FDA Approved Allergy Immunotherapy Pill

MEDFORD, Ore. — People with allergies may soon see a new way to treat them, thanks in part to a Medford medical facility. The FDA has approved a pill therapy to treat hay fever at home in place of allergy shots. The Allergy and Asthma Center of Southern Oregon in Medford helped develop data for … Continue reading »

Oz Closing Spikes Other Gym Traffic

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oz Fitness Center in Medford will be closing its doors in soon and members were surprised to hear the news, leaving them shopping for a new gym. Members were informed of the closing on Thursday with a simple note on the door of the center. It read that oz attempted to renegotiate … Continue reading »

Local Tattoo Shop Giving Back

MEDFORD, Ore. – A local tattoo shop is raising money for one of Portland’s biggest child-care charities. Rogue Tattoo is planning a fundraising event for next month. On May 17th customers can come in and get a tattoo of their child’s name for $80. Nearly all (90%) of that money will go to the Ronald … Continue reading »

Beef Prices Pressure Local Restaurants

ASHLAND, Ore. – A sirloin steak sizzles on the grill of Omar’s Steak & Seafood Restaurant. A year ago that popular cut cost the restaurant just under $4.00 per pound, now it costs them over $4.60. “Restaurant owners here in town are very aware of it,” said co-owner Chris Del Monaco. “It’s a tough time … Continue reading »

Students Honored for Promoting Tolerance

MEDFORD, Ore. – Middle school can be a tough time for students, with a new school, new work, and a bigger challenge making friends. Some students at Hedrick Middle School remember how lonely it felt just trying to find someone to eat lunch with. “I had to sit with my brother for a while,” said … Continue reading »

Oregon Trout Season Officially Begins

MEDFORD, Ore. — Starting next week, trout season will begin for many Oregon anglers with the opening of several popular fisheries. On Saturday, April 26, hundreds of miles of rivers and streams and many lakes will open around the state for trout fishing. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says while many lakes and … Continue reading »

Two Men Arrested for Marijuana Delivery

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Two men from Washington were arrested Thursday night after an Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper discovered they were hauling about 45 pounds of marijuana and a quarter pound of hash in their vehicle. The OSP trooper stopped the Saturn station wagon around 11:00 p.m. Thursday for a speeding violation. The driver, … Continue reading »

Thousands of Eggs Dyed for Egg Hunt

Ashland, Ore. — Easter is just two days away and that means it is crunch time for local groups holding Easter egg hunts.  Volunteers at Southern Oregon University are busy dyeing thousands of eggs for one of the most popular egg hunts in Southern Oregon. It’s all for the Rotary Club of Ashland’s 56th Annual … Continue reading »

Local Man Named Principal of the Year

NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Principal John George of Fleming Middle School in the Three Rivers School District is officially the Middle School Principal of the Year. Students gave George a standing ovation in an assembly Thursday. State officials considered the school “persistently dangerous” when George first starting his work as principal. Within years, the … Continue reading »

Governor Signs Basin Agreement

NEAR CHILOQUIN, Ore. – Governor John Kitzhaber and other Oregon and California leaders are gathering this morning for the official signing of the historic Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement. Members include Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, Undersecretary of the Department of Commerce Kathryn Sullivan, California Resources Secretary John Laird, Klamath … Continue reading »

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