Backpacks Donated to Help Homeless Teens

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Students at Hidden Valley High School are putting together backpacks for at-risk or homeless students. The group is filling 50 backpacks with a variety of items including blankets, hygiene materials, and school supplies. “It’s absolutely anonymous so we have no idea who the kid is or who receives the backpacks, and … Continue reading »

Man Arrested After School Lockdown

MURPHY, Ore. — Keith Nehf tried to bring his granddaughter back to school after an orthodontist appointment, but came back to a school on lockdown. “We thought it was a drill, and then with more texting of her girlfriends and other students, we found out it wasn’t a drill, it was actually a lock in,” … Continue reading »

Hidden Valley H.S. Clear of Lockdown

GRANTS PASS,¬†Ore. — Hidden Valley High School has been given the “all clear” after being placed on lockdown earlier this morning. All police and sheriff’s office have left the scene and students are returning to normal class. Sheriff Gil Gilbertson said the incident that prompted the lockdown involved a threat of a person armed with … Continue reading »

High Schooler Writes Song For Sparrow

NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Southern Oregon high school sophomore is selling a song online; its proceeds will benefit the family of a 12-year-old who died of bone cancer in November. Hannah Sarganis is a typical teenager in some ways, like her love for the Jonas Brothers; however, in other ways, she stands out. … Continue reading »