Citizens’ Review Opposes GMO Labeling

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The statewide debate about labeling foods containing genetically modified organisms might not end on the same side as the local elections. A recent citizens’ review polled 20 random voters for their recommendations on measures in the election this fall. The panel found that labels required by measure 92 would not give … Continue reading »

Air Quality Impacts Region-Wide

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Winds are out of the West, Southwest allowing smoke to filter over the state border into Southern Oregon. Air quality continues to be poor in Siskiyou County locations and throughout the morning was reading between moderate and unhealthy for sensitive groups across the Valley. Winds will stay out of the west, southwest … Continue reading »

Witnesses Shaken by Deputy Shooting

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Several law enforcement agencies are looking for the man who shot one of their own on a street outside Klamath Falls. They have a person of interest but aren’t calling a him suspect. Law enforcement officials say the incident happened just before noon on Wednesday, after the deputy pulled over a vehicle for … Continue reading »

Couple Weds After Tragic Accident

SELMA, Ore. — High School sweethearts from Selma are an week away from their wedding at Disneyland, but their courtship was anything but a fairy tale. At Illinois Valley High School Larry was an all star in football, track, and wrestling, and in the stands, Kelcie Yeoman the student body vice president, cheering him on. … Continue reading »

PTSD Sufferers Have Options

MEDFORD, Ore. – Experts urged people suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to seek help for their condition, and friends of a man shot and killed by police said they wished he had sought more of that kind of help. Sunday, 52-year-old Stephen McMilon fired a shotgun at a police officer, and officers returned fire, killing … Continue reading »

Social Media Impacts Investigations

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Police Department says no matter the incident or graphic nature, if it happens in public view, photos and videos will typically end up on Facebook or Twitter almost instantly. Police say these posts can sometimes help the investigation because the documentation can let officers get a better idea of what … Continue reading »

Councilors Keep Seats After Recall Vote

GOLD HILL, Ore. –  The fate of four Gold Hill City Councilors was decided Monday night by voters after a special recall election. Margaret Dials, Doug Reischman, Gus Wolf, and Lorraine Parks will all keep their seats after they each won over 60 percent of the votes cast for no recall. Councilor Dials say she was … Continue reading »

DWTRVS 2014 Cast Announced

MEDFORD, Ore.– As teachers open up their classrooms for the new school year, some students will be getting ready to launch a new season of Sparrow Clubs. Every year students donate their time in exchange for donations to sparrow families. These families have children with serious and often life-threatening illnesses. In addition to students’ efforts, … Continue reading »

Neighbors React to Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. — On Monday, Cherry Street residents are reacting to yesterday’s shooting. Medford police says Medford’s west side does have a higher crime rate than other parts of the city. From the first of the year to now, there have been a total of 89 emergency calls made in correlation to incidents on Cherry … Continue reading »

Shooting Subject Suffered from PTSD

MEDFORD, Ore. — Neighbors described Stephen McMilon as a former Marine who had severe bouts with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, which they believe led to an altercation Sunday in which he was shot and killed by police. The incident occurred Sunday afternoon along Stewart Avenue and Cherry Street. Police said McMilon was reportedly acting “strangely,” … Continue reading »

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