JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Three waterways in Jackson County have exceeded the state standards for bacteria levels when it comes to contact recreation. According to the Rogue Valley Council of Governments (RVCOG), Natural Resources Department, the routine monthly water quality ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- Saturday is Bear Creek Stewardship Day, so volunteers were invited to help clean up the greenway. The Bear Creek Greenway clean-up started at 9 a.m. and lasted until noon, with nine check-in stations from Ashland to Central Point. ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– The Medford Urban Renewal Agency recently approved $300,000 for a new storm water treatment facility for Bear Creek. MURA said they will begin working on the project in the next couple weeks. The agency’s Director Harry Weiss said, ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- A virtual meeting for the South Stage Extension Plan was held January 31st. The City of Medford and ODOT are working on a plan to reduce traffic congestion on the South Medford and Phoenix interchanges. The January 31st ...

A Phoenix spring-fed waterway has received an official name. Blue Heron Creek was officially named on October 12th. It goes through the popular Phoenix park Blue Heron Park, and runs under the Bear Creek Greenway. Two groups, Save the Phoenix ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- Bear Creek Plaza is up for sale from Seattle based “Marcus & Millichap’s Brown Retail Group” for $22,850,000. The nearly 17 acre property includes six free standing buildings and an available empty space of 42,000 square feet. The ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Several creeks in Jackson County’s Bear Creek Watershed have exceeded state standards for bacteria levels. On August 1, 2023, the Rogue Valley Council of Governments said routine water testing revealed contact with the following creeks could ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – Local volunteers spent their morning cleaning up trash along Bear Creek for Earth Day. The Bear Creek Stewards and their volunteers worked to clear litter and debris along Bear Creek and the Greenway from Central Point to ...

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon’s D.E.Q  has updated its Oregon Water Quality Index. Klamath Straight, Little Butte Creek and Bear Creek have shown poor water quality. But the D.E.Q said the Link River has the worst water quality. The Rogue and ...

MEDFORD, Ore. —It’s been nearly a year since the Pacific Pride Fire in downtown Medford. The Department of Environmental Quality says more than 21,000 gallons of petroleum products entered Bear Creek. To help mitigate the spread booms were placed in ...

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