Federal Law Consuming School Funds

MEDFORD, Ore. — A¬†federal law currently set in place is consuming 25 percent of money that should be going towards county and school funding. Right now, the U.S. Forest Service is allowed to sue private land owners. This happens when a fire starts on private land and moves over into publicly owned land, destroying natural … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails-Josephine County Name

NEAR KERBY, Oregon–Crystal clear water babbles quietly down Josephine Creek, not far from the place where more than 160 years ago gold was first discovered on one of the largest tributaries of the Illinois river. And it was there that a California-bound immigrant family, including Virginia Josephine Rollins camped for a few months. Toni Webb … Continue reading »

Leaders Give Insight to Acquisition

MEDFORD, Ore. — For the first time since negotiating a deal, the new and old leaders of Harry & David are coming together and sharing their insight into the move. Last month, the company announced they were being bought by 1-800-Flowers.com. The acquisition comes after Harry & David posted their most profitable year in six … Continue reading »

Wolves Becoming Danger to Livestock

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Oregon is likely to document at least four breeding pairs of wolves for the third consecutive year. Wildlife staff plans to deliver the annual wolf management report to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife on Thurs. Oct. 8 and Fri. Oct. 9 in Central Point. State delisting would would eliminate … Continue reading »

Commissioners Plan to Leave Options Open

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — It’s a complex process with many hypothetical questions and moving parts, but Josephine county leaders said they are taking the needed steps to make sure they have all options open when it comes to recreational marijuana. Should it pass, Measure 91 would not allow counties to put a tax or fee … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Inducing Labor

Well, it appears this baby is staying put! I guess I can’t blame him – he’s heard his big brother’s toddler temper tantrums – he’s probably a little scared! As my due date approaches (two days away!) I’m thinking more and more about how to naturally induce labor. Some of my co-workers have suggested the … Continue reading »

Missing Georgia Woman Found Safe

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Oregon State Police has made contact with a woman and confirmed she is safe in the Crater Lake area and in need of no assistance. Andria C. Terrell’s husband reported to OSP that his wife was traveling to Crater Lake on Sunday in a rented blue 2014 Kia Forte displaying California … Continue reading »

Veterans Feel Silenced After VA Meeting

WHITE CITY, Ore. — ¬†Veterans are dissatisfied after the White City VA promised an open public forum Friday night, but restricted their ability to speak. Residents at the facility were prevented from talking to media or even home videographers unless they signed a waiver. However, waivers were not brought to the meeting in the first … Continue reading »

Officials Censor White City VA Town Hall

WHITE CITY, Ore. – The town halls were designed to give veterans the opportunity to stand up to a panel and voice whatever questions or frustrations they have with their local Veterans Affairs facilities. “They come back my cousin committed suicide a year ago and he was a veteran. A young boy at that. You … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Guessing Game

With just eight days to go to my due date – I’m getting anxious for this baby to arrive! My co-workers are having a little fun with it, placing their bets on when baby #2 will arrive and how much he’ll weigh. You can take part, by guessing which one of my colleagues has the … Continue reading »

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