Accidental Death Near Crescent Lake

NEAR CRESCENT LAKE, Ore. — The Oregon State Police (OSP) is completing an investigation into the accidental death of a 72-year old Crescent Lake-area man Thursday evening while trying to cut down a tree on his property. An investigation by OSP troopers and the Chemult Rural Fire Protection District indicated that Eugene Frank Andrews, 72, … Continue reading »

Letters Center Around Salvage Harvesting

MEDFORD, Ore. — Drafted last week and sent out on Monday a letter from the Jackson County Commissioners was sent to fourteen people including Senator Ron Wyden and he deputy director of the Bureau of Land Management in Washington D.C. The letter highlights the damage to both the environment and tourism industry caused by this … Continue reading »

Sen. Wyden Pushes for More Logging

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Josephine County voted down a tax hike last week to restore public safety, but help could soon be on its way if lawmakers pass an upcoming bill. Senator Ron Wyden is pushing for a new plan to increase logging on O&C lands. Wyden is proposing to keep the lands under federal … Continue reading »