Airport Watches for Furlough Delays

MEDFORD, Ore. – There are no air traffic controllers being furloughed at the Rogue Valley International Medford Airport, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be delays. Airport Director Bern Case said he is keeping a close eye on hubs that connect to Medford, including Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Case said if furloughs at those … Continue reading »

Crater Lake Takes Hit From Sequester Cut

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — An annual right of spring in Southern Oregon is being threatened by the recent sequester budget cuts. Crater Lake National Park is losing 5% of it’s budget, money which could come out of the snowplowing finances. Snowplowing the rim drive and north entrance road usually starts in May, but that could … Continue reading »