Foothill Road Set to Expand

MEDFORD, Ore. – The City of Medford and Jackson County have made separate plans to make certain sections of Foothill Road four lanes with bigger shoulders and bike lanes. Jackson County road official, Mike Kuntz, said they are aware of the dangers of the road and understand driver frustration. “To the typical driver, it’s going … Continue reading »

Drug Deal Leads to Hit and Run

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police arrested two suspects today in connection to Monday nights hit and run incident at the North Fred Meyer. Police used surveillance video and witnesses comments to get a description of the suspect vehicle and were eventually led to it via a tip from someone who said they saw the vehicle … Continue reading »

Dutch Bros. Helps Local Food Banks

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Dutch Bros. collected nearly 43,000 pounds of food for local food banks on Valentine’s Day. It was part of their annual “Dutch Luv” campaign. Any customer who brought in 2 non-perishable food items was given a free drink. All of the company’s locations together gathered more than 233,000 pounds of food. On … Continue reading »

Dispensary Plans to Open in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — One Medford area business is attempting to operate under the grey area of legalization concerning medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon and open its doors. Patients Helping Patients, LLC has been operating as a location for OMMP patients to hang out, but now it hopes to one day serve them. A symbolic ribbon … Continue reading »

GMO Free Jackson County Rally

MEDFORD, Ore. — People who want to ban Genetically Modified Crops, or GMOs, are gearing up for their campaign efforts tonight. Two different groups are teaming up to open a downtown headquarters for the cause. Shortly, supporters will file into the new campaign headquarters in the Woolworth Building in Medford. The launch party will rally … Continue reading »

Wanted Suspect Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jacob Granger, 23, was wanted by the Jackson County Community Corrections for walking away from the Talent work release center on Friday. He was also suspected of dealing heroin in a motel on South Pacific Highway in Medford. Investigators of the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement (MADGE) agency got information as … Continue reading »

NewsWatch12 Sportsmen’s & Outdoor Show

MEDFORD, Ore. — People from all over the country have made their way to the Jackson County Expo in Medford to experience the Sportsmen’s and Outdoors Recreation Show. The show is sponsored by KDRV NewsWatch 12 and features exhibits and presentations on topics such as fishing, hunting, camping and much more! Before the show kicked … Continue reading »

Local Boy to Climb Kilimanjaro

MEDFORD, Ore. — A boy from the Applegate Valley is planning to scale the world’s largest freestanding mountain. 11-year old Lane Mendell will climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness for children in need. Next week, he has a flight planned to Tanzania to take on the mountain. Mendell has Cerebral Palsey, but that hasn’t stopped … Continue reading »

More Showers Wednesday

METEOROLOGIST MARISA WOLOSZYN’S FORECAST DISCUSSION: Rain showers continue Tuesday night for areas below 2,500 feet. Snow showers will continue above 2,500 feet with 6-12″ of new snow above 5,000 feet. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. for mountain areas above 5,000 feet. Winds have also picked up with this storm, especially … Continue reading »

Man in Jail After Attempted Murder

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man is lodged in the Jackson County Jail today on charges of Attempted Murder. The Medford Police responded to Rogue Regional Medical Center Sunday night at about 8:20 p.m., for a report of an adult man being treated for a gunshot wound to the hip. After investigating, Police discovered that the … Continue reading »

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