Ashland Considers Bee City U.S.A.

ASHLAND, Ore. — The City of Ashland is meeting Monday night to discuss becoming the third Bee City in the United States. In June of 2012, the City of Asheville, North Carolina decided to celebrate pollinators and became the first Bee City U.S.A. The City of Talent adopted the practice in August of this year. … Continue reading »

Disaster Loan Center Closes in Weed, CA.

WEED, Ca. — The Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Weed is closing on Thursday. The Center was established to help victims of the Boles Fire that damaged or destroyed more than 250 homes. Disaster loans up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate. Homeowners … Continue reading »

Missing Man Found Safe In California

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are searching for 74-year old Norman Burness. He was last seen Sunday morning when he drove away from the Motel 6 on Alba Drive in Medford. He was driving a red, 2013 Chevy Sonic and wearing a salmon colored jacket and dark blue jeans. He was heading to a friends … Continue reading »

Front Brings Measurable Rain to Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. — A cold front moving through Southern Oregon today brought measurable rainfall to  much of the region. The rain came in last night along the coast and early today across West Side Valleys. Mother Nature was quite generous, dropping more than half an inch in Medford as of 11am. Rainfall totals across the … Continue reading »

2 Year Anniversary of “Huey” Huson

MEDFORD, Ore. — Today marks the two year anniversary of the William “Huey” Juson homicide. Huson was killed Oct. 20th, 2012. Medford Police said this is still an active case with investigators working on it daily. Detective Tony Young said they get new tips all the time, and police follow up on any tips they … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails-1864 Treaty

FT. KLAMATH, Ore.–For what may be the first time in decades, Klamath tribal leaders and those interested in Klamath Basin history trekked to what is widely believed to be the grove of pines called “council grove.” This is the place where, on October 14th, 1864, U.S. government officials and chiefs from the Klamath, Modoc and … Continue reading »

Court Decision Sparks Moratorium Debate

MEDFORD, Ore. — A recent court decision in Josephine County may open the door for cities and towns to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. The city of Medford has made it their intention to ban dispensaries altogether, something that remains illegal under state law. The court decision in Cave Junction basically said communities have the right to … Continue reading »

Man Injured in Scuffle with Police

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man was reportedly injured after a fight with Medford Police officers on Friday night. On Friday, at about 6:45 p.m., Medford Police say officers were dispatched to the parking lot at 1100 Morrow Road for a physical domestic dispute between a man and a woman. When contacted by the first officer … Continue reading »

Community Petitions Railroad Park Use

MEDFORD, Ore. — Community members living at Aspens On The Creek say they’re upset about organizations feeding the homeless near their homes. They have submitted a petition for the city to intervene. People living at Aspens On The Creek say blackberry bushes used to be a deterrent to keep the homeless from camping illegally behind … Continue reading »

Dozens Rally Against Hateful Flyers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield residents are taking a stand against what they say are hateful words popping up around town. The event’s organizer, Michael Carrigan, said a Springfield individual distributed flyers saying “diversity is white genocide” at Springfield High School and at Native American and Latino events. The man taking responsibility for those flyers is … Continue reading »

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