Local Students Cleanup For Weed, Ca.

MEDFORD, Ore. — McLoughlin Middle School is sending all their students outside today for a community cleanup to help students in Weed, California. The middle school students have raised about $2,000 dollars so far. The kids made a video to promote the neighborhood cleanup project. Local businesses are sponsoring the event, that’s where the money … Continue reading »

Fire Danger Reduced to MODERATE

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire danger has been reduced to “Moderate” for Jackson and Josephine Counties. The reduction comes from the cool and wet weather pattern that moved over the region on Wednesday and will continue to come through Friday. The rain reduced wildfire danger on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry‚Äôs Southwest Oregon … Continue reading »

Shooting Investigation in West Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are currently investigating a possible shooting around 8:38 p.m. Thursday night. Several witnesses in the area of Main Street and Western Avenue reported that two to three vehicles were involved in a verbal altercation in which 2-4 rounds were fired, according to police. Police said all the vehicles fled the … Continue reading »

New Gender-Neutral Homecoming Tradition

ASHLAND, Ore. — Students at Ashland High School said their Homecoming traditions are not representative of their generation. At Friday’s annual football game the high school will crown three students as “The Grizzly Royalty” instead of selecting a Homecoming king and queen. Traditionally every high school class crowns a king and queen at the annual … Continue reading »

Not Enough Signatures for Recall

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A petition to recall Josephine County Commissioner Cherryl Walker does not qualify for the November ballot this election, according to the County Clerk’s office. The signature verification process has been completed and it was released Thursday that the petition did not meet the minimum requirements to be put on the ballot.

Suspected Bank Robber Caught

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police have arrested 63-year old Gerald Schram in connection with the bank robbery at U.S. Bank on Court St. Wednesday. Medford Police were able to track Schram down based on witnesses descriptions of him given Wednesday. Schram recently walked away from the Jackson County Work Release Center and also had an outstanding … Continue reading »

Police Forced to Shoot Bear in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police officers were forced to shoot a bear in a residential neighborhood early Thursday morning. At about 4:10 a.m., officers were notified of a black bear in the Washington Elementary School area. The bear was reported to have been going through trash cans in the area. When police arrived, the bear … Continue reading »

Attorney General Eric Holder Resigning

(CNN) — Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday he is stepping down after six years as head of the Justice Department. Holder is the nation’s 82nd Attorney General and first African-American to hold the office. He will stay in the position until his successor is confirmed by the senate. President Obama will hold a White … Continue reading »

Man Wanted for Abduction in Court

(CNN) — The man wanted for abduction in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham appeared in a Texas courtroom Thursday morning. Jesse Matthew, 32, was arrested on a beach near Galveston, TX Wednesday. Police believe he is the last person seen with Graham when she vanished nearly two weeks ago. The … Continue reading »

It’s Raining! It’s Pouring!

MEDFORD, Ore. — Most of southern Oregon is still in either in a severe or extreme drought, and to change that, a series of rain events need to occur. In this situation, snow pack remains exceptionally important, and we’re going to have to have a very wet winter to even think about getting out of … Continue reading »

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