Consumer Reports: Home Wi-Fi

(Consumer Reports) — We’re dependent on Wi-Fi to access the Internet in different parts of our homes. But too often service is sluggish or there are dead zones. Consumer Reports has advice to help improve Wi-Fi in your house. Many people get Internet service through their cable provider. The signal comes in through a modem … Continue reading »

Sister City Program Picks Up Trees

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Saturday and Sunday, the Medford Alba Sister City Association is picking up Christmas trees in Jacksonville and within Medford city limits. Donations collected will help send 29 students from North Medford, Saint Mary’s and South Medford High Schools to Alba, Italy in March, for their student exchange program. The students are hoping to … Continue reading »

Ashland Schools Respond to Chickenpox

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland School District is responding to several cases of chickenpox in the district since November. The district has had 26 cases since November 17th. Three of those cases were reported over the winter break. The school sent out a letter to parents on Friday outlining plans to keep students and community members … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Re-opens After Holiday Snow

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. — Hundreds of people hit the slopes on Friday as the Sonnet and Windsor Lifts were both up and running on Mt. Ashland. This season is already shaping up to be much different than last year. In the 2013-2014 season, the slopes did not open at all. This year, the ski park … Continue reading »

Greystone Court Concludes Food Drive

MEDFORD, Ore. — A popular holiday attraction in Medford served a noble purpose this year  by collecting funds and food for those in need. Greystone Court holiday light display raised more than $13 thousand, and collected about seven thousand pounds of non-perishable food items like canned soups, oatmeal, and boxed stuffing to benefit ACCESS. For every dollar … Continue reading »

Fellowship Holds Community Dinner

ASHLAND, Ore. —  Ashland Christian Fellowship held a Community Christmas Dinner on Christmas Day at the Old Ashland Armory. This was the 35th annual community dinner hosted by the Christian Fellowship. The organization offered a full Christmas meal with all of the trimmings, while experiencing the wonderful Christmas ambiance, and live music. Since 1980, the organization has hosted … Continue reading »

Opening Day At Mt. Ashland

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. — Skiers and snowboarders were able to load the ski lifts for the first time in 20 months. The last time was in April of 2013. “We are open,” said Mt. Ashland General Manager Hiram Towle. Mt. Ashland administrators started the day on Friday with 16 to 24 inches of snow, depending … Continue reading »

A Heart for Fostering: The Process

  GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents.  In Josephine County, DHS statistics show 76% of … Continue reading »

A Heart for Fostering: The Parents

  GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents. The goal of foster care is always to … Continue reading »

A Heart for Fostering: The Children

GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents. “Many families want young children and there is no … Continue reading »

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