OSF Plans Renovation for 2015 Season

ASHLAND, Ore. — This is the last weekend of performances at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The theatre goes dark over the next four months as it prepares for the 2015 season.OSF is planning on renovating the bricks, which is currently a multi-functional space. It is a loading dock, a performance venue, a lobby, a waiting … Continue reading »

Jackson Co. Sheriffs Hire New K9 Officer

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is getting a $10,000 donation meant to pay for a new police dog. For 11 years, Darco has worked in Southern Oregon as a K-9, but Darco is ready to retire. So the members of the Southern Oregon kennel club have raised money to buy a new … Continue reading »

Police Increasing Patrols for Tonight

MEDFORD, Ore. — As Halloween party-goers are getting ready for tonight, so is local law enforcement. Medford and Ashland police departments both say they will have extra patrols out tonight looking for drinking and driving, and other criminal activity. Jackson County Sheriff’s Department and Medford Police will both be providing support in downtown Ashland tonight. … Continue reading »

Homelessness Report Shows Mixed News

MEDFORD, Ore. — Paul Sullivan went from being happy and well to without a home in the blink of an eye. “My wife passed away in 2011 and I lost my business,” said Sullivan. “I began drinking.” Sullivan is one of about 175 people who come to the Medford Gospel Mission each night. Most, like … Continue reading »

Missing Girl Found

[UPDATE 2:01 P.M.] Josephine Co. Sheriff’s Office says the missing 19-year-old female with Downs Syndrome has been found. The sheriff’s office thanks the public for their help. GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police are looking for a missing 19 year-old female with Down’s Syndrome. She was last seen in the 38500 block of Redwood Hwy. near … Continue reading »

Salvation Army Looking for Bell Ringers

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Salvation Army continues to conduct interviews for Christmas bell ringer positions through Thursday, Nov. 6. Interviews will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 through 6th at the Salvation Army’s Church Office located at 304 Beatty St. in Medford. No appointments are necessary. Bell ringing begins Monday, Nov. … Continue reading »

Homeless Voters May Encounter Problems

MEDFORD, Ore. — Now most Oregon voters received their ballots in the mail last week, except those without addresses to send them too. Homeless people in Oregon, who try to use the address of their shelter as a physical address, may get rejected by the voter system. According to election offices, they are required to … Continue reading »

Free Cat Adoption in Jackson County

MEDFORD, Ore. – This coming weekend, November 1st and 2nd, adult cats at three area animal shelters will be free. Jackson County animal shelters have run out of room for cats, and therefore adoption fees will be waived for all cats one year or older during this special adoption weekend event.  More than 100 cats need homes … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Jani Rollins

MEDFORD, ORE.– Sparrow Clubs will soon get thousands to benefit local kids with our upcoming Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars. Every night we have been getting a sneak peak at the dances and the local contestants up for the “Shining Star Award”. Tonight we meet Jani Rollins who says it’s fun to participate because … Continue reading »

High Demand for OSF Plays

ASHLAND, Ore. — “All the world’s a stage” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The plays produced on OSF’s stages are captivating audiences across the country, and while the demand is increasing, it really comes as no surprise to the cast and crews who call OSF home. “Really exciting time for the work that we’re doing. … Continue reading »

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