Randa Gore

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Name: Randa Gore
Date registered: June 11, 2013

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  1. New Program Teaches Dual Languages — January 6, 2015
  2. Sheriff Dave Daniel Ready for Duty — January 5, 2015
  3. Minimum Wage Increase Impacts Businesses — January 4, 2015
  4. Flu Could Hit Oregon in Coming Weeks — December 31, 2014
  5. ER Visits for Dental Reasons on the Rise — December 30, 2014

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New Program Teaches Dual Languages

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The number of Spanish speakers in the United States has grown rapidly in recent decades and local schools are working to prepare students to speak it in the real world. It looks like an ordinary kindergarten classroom, but if you listen closely, students are being taught entirely in Spanish. It’s all part … Continue reading »

Sheriff Dave Daniel Ready for Duty

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Newly elected Sheriff, Dave Daniel won the November elections with 56 percent of all votes in his favor. On Monday, he was sworn into office and is officially taking over. “Well it’s exciting, it’s time for change, something a little bit different, maybe a different vision in the Sheriff’s office,” said … Continue reading »

Minimum Wage Increase Impacts Businesses

MEDFORD, Ore. — Starting January 1st, minimum wage in Oregon jumped 15 cents from $9.10 to $9.25 an hour – making it the second highest minimum wage in the nation. Several local businesses already pay their employees above minimum wage, but this paycheck boost is going to affect close to 150-thousand workers that are paid minimum … Continue reading »

Flu Could Hit Oregon in Coming Weeks

MEDFORD, Ore. — The flu outbreak across the nation is now being considered an epidemic. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention said the flu is now wide-spread in 36 states and is responsible for the deaths of 15 children. In Oregon, the flu is still being considered sporadic, but health officials think it will … Continue reading »

ER Visits for Dental Reasons on the Rise

MEDFORD, Ore. — A surprising number of people are turning to the emergency room for their dental needs, and now local agencies are partnering up to bring the troubling statistic down. In 2014, Oregon expanded its Medicaid care, and now almost a third of Jackson County residents are covered under the Oregon Health Plan. This … Continue reading »

Snow Plows Gear Up for Winter Weather

ASHLAND, Ore. — The recent storm system that moved through our area salted the mountains with snow, and dribbled rain across the Rogue Valley. Even though, no snow stuck to the ground in Ashland, there was a chance it could. This had snow crews on stand-by, and plows geared up and ready to go. The … Continue reading »

Garner’s Disappearance Remains a Mystery

ASHLAND, Ore. — It’s been nearly a month since the suspicious disappearance of 17-year-old Hannah Thomas-Garner. Now community members are anxiously awaiting answers in the case — and are asking police to consider changing it to a criminal investigation. Garner’s disappearance is not only affecting her family, but also her friends, classmates, and the entire … Continue reading »

Man Arrested in White City SWAT Raid

WHITE CITY, Ore. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has cleared the scene after a swat raid in White City. Forty-year-old Marcial Carillo was wanted by Medford Police for a few days for violating restraining orders. When deputies saw him they pulled a traffic stop, but he tried to escape. After a short chase he barricaded … Continue reading »

Census: Population of Oregon Grows

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that Washington’s population grew by nearly 88,000 people from July 2013 to July 2014. Estimates released earlier this week show Washington had just over 7 million residents as of July 1. That’s up 1.3 percent from a year before. Meanwhile, Oregon gained about 42,000 people, or about … Continue reading »

Oregon Ranked Sixth Sickest State

—-MEDFORD, Ore. — A new study shows Oregon is one of the sickest states in the country. According to Sickweather, a Baltimore based company that tracks indicators of illness through social media, Oregon is the sixth sickest state, with more than 10 thousand people reportedly ill with some kind of flu-like bug. Here’s a break-down … Continue reading »

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