Parents Urged to Communicate With Kids

MEDFORD, Ore – As local police search for two teens that have disappeared since Saturday, two organizations that help teens and their families deal with issues like running away and homelessness are speaking out. According to experts, even what are considered ‘normal’ middle class homes are not exempt from a child looking to escape, and … Continue reading »

Local Police Call for Officer Body Cams

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – In the wake of the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, police departments across the country – including Oregon – are considering the use of body cameras for officers. Several local police agencies – like Grants Pass, Talent and Central Point – already equip all officers … Continue reading »

Two Arrested After Ashland Drug Raid

ASHLAND, Ore.– After a two-month long investigation, two men are behind bars facing drug charges. On Tuesday the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement team helped the Ashland Police to serve a search warrant on a home in the 400 block of Wightman St. in Ashland. During the search police said they found over six … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz, November 14th

Grants Pass survives in overtime against Lake Oswego. North Medford loses on the road to Jesuit while Ashland gets shut out by Silverton. Plus, previews of Saturday’s games.

Ashland Holds Flood Preparation Workshop

ASHLAND, Ore. — Emergency agencies around the Rogue Valley are getting better prepared to fight flooding. More than twenty different local agencies are attending a workshop this week held at the Ashland City Yard on Mountain and B Street. The agencies are from Medford, Ashland, Central Point and Jackson County. Those attending, got hands-on experience … Continue reading »

Ashland Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect

ASHLAND, Ore. — Not all shoppers are happy with the city of Ashland’s new lack of paper and plastic bag options. Ashland city council passed an ordinance in May that completely phases out single-use plastic bags. After a six month grace period, it went into effect today, making Ashland is plastic-free. Shoppers will no longer … Continue reading »

Oak Knoll Civil Suits Settled

ASHLAND, Ore., — The Oak Knoll fire destroyed homes in August of 2010. John Thiry, a transient man, was charged with two dozen counts of reckless endangerment and reckless burning. A judge dismissed the charges ending the criminal proceedings. Several insurance companies involved decided to bring a civil suit against the property owner claiming the … Continue reading »

Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested

ASHLAND, Ore. – A man was arrested Monday night after police responded to reports of a stabbing on the 1300 block of Quincy St. According to investigators, Benjamin Williamson came home and┬ádiscovered a┬áman inside his house. They said this man – the victim – was known by Williamson’s wife and had been let in earlier. … Continue reading »

Ashland Businesses Prepare for Halloween

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland plaza has been a hot spot for Halloween entertainment for many years. Right now the plaza is pretty quiet, but tomorrow, it is expected to be filled with thousands of ghosts, zombies and whatever else people dress up as this year. Several bars on the block of main street say they … Continue reading »

Restaurant Impossible Coming to Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. – National makeover show Restaurant Impossible is coming to Ashland to work it’s TV magic on Mystic Treats. According to the restaurant’s owners, the show’s host, Robert Irvine, and his crew will be at the location on Ashland St. in the Tolman Creek Shopping Plaza on Tuesday Nov. 4 and Wednesday Nov. 5 … Continue reading »

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