Justin Bourke

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Name: Justin Bourke
Date registered: February 12, 2013

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  1. New Detox Center in the Works — December 19, 2014
  2. Feds Ease Medical Marijuana Enforcement — December 18, 2014
  3. Commissioner Accused of Lewd Texts — December 18, 2014
  4. Forest Restoration Resumes in Ashland — December 12, 2014
  5. New Snow Brings New Hope for Mt. Ashland — December 12, 2014

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Keeping Families Together at All Costs

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Tarra Schmidt looks at pictures of her son, Syris, at her mother’s dance studio in Klamath Falls. The small curtained-off corner of the room is the closest thing she has to a home. “I don’t have a home, I don’t have a car, I don’t have anything,” said Tarra. Syris is the … Continue reading »

Deadly Shooting in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Friends and loved ones mourn a Klamath Falls man shot and killed Thursday night. Investigators say the killer is on the loose and believed to be armed. Police are not offering any information on who that killer could be, and they are looking for anyone with information. Reports of those shots flooded … Continue reading »

Locals Shine in Dancing with the Stars

MEDFORD, Ore. — A trophy has been awarded in this year’s Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars. Ten local celebrities trained for months in order to perform for a packed audience at North Medford High Saturday night. Their fundraising, and ticket sales from the event, all go to the Sparrow Clubs of Southern Oregon and … Continue reading »

Medford Police Reaches Out to Latinos

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Police department is surveying members of the Latino community as part of an effort to build trust. They say if they can’t communicate with everyone in the area, they can’t do their jobs. The department recently worked with a group of Southern Oregon University students, who went door to door … Continue reading »

ACLU App Empowers Police Watchdogs

MEDFORD, Ore. – It looks like nothing more than a camera app, but the ACLU’s Mobile Justice app is designed specifically to send a message to police. You’re being watched. “All around the country, people have been very surprised but what some people go through every day with the police,” said Sarah Armstrong, Outreach Coordinator … Continue reading »

Oregon Supreme Court Hears OHSU Lawsuit

SALEM, Ore. — A 5-year old Klamath Falls boy could change the way public agencies are held accountable for their actions. The Oregon Supreme Court is hearing the case of Tyson Horton, the victim of a case of medical negligence. OHSU is willing to pay for the problems caused by a bad surgery on that … Continue reading »

Your Vote: Measure 91 “Recreational Pot”

MEDFORD, Ore. — Smoking marijuana, as well as possessing it, will soon be legal for anyone in Oregon. Tonight, a majority of voters are supporting measure 91. That means recreational marijuana will likely soon be legal in Oregon, pending anticipated legislation. Recreational marijuana is being treated as entirely separate from medical. But dispensaries will likely … Continue reading »

Homelessness Report Shows Mixed News

MEDFORD, Ore. — Paul Sullivan went from being happy and well to without a home in the blink of an eye. “My wife passed away in 2011 and I lost my business,” said Sullivan. “I began drinking.” Sullivan is one of about 175 people who come to the Medford Gospel Mission each night. Most, like … Continue reading »

Football Players Pledge Against Abuse

MEDFORD, Ore. — Rival Medford football teams are working together to raise awareness for domestic violence. North and South Medford High set aside their competition for a brief moment before Friday night’s game to sign a pledge saying they will “neither accept nor demonstrate domestic violence.” In addition to that pledge, each team wore a logo … Continue reading »

Construction Workers in Short Supply

MEDFORD, Ore. – One of the fastest growing industries in Oregon is running out of employees. Local construction companies say post-recession hiring hasn’t caught up with demand, and is now creating a bottleneck in the industry. A recent survey from the Associated General Contractors of America found that 83% of Oregon construction firms are having … Continue reading »

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