Wyden Introduces Senate Bill to Double Timber Harvest
Senator Ron Wyden introduced this morning his proposed Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013, that according to Wyden would double the timber harvest on 2.1 million acres of O & C lands in Western Oregon while streamlining environmental reviews and permanently protecting nearly half of the land with a conservation emphasis.
The ODF is holding several burns today
The Oregon Department of Forestry is holding two controlled burns today in Josephine County and one in Jackson County.
Two Medford residents indicted on charges of promoting prostitution
Two Medford residents have been arrested on multiple prostitution charges including compelling and promoting prostitution.
Two Men Burned & 12-Year-Old Girl Injured in Hash Oil Explosion
Two men have been flown to Legacy Emanuel Burn Center in Portland and a 12-year-old girl is being treated for broken bones at Rogue Regional Medical Center following what police term a hash oil explosion.
Reward Offered for Cause of Four Corners Fire
The Oregon Department of Forestry and the Oregon chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person, or people, who caused the Four Corners Fire.
Medford court sentences molester to 25 years
Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Lorenza Mejia Monday sentenced a convicted child molester to 25 years in the Oregon Department of Corrections.
Private Sector Gains Jobs in 12 Months Ending in October
Josephine County total payroll employment fell by 180 jobs in October. Most of the decrease was due to seasonally expected declines totaling 210 in leisure and hospitality. Other seasonal industries losing employment included mining, logging and construction. Small employment losses were also estimated in retail trade, wholesale trade, and transportation, warehousing and utilities. Financial activities employment added 20 jobs over the month. Total government employment rose by 110, in large part due to 130 jobs added in local government education.
City looks at joining PERS pool and forming PAVE
The Grants Pass City Councilors during their Monday workshop decided to take a further look at joining the statewide Public Employees’ Retirement System pool and the formation of the Performance Appraisal Visioning and Enhancing Committee.
Commissioners Raise County Fees & Approve Timber Sale
The Josephine County Commissioners, in a rare Monday edition of the Weekly Business Session, approved two orders that will change the fee structure charged by the county for Public Health, by the County Surveyor, for the Public Land Corner Preservation Fund and for County planning.
Sunday Public Safety incidents
A woman reported someone cut her bike lock and tried to steal her bike in the 700 block of S.E. Riverside Avenue. The suspect fled when the complainant’s dog started barking.
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