Gold Hill Considers Surveillance Cameras

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The city of Gold Hill met Monday night to talk about funding for cameras on streets in the main part of town. With no immediate law enforcement in the city, Gold Hill is looking for other ways to document when crimes happen. The cameras would allow police to look back 30 … Continue reading »

The Valley School Holds Info Session

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new charter school looking to open in Medford hosted an information session in the city Monday night. This charter school would be joining others in the area giving other options to help with waiting lists. The school is called The Valley School of Southern Oregon offering 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Right … Continue reading »

MONEYWATCH: Tax Audit Red Flags

(CNN)– Budget cuts at the IRS may mean fewer audits this year. But that doesn’t mean everyone will get away scot-free. While chances are low that your return will be targeted by the IRS, why put yourself at risk at all? Here are 8 relatively easy ways to steer clear of an audit: 1. Report … Continue reading »

MONEYWATCH: Furniture Charges Phones

(CNN)–  Ikea is launching a new range of high-tech furniture that will wirelessly charge your smartphones and tablets. The collection features a small selection of bedside tables and lamps with built-in charging spots that will be sold in Ikea’s U.S., U.K. and European stores starting in mid-April. The Swedish furniture giant said the new “Home … Continue reading »

Medford Seeks New School Health Center

MEDFORD — Every Medford high school has a nurse’s office for sick students. But the addition of a school-based health center would add all the resources of a medical clinic to students while they’re in class. The school based health centers that are already in Medford elementary schools offer medical, dental, and even mental health services. Now … Continue reading »

Jackson County Master Recyclers Class

MEDFORD — The Jackson County Recycling Partnership is looking for people who want to learn how to become a Master Recycler. A course is being offered providing in-depth training on a variety of subjects including hazardous waste avoidance, composting, plastics, and managing e-waste. Weekly classes will take place on tuesday evenings, from March 10 through … Continue reading »

HeathWatch: Rheumatoid Arthritis

MEDFORD, Ore. — Rheumatoid Arthritis impacts more than one million Americans. New drugs and treatments are giving people hope and allowing them to live full lives. Rheumatoid Arthritis is one of the most common chronic inflammatory diseases. There is no cure. The goal is to reduce inflammation and prevent bone damage with medication. Studies show … Continue reading »

Josephine County New DA Sworn In

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Josephine County has a new district attorney, after the swearing in of new DA Ryan Mulkins. Mulkins had been the deputy district attorney in Josephine County for eight-years, handling primarily child sex abuse cases. He was outgoing DA Stephen Campbell’s choice as successor, after Campbell decided to step down after three … Continue reading »

Twitter Draws Fire from ISIS

CNN – ISIS supporters have made threats against Twitter founder Jack Dorsey after the company shut down accounts promoting the terrorist organization. In a post on an anonymous forum, the self-identified supporters drew an illustration of Dorsey in crosshairs. Their message contained several death threats. Twitter’s terms of service does not allow hate speech, threats … Continue reading »

14 Year Old Killed After Facebook Fight

(CNN)-The fatal feud started with a squabble on Facebook, devolved into a planned brawl at a park, and ended with a 14-year-old girl dead. Police in Alabama say a group of girls who quarreled on Facebook decided to take their grievances to a Birmingham park, where their fight was going to be videotaped and then … Continue reading »

Older posts «