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It is a storyline more common to monster movies than political and environmental fights: The monster that the townsfolk thought was vanquished returns from the dead for its lumbering revenge. Yes, be afraid, the so-called LNG Pipeline is back! After a decade-long fight to deny a pipeline proposed to carry

The United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Article 25 specifies that, “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services.” Article 19

Your razor-sharp Facebook posts fail to break double digits. You scan Huffington, Politico, the Times, the Post, Salon, and the panicky e-mail alerts from your non-profits for nuggets of objective truth. You suspect that CNN, MSNBC, and Fox might drain human spirits more effectively than the Dementors in Harry Potter.

When Lilia Caballero first started as the Cultural Outreach Coordinator for the Medford Police Department, she struggled to answer Latino community members’ traffic ticket questions. Unable to read the citation in English, they often could not tell her which agency had even issued it: Jackson County Sheriff? Oregon State Police?

Just 20 years ago, the 10,000 radio stations in America were owned and operated by some 5000 different organizations, creating an eclectic patchwork of talk, music and what-not. But since 1996, radio increasingly has been consolidated into the hands of just a few corporations, with nearly 90 percent of radio

Nickel’s main value is its ability to form alloys, or combinations of metal, such as stainless steel. Recently, another alloy proved stronger in Southwest Oregon. Over 170 businesses (from breweries to guide services), 47 conservation and outdoor recreation groups (from Friends of the Kalmiopsis to the Native Fish Society), 19

The silent bus crept out of the Front Street Station at 12:15 pm on the auspicious date of Friday 13. Aboard, a happy band of Southern Oregon Climate Action Now (SOCAN) members and friends were making the trip from Medford to Grants Pass on a Zero Emissions Propulsion System (ZEPS)

The Southern Oregon Land Conservancy, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting ecologically valuable land in Southern Oregon, has successfully completed its Heart of the Rogue Campaign to raise $3.5 million for the purchase and management of the anticipated “Rogue River Preserve,” a rare, intact 352-acre property along the Rogue River

Pat O’Scannell, Founder and Director, Musica Matrix A relatively new nonprofit, Musica Matrix “brings history to life”; namely, the instruments and music of the Renaissance and Medieval era. The Messenger caught up with long-time musician Pat O’Scannell to talk about her new organization. Rogue Valley Messenger: Your background is with