Local Veteran Surprised by Community

MEDFORD, Ore. — First Sergeant Mike Walker went to Bob Thomas Automotive on Friday night thinking he was picking up his old truck. What he thought was going to be a quick repair of the four-wheel-drive, turned into a community effort to give him so much more. When Walker arrived at the shop, he was … Continue reading »

Hot Today & a Few Showers Tomorrow

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The heat will peak today and temperatures will trend 5-7 degrees warmer than midweek. Mostly sunny skies are in the forecast across the board although with the instability present, cumulus build ups are likely along the Cascades, in the Basin & over Northern California. A pop-up thunderstorm and a few showers are … Continue reading »

Law Enforcement Wraps Up DUII Saturation

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Local law enforcement finishes up DUII saturations Monday. Oregon State Police, Medford Police, and Jackson County Sheriff all ramp up patrols as part of the holiday weekend. State police officials say the combination of increased traffic and holiday recreation makes for dangerous roads on Memorial Day weekend. They say the extra … Continue reading »

Memorial Day Events

There are plenty of events to fill your Monday in memorial of fallen soldiers. Central Point 9 a.m. Oregon Fallen War Heroes Memorial Don Jones City Park In Central Point, Representative Greg Walden will be at the Oregon Fallen War Heroes Memorial. This ceremony starts at 9 a.m. at Don Jones City Park. Representative Greg … Continue reading »

Memorial Day Travel Begins

MEDFORD, Ore. — AAA officials say Thursday marks the start of the Memorial Day travel holiday, meaning lots of folks out on the roadways. The sooner you hit the road, the more money you’ll save in gas. AAA officials say gas will probably go up after Friday. Despite that predicted hike, AAA officials say fuel … Continue reading »