Kasey Kershner

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Name: Kasey Kershner
Date registered: March 3, 2014

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  1. Level 1 Evacuation For Reeves Creek Fire — July 30, 2014
  2. Talent Dispensary Focused On Going Green — July 29, 2014
  3. ODF Dispatch Severe Weather Preparations — July 29, 2014
  4. Rogue Valley Special Needs Hockey League — July 25, 2014
  5. Jackson County Fair Launches Survey — July 25, 2014

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Level 1 Evacuation For Reeves Creek Fire

  CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry, Illinois Valley Fire and Rural Metro are battling flames in the Reeves Creek Fire, and trying to keep it from spreading past it’s current 230 acres. Several helicopters dipped into Lake Selmac, dumping water on the flames. Fire crews say the fire is burning in … Continue reading »

Talent Dispensary Focused On Going Green

TALENT, Ore — A medical marijuana dispensary focused on “going green” is up and running in the Rogue Valley. For the last five weeks, Talent Health club has been working with patients at their store on South Pacific Highway. The shop is one of three Rogue Valley dispensaries with city and state certification that are open, … Continue reading »

ODF Dispatch Severe Weather Preparations

CENTRAL POINT, Ore –Oregon Department of Forestry Dispatch center tracks the lightning storms all over Southern Oregon and Northern California from a room in Central Point. Dispatchers use a variety of computer weather programs to plot and map the strikes. That information is used to compare to strikes and fires seen by field teams, lookouts, and those … Continue reading »

Rogue Valley Special Needs Hockey League

MEDFORD, Ore. — After a local father took his son to a Southern Oregon Spartans game, his son wanted nothing more than to play. However, Shad Bowers knew it would be difficult to enroll his 7-year-old son who has autism, into a regular league with his condition. So Bowers decided to start his own youth … Continue reading »

Jackson County Fair Launches Survey

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. –  The board for the Jackson County Fair is looking to hear from fair goers about what worked and what did not work at the fair this year. Administrators launched a survey on the Jackson County Facebook page for those who attended the fair this year. The fair board says they have already gotten … Continue reading »

No Medford Fire and District 3 Merger

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Fire will continue to operate with a separate administrative body than Jackson County Fire District 3. In a study session today, the Medford City Council took an in-depth look at months worth of research. Originally, city leaders thought it might save money for the agencies to function as one body with … Continue reading »

Proposed Improvements to Highway 99

TALENT, Ore. — Oregon Department of Transportation planners are hoping to facilitate some big changes along highway 99 in the next several years. At an open house on Thursday, the public got a first look at some proposed improvements along the highway between North Ashland and South Medford. One of those changes, and perhaps the most … Continue reading »

Central Point Looks At Marijuana Tax

  CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A state committee is trying to decide how much pot someone could buy if voters approve recreational marijuana. The November ballot measure would also allow the state to tax any marijuana. However, the bill also puts an end to any new city taxes on medical or recreational marijuana, but if cities … Continue reading »

Ashland Woman Nearly Struck By Lightning

ASHLAND, Ore. — The thunderstorms which moved through on Tuesday afternoon dropped 4,500 lighting strikes in Northern California and Southern Oregon. One of those hit right in Ashland resident Anne Novina’s backyard. The strike left no scar or scorch mark, but Novina swears she saw the zig-zag pattern hit in the middle of her lawn just 25 … Continue reading »

Jackson County Employee Health Clinic

MEDFORD, Ore. — As of Wednesday, Jackson County employees can make appointments with healthcare professionals at a new wellness center that opened specifically for county employees. The county has contracted with the private company MiCare, which set up and staffed the clinic on West Main Street in downtown Medford. The goal is to have county … Continue reading »

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