Kasey Kershner

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Name: Kasey Kershner
Date registered: March 3, 2014

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  1. 1986 Assault Leads To New Connections — November 20, 2014
  2. New Fencing for School Safety — November 20, 2014
  3. Local Reaction to GMO Ban Lawsuit — November 19, 2014
  4. Ashland Man Sentenced for Assault — November 17, 2014
  5. JCSD9 Recognized for Technology Use — November 17, 2014

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1986 Assault Leads To New Connections

MEDFORD, Ore. — Almost 28 years ago, on December 17, 1986, Medford was shaken by a random act of violence, when a young woman was stabbed multiple times walking into work at BiMart. Loretta Russell’s attacker was caught, and is now serving his sentence in the Oregon State Penitentiary. 66-year-old Rodney Halbower has been in … Continue reading »

New Fencing for School Safety

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Jackson County School District 9 says safety is its top priority, and is now working on installing full fencing around each campus. At Table Rock Elementary, one opening at a gate is now the only spot you can enter or exit the campus during regular school hours, and it’s locked after … Continue reading »

Local Reaction to GMO Ban Lawsuit

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Jackson County Farmers who are suing over the voter-approved GMO ban are not commenting on the $4.2 million lawsuit. The county is not yet willing to speculate what the litigation will mean for the future of the ban. Two farms filed the suit against the county on Monday, and said the GMO ban … Continue reading »

Ashland Man Sentenced for Assault

MEDFORD, Ore. — An Ashland man will spend time in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of second degree assault in September. Eric Torres appeared in the Jackson County Courthouse Monday. A Jackson County judge decided today that 36-year-old Torres will spend 90 months, or about seven and a half years in prison. This … Continue reading »

JCSD9 Recognized for Technology Use

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A local school district and it’s superintendent will be nationally recognized at the National Connected Superintendents Summit on Wednesday. Superintendent Cynda Rickert with Jackson County School District 9 will attend the Summit at the White House. The district was selected as one of a 100 across the country to be recognized … Continue reading »

Weed, CA: Two Months After Boles Fire

WEED, Calif. — Saturday marks two months since the Boles Fire destroyed hundreds of homes and buildings in Weed, California. The Boles Fire ripped through the small town of Weed, California, causing millions of dollars in damage and leaving many with little to nothing. However, over the last few months, the community has come together … Continue reading »

Veterans Seek Easier Access to Help

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local veterans are getting the chance to share their stories with the local VA officials, and many say it’s not easy to get help or resources. Perhaps the ultimate symptom of the challenges is the veteran suicide rate in which about 20 American hero’s take their own lives each day. If veterans … Continue reading »

Off Road Activities Promote Tourism

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Taking an all terrain vehicle off roading is what Clay Gibbons does best in Southern Oregon. Gibbons owns and operates Jacked Up Priorities Offroad, and works with all terrain vehicles everyday. Now hopes to share it with people in Southern Oregon. He says off-roading is something people can do all year … Continue reading »

Police Expect Higher Crime for Holidays

ASHLAND, Ore. — Before you head out to the mall for holiday shopping, or make that over the phone donation, police say you should be cautious. Holiday season is always a time where crime spikes for communities. Police say the first line of defense is being aware of your surroundings. Always be on the lookout … Continue reading »

Phoenix Girl Promotes Diabetes Awareness

PHOENIX, Ore. — A Phoenix High School Senior is working to make sure her peers and the community are aware of type one and two diabetes. Faye Kleinhanz has been working with Portland Northwest Diabetes Week, which this year is November 14 through the 22. She is hosting events every Sunday in November at Phoenix … Continue reading »

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