Thunderstorms for Days

WEATHER DISCUSSION Cloud coverage over the region gave us a nice relief from the scorching heat we were otherwise supposed to get. The forecast high for today was to be 100 degrees in Medford and 90 in Klamath Falls. The best we got to was 95 and 88 respectively. Which, is still warmer than expected … Continue reading »

Search Continues for Missing Woman

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police and loved ones are frantically searching Sunday night for a missing woman from Dundee, Ore.  The 38-year-old stay-at-home mom left her house to run errands on Thursday and has not been heard from since. It has been 72 hours since Jennifer Huston went missing. Her family and friends are reaching out to … Continue reading »

Growler Demand Opens Doors for Brewers

MEDFORD, Ore. – Paul Woolley pours a fresh serving of his latest IPA. After waiting for the thick head to subside, he sniffs it and gingerly takes a sip. The yet-to-be-released beer, the 5-Speed IPA, is the newest batch from Rusty Bucket – Woolley’s tiny, one-barrel operation. “I’m sure Caldera spills that much on their … Continue reading »

Inaugural Higs Gym Ninja Challenge

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – It’s no easy task, but on Saturday a number of local athletes, or “ninjas”,  reached the end of the Higs Gym obstacle course.  It’s the inaugural Higs Gym Ninja Challenge. 80 competitors trekked through the course  climbing monkey bars, zip lining over pools of water and running up a 14-foot warped wall. It was … Continue reading »

Back to the Triple Digits

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure and Desert Southwest air has been bringing our temperatures up slowly over the last few days, and this pattern will continue for a while. Just a few days ago, temperatures were 5-10 degrees below average and very comfortable. Yesterday, temperatures were around average or a few degrees off. Today, evidence in … Continue reading »

Rogue Valley Special Needs Hockey League

MEDFORD, Ore. — After a local father took his son to a Southern Oregon Spartans game, his son wanted nothing more than to play. However, Shad Bowers knew it would be difficult to enroll his 7-year-old son who has autism, into a regular league with his condition. So Bowers decided to start his own youth … Continue reading »

New Performance Garden at Britt

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — This year five out of the ten concerts here at Britt’s performance garden are free. The performance garden is also where most pre-concert music will play before each main stage concert. At a cost of just over a million dollars, paid for largely by grants and donations, this garden also solved a … Continue reading »

Rafting Business Back On Track

SHADY COVE, Ore. — This time last year, thunderstorms moved through southern Oregon and lightning sparked several fires. The smoke from those fires moved into the valley and just about put rafting companies out of business for the year. One company said so far this year, they’re back on track. Rafts are stacked up and ready … Continue reading »

Students Raise Funds for Fire Stations

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -An idea sparked by the major wildfires that destroyed over 70,000 acres of Southern Oregon last summer, Hidden Valley High School students Rachel Loughran, Jordan Gilbert, and Sylvia Marr have found a way to award $35,060 to their local Fire Departments in Josephine County. As members of the Josephine County Foundation (JCF)- … Continue reading »

WEB EXTRA: Police Speak on Arson Arrest

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police have arrested Debra Irene Johns, who they believe is responsible for the multiple suspicious fires in Medford that began on June 25th. Medford Police believe Johns to be connected to 23 fires in downtown Medford in the past month, most recently in the Jackson County Jail bathroom on Wednesday morning. … Continue reading »

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