The Big Corvallis Snow Melt

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  The snow is starting to melt in Corvallis, which means all the main streets in town are pretty clear, but Public Works crews are keeping an eye out for minor flooding. The Public Works Department says crews are now working on plowing streets in residential areas. “We have been plowing continuously for … Continue reading »

Still No School for Some Districts

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Although many school districts were back in session over the past few days, the snow and ice was still causing some cancellations on Friday. Ever since the snow came down last week, and the cold temperatures caused the roads to be frozen over with ice, both the Rogue River School District … Continue reading »

Last Snow Survey of Season

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. — It’s the first of May, and the last snow survey of the season is completed, confirming what many people thought: this was an extra dry spring. The snow survey site at the 6,000 foot level of Mt. Ashland recorded about a ten inch snow depth on Tuesday, but snow surveyor USFS … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Snow Go

MEDFORD, Ore. – This is the season for snowy weather around our area, and thanks to the efforts of state, county and city crews, getting around is not as tough as it was a few generations ago. It’s also thanks to the creative genius of a couple Southern Oregon men that navigating on or off … Continue reading »

Winter Weather Keeps ODOT Crews Busy

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — As snow fell on I -5 Saturday morning near the border of Oregon and California, workers with the Oregon Department of Transportation were in full force making sure the roads were safe and clear for drivers. “We’ve started pre-treating for the last couple days. In anticipation with these storms coming in,” … Continue reading »

Early Snow In Parts of Oregon

WILLAMETTE, Ore. — Parts of the Northwest look like a winter wonderland and we haven’t even gotten to Halloween yet. An arctic blast dumped about four inches of snow across the Cascade Mountains in Oregon. Ski resorts in Willamette were covered in the white stuff, but not enough for the resorts to open for the … Continue reading »