Drought-Resistant Gardens Paying Off

ASHLAND, Ore – The Ashland Public Works Department has signed up more than 40 homes in its lawn replacement program, as more homeowners attempt to cut down on water use during the current drought conditions. Ashland launched the program in June and reimburses homeowners who replace their traditional grass lawn with drought-resistant landscaping, including bark … Continue reading »

Metal Thieves Get Prison Time

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — Two men were sentenced to more than 15 years in prison after being arrested for stealing metal. A Klamath County Circuit Court Judge sentenced Marty Lynn Holloway to 8 years and 11 months in prison for Criminal Racketeering. Holloway was the ringleader of a group of thieves that stole over $100,000.00 … Continue reading »

Extreme Heat Not So Bad for Some Farms

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Jim Davidian’s vineyard bakes under the hot sun. He wouldn’t have it any other way. “We’re going to have some luscious, fully-flavored grapes, and we’re going to make some really good wine,” said Davidian. Many wish for a break from the harsh heat, but not him. For his winery, Caprice, this … Continue reading »