Oregon Trails: 4th of July

MEDFORD, Ore. — The parades are over and crowds are gathering for fireworks shows all over our region as Southern Oregon residents celebrate the nations 238th birthday. It’s just some of the traditional ways Americans celebrate Independence Day, but it hasn’t always been that way. For most of us, fireworks and parades, coupled with a … Continue reading »

School Board Stops School Transfers

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Medford schools are closing their doors to transfers in or out of the district. The school board has voted to stop new transfer requests, in the face of new state regulations. The new law says that districts are only able to set overall transfer limits and then approve requests through an impartial … Continue reading »

Keeping K-9′s Cool

MEDOFRD, Ore. — Narc is a three year-old K-9 who has only been on board with Medford Police for a couple of months. He needs to be ready to go at all times, so keeping him cool on a hot day is a priority. “120 down to 75, up to 120, it’s pretty hard on … Continue reading »

Heat Impacts Fuels, Not Danger Level

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Tuesday, temperatures hit triple digits, but the fire danger level remains at high. Despite no change to the fire danger level, Oregon Department of Forestry officials said days like Tuesday have an impact on the plants that have hung on until now. O.D.F. officials said July is typically troublesome because of … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Brushing Teeth

Right when my son’s first tooth popped in, I started brushing it. It wasn’t too bad, a tooth in the front – it was easy brushing. But sometime after the age of one, with a mouth full of teeth, things took a turn for the worse.  Every time I attempted to brush his teeth, he … Continue reading »

Medford Rogues See Boost In Business

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Rogues are seeing more fans and success since improvements to the U.S. Cellular Park have been made. The owners of the Rogues say attendance and sponsorship are both up from last year’s season. They add the organization has worked hard to make improvements to the Harry and David Field, increasing … Continue reading »

Early Morning Duplex Fire in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – An investigation is underway over what caused a fire at a duplex in Medford. It happened about 2:00 A.M. on Bryant St. Officials say the fire broke out in the home’s front living room. Medford police was the first on the scene, and officers used a garden house to knock down the … Continue reading »

Emergency Personnel Get Gunman Training

MEDFORD, Ore. — Late Wednesday night, Medford Police and Fire and Rescue prepared themselves for the day they may have to face with an active shooter in the city. Those agencies had a training session that was a life-like simulation of dealing with a gunman at the Rogue Valley Mall. The training started around 10 … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Preventing Tragedy

Just recently a Georgia father left his child in a hot car, resulting in the child’s death.  Originally he said it was an accident.  As early as just today, officials have said there are holes in his story. BUT – and there is a but, I wanted to focus less on this Georgia father and his … Continue reading »

Medford Woman’s Love Story on GMA

Medford, Ore. — A Medford woman’s love story was featured on ‘Good Morning America’ last week. Nancy Hamre was surprised with the help of GMA and Jennifer Lopez.  They reconnected her with her first love, Steve McCoyne.  The two hadn’t seen each other since 1989. They were also invited to Jennifer Lopez’s GMA performance on … Continue reading »

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