Dredging Underway For 1st Time in Years

PORT ORFORD, Ore. — The day’s catch was hoisted up for one Port Orford fisherman, who beat the high tide rush that has become the norm at the port of Port Orford. The port hasn’t received its needed annual dredging since federal funding stopped in 2010, leaving high tide the only time the dozens of … Continue reading »

SOU Proposes Tuition Increase

ASHLAND, Ore. – Southern Oregon University officials voted Monday to propose a 5.8 percent tuition increase for the 2013-14 academic year. The proposal was based on the university’s projected enrollment and costs, along with decreased state funding. SOU officials said because of the lack of help from the state, one of the school’s only options … Continue reading »