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Heavy Rains Pummel the Region, yet Little Flooding reported

The storm system that swept through the Rogue Valley this weekend left a lot of rain and snow in its wake. According the National Weather Service’s Medford office, Mt. Ashland saw more than a foot of snow over the weekend. Despite the snow sand high winds, power did not go out and the lodge was able to remain open. Meteorologist Brad Schaaf said that the Rogue River area saw more than an inch of rain in some area while area north of Grants Pass saw more than two inches. However, with all of the rain, the area saw minimal flooding. Chief Bill Fuller, Evans Valley Fire District 5, said that there hadn’t been any (Subscribe for full story)

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Supporters Might Have to Face Reality Checks

While a group of Josephine County residents weighs the notion of joining with the State of Jefferson (SOJ) secession movement, that very movement is on theverge of implosion. While movement representative Mark Baird, a Siskiyou county resident, and other Jefferson supporters claim that they have more than 21 counties onboard with the idea of breaking away from both Oregon and California forming a nascent state they wish to call Jefferson the number is actually lower. However, for members of Keep It California (KIC), they are quite used to SOJ secessionists and their apparent (Subscribe for full story)

 

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