Trees Planted by Ruch Elem. Students

MEDFORD, Ore. — Eighth graders in Ruch are taking learning outside the classroom. The students from Ruch Elementary planted trees near Lone Pine Creek in Medford. The group partnered with the Lomakatsi Restoration Project to learn about the area. Organizers say the nearly 80 trees planted will help shade the fish bearing stream. The project … Continue reading »

Coming Storm Bringing Lots of Rain

MEDFORD, Ore. – The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Thursday evening through Saturday afternoon for parts of southwest Oregon, including coastal and eastern Curry County and Josephine County. Our meteorologists said the models show there will likely not be any snow at any elevation across the state. Pacific Power and local … Continue reading »

Trees and Shrubs Affected by Cold Winter

MEDFORD, Ore. — After the colder-than-average temperatures this winter, you may have noticed your trees and plants have had a harder time bouncing back this spring. Temperatures dropped dangerously low for regional plants during December when the plants were in their dormant state. Now, as we move into spring, some plants are not growing or … Continue reading »

Students Replant Trees in Glendale

GLENDALE, Ore. – Just six months ago, flames filled the forest and smoke filled the town of Glendale. Today, students did their part in an effort to replant the forest. Tiny tree seedlings now stand amongst the charred giants just outside of Glendale. A few dozen students from Glendale High School rolled up their sleeves … Continue reading »

Homes in Wooded Areas Take Precaution

MEDFORD, Ore. — As high temperatures and dry weather continue in the area, Oregon fire officials along with the Oregon Department of Forestry want those who live in heavily wooded areas to take precaution. Officials are urging residents to reduce or remove flammable fuels that are within a 100-foot safety zone around their house. “Looking … Continue reading »