Kasey Kershner

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Name: Kasey Kershner
Date registered: March 3, 2014

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  1. Weed Elementary Hopes To Re-Open Tuesday — September 17, 2014
  2. Smokey; Poor Air Quality in Weed, Ca — September 17, 2014
  3. Red Cross Shelters Help Fire Victims — September 17, 2014
  4. Boles Fire Evacuations Update — September 15, 2014
  5. Truck Hits Man After Accused Trespassing — September 15, 2014

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Weed Elementary Hopes To Re-Open Tuesday

WEED, Ca. — At Weed Elementary, teachers said smoke filled the hallways and sparks began to fly just minutes after they realized there was a fire outside their doors. Administrators went back to the K-8 school Wednesday to assess the damage and see when they will be able to get kids back in classes. Classrooms … Continue reading »

Smokey; Poor Air Quality in Weed, Ca

WEED, Ca. — Fire season has not been easy on Northern California this year. While the national attention has been focused on the Boles Fire, the region has been flooded with smoke from the very beginning. That has left people living for weeks in poor air quality conditions. Three complexes, including the Happy Camp, July … Continue reading »

Red Cross Shelters Help Fire Victims

WEED, Ca. — The Red Cross shelters have relocated. There is only one shelter right now and it is at the Mt. Shasta Armory. Red Cross supervisors said that between the two previous shelters at Yreka and Mt. Shasta High Schools they had over 100 people, but today at the Armory they are only expecting … Continue reading »

Boles Fire Evacuations Update

[UPDATE 11:31 P.M.] Cal Fire Public Information Officer Suzi Brady said Monday night that all evacuation notices have been lifted except those in the Carrick Subdivision and Hoy Road. [UPDATE 9:30P.M.] As of 8:45 p.m., Cal Fire is reporting the Weed fire is now 350 acres with 15 percent containment. [UPDATE 8:21P.M] Evacuation orders have … Continue reading »

Truck Hits Man After Accused Trespassing

[UPDATE 10:43A.M.] Central Point Police said they got a trespassing report about 6:30a.m., Monday morning. They said the person living at a home on First St. jumped in his truck and followed the accused trespasser when they tried to run away. Police said the driver of the truck hit the man on foot, causing critical injuries. … Continue reading »

MADGE Explains Gang and Drug Activity

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Area Gang and Drug Enforcement Team, or “MADGE” says there are 346 known gang members in Jackson County. While this number is up from last year, officials say it does not mean gang activity is increasing. MADGE deals with all drug and gang related crime in the county, and is … Continue reading »

Medford Officers Justified in Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. — At today’s conference, District Attorney Beth Heckert announced the officers involved in the shooting on August 24th, were justified for using deadly force. The Grand Jury met for four hours and the 15 jury members deliberated for less than 5 min. The incident happened near Cherry Street and Stewart Avenue, and police reported … Continue reading »

Serial Arsonist Sentenced to 3+ Years

MEDFORD, Ore. — A serial arsonist will face more than three years in prison after he pled guilty for first degree arson in Jackson County court today. Manoah Hall appeared in court this morning. He pleaded “no contest” to the Thomas Road Fire and received 25 months in prison. He also pleaded “no contest” to … Continue reading »

Woman Finds Green Substance on Chicken

MEDFORD, Ore. –  After a routine trip to a Medford Safeway store, a Shady Cove woman noticed something strange when she arrived home with her groceries. Stacey Jentzsch found a strange blue-green substance on a chicken breast she had just purchased. Jentzsch filed a complaint with the Medford Safeway, and then with Safeway’s corporate office but … Continue reading »

White City VA Holds ‘Stand Down’ Event

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Wednesday morning veterans from all over Southern Oregon will be “standing down” at the veterans facility in White City. The event is designed to provide help for veterans struggling to adjust to civilian life, but this year’s event will be different from years past. Cutbacks at the VA mean the agency will … Continue reading »

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