Ruch Library Plant Sale

RUCH, Ore. — Ruch residents are raising funds to keep their library open, even if the library tax measure does not pass. Saturday, supporters of “Friends of the Ruch Library” held a plant sell. Organizers say they hope to raise $500 by selling locally-grown produce and flowers. The money raised from the sale will go … Continue reading »

Talent’s Annual Green-Up Clean-Up

TALENT, Ore. — The city of Talent’s Annual Green-Up Clean-Up is underway. This year it’s expanding to a week-long event. Organizers say they are trying to encourage people to recycle whenever and where ever they can. Throughout the day, the Green-Up Clean-Up crew collected a variety of electronic waste and educated the public about what … Continue reading »

Central Point Cemetery Clean-Up

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Central Point community members are doing some spring cleaning in a cemetery that’s fallen victim to vandalism. Nearly a dozen people gathered Saturday to clean-up the old Central Point Cemetery off of Hamrick Road. The cemetery is the burial ground of approximately 2,000 people. There is no curator on the grounds … Continue reading »

Hanley Farm Mother’s Day Weekend

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A bouquet of flowers is a traditional Mother’s Day gift. Iris’s, orchids, peony’s, whatever your mom’s favorite is, Hanley Farm has it this weekend, potted with a little extra history. The historic grounds are open for all this weekend at Hanley Farms. Despite the rain on Saturday, those touring through Hanley … Continue reading »

Poachers Target Redwood State Park

NEAR CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — Park officials found the first case of redwood poaching in the northern part of Redwood National State Park early this year. There have been several other cases in the southern portion of the park, but this is the first to impact the area east of Crescent City off of Highway … Continue reading »

Early Earth Day and Arbor Day

ASHLAND, Ore. — Thousands celebrated Earth Day early at ScienceWorks in Ashland Saturday. There were 65 exhibits showing visitors different technologies, tips for energy conservation, waste management, habitat restoration and even a cardboard city. One of the event coordinators, Paige Prewett, says the focus of the event was education. “All of the exhibitors are here … Continue reading »

Oregon Trout Season Officially Begins

MEDFORD, Ore. — Starting next week, trout season will begin for many Oregon anglers with the opening of several popular fisheries. On Saturday, April 26, hundreds of miles of rivers and streams and many lakes will open around the state for trout fishing. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says while many lakes and … Continue reading »

Goodwill Going Green for Earth Day

MEDFORD, Ore. – Earth Day is less than a week away, which is prompting people to try out a new trendy way to recycle. It’s called “up-cycling.” The process takes old, used objects that have lost their function and turns them into something else, with a new purpose. Whether you have clothing, shoes, electronics, or even … Continue reading »

Rogue Valley Growers Market Begins

ASHLAND, Ore.– With spring headed our way, so are some annual events. Today the Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market kicked off in Ashland. The market closed for the winter season last November. Organizers say shoppers can expect a record number of vendors this year. They say there were about 60 set up today at … Continue reading »

Dentist Office Goes Green

ASHLAND, Ore. — Monday, a new dentist office opened in Ashland, and the owner says the next time you come in for a check-up, you can go green. White Dental Studio is southern Oregon’s first Eco-Dentistry certified practice and one of few between Portland and the Bay Area. The practice saw its first patient Monday … Continue reading »

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