Studded Tires Allowed in Oregon Tomorrow

SALEM, Ore. — People are already feeling winter temperatures in some regions. Tomorrow, drivers will be allowed to drive with studded tires in Oregon. The Oregon Department of Transportation says studs are allowed from Nov. 1st through March 31st. Some transportation officials say it’s best to use all-weather tires or chains when it snows, instead … Continue reading »

Winter Weather Supplies Fly Off Shelves

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — Signs lead the way to I-5 over the Siskiyou Summit from exit 14.  Chains haven’t been required yet over the pass, but at gas stations at the last chance exit, they’re prepared for the first big freeze. “Not so soon in the season, but eventually. They’ll be rolling in,” said Valero … Continue reading »

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 »