Jefferson Exchange -- October 4, 2012, HOUR 1
Thousands of foreclosed homeowners around Oregon may be entitled to compensation and other financial assistance from a national settlement fund--but only if they apply. With the application deadline looming, Oregon Department of Justice officials hope to get the word out to eligible former homeowners about Oregon Homeowner Support services.
Irrigation canals crisscrossing the Rogue Valley may be picturesque, but they are not terribly efficient at their primary purpose: delivering water to farms and orchards. The WISE Project (Water for Irrigation, Streams & Economy) proposes running irrigation water through pipes instead of open ditches, and is on the verge of a demonstration project.