The OSAA football playoffs are already in the 2nd round and only seven Southern Oregon teams remain. Four of those teams were in action tonight. Highlights from the Friday Night Blitz include Oregon City/North Medford, Grants Pass/Tigard and Ashland/Roosevelt.
ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Fire & Rescue along with Jackson County Fire District #5 responded to a second alarm structure fire on the 500 block of Elkader St at 8:52 a.m. on Saturday. The fire was reported to be burning in the attic of the home. Though the homeowner attacked the fire with a hose from outside … Continue reading »
Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics ASHLAND, Ore. – The fourth-ranked Southern Oregon University men’s basketball team’s slow start to the season was short-lived Saturday night against Pacific Union. The Raiders’ five-point lead ballooned in a hurry during their 88-45 win over the Pioneers at Bob Riehm Arena thanks to eight second-half 3-pointers. In the last … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — Costumes of all types were seen at the Ashland Plaza, and so were police. They wanted to make their presence known to make sure no super heroes were needed if things got out of hand. Halloween is a tradition in Ashland, but one that has had a rocky past. “We had some … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford man is behind bars in the Jackson County Jail today in connection with the murder of Frank Ronald Damiano, 62, of Ashland. Early this morning, detectives arrested Merlin Elmo Bound III at his home in the 500-block of Boardman St. for the crimes of Murder, Assault in the first degree, … Continue reading »
Grants Pass wins an overtime thriller over South Medford, 32-31. North Medford stays undefeated in conference after beating South Eugene. Crater gets its first win of the year, while Ashland stays undefeated in the 5A. Plus, Skyline Conference highlights and more.
ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has received a grant from the Paul G. Allen Foundation and now the iconic Elizabethan theater will be re-named the Allen Elizabethan Theater. The Allen family has been going to performances at OSF for more than 50 years and the executive director of OSF said there are currently … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death that was reported this morning. On Thursday at approximately 4:30 p.m. Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies were sent to do a welfare check at a residence in the Bear Creek Mobile Home Park, located on Corral Lane in Ashland. Inside the home, Deputies found … Continue reading »
Friday Night Blitz from September 20. North Medford pulls the upset of the year in defeating defending state champion Sheldon. Other highlights include Grants Pass at Crater, South Medford at South Eugene, Roseburg at Thurston, Ashland at Churchill, Eagle Point at Springfield and Klamath Union at Yreka.
MEDFORD, Ore. – With tourist season winding, local businesses are starting to weigh their gains and losses when it comes to summer revenue. Tourists packed the streets of downtown Ashland enjoying some of the final sidewalk sales before tourist season comes to an end. This year the unusually smoky and warm weather sent some businesses … Continue reading »