CONSUMER REPORTS: GAMING SYSTEM CONSOLES

WHICH GAMING SYSTEM TO GIVE? Gaming consoles make a great gift. Besides playing video games, the high-end consoles can stream video, surf the Web, and help you get in shape. Consumer Reports gaming experts checked out the Xbox One from Microsoft, the Nintendo Wii U, Sony’s PlayStation 4 and newcomer LeapTV from LeapFrog. Leap TV … Continue reading »

A Heart for Fostering: The Process

  GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents.  In Josephine County, DHS statistics show 76% of … Continue reading »

Police Shooting Suspect Sentenced

MEDFORD, Ore.– One of the Idaho fugitives who Medford Police said stole a truck and found themselves in a shootout with police, will spend nearly six years in prison. Wayne Pearson was sentenced, Wednesday, after he plead no contest to charges. Pearson is one of two Idaho fugitives accused of trying to ram Medford Police … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Sets 2014 Ski Season Open

ASHLAND, OR – Mt. Ashland will open for ski season on Friday December 19th for the first time in 20 months. The ski area will offer beginner terrain on the Sonnet chair lift starting on Friday at 9:00 AM. A decision about next week’s operations will be decided over the weekend. Recent snow has built a … Continue reading »

SOU Raiders Take On the Race Track

DAYTONA BEACH, Fl. –Tuesday the Southern Oregon Football team took some time off from football as the Raiders took to the beach, but Wednesday the team went from the beach to the race track. Coach Howard calls the Raider Offense, the “Ricky Bobby Offense.” It’s a reference to the Will Ferrell movie, ‘Talladega Nights’, about … Continue reading »

Police Search for Burglary Suspect

[UPDATE: 3:52 P.M.] Police say they found Richard Wadley Wednesday afternoon as he tried to enter a Medford pawnshop. MEDFORD, Ore. – Police are seeking the public’s help finding a man in connection to a burglary on the 1000 block of Sunset Ave. Police said on December 9th, a vehicle was broken into, and the … Continue reading »

Festival of Trees Marks Record Year

MEDFORD, Ore. – For the first time since the 2008 recession, the Providence Festival of Trees has raised more than half a million dollars. The 2014 Festival – which ran from December 3rd thought the 7th – earned $523,000 to support the building of a new Interventional Recovery Unit at Providence Medford Medical Center. More … Continue reading »

Oak Grove Students Get A Jump On Debate

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Students at Oak Grove Elementary school are doing their research and bringing arguments to the table for a new debate team. Fifth graders at the school are already hosting debates in their classroom. The class is debating on a wide range of topics, but the most recent was about whales being held … Continue reading »

Rogue Creamery Expanding Locations

  GRANTS PASS, Ore.– One of the most well known places to get local cheese is expanding. Representatives from Rogue Creamery said construction in underway to build a new dairy in Grants Pass. They said their current dairy supplier is retiring soon, but they wanted to maintain the distinct identity and flavor of the Rogue … Continue reading »

Holiday Help for Kids with No Christmas

MEDFORD, Ore. – Teachers in the Medford School District are using programs to help students through the holidays. Jackson Elementary student success specialist Christina Ferrari teaches using the Positive Behavior Intervention and Support  model. Ferrari is one of six educators throughout the district providing positive behavior support for students, running groups several times a week, meeting … Continue reading »

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