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Date registered: April 24, 2012


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  1. Shelter Celebrates Adoption Milestone — April 19, 2014
  2. Early Earth Day and Arbor Day — April 19, 2014
  3. Secretary of the Interior at Crater Lake — April 19, 2014
  4. Oregon Trout Season Officially Begins — April 18, 2014
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Out & About: Pear Blossom Festival

MEDFORD, Ore. — It wouldn’t be springtime in Southern Oregon without the Pear Blossom Festival. The 61st annual event is full of activities for all ages and all interests. Friday, visit downtown Medford’s restaurants on the smudge pot stroll from 5:00 to 9:00. Several events span both Friday and Saturday, including the pear-a-fare, the street fare, … Continue reading »

Huddleston Murder Trial Continues

MEDFORD, Ore. — The trial for a Rogue Valley man accused of murdering his wife continued Thursday. Bourne Huddleston is accused of murdering his wife, but only after attempting to hire someone else to do it. In court on Thursday, a witness testified that Huddleston had a conversation with him about killing his wife. The … Continue reading »

New Building for Habitat for Humanity

MEDFORD, Ore. — An organization known for helping people get into affordable homes is now celebrating a new building for themselves! On Thursday, Habitat for Humanity invited the community to an open house for their new affiliate offices, located on South Pacific Highway. The property, including the administration building, was purchased last summer; Habitat was … Continue reading »

Hunger Task Force Listening Session

MEDFORD, Ore. — State representatives, community members, and business leaders all came together on Thursday to figure out how to combat hunger in Jackson County. It was part of a listening session held in Medford coordinated by the Oregon Hunger Task Force and ACCESS. 60 people were in attendance for Thursday’s event, and discussed issues … Continue reading »

Colbert to Take Over “Late Show”

(CNN) — It’s official: Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as host of “The Late Show.” CBS announced a five-year deal with Colbert on Thursday to take over the late-night franchise. The 49-year-old has been the host of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” since 2005. In a statement, Colbert said: “I never dreamed that I … Continue reading »

Crash Kills Driver, Knocks Out Power

ASHLAND, Ore. — A man is dead after the car crashes into a power pole in Ashland. At around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night, officials received reports of a car traveling at a high rate of speed. The car had crashed into power pole at intersection of Ashland Street and Siskyou Blvd. Two people were inside … Continue reading »

2014 Britt Festival Lineup Announced

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – The lineup for the 2014 Britt Festival has been announced. Organizers say about 60,000 people attend the summer festival to hear all genres of music. Artists at the festival range from classical, country, jazz, rock, pop, bluegrass and folk genres. The launch party wrapped up this evening for the 52nd season for the … Continue reading »

Fire District Gets New Trucks

TALENT, Ore. — Jackson County Fire District 5 just received two new engines. Taxpayer dollars in the department’s general fund paid for the rigs. They were about $375,000 apiece. The trucks won’t be in service for another few weeks. Crews are waiting on some striping and other detailing work to be completed on the outside … Continue reading »

Mineral and Gem Show to Help Museum

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Vendors crowded the Jackson County Expo to show off rocks, fossils and minerals at the 59th Annual Rock and Mineral Show. Kids could create sand stone carvings, watch how jewelry is made and see experts shape and polish gems. Geology enthusiasts use this event to raise money for a local museum. … Continue reading »

Premature Babies Helped With Pea Pod

MEDFORD, Ore. — Asante Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Medford is conducting a trial that they are hoping will help premature babies be less likely to suffer bone and joint problems as they get older. The trial is called the pea pod study around the NICU, and that’s because that is what the device they … Continue reading »

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