Updated at 4:32 PM

A 2.5 percent wage hike will be given to 170 Medford employees and will cost the city almost $500,000 during the first year.Despite unanimous approval, some city councilors today expressed concern that the city is headed for a fiscal disaster in the future by constantly raising salaries.“I don’t know how to stop the train,” Councilor Chris Corcoran said.He said he thought city staff deserved the raises, but he didn’t think the city in the long...

Updated at 4:11 PM

Ashland Presbyterian servicesGuest minister Rev. Mary Gillespie will lead a service titled "A Stone for a Pillow" at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at First Presbyterian Church of Ashland, 1615 Clark Ave. Call 541-482-3536...

Updated at 4:07 PM

Talent is the second Bee City USA in the country, a title conferred by a national organization working to protect honeybees and other pollinators.

Updated at 3:45 PM

An Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division trooper from the Central Point command office received an international award for his commitment to wildlife and natural resource protection.Senior Trooper James Collom received the...

Updated at 3:24 PM

I’ll be the first to admit it, I don’t get it. And I will repeatedly say, I don’t get it. Sports wear maker Under Armour has reportedly offered Kevin Durant $265 million to endorse its brand. That’s more than Jeff Bezos paid...

Updated at 2:31 PM

A motorcycle ride through the Rogue Valley from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, will honor everyone involved in local public safety.The Liberty Ride will meet at Jackson County Fire District No. 5, 5811 S. Pacific Highway. It...

Updated at 2:31 PM

If you bring your gun to a fire you've built on the beach, be very sure you know where it is.

Updated at 2:04 PM

All Human Bean locations will offer customers 50 cents off any drink from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, when they donate a non-perishable food item or $1 off when they donate two or more.Customers who donate three or more will receive...

Updated at 11:23 AM

APPLEGATE — Work on an Applegate wildfire is starting to wind down.The 99-acre Old Blue Mountain fire is now considered 75 percent contained, the Oregon Department of Forestry reported. Fire crews have mopped up all hot spots at...

Updated at 11:11 AM

KS Wild will guide a free hike up Grayback Mountain Saturday, Aug. 23.Hikers should meet at 9 a.m. at the Ashland Outdoor Store. 37 N. Third St. Officials describe the 5-mile hike as a "moderately strenuous" journey to the Applegate...

Updated Aug 21, 2014 at 6:54 AM

Jackson County's drought-depleted irrigation reservoirs are sporting boating navigation hazards not seen, or rammed, in two decades

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