Timber Payments Continue to Dwindle

MEDFORD, Ore. – Another year, another round of timber payments. For years the pie has been getting bigger, but Southern Oregon’s slice has been getting smaller. “Right now we have… maybe 700 counties that are now included in the pot for what used to be the 18 original O&C counties,” said Southern Oregon Timber Industry … Continue reading »

Logging in Wolf Creek Park Considered

By Steven Sandberg WOLF CREEK, Ore. — There may be a new addition to swings and picnic tables at one Southern Oregon park, logging may soon be allowed as a way to raise money for a county. The Josephine County Parks Department has continued to face declining revenue. One option on the table in order … Continue reading »