Justin Bourke

Author's details

Name: Justin Bourke
Date registered: February 12, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Governor Supports Local Education Effort — January 23, 2015
  2. Search for Murder Suspect — January 23, 2015
  3. Former Pastor Facing Additional Charges — January 22, 2015
  4. Changes Coming for Transgender Community — January 16, 2015
  5. Facebook Helps Catch Tip-Jar Thief — January 9, 2015

Most commented posts

Author's posts listings

Forest Restoration Resumes in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Forest restoration work is resuming in the hills above Ashland. On Friday, crews headed out to do prescribed burning after a long hiatus. The Ashland Forest Resiliency project is a ten-year effort to improve the health of the forest and make it more resistant to wildfire. But that work was put on … Continue reading »

New Snow Brings New Hope for Mt. Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Mount Ashland is putting its heavy equipment to use for the first time in a long while. A wave of recent snowfall is bringing the first sign that there could be a ski season this year. In the last few days the mountain received seven inches of snow at the lodge, about 15 … Continue reading »

Fallen Tree Sends Branches Into Home

MEDFORD, Ore. — Downed trees wreaked havoc on roads, buildings, and infrastructure throughout the Rogue Valley. The damage cut out power to thousands of Southern Oregonians, and left many others with a long list of repairs. One homeowner says and his family nearly lost much more than just property. “I heard a snap and a … Continue reading »

Child Abuse Prevention Falls Short

MEDFORD, Ore. – A new study shows Jackson County, and many other Oregon counties, are failing to keep kids safe from abuse and neglect. The report, from the Children’s Trust Fund of Oregon, says lack of coordination is putting more kids into the foster care and child welfare system. About twelve kids out of every … Continue reading »

Child Care Costs Expected to Rise

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Secretary of State’s office is warning that child care costs are about to rise. Oregon is already the most expensive state in the country for center-based infant care — about $13,000 a year. Enrolling a four-year-old can still cost as much as $10,000. According to this new audit, new federal … Continue reading »

Medford Schools Help Kids Find a Voice

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jennifer Durham sits at a miniature table in her Medford office. At the other end, 8-year-old Ty Clegg fiddles around with various small toys. Durham offers words of encouragement as he slowly assigns each a one-word description – “alien,” “beetle,” “chair.” Ty was born early, resulting in slowed cognitive and language development. … Continue reading »

Locals Prepare for Immigration Action

MEDFORD, Ore. – President Obama is announcing executive action on immigration that could affect thousands of undocumented immigrants in the area. In a speech to the nation, the president promised those who meet certain criteria can be free of fear of being deported. For Julie Fuentes, a student in Medford, that could mean not having … Continue reading »

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 »

Older posts «

» Newer posts