Kasey Kershner

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Name: Kasey Kershner
Date registered: March 3, 2014

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  1. WEB EXTRA: Gold Hill Councilor Statement — July 21, 2014
  2. Gold Hill Councilors Recall Election — July 21, 2014
  3. Another Downtown Medford Fire — July 21, 2014
  4. A Look at Medford’s Urban Renewal — July 20, 2014
  5. Medford Fire Investigation Process — July 17, 2014

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WEB EXTRA: Gold Hill Councilor Statement

GOLD HILL, Ore. – The four Gold Hill city councilors at risk for recall all submitted letters of justification that qualify them for a special vote next month. Monday at 4:30 p.m. was the deadline for the councilors to either submit a statement of justification or resign from their positions. Lorraine Parks, Gus Wolf, Margaret Dials, and Doug … Continue reading »

Gold Hill Councilors Recall Election

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The four Gold Hill city councilors at risk for recall all submitted letters of justification that qualify them for a special vote next month. Monday at 4:30 p.m. was the deadline for the councilors to either submit a statement of justification or resign from their positions. Lorraine Parks, Gus Wolf, Margaret Dials, and … Continue reading »

Another Downtown Medford Fire

MEDFORD, Ore.– Medford Police and Medford Fire are still investigating the cause of an apartment fire off an alley behind 235 N. Ivy Street. The fire broke out on Monday afternoon around 1 p.m. Officials said though the cause is unknown at this point, and they have the fire listed as suspicious. Investigators are looking into … Continue reading »

A Look at Medford’s Urban Renewal

MEDFORD, Ore. — Empty storefronts and few visitors have plagued downtown Medford for years. City officials have been working to change that, but now the Medford Urban Renewal Agency (MURA), has spent its last few dollars for downtown projects. In the report above, NewsWatch 12′s Kasey Kershner reports on where the city is now and … Continue reading »

Medford Fire Investigation Process

MEDFORD, Ore. — Three weeks of suspicious fires and a serial arsonist has first responders ready. Each time a new fire breaks out,  a new investigation begins. Medford Fire and Rescue Station 3 was called to a fire on Lazy Creek Drive on Wednesday night. When they arrived on scene, investigators immediately took control of … Continue reading »

Tree and Grass Fire in West Medford

MEDFORD, Ore — A fire on Tuesday afternoon at an boarded up home in West Medford had both fire crews and police racing to the house. Since the fire happened at an abandoned house, police officials has early suspicions it could be related to the string of arson fires in Medford. After further investigation, while … Continue reading »

Police Give Slurpee Vouchers to Kids

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Over the summer months, law enforcement often sees bumps in youth crime as kids have more time out of school. This summer, Seven Eleven teamed up with Grants Pass Department of public safety to try to encourage positive contact between law enforcement and the community. Beginning on Tuesday, cops began hitting … Continue reading »

“Slap” Graffiti Found in Rogue River

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Over the weekend, the Rogue River Police Department received calls that two local businesses were tagged with graffiti. Officials say it was not typical spray painted designs, but what they refer to as “slaps.” “Slaps” are a type of graffiti where vandals will have a pre-drawn design and will glue it up. … Continue reading »

Oregon Veteran Suicide On The Rise

WHITE CITY, Ore. — The Oregon Health Authority recently released a study that said suicide is the number one cause of death for Oregon veterans under 45 who likely served in Iraq or Afghanistan. On average, from 2008 to 2012, veteran suicide increased from about 40 suicides per 100,000 people to nearly 50. The study … Continue reading »

Final Prep For Britt Children’s Festival

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – Volunteers and directors are making final preparations for what they call the biggest kids party of the summer. The Britt Children’s Festival will kick off tomorrow evening and families can see performances, craft, and listen to stories. This is the 46th year for the Children’s Fest, and it’s put on by the Storytelling … Continue reading »

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