A Change in the Pattern on the Horizon

WEATHER DISCUSSION Over the past week or so, southern Oregon and northern California has been trapped under a strong ridge of high pressure.  The temperature inversion associated with the ridge has held in not only the fog that developed, but also pollution from sources like wood burning stoves.  We will finally get a storm system … Continue reading »

Timber Companies Avoid Legal Aggravation

A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court could mean fewer complications for Oregon timber companies. The high court ruled that water runoff from logging roads it not considered pollution. That reverses a ruling by a federal appeals court. The president of the Southern Oregon Timber Industries Association, Dave Schott, says it will allow timber companies … Continue reading »