely allowed some to fall over people's homes as it flew by.
But the results released Tuesday by the Oregon Department of Agriculture come to no conclusions about whether the small amounts found on the ground can account for complaints from Read More »