Voter Registration Deadline Nears

MEDFORD, Ore. — Sheriff’s races, commissioners’ elections and gubernatorial primaries are all on this May’s ballot, but if you aren’t registered to vote by Tuesday night, your voice won’t be heard. Oregonians have until 11:59 p.m. Tuesday to register either in person, or online at oregonvotes.gov. Jackson County Clerk Chris Walker said there are currently … Continue reading »

Organic Market for Pets

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new store in Medford is offering a new “green” diet for pets. The First Nature’s Pet store opened in Ashland more than 3 years ago. The new location in Medford is larger, offering more than 30 varieties of organic cat and dog foods. Pet owners can find dog foods without wheat, … Continue reading »

Charter Employee Charged With Theft

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man has been cited and released from the Jackson County Jail after being accused of stealing more than $12,000 worth of jewelry. Robert Spomer is charged with aggravated theft and theft in the first degree. He was employed by Charter Communications at the time of the incident. 87-year-old Lucille Trowbridge says several … Continue reading »

Local Runner Remembers Boston Bombing

MEDFORD, Ore. – Boston Marathon runner Justin Rosas wore jacket the jacket given out at last year’s race Tuesday and said he will never forget April 15th 2013. “It’s actually been more difficult today than I would have guessed on the one year anniversary. I don’t think about it every day, I do think about … Continue reading »

Suicide Prevention Training Wraps Up

MEDFORD, Ore. — On Saturdays, you can find Tyrone McDonald at the Life Track studio in Medford helping kids express what they’re feeling by using art. “Wrap around services are the best services, so  that’s what we’re trying to do here is give kids an  outlet for them to come and express their feelings  in … Continue reading »

Superintendent Search Winding Down

MEDFORD, Ore. — There are just two candidates left in the search for a new superintendent for Medford School District. Last week, a firm out of Iowa presented the school board with 13 candidates from all over the country. The school board then chose six candidates to come back this week. After two days of … Continue reading »

New Building for Habitat for Humanity

MEDFORD, Ore. — An organization known for helping people get into affordable homes is now celebrating a new building for themselves! On Thursday, Habitat for Humanity invited the community to an open house for their new affiliate offices, located on South Pacific Highway. The property, including the administration building, was purchased last summer; Habitat was … Continue reading »

Bus Route to Link Grants Pass & Medford

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Some Grants Pass residents depend on the bus routes to get to and from work or school. Now there’s a possibility a route could expand down I-5 into Medford. Riders got off the bus in Grants Pass Tuesday afternoon, headed in a variety of directions. “Work, doctor’s appointments, any other appointments, … Continue reading »

New Cardiology Clinic Set to Open

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Providence is expanding services to Josephine County for the first time. Patients will no longer have to commute to Medford to see a cardiologist. This May, a new cardiology clinic will open in Grants Pass on Northwest Hawthorne Street. Basic services for heart health will be offered, and some patients may … Continue reading »

Officers Justified in Medford Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police officers, as well as some federal officers, have been cleared in a shooting in Medford last month. Jackson County District Attorney’s Office announced a grand jury’s ruling on an officer involved shooting early Thursday evening. The grand jury ruled that the four officers involved (two from the Medford Police Department … Continue reading »

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