Local Boy Designs Nike Shoe

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local kid with stage four kidney failure was given a unique opportunity to design a tennis shoe and apparel with Nike. 8-year-old Alejandro Muñoz was selected as part of the Doernbecher Freestyle Program. Alejandro was one of six kids selected in the state all of whom are patients at the Oregon … Continue reading »

Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars 2014

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hundreds of people filled seats at the North Medford High School Auditorium on Saturday night for Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars. Though they came for the entertainment, they also helped to raise tens of thousands of dollars for local kids in our area, and the local celebrities had quite a journey … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Seth Phillips

Seth and his dancing partner, Kristen, will be dancing the Viennese waltz. “It’s a very graceful dance, very tech he is doing, lot of spotting so a bunch of spins,” says Kristen. When asked to do DWTRVS, Seth says: “I was sent the email asking if I wanted to participate I probably responded right back … Continue reading »

Local Artist Paints Kim’s Before Demo

MEDFORD, Ore. — An iconic Medford building will be demolished next week, and a local artist capture one of its last days. Phoenix Painter Sarah F. Burns spent hours on Friday painting several portraits of Kim’s Chinese restaurant in South Medford. Demolition of the building is scheduled for Monday. This is the third time burns has … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Bryon Higinbotham

A local soon-to-be celebrity is putting down his fists and kicking up his heels for local Sparrow Clubs. Bryon Higinbotham is the owner of “Higs Gym Martial Arts and Parkour”, but as a longtime friend of a Sparrow Club organizer, he is practicing the cha-cha for Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars. “We will doing … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Ron Burgess

We continue to introduce you to our local Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars. They are not only competing for best performance, but also raising money for our local Sparrow Clubs. Every night we have been getting a sneak peak at the dances, and the local contestants up for the “Shining Star Award”. Meet Ron … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Jennifer Hedgepeth

MEDFORD, Ore.– The true stars behind an annual Sparrow Clubs fundraiser are not always the ones who take the stage. Every year a lot people put tons of work into raising money for the club and organizing, “Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars”. Jennifer Hedgepeth is a contestant whose participation in the show goes way … Continue reading »

Wednesday’s Child: Henry

This Wednesday’s Child is one of the few, if not the only one, able to show us how to dance. Henry is also the only Wednesday’s Child to say he liked wrestling and ballet; but as you’ll see, there doesn’t seem much he doesn’t like. You just have to be able to keep up. If … Continue reading »

New Sheriffs In Southern Oregon

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Sheriff Gil Gilbertson held the sheriff’s position in Josephine County for two terms. After the preliminary results came in on Tuesday night, Dave Daniel sits in a comfortable lead to take over. Daniel said he is excited to take over as the sheriff. He has served as a police officer for … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Mike Jacobson

MEDFORD, Ore.– By day he monitors the destruction of the Rogue Valleys most top secret documents; but after hours, Mike Jacobson has been mastering the night club two step, in preparation for this weekend’s dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars. Karen: mike and I are doing the dance night club 2 step. Mike: what compelled … Continue reading »

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