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Updated Apr 25, 2016 at 8:58 AM

A presidential proclamation declared the month of April Child Abuse Prevention month in 1983. Since then, child serving agencies around the country have come together to shed light on a subject that most people would prefer to think doesn’t affect them or anyone they know.

Posted Apr 16, 2016 at 11:01 PM

“If you’re lucky enough to live in Medford, you’re lucky enough.” This phrase was repeated often by retired police Chief Tim George. I agree with the chief. I can’t think of any place I would rather live. There...

Posted Apr 16, 2016 at 11:01 PM

This week, more than 193 nations will celebrate Earth Day. The annual event is a marker for the environmental movement begun on April 22, 1970, when Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson organized a peaceful teach-in. At the time, rivers were on fire,...

Posted Apr 10, 2016 at 2:00 AM

The morning had begun at 4 a.m. and now, 14 hours later, the old green Peterbilt logging truck was rambling out of the woods with its freshly loaded stack of six logs. This would be the third trip today past Pilot Rock to the mill to dump the...

Posted Apr 10, 2016 at 2:00 AM

Recreation — including hunting — is a definite benefit of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. I am a hunter. We are truly blessed to have such a national amenity in our local backyard — even if it is still a work in...

Posted Apr 2, 2016 at 11:01 PM

So what, exactly, is a vision? Quite frankly, it is a question that has stumped this City Council on two separate occasions recently. We had a joint work session with members of our Site Plan and Architectural Commission. The council had...

Posted Mar 26, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Quality public education is in my DNA, as well as in that of many caring Jackson County residents, whether they have school-age children or not. I spent 37 years as a teacher and administrator in the Medford school system and want to emphasize...

Updated Mar 19, 2016 at 11:24 AM

Since I retired a year ago, I have been blessed to have had both the health and means to travel over large expanses of our earth. What I saw was quite disturbing: glaciers rapidly retreating less than a thousand miles from the North Pole, and...

Updated Mar 19, 2016 at 11:24 AM

The city of Medford has a long history of volunteerism. Our boards, commissions and committees provide invaluable services in the form of advice, counsel and recommendations to our city. Volunteerism is defined as doing or undertaking a...

Posted Mar 13, 2016 at 3:00 AM

Last week, one of my council compadres wrote an editorial regarding campaign finance's resistance to change. It was very informative and I couldn't agree with him more. However, after reading it, I felt the need to expound on the subject a...

Posted Mar 13, 2016 at 3:00 AM

We’ve all seen it happen many times in Southern Oregon. Someone starts a business. They have a good plan and a good product or service. But the business doesn’t survive because there just aren’t enough customers with money to...

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