Work to close Fourth Street

Overnight work will close Fourth Street between Jackson and Bartlett streets again this week.

Ledford Construction and Knife River Materials will continue storm drain and paving work from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Thursday, April 25. Detours will be in place, but drivers should seek alternate routes or expect delays.

The Rogue Valley Orchid Society will have its monthly meeting at 7 tonight at Anna Marie Creekside, 822 Golf View Drive, Medford.

Gary Palmer will talk about orchid growing "styles" to help growers match orchids to their lifestyle and environment.

Call 541-488-0152 or visit the website at

Poetry, robots and musical magic are just some of the topics explored in the Mail Tribune's third annual Two-Minute Film Fest.

Check out all the entries at and vote for your favorites this week. A people's choice winner will be selected by online voters.

A panel of expert judges — Anne Ashbey from the Ashland Independent Film Festival; Erik Palmer from the Southern Oregon University department of communication; and Andres Tavares, the winner of the 2012 Two-Minute Movie Contest — are also reviewing entries this week. They will pick the top three short films and prizes will be given.

All winners will be announced in the Mail Tribune and at next week.

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