Mt. Ashland Closes to Preserve Snow Pack

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. — After being open for just two days, Mount Ashland was closed again on Sunday to preserve the current snow pack in place. Most of the snow the mountain experienced this last week is now melting — as snow levels rise, and warmer weather pushes though. More than 500 people visited the … Continue reading »

Shine a Light: Sex Trafficking Awareness

ASHLAND, Ore. — A group of activists in Ashland is raising awareness to help victims of sexual exploitation. About 180 people attended shine a light into sex trafficking event on Sunday night. Participants met at SOU’s main gym for a mass yoga session by candlelight to bring awareness to the commercial sex industry. Each person raised or … Continue reading »

SOU Raiders Parade in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — The streets of Downtown Ashland were lined with fans as the Raiders took their victory ride through town today. The players and coaches said they are certainly enjoying their time in the spotlight, especially all the love and support from fans. Holding their banner proudly, the newest NAIA champs are back in … Continue reading »

Victorian Christmas Celebration

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — This is also the last weekend to enjoy the Jacksonville Victorian Christmas celebration. Residents came down for horse-drawn wagon rides, pictures with Father Christmas, carolers in vintage costumes, and hot apple cider. The event, which is supported by donations from the public, is doing better than ever, according to organizers. “We actually … Continue reading »

ACCESS Canned Food Drive at Greystone Ct

MEDFORD, Ore. — ACCESS kicked off their canned food drive this weekend at the famous Greystone Court. People have already been donating non-perishable food items and cash days before the event started. $1 can buy 5 pounds worth of food. ACCESS has already received $2,000, as well as at least 1,700 pounds of food. ACCESS … Continue reading »

Santa Comes To Harry & David

MEDFORD, Ore. — Sunday was the last day for people to meet saint nick and the reindeer at Harry & David’s Country Village. People came down to the store at eleven this morning to sit on Santa’s lap, and get pictures with the whole North Pole gang. This must be Santa’s new group of reindeer, … Continue reading »

“Loot for Littles” Gather Toys for Kids

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local group is using a Facebook page to collect and organize donations for people who need a little extra help during the holidays. The Facebook page is called Loot For Our Littles. The group started taking in donations over the last few weeks and is already gaining a lot of attention. … Continue reading »

Ashland Ice Skating Rink Opens

ASHLAND, Ore. — The annual First Frost event kicked off tonight from 6 to 10 pm. That was originally scheduled to happen in late November, but warm conditions forced them to delay. The event started off with some rec skating and beats courtesy of DJ Hope. The Southern Oregon Figure Skating Club also performed. The … Continue reading »

SOU Raiders Return Home

  MEDFORD, Ore. —  All eyes are on the SOU Raiders as they bring home the championship. The arrivals area was filled with Raider red this afternoon as the team landed at Medford Airport. The team, of course, just finished steamrolling their way their first ever NAIA championship in Daytona Beach. And accomplishment definitely wasn’t lost … Continue reading »

Two NYPD Officers Ambushed and Killed

(CNN) — The New York Police Department is mourning the death of two of their own. Two officers were killed Saturday by a lone gunman. NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton says Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were shot while they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn. Both sustained gunshot wounds to the head. … Continue reading »

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