Local Events Honor Veterans in Many Ways

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore., — A Veterans Day parade celebrated and honored the veterans from Southern Oregon. The parade in Medford has been going on for nearly a decade. Central Point’s Fallen Heros War Memorial was home to the community’s annual ceremony. The VA Domiciliary in White City and the Rogue Valley Manor each held a … Continue reading »

Medford Rated Most Dangerous Place

MEDFORD, Ore.– The City of Medford is making the very top of the list for most dangerous places in Oregon. This is according to research conducted by Motovo Real Estate. It shows that one in 16 people will likely be a victim of a crime in Medford. Representatives said they gathered a list of all … Continue reading »

Southern Oregon Goodwill Jobs Fair

MEDFORD, Ore. – Southern Oregon Goodwill is hosting a Jobs Fair on Wednesday, November 5 to help local job seekers learn about  job opportunities in Jackson County. The agency held a similar event in May that reports say attracted over 150 local people who were either unemployed or under employed. The event is from 2 to 4 … Continue reading »

Farmers Markets Stay Open For Winter

MEDFORD, Ore. — With colder temperatures settling in, many farmers markets close. But, families interested in eating fresh produce through the winter still have options, including farm shares and winter markets through a program called Community Supported Agriculture. Winter Community Supported Agriculture shares come every week or every two weeks and are offered by several … Continue reading »

Harry & David Announces More Hiring

MEDFORD, Ore. – Harry & David in Medford announced today that it will be adding 3,000 brand-new positions for the holiday season. According to the company, most positions are available immediately, and run through the end of November. 970 positions are currently available in Medford. The company will host several hiring events in Medford, with dates … Continue reading »

Spartans Hockey Team Delivers Coats

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Southern Oregon Spartans Hockey team delivered hundreds of coats to NewsWatch 12 Wednesday for the Coats For Kids campaign. 18 players boarded the Spartans team bus Tuesday morning and traveled to Southern Oregon Linen Service in White City to pick up and transport coats to the news station. New Head Coach … Continue reading »

Community Petitions Railroad Park Use

MEDFORD, Ore. — Community members living at Aspens On The Creek say they’re upset about organizations feeding the homeless near their homes. They have submitted a petition for the city to intervene. People living at Aspens On The Creek say blackberry bushes used to be a deterrent to keep the homeless from camping illegally behind … Continue reading »

New Bus Route Already Growing Numbers

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Rogue Valley Commuter Line, linking Grants Pass to Medford, has been up and running for a few weeks but interest has already increased and they’re halfway to their goal of 100 boardings a day. For some passengers, a bus ride is a place to kill time while on the way … Continue reading »

Sheriffs Highlight Partnerships

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters has been serving as sheriff for longer than both Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson and Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah have been in office. Gilbertson said Winters was great to work with and highlighted the importance of neighboring counties work together in times of need. “We’ve … Continue reading »

Leaders Give Insight to Acquisition

MEDFORD, Ore. — For the first time since negotiating a deal, the new and old leaders of Harry & David are coming together and sharing their insight into the move. Last month, the company announced they were being bought by 1-800-Flowers.com. The acquisition comes after Harry & David posted their most profitable year in six … Continue reading »

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