Justin Bourke

Author's details

Name: Justin Bourke
Date registered: February 12, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Crews Delay I-5 Construction — April 21, 2014
  2. State Pot Testing Regulations Under Fire — April 21, 2014
  3. Local Tattoo Shop Giving Back — April 18, 2014
  4. Beef Prices Pressure Local Restaurants — April 18, 2014
  5. New Medford Superintendent Announced — April 15, 2014

Most commented posts

Author's posts listings

Kairos Opens New Mental Health Center

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Five years ago Sandy Heine watched as her adopted daughter suffered a psychotic episode. It lasted 11 days. “It was difficult for her to speak. It was difficult for her to think,” said Heine. “It was terrifying.” After a stint in the hospital, it was Kairos that eventually helped Heine’s daughter … Continue reading »

Change Comes to Jackson County Jail

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is testing a new initiative that they say could help relieve overcrowding in the jail. The change, in partnership with County Courts and Community Justice, replaces their old “Matrix” system with a new method for processing inmates. Instead of packing every bed and releasing those who committed … Continue reading »

County Preparing for Blowout Election

MEDFORD, Ore. – County elections officials say this year is shaping up to be a big election cycle thanks to duo of ballot measures that will have a direct impact on people’s wallets. For some, like Sherri Morgan, it could impact a lot more. “Our existence is at stake, I think,” says Morgan. Morgan, the … Continue reading »

Vineyards Benefit From Recent Rains

MEDFORD, Ore. – The sound of soft earth underfoot is like music to Dick Ellis’ ears. Just a couple weeks ago there wasn’t a drop of water to be seen. “We were sweating it,” said Ellis, a vintner and co-owner of Pebblestone Cellars. “We were worried not only from the standpoint of having water in … Continue reading »

Vietnam Vets Honor Fallen Soldiers

YREKA, Calif. – Jackie Sandford and her daughter Talya Nicholson scan through names on a 300-foot wall, periodically taking out their phone to snap shots of certain ones. The say while the names may not be etched in actual stone, they’re no less powerful. “It just brings back the memories of living through it,” said … Continue reading »

Ashland Greenhouses Hold Open House

ASHLAND, Ore. – Gardners and growers in Ashland celebrated spring Saturday with an open house at the Ashland Greenhouses. The event is an annual tradition for the garden business, which has been around since 1906. But the current owners say this year stands out as it’s shaping to be their best year yet. They say … Continue reading »

Neighborhood Wins Fire Prevention Award

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A sign overlooks a ravine at the edge of the Forest Hills neighborhood, bearing two smiley faces and a friendly reminder to “please have a fire safe day.” “No snow in the mountains, no rain except for today… It’s really kind of scary,” said resident Ruth Lambert, a member of the … Continue reading »

Risks and Benefits of Vascular Screening

MEDFORD, Ore. – When a stroke or aneurysm occurs, often it’s without warning. “Vascular disease can be silent until you have a major event,” said Anita Greenhalgh, a Registered Nurse at Providence’s Vascular Ultrasound Lab. “You could have a big stroke as your first event.” Organizations like the Providence Vascular Ultrasound Lab and Life Line … Continue reading »

Eagle Point Votes on Dispensaries

EAGLE POINT, Ore. – City leaders in Eagle Point have decided to temporarily ban medical marijuana dispensaries in city limits. The issue passed with a 6-1 vote during Tuesday’s city council meeting. A moratorium will be in effect until May 2015, unless the council decides to end it sooner. City leaders said the temporary ban … Continue reading »

Phoenix Referendum Effort Continues

PHOENIX, Ore. – Residents in Phoenix continue to rally behind one of their medical marijuana facilities. Supporters of The Greenery are filing a referendum on a four-month dispensary moratorium voted in by the City Council. They say they have just enough signatures to file that referendum on April first. If those are validated it would … Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts