ODOT holds open house on future of Hwy 140

Giving local residents a chance to offer input on a one-year study of the Highway 140 Corridor the Oregon Department of Transportation kicked off the proposed project with the first open house on July 27at the White City County Auditorium. Most of those in attendance were there because of serious concerns for safety and possible…

Open house on Hwy. 140 corridor plan, July 25

The public is invited to share their vision of needed transportation improvements along Oregon 140 from Central Point to east of White City. An open house for the Oregon 140 Corridor Plan is scheduled for Wednesday, July 25 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Jackson County Parks Auditorium, 7520 Table Rock Road. The…

Bear Camp Road is not ready for travel

It’s the time of year when local residents start asking about the annual opening of the Bear Camp Road. The Bear Camp Road is a primary access route to the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest and to Medford Bureau of Land Management administered lands, and a variety of recreation opportunities. It is also the primary…

Many fined for lack of sno-park passes

Purchase, Possess and Display.  Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Oregon State Police (OSP) offer that friendly reminder to those who will be traveling to and parking in Oregon’s winter recreation areas               Between Nov. 1 and Apr. 30, Sno-Park permits are required to be displayed in the windshield of vehicles parked in designated winter…

ODOT funding new bus service to the coast

A new bus service, the Southwest POINT, will soon begin operating daily between Klamath Falls and Brookings, giving travelers across southern Oregon a new way to connect with family, friends and services. And it will include a stop in White City. The POINT (which stands for Public Oregon INtercity Transit) will make 12 stops in…