Crash Kills 19 Year Old in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Dept. of Public Safety is investigating a car crash that killed a teenaged woman and left two others injured. On Sunday night, officers responded to reports of a car crash on NE 9th St. north of NE Steiger, in an area commonly known as the “camel humps”. When officers … Continue reading »

Tips for Protecting Pets in Fires

MEDFORD, Ore. — Four dogs were killed in three different house fires in the Rogue Valley in the past week. Animal experts say losing animals in fires sometimes cannot be avoided, but there are some steps pet owners can take to give pets the best chance. first, try to not cage the animals if possible … Continue reading »

Residential Debris Burning Season Starts

MEDFORD, Ore. — Starting Sunday. March 1st, residential burning of yard trimmings, leaves and brush is allowed outside of city limits. Fire officials say burns must happen on declared burn days, and people must have a permit on hand.  Anyone who wishes to burn must also make sure it is a designated burn day. That can … Continue reading »

Facebook Group Hosts Clean Up Event

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford woman is using the power of Facebook to help clean up her community. Two months ago, Brooke DeBore and her friend were jogging down Biddle and noticed a large amount of trash along the side of the roadway. This inspired her to pick up trash on her next run. She … Continue reading »

Ski Events at Mt. Ashland

MT ASHLAND, Ore. — Mount Ashland hosted two events bringing people up on the mountain this weekend. Sunday marked day two of the Keiser Cup, in memory of outdoor enthusiast and ski racer Mark Keiser. In the late 1990’s, Keiser died from a work related accident. This weekend serves as a way to remember him … Continue reading »

Follow Up on Sightings of Missing Teen

OCALA, Florida — Ocala Police in Florida confirm they have received about seven tips that Hannah Thomas-Garner has been spotted in the Ocala area. The latest one said the teen was seen on Saturday at a Walmart on Silver Springs Boulevard near the Ocala National Forest. Previous reports said Thomas-Garner was possibly at a rainbow … Continue reading »

Felony Assault in a Domestic Dispute

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. —  A man is in the Josephine County Jail today after a felony assault in a domestic dispute. According to the report from the Josephine County Sheriff’s Department, 31-year-old Vern Ellesbury is charged with felony 4th degree domestic strangulation, domestic menacing and interfering with a 911 report. The report says Ellesbury and his … Continue reading »

Girls Rock! Event Empowers Young Girls

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Saturday marked the seventh year for an event empowering young girls and advocating for women’s equality. Girls Rock! is a fun-filled day to increase awareness of societal issues and take action to empower women and girls. The first Girls Rock! event had an attendance of 35 girls. Over the past seven years the event … Continue reading »

2nd Annual Rogue Valley Crush Camp

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hundreds of kids came out for the second annual Crush Fundamentals Football Camp Saturday. The Southern Oregon University football team and coaches from around the Rogue Valley were out at the U.S. Cellular Fields again this year to teach kids the fundamentals and safety of football. Camp organizers said they saw a big … Continue reading »

Community Supported Agriculture Sign Ups

TALENT, Ore. — Farms from around the country are celebrating National Community Supported Agriculture or CSA Sign-Up Day on February 28. The day encourages food consumers to buy a share of their local farm’s harvest for the 2015 season. Farmers say there are many advantages to participating in CSA. First, farmers receive payment early in the … Continue reading »

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