Free Safety Inspections For Senior Homes

MEDFORD, Ore. — Home Instead Senior Care says 85 percent of seniors over the age of 65 have done nothing to prepare their homes for aging, and is now trying to change that. The Making Home Safer for Seniors program is offering free home safety checks to anyone who want to have their home, or … Continue reading »

Local Fans Get Excited For World Cup

MEDFORD, Ore. –  Though the USA vs. Ghana game happened more than 6,000 miles away in Brazil, local fans were finding their own ways to watch the United States take the win today. Local bars and restaurants like Buffalo Wild Wings in Medford saw a spike in business on Monday afternoon as the United States soccer team played its … Continue reading »

Pipeline Project Underway Near Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — A move bringing more water to Ashland has been talked about for years by city officials and is now underway. Construction crews are working on a pipeline project near Ashland and Talent. Right now, the construction is on Highway 99 near the intersection with South Valley View Road. In the last 10 … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Last Minute Dad’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day kind of snuck up on me. In fact, just yesterday I realized I had nothing planned!  This is especially bad because I gave my husband a “lecture” about how important Mother’s Day is. I, of course, turned to Pinterest, like in all times of crafty need. Here are a few of the cute … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Healthy Road Trip

Road-tripping with a talking toddler for the first time, I was shocked when I heard from the backseat, “Are we there yet?”  Is that built in? But even worse – the apple slice tornado – my son throwing apple slices all over the car saying “I don’t like these!” He does like apple slices, but … Continue reading »

Addiction Recovery Center Gets Makeover

MEDFORD, Ore. — Tuesday afternoon was the big reveal of several projects at the Addiction Recovery Center (ARC) in Medford that took months of planning and labor. Several community leaders and local businesses pitched in for a project to renovate two transition houses and an apartment for ARC. It was all part of the Medford Chamber … Continue reading »

Organizations Fight Summer Hunger

MEDFORD, Ore. — With schools in the Rogue Valley getting closer to summer, local organizations are working to make sure kids are still getting regular meals. In 2013, only about 1 in 10 kids in Jackson County eligible for free lunch during the school year participated in summer meal programs. That information was collected by … Continue reading »

Military Leaders Hold Town Hall Meeting

MEDFORD, Ore. — Several Southern Oregon soldiers are preparing to deploy for an Afghanistan mission later in the summer. On Wednesday night, military officials held a town hall to educate the community about the process. Local military officers invited community members to the Medford Armory for a brief presentation on the upcoming overseas deployment of a … Continue reading »

Police Arrest Suspect in Stabbing

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police have arrested a suspect connected to a stabbing that occurred in downtown Medford last Sunday, shortly after 2:00 a.m. Aaron Riley Westensee, 25, of Central Point was arrested today on charges of Attempted Murder, and Attempted Assault in the first degree. He is lodged in the Jackson County Jail and … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: It’s a …

BOY! We decided to take part in the new trend of gender reveal parties and throw one for baby #2! We had our guests spray silly string – to find out it was blue – which means a little boy is on the way! My son loved it and just kept yelling “silly string, silly … Continue reading »

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