Proposed Improvements to Highway 99

TALENT, Ore. — Oregon Department of Transportation planners are hoping to facilitate some big changes along highway 99 in the next several years. At an open house on Thursday, the public got a first look at some proposed improvements along the highway between North Ashland and South Medford. One of those changes, and perhaps the most … Continue reading »

Pipeline Crews Restricted To Night Shift

ASHLAND, Ore. — The pipeline that currently connects Talent and Phoenix to Medford Water District, will soon have another piece with its final connection to Ashland. Crews have been working on the pipeline from Talent to Ashland along Highway 99 for the last several months. Now that they have made it to South Valley View … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash Victim Honored at Race Track

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A Central Point man who died in a motorcycle crash is being honored at a place that is not only special to him but to dozens of his family members. Billy Hammon has been a racer for eight years and he often competed at the Southern Oregon Speedway. “He was known out there … Continue reading »