Students Seeking Technology For School

MEDFORD, Ore. — People are out and about this Labor Day getting in some last minute back to school shopping done. This year, 37 percent of people at least are browsing online for back to school shopping, according the National Retail Federation, which is more than ever before. Connecting Point in Medford said they are … Continue reading »

Online Classes Get Ready to Start

MEDFORD, Ore. — In just a matter of days, kids across the Rogue Valley will head back to the classroom, but some students will head back to school, without ever leaving the house. They are going to school entirely online. The Connections Academy is one online school offering classes K through 12. Students get their … Continue reading »

Kids Unlimited Expands Classes This Year

MEDFORD, Ore. — Final coats of paint were added to classrooms which will welcome 250 students for the first day of school Tuesday morning. “We’ll be the first public school in the Medford School District to offer a full-day kindergarten program,” said Kids Unlimited founder Tom Cole. Kindergarten, 4th grade and a new program called … Continue reading »

One Dead in Officer Involved Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. – One man is dead following an officer involved shooting on Sunday evening.  Medford Police said officers were called to the scene at 4:25 p.m. Neighbors had called 911 after noticing a suspicious man carrying a shot gun walking down Cherry Street on Medford’s west side. When police arrived, the subject started firing his gun at … Continue reading »

Police Respond To Child Stuck in Car

MEDFORD, Ore. —  When Kristin Hals was leaving a parking lot on Tuesday afternoon, she strapped her two-year-old son, Brandon Evans, in the car. She claims her car locks malfunctioned leaving Brandon stuck inside the vehicle. With temperatures in the mid-90s, Hals called 911. When police arrived, she told the officer to break the window, but he … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Being the Perfect Mom

I caught wind of the Huffington Post article, ‘How to be a Perfect Mother’ over the weekend. I may have cried a little (remember I am very pregnant!).  It’s a must read article for any parent out there.  Take a look at the article before reading my comments on it. The article said, “The perfect mother always … Continue reading »

Local Police React To Missouri Riots

MEDFORD, Ore. — With the recent riots in Missouri, local police are sharing their plans if a similar situation should happen in Southern Oregon. Location and demographics are different than in Medford, police say the procedures established in each community are similar. Medford Police has 27 officers who are trained in riot control tactics;17 of … Continue reading »

Armed Robbery at Mini Pet Mart

MEDFORD, Ore. — At 6:42 p.m. August 12th, Police responded to a armed robbery call at the Mini Pet Mart on Crater Lake Ave. The suspect had fled the scene before police arrived, and after a search of the area, the suspect was not found. After an investigation, police say that the suspect entered the … Continue reading »

Residents Take Action During Drought

ASHLAND, Ore. — Earlier this summer, Ashland city officials were cautious to see if water curtailment would be needed for the first time since 2009. So far, it is not needed, thanks in large part to voluntary efforts of water conservation by Ashland residents. Six and a half million gallons of water are used in … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom:Unhealthy Eating Consequences

This video from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is floating around online. It puts the pressure on parents – you see an overweight man in the ER suffering a heart attack. One of the hospital workers says, “How does this happen?” and then you see it. A life rewind shows us his bad habits going all … Continue reading »

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