Medford Gospel Mission Tackles Bed Bugs

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Gospel Mission is dealing with a bed bug infestation. Its director said the bugs have been wreaking havoc on the facility for months, and they are doing everything they can to get rid of them. “A bunch were right here on my neck around my jugular and then a whole … Continue reading »

Bed Bugs at Medford Gospel Mission

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford Gospel Mission is dealing with bed bugs. According to officials, it’s an on-going issue that’s been a top priority for the past few months. The mission has replaced the mattresses and clean bedding regularly. They also have an exterminator that frequently comes in, but getting rid of them completely could take … Continue reading »

Mission Preparing for Cold Weather

MEDFORD, Ore. — With cold weather headed our way, the homeless in Southern Oregon are seeking out warming shelters. The Mission opens its doors once it hits 32 degrees or below, but despite the cold, staff at the Medford Gospel Mission are not seeing many people coming in. The director says there are several homeless … Continue reading »

Zumba Holds Event For Homeless

MEDFORD, Ore. — As the Rogue Valley homeless deal with the cold winter temperatures, one community group is hoping to help. This winter, two Rogue Valley men have died of hypothermia. Reports of these deaths are prompting one Rogue Valley woman to change her step to help local families in need. Nichole Shaw is turning … Continue reading »

Shelters Seeing More People Than Usual

MEDFORD, Ore. — Temperatures are expected to dip into the low 20’s Sunday night and one Medford shelter is opening it’s doors to anyone who needs a warm place to stay. Officials with the Medford Gospel Mission said they took in about a dozen men after 9:30 p.m. Saturday night. Officials said often times people … Continue reading »

More People Seeking Shelter

MEDFORD, Ore. — The colder nights are drawing in more people seeking warmth at local shelters. The executive director of the Medford Gospel Mission said nearly a dozen people came into the Medford Men’s Shelter on Tuesday night and two dozen showed up at the women’s shelter. “There are some, they’ll pretty much tough it … Continue reading »

Scott’s Garden: Community Garden

Community gardens provide space for families to grow food. The Medford Gospel Mission is one local successful location. Chief Meteorologist Scott Lewis has some advice on finding other community gardens in the video above. If you have questions about anything you’ve seen on Scott’s Garden, call the Master Gardener Hotlines. OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines Jackson County: … Continue reading »