Randa Gore

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Name: Randa Gore
Date registered: June 11, 2013

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  1. Missing Hikers Found Alive — August 31, 2014
  2. Police Crack Down on DUIIs — August 30, 2014
  3. Wildfires Are Contained But Not Out — August 27, 2014
  4. More Students Move to Online Schools — August 27, 2014
  5. Neighbors React to Shooting — August 25, 2014

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Fair Uses Social Media to Reach Guests

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — This year the Jackson County Fair is using social media to connect with more people and reach a larger audience. Along with the new fair app introduced in the weeks leading up to the fair, fair board members are also using Facebook, Twitter, websites, and advertisements to communicate with guests. This … Continue reading »

Riding Beyond Helps Cancer Survivors

ASHLAND, Ore. — An equine therapy program is helping people ride beyond cancer.  Riding Beyond uses a horse to help cancer survivors or people in recovery to reconnect with the world. It’s common during the recovery period for people to not want to be touched or be around others, but trainers for Riding Beyond said … Continue reading »

Arson Not a Factor in Early Morning Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire investigators are ruling out arson in an early morning house fire on Newtown Street in downtown Medford. Units were dispatched to the fire at approximately 5 a.m. The report apparently came from the homeowner who woke up to the smell of fire on the back porch. The fire started in a … Continue reading »

Soldiers Say Goodbye and Head for Duty

MEDFORD, Ore. — The soldiers and their families have been preparing for months, but now the time has come to say “see you soon.”  They’ll be away for about 11 months. On Sunday two fleets of buses took soldiers from the 186 Infantry to the airport so they could report for duty. Service members said … Continue reading »

Heat Impacts Fruits and Vegetables

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The hot weather mixed with severe drought conditions is impacting fruits and vegetables in the Rogue Valley. With the hot sun beating down on crops across southern Oregon, one might think the crops would be dried up, but farmers said with the proper irrigation, some of their crops are even being … Continue reading »

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 »

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