Kasey Kershner

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Name: Kasey Kershner
Date registered: March 3, 2014

Latest posts

  1. RCC Gets Donation From Asante — December 18, 2014
  2. New Jackson County Health Building — December 18, 2014
  3. Sony Cancels Release of The Interview — December 17, 2014
  4. Local Woman Overcomes Tragedy — December 13, 2014
  5. Salvation Army Low On Toy Donations — December 12, 2014

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  1. Homeless Man Killed by Fallen Tree — 6 comments

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RCC Gets Donation From Asante

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two years ago, Rogue Community College or RCC got a matching grant from the state. So any money donated or pledged to the medical professions programs will be matched up to the $8 million  mark. With a $250 thousand pledge from Asante, RCC will actually be getting half a million dollars that … Continue reading »

New Jackson County Health Building

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County Health and Human Services is preparing to move into a brand new building on Holly Street in downtown Medford. The new building took years of planning, and millions in county funds. Jackson County officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday morning and gave a first look into the new … Continue reading »

Sony Cancels Release of The Interview

MEDFORD, Ore. — Sony announced Wednesday afternoon that the planned release of “The Interview” on Christmas Day has been cancelled. The move comes after most of the country’s largest theater chains decided not to show the movie due to threats of a September 11th-type attack from anonymous hackers. The comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco … Continue reading »

Local Woman Overcomes Tragedy

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A Central Point woman will have to rebuild her home after a 50-year-old, 100 foot tree fell into her living room during Thursday’s storm, but that’s just the beginning of a remarkable story of resolve. “One way or another we’ll get through it we don’t have much of a choice anyway … Continue reading »

Salvation Army Low On Toy Donations

MEDFORD, Ore. — On Friday, The Salvation Army said it is running low on toy donations for the holidays. Toy distribution is slated for December 19th. Volunteers have bagged toys for about 1,100 children but still have 860 more to serve and they say there are not enough toys left to go around. Toys for … Continue reading »

Homeless Man Killed by Fallen Tree

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a homeless man was killed early this morning when a tree fell on his tent. 41-year-old Phillip Crobsy was camping near the Mt. Ashland ski area with his 18-year-old son Alexander when high winds pushed the tree over. The sheriff’s office responded to the 9-1-1 call … Continue reading »

Fallen Tree Sparks House Fire

SAMS VALLEY, Ore. — Jackson County Fire District 3 officials say a tree blown down by strong winds from Thursday morning’s severe storm caused a house fire in Sams Valley. Fire fighters responded to the fire just before 6 a.m. on highway 234. Crews say the tree was blew over onto the roof of the house, … Continue reading »

Pacific Power Ready for West Coast Storm

MEDFORD, Ore. — Pacific Power is also getting ready for the severe weather. As a severe storm moved in on Wednesday, Pacific Power stocked up on materials needed to make potential repairs and workers were ready to respond to any incidents. Contractors were also on standby to respond to fallen power lines. The region worked together to … Continue reading »

Severe Weather Affects Travelers

MEDFORD, Ore. — A storm moved into the southern portions of the West Coast on Wednesday. Southern Oregon and Northern California saw strong winds and rains on Wednesday night. The Oregon Department of Transportation said heavy rains are always a concern for drivers. ODOT recommends drivers slow down, leave plenty of following room, make sure wipers are working, and watch … Continue reading »

Hearts and Vines Gives $185K in Grants

MEDFORD, Ore. — Several non-profit organizations now have extra funds to help fight domestic violence in the Rogue Valley. The Hearts and Vines organization gave out $185 thousand in grants on Tuesday. The goal is to eliminate domestic violence through education and intervention. Hearts and Vines raised the funds through a single dinner and auction … Continue reading »

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