Justin Bourke

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Name: Justin Bourke
Date registered: February 12, 2013

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  1. New Medford Superintendent Announced — April 15, 2014
  2. Volunteers Clean Central Point Cemetery — April 13, 2014
  3. Drought Could Help Save OSU Extension — April 13, 2014
  4. Proposed FDA Rule Impacts Breweries — April 12, 2014
  5. Police Shooting Suspect in Court — April 11, 2014

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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 »

Gold Hill Struggles with Dispensaries

GOLD HILL, Ore. – Brie Malarkey stares at the “For Lease” sign posted on her future storefront in downtown Gold Hill. The security deposit has already been paid, but she has a long way to go before she can move in. “We’re putting a lot of money and time and energy on the line and … Continue reading »

Ashland Debates Gun Restrictions

ASHLAND, Ore. – Vigo Fox rarely exercises his right to carry, but he doesn’t want to give it up either. “I carry because I believe in the very real concept and principal of personal responsibility,” said Fox. Fox wears his sidearm openly by his hip as he strolls through Ashland Plaza, something he can legally … Continue reading »

Republican Senate Hopefuls Visit Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford voters are getting the chance to meet the future republican candidate for the U.S. Senate A Tuesday forum at the Jackson County Library featured all five republican candidates vying for senator Jeff Merkley’s seat in a moderated town-hall style setting. The chairman of the Jackson County Republican Party says their big … Continue reading »

Firefighters Being Called on Crime Duty

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. – As budget concerns continue to stifle Josephine County law enforcement, residents are beginning to look elsewhere. Now fire departments say they’re getting calls from people who see them as the only ones who will respond to crimes. Last week the Illinois Valley Fire District responded to a call for medical aid, … Continue reading »

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