by Ryan Pfeil of the Mail Tribune
Today's First Thing podcast touches on these top stories:
Taylor Creek fire nearly corralled. Full story here.
Drought threatens local ranchers. Full story here.
Riders may soon be able to hail Uber and Lyft in Ashland. Full story here.
Listen to other Mail Tribune podcasts at www.mailtribune.com/podcasts. Reach web editor Ryan Pfeil at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 541-776-4468. Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ryanpfeil.