Grants Pass Will End Jail Bed Rentals

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Since last summer, up to 30 jail beds for those arrested just in the city limits of Grants Pass have been reserved at the Josephine County Jail. Now, as officials prepare for next year’s budget, they said that funding won’t return. Last August, the days of cite and release ended in … Continue reading »

Fire Crews Gear up for Wildfire Season

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire crews across the Rogue Valley are gearing up for another, possibly intense fire season.  Fire departments are dusting off their wildland firefighting gear, and the Oregon Department of Forestry already has crews hard at work. Fire danger is at low right now, but that will be changing within the coming months.  … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Man Charged for Sex Abuse

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A 37-year old man from Grants Pass was arrested by Oregon State Police (OSP) on Tuesday for rape and sexual abuse allegations involving a female who was a minor at the time of the alleged offenses. At about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, OSP detectives arrested Joseph A. Calderon and lodged him … Continue reading »

Quiet & Comfortable for Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A mostly dry and quiet day is ahead. High clouds will be present across the region but temperatures will have no problem warming up this afternoon. The upper 60′s are on the way for West Side Valleys and the low to mid 60′s for the East Side. Light and scattered showers will … Continue reading »

Clouds Moving in, Showers to Follow

WEATHER DISCUSSION This weeks weather pattern is starting to look more impressive as we chug along. Just last weekend is seemed as if we were only going to get cloud coverage but the pesky high pressure has broken down and now the jet stream can usher these storms in a little further south than expected. … Continue reading »

Local Runner Remembers Boston Bombing

MEDFORD, Ore. – Boston Marathon runner Justin Rosas wore jacket the jacket given out at last year’s race Tuesday and said he will never forget April 15th 2013. “It’s actually been more difficult today than I would have guessed on the one year anniversary. I don’t think about it every day, I do think about … Continue reading »

Huddleston Trial Day 5

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Rogue Valley man accused of murdering his wife takes the stand in his own defense during his trial on Tuesday. Borne Huddleston wanted to testify so his side of the story could be heard.  He says the state’s side of the story is systematic, and he wants people to know the … Continue reading »

Chocolate Bunny a Hot Easter Commodity

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ninety million chocolate Easter bunnies are sold every year come Easter. This makes it the most popular chocolate Easter candy in the nation, according to the National Retail Federation. Local chocolatiers say Easter is one of their busiest holidays, and they are gearing up for a potential busy next few days.  Branson’s … Continue reading »

Cooler Day on Tap

WEATHER DISCUSSION Temperatures today will be 10 to 15 degrees cooler than the last several days with mid to upper 60s for west side valleys and upper 50s and mid 60s for the east side and coast! Winds will pick up again this afternoon with gusty conditions at the coast and east side and breezy … Continue reading »

Vocal Raiders Keep Opponents Off Balance

ASHLAND, Ore. — If you’re within a half-mile of the Southern Oregon softball stadium, you’ll know if a game is being played. All you have to do is keep your ears open. “I think we’ve always just been known to be a loud team,” said Sierra Anderson. “When I came here my freshman year, I … Continue reading »

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