Lithia water fountains, fire districts, and more make regional news
The famous lithia water drinking fountains in downtown Ashland have been shut off. We'll learn more about why and what happens next. Also, Josephine County is not the most populous county in the region, but it makes news at a high per-capita rate. Case in point: the idea of letting rural landowners choose not to subscribe to local fire protection services.
These stories and more are in JPR News coverage this week. JPR reporters gather for the latest edition of The Debrief. News Director Erik Neumann presides, with Justin Higginbottom and Roman Battaglia.