Local Response to Enterovirus Outbreak

MEDFORD, Ore. -Public health officials issued warnings about a severe respiratory illness doctors said could be a nationwide outbreak. Officials said hundreds of children across several states are coming down with enterovirus 68. In many cases it starts with common cold symptoms, but then rapidly worsens and forces kids to be hospitalized. “This virus certainly appears … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails-Railroad Trestles

NEAR KENO, Ore.–Like ghosts from the past, timbers from an 80-year-old railroad trestle stand amid a grove of fir trees along the old Weyerhauser “100″ logging railroad near Keno. The rail line was abandoned about 50 years ago in favor of trucks, and this is the lone reminder of what it took to cross the … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Timber Tressels

NEAR KENO, Ore. — For nearly a hundred years, getting timber out of the woods in the northwest has required some heavy lifting and for decades, that meant trains. But it also meant out-of-the-box engineering to get the trains across the creeks and canyons to where the timber is. In the video above, Oregon Trails, … Continue reading »

Seven Arrested Following MMA Riot

MEDFORD, Ore. — Seven people are facing riot and assault charges following a vicious fight at a mixed marital arts event on Saturday night. Every Medford police unit, along with several other agencies, were called in to break up a riot, consisting of nearly 50 people at its height. This fiasco took place at the … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks After Beating MSU

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon quaterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum: Oregon secondary coach John Neal: Oregon wide receiver Devon Allen, cornerback Troy Hill, safety Erick Dargan: Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu: Oregon wide receiver Keanon Lowe: Oregon defensive lineman Arik Armstead: Oregon running back Royce Freeman, linebacker Joe Walker: Oregon linebacker Derrick … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz, September 5th

The 2014 premiere of the Friday Night Blitz features key matchups at all levels. Highlights include Fortuna/North Medford, South Medford/Sunset, Ashland/Klamath Union, South Albany/Eagle Point, Cascade Christian/Henley, Lakeridge/Sheldon and Bandon/Rogue River.

White City VA Invites Public Feedback

WHITE CITY, Ore. – For seven months, Jeff Price has called the White City VA home. He checked himself into a hospital back in January after the mental and physical after-effects of his service became too much to bear on his own. By mid-February he had his new residence at the White City domiciliary. Price … Continue reading »

OLCC Looks At Marijuana Taxes

MEDFORD, Ore. – Measure 91 is a controversial topic on the November ballot, one which could cost the state, and bring in money. If recreational pot is legalized, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) will be in charge or taxing it. In Colorado, the recreational marijuana taxing process has not been nearly as successful as state … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Travis Cavalli

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Travis Cavalli is a substance abuse counselor, a brown belt in Kenpo and a dad, but on Saturday, for the last time Travis will be a mixed martial arts fighter. “I have mixed emotions,” Cavalli said. “I’m going to stay in this sport.” That’s because it’s a sport that gave so … Continue reading »

Nut-Free Schools in Southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — Research shows that food allergies are becoming increasingly common in children. It’s almost a hundred times more common to be diagnosed with a food allergy now, than it was 50 years ago — which means menus are changing for some kids, and for their parents packing sack lunches. A local allergist said the reason … Continue reading »

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