Pet of the Week: Lovely

Meet Lovely, this week’s Pet of the Week! She is a 1-year old brown haired tabby, and as you’ve probably guessed her name matches her personality. She had kittens not too long ago and they were all adopted, and now it’s time for Lovely to find a good home. If you would like to adopt … Continue reading »

Out and About: Oct. 17-19th

Here is what you can do for the weekend of October 17th through 19th, when you head out and about. Zombies, monsters, and other creatures are starting to come out to play just a couple weeks before Halloween. Pyramid-head, the ghoulish janitor, creepy nurses and plenty of barbed wire. If you are familiar with these … Continue reading »

Providence Offers Employee Mammograms

MEDFORD, Ore. — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and medical professionals are making a push for all women to get regular mammograms this month and year round. At Providence Medford Medical’s Breast Center, administrators are encouraging staff to lead by example to get mammograms by offering free exams for all employees all day. The … Continue reading »

In The Garden: Rotating Perennial Pots

MEDFORD, Ore., — Containers of potted flowers can help decorate a patio or deck.  Which is better to use in the containers: annuals or perennials?  Annuals bloom for a long time but die when summer ends so have to be replaced every year. Perennials live from year to year so don’t have to be replaced … Continue reading »

In The Garden: Winter Dreams

MEDFORD, Ore., — Winter Dreams, Summer Gardens is an annual full day seminar with lectures for everyone interested in gardening, from Backyard Gardeners through Master Gardeners.   This is a wonderful opportunity to gain information on gardening in the areas which are of interest to everyone.  You pre-select four lecture topics from nearly 40 available … Continue reading »

In The Garden: Composting

MEDFORD, Ore., — OSU Extension Office Master Gardener Chris Hjerrild explains the benefits of composting and how it can dramatically impact your garden without much effort. 

Oregon Trails-Josephine County Name

NEAR KERBY, Oregon–Crystal clear water babbles quietly down Josephine Creek, not far from the place where more than 160 years ago gold was first discovered on one of the largest tributaries of the Illinois river. And it was there that a California-bound immigrant family, including Virginia Josephine Rollins camped for a few months. Toni Webb … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Sierra

Our latest Pet of the Week is Sierra, a German Shepherd mix. Sierra is 11 months old and full of energy! She knows basic commands, is a quick learner and is treat motivated if you’re interested in teaching her more. She is also house trained. Sierra would do best in a home with people around … Continue reading »

Out & About: October 9 – 13, 2014

This weekend is expected to be packed with energy, with parades, music festivals and a place you can let your children run wild. Southern Oregon Music Festival Toes will be tapping, hands clapping and hundreds dancing to the beat of the Southern Oregon Music Festival. You may not recognize the name but this three day … Continue reading »

Moving to Oregon to Die with Dignity

PORTLAND, Ore.– Oregon’s “Right to Die Law” is back in the national spotlight. A woman with terminal cancer came to Oregon to end her life on her terms. She is from California where assisted suicide is a felony. She tells her story in a recent YouTube video, which now has more than three-quarters of a … Continue reading »

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