Man Arrested in Business Burglary

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man accused of stealing $60,000 worth of tools and equipment from his employer was arrested by Medford Police officers this morning. In March, the Medford Police Department was contacted by a local Electrical Contractor who reported an internal theft. The business reported that its employee, 24-year old Dustin Jackson, had worked … Continue reading »

Allergy Season in Full Swing

MEDFORD, Ore. — The flowers and trees in the Rouge Valley can be easy on the eyes but hard on the sinuses. Allergy sufferer Mike Brown knows all too well as he walked his dog Monday morning. “Never had an allergies. None, absolutely none.  Come here, Boom! It’s like the waters let loose,” said Brown. … Continue reading »

Commissioner Strikes Deal With County

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Airport is about to grow by about two acres. Jackson County Commissioner John Rachor is an experienced pilot and has a hangar on about two acres of land just outside the airport. Since he no longer has a helicopter and only has an airplane, he has no access to the … Continue reading »

Meeting Prepares Public for Cover Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — With options for change around the corner, about 300 Rogue Valley residents filled the Smullin Center with questions and concerns about the upcoming launch of coveroregon.com. “They’re all highly engaged, in their health care and their health insurance and the coverage that that health insurance will bring,” said Cover Oregon Spokesperson Elizabeth … Continue reading »

Thieves Target Family’s Craigslist Ad

WHITE CITY, Ore. — As the final boxes were moved out of Oscar Millan’s home, he was still hard at work checking chores off a to-do list. “We’re moving into a smaller house, we’re moving in with my stepsister because my mom has cancer and it’s just me and her here so we’re all going … Continue reading »

VIBES Charter School Set To Open Monday

MEDFORD, Ore. — Six new classrooms are in the final stages of construction at Kids Unlimited, and while they’re full of paint supplies and tools now, come Monday they’ll have desks full of students. “We thought it was really important to start as soon as possible, part of our extension is to actually open a … Continue reading »

Activities Aim to Keep Youth from Gangs

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — “Soccer Under The Lights” is only in its second month in Eagle Point and captain Jose Lopez says the bonds formed with the players help some stay on the right path and not get involved with any Rogue Valley gangs. “In gangs you just start, like, skipping school and not even … Continue reading »

Rogue Valley Celebrates Earth Day

ASHLAND, Ore. – The national holiday isn’t until Monday, but roughly 2,000 people showed to celebrate Earth Day in Ashland today Festivities included live performances, kids entertainment, vendors and booths, demonstrations, and even breakdancing. The event is now in its 12th year. Organizers say it has grown from just a few hundred attendees in its … Continue reading »

Company Expands Production Line

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Production at Pacific Wall Systems in Central Point is moving along faster than ever in the company’s five year history. The company makes trusses, or the frames used to help build homes, and a new truss production line was put in place in the last month allowing for twice the production. … Continue reading »

Health Fair Draws Big Turn Out

MEDFORD, Ore. — Rogue Valley residents stood shoulder to shoulder as they walked around the Medford Armory Saturday morning taking in 86 displays by a variety of vendors. “I’m seeing what I can eat and what I can’t eat. Because I’m not supposed to have a lot of sugar,” said Medford woman Paula Wright after … Continue reading »

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