Randa Gore

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Name: Randa Gore
Date registered: June 11, 2013

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  1. S. Oregon Stars in Budweiser Commercial — December 10, 2014
  2. 12 Scams of Christmas: Online Scams — December 9, 2014
  3. Veterans Remember Pearl Harbor — December 7, 2014
  4. Burglar Steals Mother’s Sons’ Remains — December 6, 2014
  5. Beat the Holiday Shipping Rush — December 3, 2014

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Turning Christmas Lights into Profit

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local painting company is switching gears and hanging Christmas lights during the winter for extra cash. That right, this year instead of hanging your own Christmas lights, you can pay someone to do it for you. Nationwide contracting companies are buying into Christmas light services. This way they can keep their … Continue reading »

Youth Sports Holds Concussion Seminar

MEDFORD, Ore. — Concussions, and measures taken to prevent them, are an increasingly popular topic as injury rates rise in contact sports. An average of 2 million concussions occur every year in the United States, according to the Sports Concussion Institute. While football is the sport most commonly known for concussions, soccer and ice hockey … Continue reading »

Mother Murdered in Front of Kids

NEAR CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Wade Phillips, is now charged with murder in death of his wife Cynthia Michelle Phillips. The  husband and father is accused of killing his wife in front of their three children.  He was found hiding in the attic of his house on Truax Road where the murder happened. Neighbors said … Continue reading »

Homeless Avoid Freezing Temperatures

MEDFORD, Ore. — Some warming centers and homeless shelters are open are ready to take in those in need. Other local agencies are handing out coats, sleeping bags, and even hand warmers to those who are staying outside. The official start of winter doesn’t begin until mid-December, but it already feels like the dead of … Continue reading »

Preparations for Recreational Marijuana

MEDFORD, Ore. — The ballots are cast, the votes are counted, and now Oregon is the third state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana. Marijuana is still illegal right now, but come July 1, 2015 this will change, and marijuana will be legalized. Under the new law, anyone 21-years-old and over can possess up … Continue reading »

Marijuana Tax Considered

MEDFORD, Ore. — An ordinance to tax marijuana in Jackson County is getting a second reading at the County Commissioner meeting on Wednesday. If commissioners adopt the ordinance, voters would be given the chance to ratify it during a special election in March. Many cities and counties have passed similar marijuana tax ordinances in the past … Continue reading »

More Deputies on the Streets

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Recent funding in this year’s Public Safety budget is allowing the Josephine County Sheriff’s Department to add more employees. On Monday, four veteran Sheriff’s Deputies, recently working in the jail, were back out in patrol cars. These deputies will be working 12 hours a day five days a week patrolling the … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Kindergarten Expansion

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass School District Seven is moving forward plans for full-day kindergarten. To make this happen, the schools will need more space. Right now the ground work is being laid to make room for expansion. The plan is to build on two classrooms to the six elementary schools in the district. … Continue reading »

Lottery Funding Could See Changes Coming

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Voters may soon get to decide if millions of dollars of lottery funds should be state controlled.  Securing Our Safety is a group of citizens dedicated to restoring public safety in Josephine County. Members are proposing a measure, to allow 50 percent of state-controlled lottery dollars to be county-controlled instead. The … Continue reading »

Josephine Co. Battles Budget Cuts

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — On Wednesday, Josephine County Sheriff, Gil Gilbertson, met with county commissioners to discuss the public safety budget moving forward and how much money could be left over at the end of the fiscal year. Back in June, county commissioners and the sheriff decided to take out $655,000, primarily from a contingency … Continue reading »

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