Grants Pass Approves Marijuana Tax

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass City Council unanimously approved a marijuana tax at Monday’s City Council meeting in anticipation of Measure 91 passing on the November Election. The Council approved a 10 percent recreational marijuana tax and 5 percent for medical marijuana. The stipulation is after the election, the Council can adjust the … Continue reading »

Man Eludes Police, Still Searching

MEDFORD, Ore.– Medford Police are searching for a man they said led them on a chase after a traffic stop. Police said 25-year-old Terrance Chavers was stopped just before midnight near Chestnit and 8th, Monday, in Medford. They said Chavers had a warrant out for a DUII, but refused to get out of the car … Continue reading »

Huson Homicide Two Years Later

MEDFORD, Ore. — Monday marks the two year anniversary of Medford taxi cab driver, William “Huey” Huson’s death.  Detectives working for Medford police are continuing to investigate the case on a daily basis and have high hopes that one day the unknown suspect will be brought to justice. “Hands down, this is the most serious … 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 »

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 »

Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

SALEM, Ore. — Law enforcement officials are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspected three-time bank robber. The FBI says the suspect has robbed from banks in Salem, Eugene and Cottage Grove over a two day spree. The male suspect stands between 6’0″ – 6’2″, 200 pounds, medium build, in his late 30s … Continue reading »

Medford Schools Address Ebola Concerns

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford School District is addressing the risks of Ebola in Southern Oregon. While those administrators say there is no real risk at the moment, they are getting ready for anything. On Friday afternoon, Superintendent of Medford Schools, Dr. Brian Shumate, addressed the risk of Ebola in the district. The top concern … Continue reading »

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