Police Respond to Illegal Fireworks

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police said a 34-year-old man was lighting an illegal mortar when it fell over, shot into a crowd of people and exploded. Medford Police and medical personnel responded to the 700 block of Rocky Road at about 11:41 p.m. on Thursday, for subjects possibly injured from fireworks. Two children and one … Continue reading »

4th of July with Red, White & Boom

MEDFORD, Ore. — Before the “boom” in Red, White and Boom, the scene of Southern Oregon’s biggest fireworks show is quiet. But organizers say, it won’t last long. “We were out here at 5 a.m. and we’ll do that all day today, and again tomorrow just to make sure 12,000 people have a great fourth … Continue reading »

Firework Pet Safety

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Fourth of July can be one of the most stressful times for a pet.  Whether it be a cat, dog, or horse, animals are sensitive to sound. Veterinarians can prescribe tranquilizer pills and other animal sedatives to help calm your pets during the Fourth of July holiday.  It’s something that is … Continue reading »

PHS Students Fundraising with Fireworks

PHOENIX, Ore. — Phoenix High School students are selling fireworks to raise money for marching band camp and choir robes. The school’s music boosters will get 30% of total sales.  Some of that money will go to help student volunteers pay for marching band camp. “This is our one big make it or break it fundraiser … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland’s Bavarian Night Begins

ASHLAND, Ore. — Mt. Ashland is preparing to light the torches and fireworks for Bavarian Night tonight, an annual tradition that has been a part of the mountain for 47 years. The event, which started at 3:00 today and will continue throughout the night, is designed to raise money for the mountain’s all-volunteer ski patrol. … Continue reading »

Firefighters Urge Safety With Fireworks

MEDFORD, Ore. — New Year’s Eve means some fireworks may light up the skies in the Rogue Valley; however, safety is a big concern and firefighters urge people to use caution. “Make sure there’s an adult present when you’re letting fire works off. A lot of times they can alarm pets, try to keep pets … Continue reading »