Sheriff Meets with DHS About Fraud

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Last month the Klamath County Sheriff’s office made a handful of unrelated arrests in which each of the suspects had things in common, including large amounts of drugs and Oregon Trail Cards. It was those arrests that prompted a meeting Monday morning with the Department of Human Services. “56 convictions, toting … Continue reading »

New Rewards Program at Farmer’s Market

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Saturday Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market downtown Medford is offering a new incentive for SNAP and Oregon Trail card recipients. The program is called the Fresh Rewards Program.  It gives recipients an extra $4.00 to spend at the market every time they visit. All they need to do is go … Continue reading »

U.S. House Passes Bill to Cut SNAP

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a bill that cut funding to SNAP and place tighter eligibility requirements for those who need nutritional assistance. Oregon Congressman Greg Walden, who voted in favor of the cuts, says the program is growing too fast and needs to be changed. In … Continue reading »