Randa Gore

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Name: Randa Gore
Date registered: June 11, 2013

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  1. New App Connects Parents With School — October 20, 2014
  2. Huson Homicide Two Years Later — October 20, 2014
  3. Crater Lake Sees First Snow — October 15, 2014
  4. Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser — October 14, 2014
  5. Ashland Gets Awarded E-City of the Year — October 13, 2014

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Suicide Prevention Walk Raises Awareness

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Suicide is the second leading cause of death among Oregonians aged 10 to 24, according to the Oregon Health Authority. Nationally, we lose one person to suicide every 13 minutes. On Saturday, dozens of people walked around Central Point, raising money and awareness for suicide prevention. Each person was walking for … Continue reading »

Volunteers Clean Up Rogue River

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Volunteers in Jackson County are pitching in to help clean the Rogue River in honor of National Public Lands Day. The event, led by Rogue Riverkeeper and six other organizations, had volunteers pick up garbage along the banks. Last year the group managed to fill a thirty yard dumpster with all … Continue reading »

Police Get Drugs off the Streets

MEDFORD, Ore. — A nationwide effort is underway to get unwanted prescription pills off the streets.  On Saturday, local police held an event to safely dispose of those drugs and prevent them from getting into the wrong hands. Jackson County has the highest prescription drug death rate in the state. By noon, Medford Police had … Continue reading »

It’s Raining! It’s Pouring!

MEDFORD, Ore. — Most of southern Oregon is still in either in a severe or extreme drought, and to change that, a series of rain events need to occur. In this situation, snow pack remains exceptionally important, and we’re going to have to have a very wet winter to even think about getting out of … Continue reading »

Deadly Officer Involved Shootings Rise

MEDFORD, Ore. — Deadly officer involved shootings are on the rise. Just this year, 35 have already been killed in the line of duty. This is 46 percent increase from previous years. Police said there is no apparent reason for the increase. In southern Oregon, there have been five officer involved shootings since January. While … Continue reading »

Dr. Shumate Visits All 19 Schools

MEDFORD, Ore. — The new Medford superintendent is spending a day in each of the 19 Medford schools, as part of an effort to familiarize himself with the district. On Tuesday, Dr. Brian Shumate took a tour of Hedrick Middle School, talked to students, and met teachers.  This is the fourth school visit for Shumate … Continue reading »

Josephine County Food Bank Burglarized

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Josephine County Food Bank is recovering after thieves broke into one of their properties, stealing $5,000 worth of tools and equipment. The burglary happened at Raptor Creek Farm on September 11. At least one person broke through the front gate and used bolt cutters to break open a lock and … Continue reading »

Sen. Wyden Visits Onion Mtn. Fire Camp

MERLIN, Ore. — The Onion Mountain Fire is holding steady at 4,106 acres. All evacuations have been lifted, and the fire is 60 percent contained. At fire camp, the demobilization process has begun, but several crews will be remaining. On the fire line, crews are working to repair and rehabilitate the land impacted by the … Continue reading »

Bear Attack Declared Unsubstantiated

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Oregon State Police is now reporting the bear attack in Central Point as unsubstantiated following their initial report and investigation. Police said the incident occurred last night in the 4100 block of Grant Road. A 57-year-old man called 911 claiming he was attacked by a bear in his back yard. He … Continue reading »

Dozens Turn Out for Down Syndrome Walk

MEDFORD, Ore. — Currently nearly 400,000 people are living with Down Syndrome in the United States. On Sunday, dozens of people from across the Rogue Valley came together to raise awareness for the disorder.  Volunteers gathered at Alba Park around noon. There were games, food and other non-profits set up. The money raised from the walk … Continue reading »

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