Community Provides Input On Trails Plan

ASHLAND, Ore. —  The city of Ashland is taking larger steps toward implementing a sustainable trail system. The Ashland Trails Project is in the middle of a 30 day public comment period before continuing forward with the planning process. The Ashland Woodland and Trails Association (AWTA) stepped up in 2010 to head the development of a … Continue reading »

U.S. Forest Service Hiring

MEDFORD, Ore. — Starting January, the U.S. Forest Service will hire 600 people in Oregon and Washington for temporary positions, including Southern Oregon. The jobs are for various specialties ranging from fire and trial management to recreation and botany. There are three phases to the hiring process. You can start to apply the first week … Continue reading »

ODFW Feeling Shutdown Effects

MEDFORD, Ore. — Many agencies are operating with a limited budget, or are impacted indirectly by the government shutdown. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife crews and volunteers will be spending extra time putting up signs indicating road closures during Cascade rifle elk season, because they don’t have the expected help from forest service … Continue reading »