Klamath Sheriff’s Office Faces Cuts

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A packed house filled the room for the budget hearing for the sheriff’s office Thursday afternoon.  Many of the public commenters thought cuts to the sheriff’s department would lead to bigger problems. Sheriff Frank Skrah and his team met before Thursday’s budget hearing crunching numbers and seeing exactly what they need … Continue reading »

Budget Cuts Begin With New Fiscal Year

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Another year, another round of budget cuts for Josephine County. “Today is the day that everyone has been trying to ignore for a while,” County Commissioner Keith Hick says. The county approved a budget of a little more than $68 million but with revenues continuing to decline, some departments are having … Continue reading »

Long-Term Funding Cuts for Ashland Parks

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Ashland Parks Department could face major budget changes over the next two years. The Parks Commission is reviewing a proposal that would cut the amount of funding parks receive from property taxes. It would also require the department to give half of their leftover capital at year end to the city’s … Continue reading »