Shell Closing to Make Way for In-N-Out

MEDFORD, Ore. — Representatives have confirmed that the Rogue Valley Mall Shell Gas Station will close Monday at midnight to make way for an In-N-Out Burger restaurant. The City of Medford received plans for the restaurant proposal in January, and a public meeting is planned for March 6th at 12 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City … Continue reading »

Man Faces Dozens of Sex Abuse Charges

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford man faces nearly three dozen felony sexual abuse and pornography charges. 41-year-old Darin Lee Mullica was arrested late in Littleton, Colorado on a Jackson County fugitive warrant and transferred to the Jackson County Jail on February 26th. Mullica pled not guilty today and opted for a court-appointed attorney. Detectives said … Continue reading »

Parents Learn About Bullying

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Hoover Elementary School is hosting a special presentation tonight to help educate parents about bullying.  This comes after a recent study that shows the Medford, Ashland and Rogue River school districts falling short in anti-bullying standards. One of the big topics parents are learning about tonight is knowing the difference between conflict and bullying. … Continue reading »

Suspects Facing Robbery and Kidnapping

MEDFORD, Ore.– Two people are behind bars after kidnapping and robbing another man and then eluding officers, according to Medford Police. Medford Police said they got a call from a 20-year-old man hours after he claimed Roman Santiago and another man made him get in his car while he was walking down McAndrews, Tuesday. The … Continue reading »

Medford Police Seek Walmart Thieves

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police are looking for suspects they say robbed from Walmart on Center Dr. in Medford. According to investigators, when employees tried to confront the thieves the two ran to their vehicle and sped away with the stolen goods. Anyone with information about the incident should contact Medford Police.    

Crews Responding to House Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. — Crews responded to a house fire on the 3000 block of Parkview Ct. in Medford on Tuesday afternoon. There were no injuries to the occupants or fire fighters during the fire, but two dogs were killed in the fire. Medford Fire-Rescue said the occupant was away and came home to find the … Continue reading »

West Medford Residents Clean Up Graffiti

MEDFORD, Ore. — Graffiti continues to be a problem in West Medford, and now community members are stepping in to offer solutions. The West Side Beautification Facebook group began about a month ago, and now has about 400 members. People who live in the area have been getting together and either painting over the taggings, … Continue reading »

New Graffiti Taggings in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Medford business and home owners are fed up with  graffiti in their neighborhood on the west side of town. This is an issue police say they continue to deal with frequently. When Nancy Murrish, the owner of Peach Street Market, arrived at her store on Sunday, she noticed a new addition to her … Continue reading »

Education Impacts From Gov. Resignation

MEDFORD, Ore. — One of Governor Kitzhaber’s greatest priorities during his terms has been education. He has been a powerful voice for high graduation rates and their connection with early education. Just a few weeks ago he made a visit to Kids Unlimited Charter School in Medford, praising them for their efforts in helping underprivileged … Continue reading »

Chaplains Help Storm Victims

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Public safety agencies call the Rogue Valley Chaplains association when a disaster strikes. The chaplains are specially trained volunteers who focus on Jackson and Josephine County. First-responder chaplains reach out to victims’ families, friends, and spiritual advisers to see if they can bring those people to the victims. If they cannot connect, the chaplains … Continue reading »

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