MEA President On the Picket Line

MEDFORD, Ore. — After hours of mediation, the Medford Education Association has officially declared a strike on Feb. 6th at 6:00 AM. School is canceled today, and will be canceled Friday, Feb. 7th and Monday, Feb. 10th. School will be back in session on Tuesday, Feb. 11th on the School District’s consolidated schedule. The District … Continue reading »

Superintendent Speaks on Teacher Strike

MEDFORD, Ore. — After hours of mediation, the Medford Education Association has officially declared a strike on Feb. 6th at 6:00 AM. School is canceled today, and will be canceled Friday, Feb. 7th and Monday, Feb. 10th. School will be back in session on Tuesday, Feb. 11th on the School District’s consolidated schedule. The District … Continue reading »

Health Centers Stay Open on Strike

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two of the three La Clinica school based health centers located at Medford Elementary schools will continue to be open during the potential teacher’s strike, but their mobile unit will not be operating at all. The clinic locations at Washington and Jackson Elementary will continue as normal, but the Oak Grove clinic … Continue reading »

School Canceled Thursday

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford School district has officially canceled all classes for Thursday, Feb. 6th. The Medford Education Association and the District are continuing mediation sessions today, and the sessions could end up going into the early morning hours. To ensure security for parents and allow them to make solid child care plans, the … Continue reading »

Parents Awaiting Details on Strike Plans

MEDFORD, Ore. — If a strike goes into effect, about half of Medford’s schools will be closed and the ones that remain open will run two shifts — a morning and afternoon session. Which schools would close and how bus routes would run have not yet been released, which has some parents waiting to find … Continue reading »

Chilly Nights Ahead

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: A chilly start Tuesday with lows in the mid 30s along the coast, near 30 degrees in the Rogue Valley and in the teens in the mountains, the Klamath Basin and Northern California. Mostly sunny skies helped get temperatures back near average in the afternoon. Tuesday night will be chilly … Continue reading »

Visitor Restrictions Lifted

MEDFORD, Ore. — Providence Medical Center facilities in Southern Oregon and throughout Oregon have lifted their temporary visitor restrictions today that were originally put in place because of the flu. The restrictions started on January 8th, 2014. Providence wants the public to know they will still be asking people to take reasonable precautions, such as covering … Continue reading »

Rape at RCC; Suspect in Custody

MEDFORD, Ore. — Juan Holman-Ramirez is in the Jackson County Jail after he forcefully raped and sodomized a 24-year old female victim on Thursday. The victim went to Providence Hospital for injuries received during the rape, she was treated and released. The investigation revealed that on January 30th, the victim met Ramirez while walking in … Continue reading »

A State Of Emergency for Medford Schools

MEDFORD, Ore.- The Medford School District is declaring a state of emergency in response to a possible strike by the teachers union. Superintendent released a statement today saying the emergency resolutions allow the school to authorize procedures to ensure school will continue to operate. It also prohibits picketing on school property or at any entry … Continue reading »

Dredging Underway For 1st Time in Years

PORT ORFORD, Ore. — The day’s catch was hoisted up for one Port Orford fisherman, who beat the high tide rush that has become the norm at the port of Port Orford. The port hasn’t received its needed annual dredging since federal funding stopped in 2010, leaving high tide the only time the dozens of … Continue reading »

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