Superintendent Search to Move Quickly

MEDFORD, Ore. — While Medford students are enjoying the second week of spring break, Tuesday the school board will begin reviewing applicants for their superintendent search. Current superintendent, Dr. Phil Long, will retire at the end of June. To assist in the search, an agency out of Iowa that specializes in hiring superintendents has been … Continue reading »

Pink Flamingo Fundraiser in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — The people living on Greystone Court in Medford are no strangers to fundraisers. In December, their homes are decked out in Christmas lights, but now, one home had their yard decked out in pink flamingos. The flock left in a neighbor’s yard was all for a good cause, in an effort to … Continue reading »

Cover Oregon Extended Deadline Impact

MEDFORD, Ore. — Those who waited until the last minute to apply for health insurance through Cover Oregon got a big break Wednesday, and local officials said they’ve already seen an impact. Wednesday, the federal government approved a request to extend the deadline for health care from the end of March to the end of … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash Closes Parts of I-5

[UPDATE: 6:30 P.M.] Oregon State Police confirmed that alcohol was a factor in the accident and Richard Scott is still recovering from serious injuries at a Portland hospital. Police said he will likely face criminal charges. [UPDATE: 11:17 A.M.] Medford Police released a statement on their Facebook page regarding the victim of this fatal traffic crash: … Continue reading »

Cover Oregon Deadline Nears

MEDFORD, Ore. — Less than a week remains to sign up for health insurance through Cover Oregon, and as agent Ed Steffens sits in his office, he knows there are plenty of people out there who still need coverage. “Well, most people are aware that they need to do something but they haven’t had time … Continue reading »

Allergy Season in Full Swing

MEDFORD, Ore. — The flowers and trees in the Rouge Valley can be easy on the eyes but hard on the sinuses. Allergy sufferer Mike Brown knows all too well as he walked his dog Monday morning. “Never had an allergies. None, absolutely none.  Come here, Boom! It’s like the waters let loose,” said Brown. … Continue reading »

Bracket Challenge Brings Slim Odds

MEDFORD, Ore. — If you entered billionaire Warren Buffett’s challenge and selected the winners of all 63 March Madness games correctly, you will win one billion dollars. Tuesday night a Mega Millions jackpot of 400 million dollars is up for grabs, but which one is more likely depends on who you ask. Tuesday afternoon, Jeff … Continue reading »

Strike Adds Minutes to Student Schedules

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford teacher strike is over, but students and teachers are still dealing with the aftermath. After 11 days of teachers on the picket lines, district officials now have to find a way to make up the lost time. At South Medford High School, students are spending an extra 8 and a 1/2 … Continue reading »

ODOT Project Hits Speed Bump

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Eric Gregory lives in White City and said sometimes, the traffic going into Medford can be brutal. “Bumper to bumper probably from Fred Meyer clear back to the Wal-Mart there, some days,” said Gregory. Eliminating that traffic is the goal of the Oregon Department of Transportation’s expressway project, but that project … Continue reading »

Suspect Waives Extradition Hearing

MEDFORD, Ore. — Office involved shooting suspect Wayne Pearson has been behind bars since Friday after he was cleared from Rogue Regional Medical Center. Monday, he was set to have an extradition hearing for fugitive charges out of Idaho. That hearing never happened because Pearson decided to sign a waiver instead. Now the Jefferson County … Continue reading »

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