SOU threatens JPR Foundation

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A strongly worded letter from Southern Oregon University's law firm threatened the Jefferson Public Radio Foundation board with "expensive" lawsuits in a dispute over ownership and control of the radio stations.

The March 22 letter from the Portland firm of Miller Nash LLP, also attorney for the Oregon University System Chancellor's Office, was obtained by the Mail Tribune this week. It sheds more light on the struggle to break up the current leadership over Jefferson Public Radio's 22 stations.

"It was meant to cast fear across the directorship (of the board)," said Steve Nelson, JPR Foundation board president. "It was designed to frighten us."

In March, the foundation board considered shoring up its interests in the radio station operations and protecting its ventures, including the restoration of the Holly Theatre and plans for Jefferson Square, a project on 10th Street in Medford that would create a new headquarters for JPR.

Read more in today's Ashland Daily Tidings.

 

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