Heat Affecting Food Costs

By Rob Scott CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The extreme heat across the country is affecting crops and is expected to have a ripple affect on your grocery bill. That trend, however, will not be limited to fruits and vegetables. Southern Oregon’s wet spring has delayed the harvesting of corn at Seven Oaks Farm, but in … Continue reading »

Working in the Heat

By Steven Sandberg MEDFORD, Ore. — Many workers are feeling the heat as temperatures rise to the mid 90s in Southern Oregon. But as the heat increases, there’s no decrease in work for some people. People working outside in Southern Oregon are finding ways to beat the heat and still get their work done. Workers … Continue reading »

Medford Salvation Army Holds Fan Drive

By Yessenia Anderson MEDFORD, Ore. — Southern Oregon is preparing to reach near 100 degrees again in the coming days. With temperatures like that, the Salvation Army says their job is to help those in need keep cool. Having only had a few days of warm weather, the social services office is already receiving fan requests, … Continue reading »