House Fire Displaces Family

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The American Red Cross is assisting five Central Point residents after a house fire on the 5900 block of Tamarack Lane. The owner of the home says the fire started when a member of the family cleaned out the chimney and set aside the ashes. Those ashes apparently smoldered for a … Continue reading »

Tax Services Discuss Affordable Care Act

MEDFORD, Ore. — Tax time is closing in and this year, Oregonians are looking at steep tax penalties for being uninsured. Those who fail to enroll can face penalties anywhere from 95 dollars for a single person, to up to $12,000 for a family of five. Local tax services are offering free advice this year … Continue reading »

Paddington Station Open House

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland’s Paddington Station is getting people into the holiday spirit with their annual open house event. All day long, customers came by for live music, food, and family-friendly events. Lines even extended out the door an hour before opening. The event also collected donations for local food banks. An opportunity, owners say, … Continue reading »

Second Day of Gingerbread Jubilee

MEDFORD, Ore. — The second day in the Gingerbread Jubilee allowed the public to view amazing, award-winning gingerbread crafts, made right here in the Rogue Valley. Admission to for the public viewing this weekend is $3 a person. Participants young and old teamed up to create very unique and interesting submissions. “From the youngest baker … Continue reading »

ACCESS Quilt Donation Drive

MEDFORD, Ore. — With all that cold, sometimes nasty weather outside, volunteers are working hard to get warm clothing and blankets to those in need. On Saturday, about 50 volunteers from the Southern Oregon Chapter of the American Sewing Guild met up at ACCESS to collect donated quilts, robes, pajamas, hats, and other items for … Continue reading »

More Students Falling to Homelessness

MEDFORD, Ore. — More and more Medford students are falling into homelessness. According to new data from the Oregon Department of Education, 1,200 Medford students are experiencing homelessness, a 21% increase from last year. In light of that, programs like Hearts With A Mission are upping the ante in serving those kids, which now account … Continue reading »

Expansion of U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

(CNN) — The New York Times is reporting that President Obama has signed a secret order authorizing a more expansive mission for the U.S. military in Afghanistan next year. The reported move would ensure American troops will have a direct role in carrying out missions against militant groups. Earlier, the President had said U.S. troops … Continue reading »

Report Released on Newtown Shooter

(CNN) — A Connecticut state agency released a report Friday on Newtown shooter Adam Lanza. Lanza shot and killed 20 children, six teachers and school staff, and his mother on December 14th, 2012, before killing himself. The report described him as an isolated young man with deteriorating mental health and a fascination for mass violence. … Continue reading »

Benghazi Attack Report Released

(CNN) — A new report debunks many of the accusations surrounding the September 11th, 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. The report says there was no intelligence failure prior to the attack that left U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three others dead. The findings are from the House Intelligence Committee, led … Continue reading »

Fire Officials Ask Community Feedback

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Fire District 3 is asking community members for feedback and ideas for improving over the next several years. The district held a two-day conference. Leaders from cities, police and assisting agencies all attended. Fire officials say they hold this meeting every three years or so, and use the information to make … Continue reading »

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