New Draft Plan For Managing Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Draft Monument Plan Protects Region’s Exceptional Biodiversity, Responds To Fire Risk The Bureau of Land Management released a draft update to the management plan for the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. The Monument, which sits at the intersection of the Cascade, Klamath, and Siskiyou mountain ranges in Southwest Oregon and Northern California,[Read More…]

Tax Guidance For 2024

(Family Features) For some, tax season represents the opportunity for a return and some much-needed relief for their bank accounts. Yet for others, it’s time to write a check to Uncle Sam. Ensure you’re up to date on all things 2024 taxes with this guidance from the Consumer Financial Protection[Read More…]

3 Tips To Take Control Of Car Maintenance

(Family Features) Economic factors made 2023 a record year for motorists, but not in ways that helped most families’ household budgets. The average price of a new car peaked at nearly $50,000 while the average age of cars on the road surpassed 12 years, a record, according to S&P. Rising[Read More…]

Scientific Illustrator Selected As Artist-In-Residence

Bureau of Land Management leaders are thrilled to introduce Serena Richelle as the 2024 Artist-in-Residence at Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Richelle is a gifted scientific illustrator. She combines science and art to raise awareness about the relationships that exist between species, their importance, their endangerment, and what we can do to[Read More…]

Fatal Crash On Highway 260

On Monday, April 8, Oregon State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Highway 260, near milepost 20, in Josephine County. The preliminary investigation indicated an eastbound Dodge Ram 2500, operated by David Scott Anderson (39) of Wilderville, left the roadway for unknown reasons, struck trees, and overturned. The operator[Read More…]

Headlines & Highlights for April 10, 2024

APR. 12, 1984 Hundreds of school children, parents, teachers, and city officials were on hand for the official Rogue River’s Tree City U.S.A. award presentation. The Tree City designation was announced in early February, but the official designation was delayed until Arbor Day. In the event of nuclear war, do[Read More…]

Construction Report For The Week Of April 7-13

JACKSON COUNTY • INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway), MP 22-30, Bridge joint repairs This project will repair several bridges in the Medford and Phoenix areas. In early April, drivers should expect intermittent weeknight (Sunday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.) lane closures in both directions between milepost 22 and 30.[Read More…]

EVFD Firefighter Of The Year

A group of local patrons who came hungry were on hand to see several firefighters presented awards for their service to Evans Valley Fire District at the district’s annual awards banquet on Sat., April 6. The banquet was the first awards event under the leadership of Chief Tom Davidson. Around[Read More…]