Randa Gore

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Name: Randa Gore
Date registered: June 11, 2013

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  1. Oklahoma Family Featured in Daedulus — August 17, 2014
  2. Last Day at the Josephine County Fair — August 16, 2014
  3. Life Jacket Loaner Station — August 15, 2014
  4. Mop-up Continues on Rogue River Dr. Fire — August 15, 2014
  5. Rogue River Drive Fire Downsizes — August 15, 2014

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Fair Beverage Sales up Due to Heat

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s hot outside, and high temperatures are increasing drink sales at the Jackson County Fair. Food vendors said they are staying cool by drinking lots of water and taking breaks when needed.  Fair-goers are buying food, but they are also buying drinks, and more drinks than years past. The Southern Oregon Food … Continue reading »

Police Patrols Search for Arsonist

MEDFORD, Ore. –  Ten arson fires in one week have Medford Police on high alert.  More officers are on patrol during the early morning hours.  They are doing routine checks in certain areas and keeping their eyes peeled for suspicious activity. Early Wednesday morning, Medford police officers were out in full force.  Besides keeping tabs on their … Continue reading »

4-H Judging Begins

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — While most think of 4-H as primarily livestock clubs, there are lots of other different clubs associated with the group as well. Kids can choose from a variety of activities from sewing and cooking to photography and painting.  The judging for these projects is already underway at the fairgrounds, even though … Continue reading »

A Pesky Insect Damages Local Fruit

TALENT, Ore. — A fruit pest is more prevalent this year in the Rogue Valley. The spotted wing drosophila is a tiny bug.  It damages fruit by injecting eggs under the peeling of ripened fruit.   When the eggs hatch, maggots appear. The infected fruit is hard to detect at first.  It starts as a pin … Continue reading »

Firefighters Work to Beat the Heat

ASHLAND, Ore. — Firefighters are battling more than just fires. With temps predicted in the triple digits, they are also battling the heat. Ashland Fire and Fire District 3 say they are limiting their training and activities to the morning and evening, and staying inside and hydrating during the hottest part of the day. Firefighters … Continue reading »

Another Possible Arson in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police are investigating another potential arson. This time again in an alley in downtown Medford.  This is the eighth fire in a string of suspicious fires set in Medford just this week. The latest fire was started around 5 a.m. in an alleyway in the 1000 block of West Tenth Street.  Fire … Continue reading »

Americorps Helps Feed Josephine Co.

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A group of National Civilian Conservation Corps volunteers are helping to feed the hungry in Josephine County. They have been working on Raptor Creek farm for six weeks now and are putting the finishing touches on several final projects.   The group, primarily from the East Coast, has been volunteering on the … Continue reading »

River Rafting Safety Tips

ASHLAND, Ore. — With the weather heating up, people are hitting the water to cool off.  Many of those people are booking trips with rafting companies or taking their own water crafts down the river, but experts said it’s important to be safe when you are out enjoying the water. Rafting safety experts said to … Continue reading »

Summer Camp Teaches Kids about Farming

MEDFORD, Ore. — While many kids are attending sports camp or summer reading programs, others are learning how to pick fresh fruits and vegetables at the Rogue Valley Farm to School Summer Camp. The camp immerses kids to life on the farm through hands-on crafts, and culinary and farm activities. The campers get to pick … Continue reading »

Local Rafting Business Heats Up

SHADY COVE, Ore. — With the weather heating up and temperatures flirting with triple digits, many people hitting the water, rafting down the Rogue River.   This is bringing in big business for local rafting companies. At Rafting the Rogue in Shady Cover, some rafts are still left in the shed, but many are being packed … Continue reading »

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