Back to School Shopping Goes Hi-Tech

MEDFORD, Ore. – With Labor Day weekend wrapping up, people are hitting the mall and other retail shops for some last minute back to school shopping. This year though shoppers are not just stocking up the pens, pencils, binders, and the latest name brand clothing, they are stuffing their carts with high-tech gadgets as well. … Continue reading »

Prospect Airport Hosts Helibase

PROSPECT, Ore. — All 4,000 feet of the runway at the  Prospect State Airport are being used by helicopters to aid in the firefight, as they bring both crews and supplies right to the fire line. Helicopters dotted the sky above prospect, constantly returning to the helibase to fill up on supplies before heading right … Continue reading »

Students Seeking Technology For School

MEDFORD, Ore. — People are out and about this Labor Day getting in some last minute back to school shopping done. This year, 37 percent of people at least are browsing online for back to school shopping, according the National Retail Federation, which is more than ever before. Connecting Point in Medford said they are … Continue reading »

4th Fatal Traffic Crash During Holiday

LEBANON, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating an early morning single vehicle fatal traffic crash Monday along HWY 34 near Denny School Rd. west of Lebanon. Oregon State Police is reporting that this was the fourth fatal traffic crash investigated by OSP troopers that has resulted in the death of five people during the … Continue reading »

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Douglas County

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — A crash along Highway 138E about 22 miles east of Glide near Dry Creek in Douglas County took the life of two people on a motorcycle. According to the Oregon State Police Sgt. Matt Bowersox, on Sunday at about 3:00 p.m. a 2003 Harley Davidson driven by Scotty Schull, 47 of … Continue reading »

Russia School Massacre 10th Anniversary

(CNN) — Monday marks ten years since the beginning of a Russian School hostage standoff that ended with nearly 200 children dead. On September 1st, 2004, armed Chechen rebels took about 1,200 students and adults hostage at a school in Beslan, Russia. Over the next three days, Russian Police and Military attempted to free the … Continue reading »

Fire in Medford Under Investigation

MEDFORD, Ore. – An early morning fire at a vacant home on Windermere Dr. is under investigation. It started around 2:30 A.M. Monday. Neighbors noticed the flames and called 911. Four engines from Medford Fire responded. Crews had it extinguished in 5-10 minutes. The home is under active construction, officials said. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Missing Hikers Found Alive

APPLEGATE LAKE, Ore. – Two hikers missing for more than five days have been found alive and well. Keith Hoover and Julie Swisher were found near Applegate Lake Sunday afternoon. The two had ventured out on Tuesday for a three day hiking trip but got lost on the second day. “They spent an additional two … Continue reading »

Homeless Help Must Move to New Location

MEDFORD, Ore. — A couple of small, folding tables is all it takes to make a difference in the day of those in need. “We need to be a support to the most feeble in our community, the weakest in our community and help them,” Bobbie Holden with Friends Helping Friends. Holden has organized “Friends … Continue reading »

Gem Show’s Attendance Steadily Growing

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland’s only gem show is wrapping up this weekend, and organizers said overall they have seen steady attendance. More than 450 people attended the southern Oregon mineral and gem show Saturday, and with hundreds more today, organizers said it’s possible they’ll surpass last year’s attendance. The majority of the vendors are local, … Continue reading »

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