Boat Landings Open Early at Hyatt Lake

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Hyatt Lake boat landing is now open. The popular fishing spot, which normally opens mid-April to align with the start of the fishing season, was supposed to remain closed an extra month due to sequestration cuts. Thanks to funding from Jackson County and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, fishing … Continue reading »

Sequester Means Cuts For Seniors

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Local seniors brace for budget cuts to things like Meals On Wheels and disability services as leaders in Washington, D.C. run out of time to come to an agreement on billions of dollars in spending cuts. The effects of the so-called “sequester” may not be felt for several weeks or months, … Continue reading »

Sequestration Hits Low-Income Students

MEDFORD, Ore. — The effects of the sequestration have schools in Southern Oregon bracing for a big hit, and one group that could feel it the most are low-income students. They’re getting ready now by trying to find out what they can cut while still providing important services, but low-income students, and Title I schools … Continue reading »