Additional Debris in Lost Creek Lake

LOST CREEK LAKE — Army Corps experts are warning people about additional debris in Lost Creek Lake. They say it has accumulated and concentrated at the upper end of the reservoir, which is located 28 miles northeast of Medford. The debris spans almost the entire width of the reservoir immediately downstream of Peyton Bridge and … Continue reading »

Lane Closure on E. Vilas Rd. Monday

MEDFORD, Ore. – Construction is the result of a lane closure on E. Vilas Rd. between Rainbow and N. Runway on November 17th. The closure will be between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Traffic control will be present during that time. Travelers should expect delays associated with this work and are advised to … Continue reading »

Lane Closures Planned This Week

MEDFORD, Ore. – Overnight lane closures are planned this week, due to construction. One lane of traffic will be closed on N. Central Avenue from E. 3rd to E. 4th Streets on Tuesday night, November 4th. The Medford Water Commission will be working in the right-of-way from 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night to 6:00 a.m. Wednesday morning, November … Continue reading »

I-5 Delays Near Cottage Grove Expected

COTTAGE GROVE – Weekend Interstate 5 travelers should expect congestion and delays in the northbound direction between Drain and Cottage Grove (milepost 162-170) until the middle of November. Delays are likely to occur between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. each Friday and Sunday. Most delays have been less than 20 minutes, but some have been … Continue reading »

N. Central Ave to Close for Construction

MEDFORD, Ore. —  North Central Ave. will be closed from Jackson Street to Second Street on Saturday. September 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. due to construction in the right-of-way. Medford Public Works says, travelers should expect delays associated with this work and are advised to seek alternate routes. Weather conditions or equipment failures … Continue reading »

Fire in Medford Under Investigation

MEDFORD, Ore. – An early morning fire at a vacant home on Windermere Dr. is under investigation. It started around 2:30 A.M. Monday. Neighbors noticed the flames and called 911. Four engines from Medford Fire responded. Crews had it extinguished in 5-10 minutes. The home is under active construction, officials said. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

New Rest Area Coming Soon

ASHLAND, Ore. — A plan for a new rest stop near Ashland is moving forward. Yesterday, Jackson County commissioners approved using alternative water sources for the project. It is a requirement that all rest areas be connected to a water supply. In this case the water supply would be served by the city of Ashland. … Continue reading »

Britt Parking Construction Appeal

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — The Jacksonville City Council will hear an appeal tonight about the construction happening at the Britt Gardens. The Historical and Architectural Review Commission has approved physical improvements to the existing Britt parking lot, but with conditions. That decision is being appealed on the grounds that officials are failing to comply with approved criteria. … Continue reading »

Britt Festival Construction for Summer

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Britt Festival administrators are taking advantage of the last few months before events start to make some big changes to the venue. The main project is the addition of a new Performance Garden that will replace the Table Rock Cafe Stage. Administrators say that the addition of the new smaller second stage … Continue reading »

Medford Police Will Get A New Building

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Police Department is working on the first steps in process to construct a new police building. Wednesday morning, a board met with potential architectural and construction firms to go over the bid process and discuss potential plans. Medford police currently operates out of City Hall. City and police officials have agreed … Continue reading »

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