Justin Bourke

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Name: Justin Bourke
Date registered: February 12, 2013

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  1. A Tiny Miracle Out of the Ash — September 20, 2014
  2. Plans Set for Roseburg Mill Employees — September 18, 2014
  3. Firefighters Discuss Recovery — September 18, 2014
  4. Long Healing Process for Mill Community — September 16, 2014
  5. Skateboarders Support Suffering Teen — September 13, 2014

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Republican Party Praises Role of Women

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Republican candidates from local races to gubernatorial races gathered at Hanley farm Saturday morning for a picnic hosted by the Jackson County Republican Women. Congressman Greg Walden and senate candidate Dr. Monica Wehby were among those who spoke. The event was an opportunity for the candidates to raise money for education, … Continue reading »

Foothill Road Slated for Expansion

MEDFORD, Ore. – Construction is being planned for Foothill Road as part of a $13 million expressway project. The city of Medford is picking up the bill to widen the street to four lanes between McAndrews and Hillcrest. The project, which is meant to clear up congestion between Eagle Point and Phoenix, is part of … Continue reading »

White City VA Invites Public Feedback

WHITE CITY, Ore. – For seven months, Jeff Price has called the White City VA home. He checked himself into a hospital back in January after the mental and physical after-effects of his service became too much to bear on his own. By mid-February he had his new residence at the White City domiciliary. Price … Continue reading »

Oregon’s SMART Program Wins $50,000

MEDFORD, Ore. – A statewide literacy program is getting national recognition after being honored by the Library of Congress. Start Making a Reader Today, or SMART, has offices across the state, including the Rogue Valley. They recently beat out hundreds of applicants to receive the Library of Congress Literacy Award — along with a $50,000 … Continue reading »

Ashland Loosens Dispensary Restrictions

ASHLAND, Ore. – The city of Ashland is loosening its restrictions on medical marijuana dispensaries. The city lifted its limited moratorium on Thursday. That means dispensaries are no longer restricted to boulevards and thoroughfares, as long as they’re in an employment zone and at least 200 feet from a school. Mike Welch, owner of Siskiyou … Continue reading »

Seasonal Jobs Unknown After Acquisition

MEDFORD, Ore. – As the holiday season gradually approaches, thousands of seasonal workers in the Rogue Valley are wondering what will happen to their jobs. The recent acquisition of Harry & David has cast uncertainty over one of the area’s biggest holiday employers. According to Harry & David, the company’s workforce more than triples every … Continue reading »

Happy Camp Complex Hits 57,000 Acres

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. — The Happy Camp Complex is exploding in size, growing from under 45,000 acres to 57,722 since Friday. Nearly 2,000 firefighters continue to battle that blaze just outside of Happy Camp, CA. On Friday evening the Faulkstein fire saw significant activity, with shifting winds shooting embers from the main body of the … Continue reading »

Pot Law Unlikely to Cause DUII’s

MEDFORD, Ore. – Law enforcers around the state are getting ready for recreational marijuana on the ballot. But while the law could bring a lot of changes, local police say impaired driving likely wouldn’t be one of them. Unlike alcohol, marijuana can’t be detected by an easy breathalyzer test. Police rely on standard impairment tests, … Continue reading »

Klamath Shooting Suspects in Court

  KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The suspects accused of shooting and trying to kill a Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy are making their first court appearances. William Parkerson and Kasey Pascoe appeared for arraignment Friday afternoon, the first brief glimpse of the suspects since the shooting on Wednesday. The two are charged with Aggravated Attempted Murder with … Continue reading »

New Details Emerge in Officer Shooting

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – It has been a whirlwind few hours in the investigation into Wednesday’s officer shooting in Klamath Falls. On Thursday morning two suspects were arrested for their alleged involvement in the incident, and a third was later taken into custody for undisclosed charges. According to early evidence, Deputy Jason Weber was shot … Continue reading »

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