Oregon Woman Held in East Timor Prison

EAST TIMOR¬†— An Oregon woman who turns 41 this week, was forced to spend her birthday in prison. Stacy Addison, a veterinarian from Oregon, is locked up in the Southeast Asian nation of East Timor. She’s being held in connection with a drug investigation in which her family says she was unwittingly caught up. She … Continue reading »

Strike Possible At University of Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is facing a possible strike. The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation and the University haven’t been able to agree on salaries and paid leave. The GTFF said they aren’t making livable wages and they’re asking for a 5.5 increase on the minimum. The University said they made a final … Continue reading »

Irrigation Water Shuts Off in Gold Hill

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Rural residents near Gold Hill can expect to see the irrigation water slowly shut off. The Gold Hill Irrigation District is shutting off water starting today for a fish salvage project starting on Thursday. Officials say the water legally has to be turned off by Friday, and starting the process now … Continue reading »

Farmers Markets Stay Open For Winter

MEDFORD, Ore. — With colder temperatures settling in, many farmers markets close. But, families interested in eating fresh produce through the winter still have options, including farm shares and winter markets through a program called Community Supported Agriculture. Winter Community Supported Agriculture shares come every week or every two weeks and are offered by several … Continue reading »

UO Coaching Staff at Kids Unlimited

MEDFORD, Ore. — Southern Oregon is making a name for itself in girls’ basketball, and so this area is attracting attention from some bigger names in the sport. On Sunday several members of the University of Oregon women’s basketball coaching staff were at Kids Unlimited for a basketball clinic. They were there to instruct girls … Continue reading »

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 »

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