Kasey Kershner

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Name: Kasey Kershner
Date registered: March 3, 2014

Latest posts

  1. Life After Loss To Breast Cancer — October 20, 2014
  2. Rain Impacts Local Fish Populations — October 20, 2014
  3. Providence Offers Employee Mammograms — October 16, 2014
  4. Harry & David Hiring for the Season — October 16, 2014
  5. Shake Out Prompts Emergency Reminders — October 16, 2014

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Measure 88: Driver’s Cards

MEDFORD, Ore. — State Ballot Measure 88 was created in response to Senate Bill 833, passed and signed into law in 2013. The law allows the state to give out driver cards, not licenses, to people who meets all other identification and driving qualifications, but cannot prove they are legally in the country. Those opposed to … Continue reading »

Coats For Kids That Need Them The Most

MEDFORD, Ore. — NewsWatch 12′s Coats For Kids Campaign is still collecting new and gently used coats at nearly 80 locations across Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath counties. The goal is to get warm coats to kids that need them this winter. As barrels in the drop locations continue to fill up, schools are are anxiously waiting … Continue reading »

Police Look For $30,000 in Stolen Goods

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police responded to a call in the parking lot at the Inn at the Commons on Riverside Ave. early Thursday morning. A hotel guest reported that his car had been broken into and some valuable items were stolen. The suspect made off with about 30 thousand dollars worth of equipment. The victim works … Continue reading »

Measure 17-63 Seeks to Ban Pesticides

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. –  Josephine County voters will decide whether or not to drastically change pesticide use in the county. The measure, initiated by the Freedom from Pesticides Alliance, will ban all pesticides used by government and corporate agencies. Measure 17-63 asks voters if widely used pesticides by large agencies should be outlawed in the county. … Continue reading »

Local Officials React to Ebola Threat

MEDFORD, Ore. — The man diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States is recovering in a Dallas, Texas area hospital. Officials said he contracted the virus during a trip to Africa last month. The Oregon Health Authority said it is aware the threat is now closer to home, but not close enough for Oregonians … Continue reading »

Ashland Plastic Bag Ban Effective Nov. 6

ASHLAND, Ore. — The city of Ashland implemented a ban on plastic bags last May, but gave the city a six month waiting period before they were required to completely phase out plastic. Their goal was to no longer have plastic by this November. The city ordinance was put in place to try to encourage everyone … Continue reading »

Multi-Party Ballot Affiliations

MEDFORD, Ore. — Colleen Roberts and Kevin Talbert are running against each other for Jackson County Commissioner Position Three, but Roberts is running as both the republican and democratic candidate, while Talbert represents the Independent Party. Roberts, who is a registered Republican, won the Republican Primary Election in May. According to the Jackson County Elections … Continue reading »

First Day for SOU Students This Year

ASHLAND, Ore. — Despite a tough last year, Southern Oregon University is seeing some of the highest enrollment numbers in the school’s history. Students returned to campus today for events, and the first day of classes. SOU’s welcome week is underway and began with a meet Ashland event in front of the union. The university … Continue reading »

Gender-Neutral Homecoming Royals Chosen

ASHLAND, Ore. — Since the 1950′s, Ashland High School has crowned a homecoming king and queen. But in last weeks homecoming “royalty” ceremony, those titles were scrapped in favor of gender neutrality. Sydney Norvell was chosen alongside Joseph Yanconelli and Jackson Richmond to hold the title of “royal”. “It’s pretty amazing. It’s always a good … Continue reading »

Police Continue Boles Fire Investigation

WEED, Calif., — Investigators in the weed area have released little information about the origin of the Boles Fire while they continue to gather information. “Investigators are talking to witnesses at boles creek apartments, as well as firemen and first responders at the scene and air ops in the area at the time,” said Sgt. … Continue reading »

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