BLM To Corral Wild Horses

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Beginning Monday, federal officials announced they will round up thousands of wild horses and burros across six western states. The roundups will take place through February on drought-stricken range lands in Oregon, Idaho, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. Contractors for the Bureau of Land Management will use helicopters, plus bait and … Continue reading »

Oregon Counties Discuss Logging Plan

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A plan is in the works to possibly pour several million dollars back into struggling Oregon counties. That plan is to possibility open up federal lands for logging. County commissioners across Oregon and the Bureau of Land Management are meeting every month to discuss it. Josephine County comissioner, Simon Hare, says … Continue reading »

Veterans Train To Become Firefighters

By Rob Scott MEDFORD, Ore. — Veterans around the country often have a hard time finding work after serving, but a small group of veterans in Southern Oregon are training for a different type of fight. On Tuesday, the new firefighters, and military veterans, left the classroom, and took to the streets for training and … Continue reading »