Recycle Center Looks to Renew Experience

MEDFORD, Ore. — The new Medford Bottle Drop center is receiving the most green bag sign ups in the state. According to officials, the center has seen almost 1,000 people signed up for the green bags program, which translates into 100 bags being signed up per day. Right now, the center processes 400,000 units per … Continue reading »

Three More Cars Stolen While Warming Up

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police are trying to track down two cars stolen while their owners were warming them up early Tuesday morning. According to investigators, the first is a Black Mazda Tribute stolen in the 900 block of S. Holly St. The second was a 2012 black Dodge Challenger that was sitting just outside Medford on the … Continue reading »

Winter Weather Preps for Firefighters

MEDFORD, Ore. — With the chance for severe weather this week, local fire stations are keeping tabs on the forecast so they can be ready in emergency situations. The prep for winter months starts back in October making sure all rigs are equipped for cold and icy weather. If the chance of precipitation is more … Continue reading »

Frozen Pipe Dangers

MEDFORD, Ore. — Experts say this transition period into winter is a vital time. The chill in the air can be felt, but people may not be thinking about the ice forming in the pipes that hide in walls and floorboards. Experts say now is the time to make adjustments to homes before costly damage … Continue reading »

Surrogacy Center Looking for Families

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Southern Oregon Surrogacy Center is looking for families interested in hiring a surrogate. At least eight women have already signed up to be surrogate mothers. The program director, Erica Sanders, was herself a surrogate mother for a gay couple from Indiana. She says many of the women who sign up to be … Continue reading »

Emergency Outage Plan

  MEDFORD, Ore. — The recent North Korean hackings may have some wondering how vulnerable we are to cyber attacks. What would happen to our cities if the internet went out? Local emergency responders are prepared to help the community if the internet in the city should go out. Police and firefighters use radios everyday. … Continue reading »

Power Outages Impacting Rogue Valley

[UPDATE] Pacific Power confirms service was restored at about 1:00 P.M. MEDFORD, Ore. — About 458 customers are still without power after an emergency affected service. That’s down from 1,477 residents earlier. Crews are on scene and repairs are underway. Estimated restoration time is 2:30 P.M.  

Owner of Abandoned Pit Bulls Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. – The owner of two pit bulls was arrested after police found the dogs abandoned. On Sunday, officers found an adult pit bull and a nursing pit bull puppy abandoned inside a house in the 100 block of Washington St. after the residence had been designated unsafe. According to investigators, the dogs were left without food … Continue reading »

Deputies Nab Suspected Truck Thieves

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two people are in police custody after a truck was stolen from Crater Lake Ford in Medford. The incident happened around 5:00 Monday night. According to Medford Police, the suspects eluded officers before driving to the Coleman Creek Rd. area and heading out of town. At that point, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading »

Police Hunt Medford Car Thieves [UPDATE]

[UPDATE 12/22 7:48 A.M.] Medford Police confirm both stolen vehicles were found abandoned. The Mazda was found in the 1300 block of Biddle Rd.,  the Dodge Durango from Ruskin Dr. was found at 188 W. 2nd in downtown Medford. Police are still searching for the thieves. MEDFORD, Ore. — Police are searching for two vehicles that were … Continue reading »

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