Siskiyou Murderer Asking for Retrial

YREKA, Calif.– The woman convicted of killing her husband at a Siskiyou campground in November 2012, is asking for a retrial. Patricia Maccullum was found guilty of murdering Christopher Maccullum in January of 2013. She has been asking for a new trial since last Summer and got a new attorney this Fall. Her attorney submitted … Continue reading »

GMO Ban Enforcement on Hold

MEDFORD, Ore. — Enforcement for the measure banning GMO crops in Jackson County is on hold until the current lawsuit against it is over. The lawsuit was filed by two local farms in November and claims it causes an economic burden on farmers who grow genetically engineered crops. The Jackson County City Council confirmed the announcement … Continue reading »

Outstanding Administrator of the Year

MEDFORD, Ore. — Several teachers are coming together to make sure one local principal’s efforts are recognized. Ron Beick from North Medford High School was named Administrator of the Year by the Oregon Music Education Association. He is being recognized for his support for the music and arts program. He is one of two administrators … Continue reading »

RCC Gets Donation From Asante

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two years ago, Rogue Community College or RCC got a matching grant from the state. So any money donated or pledged to the medical professions programs will be matched up to the $8 million  mark. With a $250 thousand pledge from Asante, RCC will actually be getting half a million dollars that … Continue reading »

Commissioner Accused of Lewd Texts

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Josephine County Commissioner Simon Hare is addressing accusations that he took a woman’s phone and used it to send lewd text messages to her 18-year-old daughter. The accusation were brought up by Doug Deakins, during a commissioners meeting on Wednesday morning. Deakins is father to the 18-year-old and uncle to the … Continue reading »

Thousands Donated to Cancer Research

MEDFORD, Ore.– The non-profit developed in memory of a local child who lost his battle to cancer, raised thousands for families who endure the same. The Ethan Jostad Foundation donated $10,000 dollars to Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute, which is dedicated to child cancer research. The money was collected though business donations and several fundraisers this … Continue reading »

New Jackson County Health Building

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County Health and Human Services is preparing to move into a brand new building on Holly Street in downtown Medford. The new building took years of planning, and millions in county funds. Jackson County officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday morning and gave a first look into the new … Continue reading »

12 Scams of Xmas: Malicous Software

MEDFORD, Ore.– Our society basically has the world at our fingertips with the amount of information we can gather and store on computers and mobile devices. It increases the chance for digital crooks to gain that often sensitive information or completely disrupt our computers. Tech experts said it is often done through what is broadly called … Continue reading »

Bars Preparing to Watch the Raiders

MEDFORD, Ore.– As the Southern Oregon Raiders prepare themselves for the big game Friday, local businesses are getting ready for the crowds. The NAIA National Championships game begins at noon on ESPN-U. Several bars and restaurants across Southern Oregon are showing the game. Here is a list of the places we know so far: Ashland: … Continue reading »

Vigil to Bring Hannah Home

  ASHLAND, Ore., — Hannah Thomas-Garner was last seen at a house party on November 29. More than two weeks after her disappearance family and friends gathered in the Ashland Plaza for a vigil.   Candles were provided and people were given the opportunity to say a few words about Hannah, their hope for her … Continue reading »

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