Committee No-shows Postpone Meeting

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — There was a packed agenda, but not a packed house Thursday night at the Weapon Safety Committee Meeting for School District 9. For months, the group has been meeting to talk about ways to improve school safety, including the possibility of arming school staff. Empty seats and missing committee members led … Continue reading »

Police Keep Close Eye On Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Costumes of all types were seen at the Ashland Plaza, and so were police. They wanted to make their presence known to make sure no super heroes were needed if things got out of hand. Halloween is a tradition in Ashland, but one that has had a rocky past. “We had some … Continue reading »

Police Focus On School Zone Speeders

MEDFORD, Ore. — Summer break is over and school is back in session for Medford students and early Tuesday morning, police were out in school zones making sure drivers slowed down and looked for students crossing the street. “My youngest is starting junior high so it’s a little bit scary, I have my last one … Continue reading »

Homes in Wooded Areas Take Precaution

MEDFORD, Ore. — As high temperatures and dry weather continue in the area, Oregon fire officials along with the Oregon Department of Forestry want those who live in heavily wooded areas to take precaution. Officials are urging residents to reduce or remove flammable fuels that are within a 100-foot safety zone around their house. “Looking … Continue reading »