Fog & Sunshine, then Changes Come Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION We have seen a stagnant weather pattern for quite some time.  Due to high pressure, we have seen mild temperatures, morning fog, and very little in the way of rainfall for at least a week or so.  That will finally be changing by Sunday and into Monday, marking the beginning of a fairly active pattern. … Continue reading »

Basketball Game Held For Local Sparrow

  MEDFORD, Ore. — Students are going head-to-head with teachers to benefit a 10 month old boy with severe kidney problems. McLoughlin Middle School is holding a basketball game to raise money for their sparrow, Noah. At McLoughlin middle school, the energy is high as the students and teachers hit the court to see who … Continue reading »

Programs Help Local Students Graduate

MEDFORD, Ore. – A study revealed this week says Oregon students graduate at a rate of about 72%. Here in southern Oregon, many students are thriving regardless of their economic background. Some schools in Klamath hit 90% graduation rates. Thanks to a fifth year of high school. Even Medford’s Central High School is seeing graduation … Continue reading »

Local School Closes Achievement Gap

PHOENIX, Ore. — Despite a more than 70% poverty rate, 84% of students at Phoenix High School are graduating. That is nearly the same rate as Ashland High School. Where the poverty rate is half that of Phoenix. Phoenix High School tells us they have closed the achievement gap between their Anglo and Latino students. … Continue reading »

Search Continues for Missing Teen

ASHLAND, Ore. — As the family of Hannah Thomas-Garner tries to get DNA testing done, search and rescue crews are getting ready for another ground search. Volunteers will head to Dead Indian Memorial Road tomorrow to look for signs of the missing teen. Search crews have been down this road before, but last time the … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Babe

Meet our Pet of the Week! This week’s pet is Babe, a one year old pit bull that weighs about 37 lbs. Babe is a bit shy at first, but once she gets comfortable with her surroundings, she loves to snuggle! She loves plenty of attention and will make a cute little snorting sound when … Continue reading »

Dry Friday but Rest Easy, Rain on Way

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Offshore winds will keep the weather beautiful today. There has been a good amount of fog this morning ..not just in the valleys but along the coast. The fog will likely lift early there and linger longer inland. This afternoon will feature mostly sunny skies with temperatures well into the 50’s for … Continue reading »

Freshman DeSaulnier Chipping in for SOU

ASHLAND, Ore. — The SOU men are 18-4 this season and ranked 12th in the nation. The Raiders actually have more wins now than they did at this point last year, despite losing three starters off of last year’s team. They weren’t just any starters, that group included the school’s all time three point leader … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Nevina DeLuca

PHOENIX, Ore. — Eleazar DeLuca’s athletic career, which includes three individual state championships at Phoenix High School, will go down as one of the best athletic runs in recent Southern Oregon history. His dominance can motivate any up and coming athlete, but it definitely impacted his younger sister, Nevina. “He was this big time wrestler … Continue reading »

Fire at Knife River Asphalt Plant

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Nearly two dozen members of Jackson County Fire District 3 are responding to a possible explosion and fire at the Knife River Asphalt plant in Central Point. Traffic had been diverted from Gold Hill, and Mercy Flights was called because of reports of an injury. Witnesses say the explosion shook their homes. According to Fire District … Continue reading »

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