Ultimate Thanksgiving Dinner: Sides

Sausage Stuffed Turkey Breast with Dried Cranberry and Brandy Gastrique , Garlic Seared Sweet Potatoes and Wilted Spinach by Chef Platon Mantheakis from the Jacksonville Inn  Start With: 10-12 Whole garlic cloves salt and pepper to taste bay leaf Extra Virgin Olive Oil Start with a generous serving of extra virgin olive oil, 10-12 garlic … Continue reading »

Lawsuit Filed Against Measure 15-119

PORTLAND, Ore.– Two family farms filed a lawsuit against Jackson County’s ban against genetically engineered crops. Measure 15-119 was approved by voters in May. The farms named on the complaint are Schulz Family Farms LLC, and Frink Farms including James and Marilyn Frink, and the Frink Family Trust. Under the ban, farmers have a year in order to get … Continue reading »

SOU Teaming WIth Chevy for Carbon Plan

DETROIT, Mich. – Chevrolet is purchasing carbon credits worth up to $5 million to help 11 colleges across the U.S. become less carbon reliant, including Southern Oregon University (SOU). The move is part of the automakers voluntary initiative to reduce 8 million metric tons of carbon from being emitted. According to the company, that’s the … Continue reading »

Texting Impact Equal to Weight of Child

NEW YORK, New York.– A new study shows, looking down at a cell phone has the same impact of about 60-pounds of pressure on a person’s neck. This is about the same weight of six grocery bags of food or an eight year old child. The report published by Surgical Technology International shows, this could … Continue reading »

Man Accused of Bringing Drugs to Court

MEDFORD, Ore. – A man is facing additional charges after allegedly bringing drugs to a Jackson County Circuit Court appearance. Christopher Alvarez, 29, appeared in Circuit Court on Monday November 17th. According to police, Alvarez asked a clerk to hold his jacket while he attended his hearing. The clerk says he found a baggy of marijuana … Continue reading »

Ashland Man Sentenced for Assault

MEDFORD, Ore. — An Ashland man will spend time in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of second degree assault in September. Eric Torres appeared in the Jackson County Courthouse Monday. A Jackson County judge decided today that 36-year-old Torres will spend 90 months, or about seven and a half years in prison. This … Continue reading »

JCSD9 Recognized for Technology Use

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A local school district and it’s superintendent will be nationally recognized at the National Connected Superintendents Summit on Wednesday. Superintendent Cynda Rickert with Jackson County School District 9 will attend the Summit at the White House. The district was selected as one of a 100 across the country to be recognized … Continue reading »

Demolition Begins on Kim’s Restaurant

MEDFORD, Ore. — The demolition of Kim’s Restaurant is underway. On Monday, construction crews were on site sorting through scraps and gutting the building.  They said they were trying to recycle what they can. Tearing down it down could take up to a month. The Coquille Indian Tribe currently owns the land and is planning … Continue reading »

Construction to Force Interstate Detours

PHOENIX, Ore. – Interstate 5 traffic will be detoured starting Tuesday night near Phoenix, so bridge beams can be placed for the new Fern Valley exit 24 overpass. Southbound traffic will be detoured from Medford exit 27 to Talent exit 21 using Oregon 99 from November 18th through the 20th from 10:00 P.M. to 5:00 … Continue reading »

Bear Shot Near Local Elementary School

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police were forced to dispatch a bear near Jefferson Elementary after the animal bedded down in some bushes. Early Sunday November 16, police received reports of a bear up a tree in the 1500 block of Jasper St. After contacting Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division, it was decided to keep clear of … Continue reading »

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