Jackson County Fair Numbers Up From ’13

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. –The Jackson County Fair is over the Expo is nearly empty. Organizers said numbers in key categories significantly increased over last year. Paid attendance is up 20% compared to 2013. Food and beverage sales increased between 25% and 30% compared to 2013, while the fair’s carnival did record business on Saturday. This … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: What’s in a Name?

I’ll never forget what was likely one of my first fights with my parents. I was only 3 or 4 years old. My memory has me at the top of the staircase, yelling to my mom, “You got to name me, you got to name Brittany (my sister), now it is my turn.” And I was … Continue reading »

Rogues Limp Into All-Star Break

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Rogues faced the two-out curse on Saturday night. Medford held a 4-1 lead in the top of the 6th when the Kelowna Falcons scored two runs with two outs. Then, with a 5-3 lead in the top of the 7th, the Falcons scored five runs with two outs to take a … Continue reading »

Medford Fire Investigation Process

MEDFORD, Ore. — Three weeks of suspicious fires and a serial arsonist has first responders ready. Each time a new fire breaks out,  a new investigation begins. Medford Fire and Rescue Station 3 was called to a fire on Lazy Creek Drive on Wednesday night. When they arrived on scene, investigators immediately took control of … Continue reading »

Moccasin Hill Fire Now 15% Contained

SPRAGUE RIVER, Ore. — The smoke that filled the sky above Sprague River Monday was mostly gone a day later. Progress on the Moccasin Hill Fire has picked up as more than 400 firefighters are on scene and containment moves to double digits. “Right now, we’re not expecting this fire to turn back on itself … Continue reading »

Two More Arson Fires in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – A woman was able to escape safely from a fire that burned part of her house in Medford early Tuesday. It was the 10th confirmed arson in the past week, and police think a total of 14 suspicious fires since June may have been committed by the same person. Tuesday’s fire occurred … Continue reading »

Rogues Lose Another 1-run Game

MEDFORD, Ore. - A 3-run 9th inning doomed the Medford Rogues (17-14) against Yakima Valley (20-11) Sunday. The 4-3 loss pushed Medford three full games behind Corvallis in the West Coast League South Division. Medford appeared sluggish after a six-game road trip and a flat tire that delayed their ride home two hours Sunday morning. Brandon … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: “Fun Mom”

I am anything but a fun mom. I can be a mom with scheduled fun – you know, the Children’s festival this weekend, planned cookie making, a Pinterest-inspired craft. The spontaneous fun is harder for me to get it on. The day seems to be filled with errands, nap time and appointments. That is, until … Continue reading »

Rogues Clobber Gems, Inch Closer to 1st

Courtesy: Medford Rogues Baseball Club MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Rogues avenged an earlier season sweep by the Klamath Falls Gems by thrashing the visitors 14-3 at Harry and David Field on Sunday.  With the win, the Rogues sit in 2nd place in the West Coast League South Division and hold a half game lead … Continue reading »

Benches Clear as Rogues Top Elks

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford ended its 5-game losing streak with a 8-2 win over Bend, and the first 1,000 fans at Harry and David Field received BG Gould bobbleheads, but that was all overshadowed by a long 4th inning that included three ejections, benches clearing and an empty jug being thrown on the field.

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