Southern Oregon v Carroll, Round 3

Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The NAIA made official on Sunday what Southern Oregon learned after its first-round win late Saturday: the eighth-ranked Raiders are heading back to Helena, Mont., for a third matchup with the top-ranked Carroll Saints. This one will be for the NAIA Football Championship Series quarterfinals, set … Continue reading »

Community Prays For Snow on Mt. Ashland

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — After getting a few flurries of snow on Mt. Ashland this weekend, people gathered together at the base of the mountain to pray for the upcoming winter season. The annual mountain blessing usually takes place in the Spring, but because of a dry winter season last year, skiers and riders believed … Continue reading »

Raiders Knock Off Battlin’ Bears 45-28

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Southern Oregon offense continues to find its groove late in the regular season as the 5th ranked Raiders took down 21st ranked Rocky Mountain College at Raider Stadium on Saturday. NAIA record holder Austin Dodge threw for 350 yards on 21-31 passing with four touchdowns and one interception. Dodge spread the … Continue reading »

Indoor Options for Halloween

MEDFORD, Ore. — With rainy weather in the forecast for Friday, there are other options in the Rogue Valley for families to celebrate Halloween indoors. Below are cities listing different options for planning out your Halloween evening. Medford -The RRRink (1349 Center Dr, Medford, OR 97501): 7: 30 p.m. Halloween Game Night — Southern Oregon … Continue reading »

Merkley Headed Back to Southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. – Sen. Jeff Merkley’s “Jobs & Opportunity Tour” will visit seven towns throughout Southern Oregon today as part of his 50-town tour to get out the vote. Schedule for Wednesday, October 29: Fort Klamath – 8:30 AM – Cheri and Paul Little’s Ranch, 48080 McQuiston Road, Fort Klamath, OR 97626 Ashland – 11:30 … Continue reading »

Local Schools Turn to Texas for Help

MEDFORD, Ore. – 21 Representatives¬†from Southern Oregon schools traveled¬†to Texas over the weekend to learn from a program boosting high school graduation rates. According to officials, The Pharr-San Juan-Alamo independent school district’s graduation rate went from 62% in 2007 to now a little more than 90% in 2014. The Texas program’s goal is for 25% … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Celebrates Next 50 Years

ASHLAND, Ore. — Skiers and riders celebrated 50 years of Mt. Ashland, and are hoping for another 50 years to come. The mountain held its anniversary celebration Saturday. Many of the attendees saw the mountain for the first time in a while given the lack of snow last season. Community members celebrated in the Mt. … Continue reading »

Jackson County Talks Water Management

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Jackson County is looking to the state of Colorado as a model for a sustainable water project called the WISE project. Southern Oregon WISE stands for Water for Irrigation, Streams and Economy. Jackson County is currently working on finding funding to bring this project to Southern Oregon. The WISE Project in … Continue reading »

Rain Impacts Local Fish Populations

SHADY COVE, Ore. — Monday¬†morning’s showers, combined with last week’s moisture, is helping jump start recovery from a dry year. Water storage levels at Lost Creek Lake are lower than average for this time of year, and workers at the dam monitor water levels closely, with the top priority being flood regulation. However, with limited … Continue reading »

Schools Focus On Healthy Habits

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Southern Oregon elementary schools are finding new ways to get kids up and moving during their commute to and from school and during the school day. Schools in the area are organizing runs, monthly challenges and physical education curriculum centered on teaching kids how to live healthier lifestyles. Jacksonville Elementary focuses … Continue reading »

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