Curry County Faces Severe Budget Cuts

GOLD BEACH, Ore. — John Ward is already facing many tough decisions in his new position as Curry County Sheriff, the first of which is deciding whether or not to close the jail. Curry County, like many Oregon timberland communities, is no longer receiving millions of dollars in federal subsidies. Commissioners told Sheriff Ward the … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Mail By Boat

By Ron Brown GOLD BEACH, Ore. — One of the biggest challenges for early settlers in our area was figuring out how to get the mail delivered to remote towns and mining camps and now with the debate on how to keep the post service afloat, one mail delivery system is not only getting mail … Continue reading »