A Heart for Fostering: The Process

  GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents.  In Josephine County, DHS statistics show 76% of … Continue reading »

A Heart for Fostering: The Parents

  GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents. The goal of foster care is always to … Continue reading »

A Heart for Fostering: The Children

GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents. “Many families want young children and there is no … Continue reading »

Wednesday’s Child: Andrew

MEDFORD Ore. — This week’s Wednesday’s Child is about an entertaining boy with a curious smile, and no shortage of conversation topics. Talking with Andrew is pretty entertaining, not just because of what he says, but how he says it. Andrew is full of personality and big on dancing, but if you think you’re funny, … Continue reading »

Foster Parents Wanted on Father’s Day

TALENT, Ore. – The Census Bureau reports roughly a third of all children nationwide live without their biological fathers. Kaydie Drake is one of those children. “Both parents had mental health issues,” said Kaydie’s adoptive mother Theresa. “The bio father, they could never get him to acknowledge his mental health issues to the point of being … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Skyler

MEDFORD, Ore. — This week’s  Pet of the Week is a kitten named Skyler. Skyler is a almost 7 months old and full of energy. She is very playful and one of four kittens who were found in an empty apartment. One of the kittens has been adopted, however the remaining three are still looking … Continue reading »

Pet Of The Week

Our pet of the week is Brandy, an 8-year-old pitbull who needs your love!  She’s a sweet dog, very playful and can be found at the Jackson County Animal Shelter. Learn how to keep your own furry friend cool during the heat of the summer!