The Ashland City Council voted Tuesday night to move ahead with plans for an Oregon Department of Transportation welcome center and rest area on Interstate 5 at Ashland.
The Mail Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/17qgXuN ) the project has been delayed several times by land use and legal battles.Read More »
A Southern Oregon couple has been arrested on charges of murder by abuse after an autopsy determined their 7-week-old baby boy died of starvation.
Douglas County sheriff's deputies said Wednesday that 27-year-old Stephen Williams Jr. and 22-year-old Amanda Hancock were arrested Tuesday at their home in Glendale.
Deputies say an ambulance was called to their home Jan.Read More »
Kate Brown has stepped in as Oregon's governor following an influence-peddling scandal that prompted the resignation of her predecessor, fellow Democrat John Kitzhaber.
Brown was sworn in during a Wednesday ceremony at the state Capitol.Read More »
Retail gas prices continue their February surge. The national average for regular unleaded adds seven cents this week to $2.26 a gallon. Oregon’s average jumps 12 cents to $2.38 a gallon.
Gas prices normally increase in February due to refinery maintenance, ahead of the switch to production of the cleaner burning summer-blend fuel.Read More »