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 »

March Supports Tighter Gun Control

ASHLAND, Ore. — Signs supporting tighter gun control accompanied dozens of members of the One Million Moms for Gun Control Southern Oregon campaign in Ashland Saturday morning. The crowd gathered outside the Ashland Library and marched to Lithia Park to bring awareness to their goal of bringing what they say is sensible gun control to the … Continue reading »

Big Turnout For Gun Appreciation Rally

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Event organizers say hundreds of people showed up for a rally outside of a Welburn’s Weapons in White City for “Gun Appreciation Day.” “They’re afraid of what they might do to our second amendment rights, but they’re proud owners, and that’s what I wanted to do was have them show up … Continue reading »

Report Shows Pain At The Pump In 2012

MEDFORD, Ore.– A new report by AAA shows drivers were emptying their wallets to fill up their tanks like never before in 2012. “It affects my daily commute quite a bit because we commute 90 miles to work everyday. So we certainly spent a lot more last year than in previous years,” said Washington resident … Continue reading »

Weather Service Testing Simplified Alert

MEDFORD, Ore. — Winter weather watches, warnings, advisories all carry a different meaning with them but the National Weather Service is testing a new system that would clear up any confusion with the terms. Medford is one of 26 locations nation wide and one of only six in the west to test the new system. … Continue reading »

Heavy Snow Continues for the Mountains

The snow continued to fall in the higher elevations through Friday. Snow totals have reached 2′+ in Northern California, and with the approaching front these totals will only rise through the weekend! Snow levels will rise as well this evening and into Saturday to about 2,000′-2,500′, so most precipitation for the weekend in the Rogue Valley … Continue reading »

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