ODOT Crews Prepare for Winter Weather

SISKIYOU PASS, Ore. — It’s looking like a white Christmas up on the Siskiyou Pass. Snow is falling from by the inches, but ODOT crews said they’re ready to tackle the winter beast. “Salt, sand, liquid deicer, snow plows, wing plows, push trucks, you name it we got it,” said Evrett Carroll, ODOT. Six trucks … Continue reading »

Possible New Rogue Valley Rail Service

By Ron Brown NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — It’s been 57 years since passenger trains rolled through the Rogue Valley and 60 years since they carried passengers over the Siskiyou Pass. Now, with federal funding pledged to help overhaul the Siskiyou Line for freight service, some Rogue Valley residents are wondering: why not add passenger service? … Continue reading »