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Lower Table Rock

A sunny morning hike to the top of Lower Table Rock in Southern Oregon revealed vernal pools and a clear view of distant Mount McLoughlin.


Federal spring outlook favors S. Oregon drought deepening

The odds favor drought persisting in Southern Oregon and California, according to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center.

Drought likely will intensify in Southern Oregon and California over the next three months, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Thursday. 68 more words

Capital Press

Chinook salmon ocean season makes return

Sport and commercial salmon fishermen who saw their seasons vanish last year are poised to return to the ocean off Southern Oregon this summer, thanks largely to a glut of Rogue River-bound salmon. 56 more words

Mail Tribune

Southern Oregon Salmon Fishery May Open Again

Higher salmon estimates for the Klamath and Rogue rivers may lead to a reopening of the ocean fishery this year.

Salmon forecasts are now out, and… 50 more words

OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

Destined to fail: Oregon officials missed taxpayer-backed mill project's red flags

When state and federal officials approved $8 million in taxpayer financing for a Southern Oregon sawmill project, they did so on the premise the investment would bring back jobs. 59 more words

The Oregonian

A Winter's Trail on Kerby Peak (Selma, Oregon) 12-Mar-2018

Kerby Peak (5,545 feet) overlooks Southern Oregon’s Illinois Valley, just to the east of major peaks in the Kalamiopsis Wilderness. A hike to its summit in summer is a local favorite (a tough hike to big views!) but there’s no tradition of it being hiked during “official” winter (between December 21 and March 20). 232 more words


Sorry Hike, Nice Flowers (Selma, Oregon) 11-Mar-2018

We awoke under an overcast sky to find an hour missing from our lives (actually just borrowed – it would be returned in the Fall). All of the electronics in the house already knew this and had pro-actively deducted that hour for us. 645 more words