ODOT Crews Ready for Winter Weather

MOUNT ASHLAND, Ore. — Only a couple of inches of snow is expected to fall near the Siskiyou Summit early Saturday morning, but some plows are already mounted to some of the Oregon Department of Transportation’s big rigs. They’ll be in the second year of a program that will let them use salt to clear … Continue reading »

Cars Cause Wildfires

MEDFORD, Ore. — On average, 15 wildfires a year in Jackson and Josephine counties are attributed to vehicles.  According to the Oregon Department of Forestry, they are seeing an increase this year.   Ten wildfires this year were caused by vehicles, and most of them were large and expensive. Fires start when hot carbon clumps … Continue reading »