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MEDFORD, Ore. — Changes to Medford city code could allow for more warming and cooling shelters. The city is looking at allowing temporary shelters in commercial, industrial and possibly residential zones. They would have to be run by a public or private non-profit or religious organization.
MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Fire-Rescue (MFR) responded to a fully-engulfed house fire at 424 Bowmont Circle on Wednesday around 4:15 p.m.. There were four people in the home, but all of them were brought out safely. MFR and the Medford Police Department (MPD) evacuated the entirety of Bowmont ...

In 1908, the Medford Daily Tribune came up with a popularity contest to boost its dwindling circulation, and that of the bi-weekly Southern Oregonian. The six-week contest promised Oregon women, married or single of any age, a certain number of points for collecting new subscriptions to either of the two ...
Medford, Ore.- Fire crews are investigating what caused a house fire to spark in Medford Monday. Medford Fire and Rescue got the call about 9:30 a.m. at a home on Queen Anne Avenue. “The occupant did not have a working smoke detector, he was alerted by smell,” Medford Fire and Rescue Battalion ...
A 44-year-old man died Saturday evening in a motorcycle crash that occurred in east Medford. The motorcycle driver has been identified as Justin Dan Rollins, according to a Medford police news release. Police and medical responders were first dispatched to the crash, reportedly a two-vehicle incident ...
MEDFORD, Ore. – Following months of speculation and rumor, it looks like Chick-fil-A may be coming to the Rogue Valley. The fast-food restaurant applied ... Until a Medford location is finalized, local Chick-fil-A fans will have to be content with traveling over four hours to locations in Clackamas, Hillsboro, ...

"my favorite part of the parade is the oregon ducks float i have to say." "oregon ducks yeah oregon ducks." and of course, all the kids were really only interested in one thing. "the candy." "my favorite part of the parade is seeing a lot of people give out staff and sharing with people." for some little ones, it's their ...
MEDFORD, Ore. – Officers shot and injured an Oregon man Thursday afternoon when he started firing a rifle during a standoff at a home in Medford, Oregon State Police said. The incident started about 1:15 p.m. when Medford Police received a report that William Shelton Jr. was menacing other people with a firearm at a ...
Fox affiliate KMVU's parent company, Northwest Broadcasting, is on the air in several markets across the country, from Medford to New York. On February 1, all its Charter stations went black, and were replaced by a message from the cable company. Two months later, it hasn't changed. And an end doesn't ...
MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) officials are open to dropping a fee increase for fishing and hunting licenses that are ... April 4 at the Oregon Institute of Technology College Union Building, and another one in Medford on Thursday, April 5 at the Jackson County Library.
Medford Police say one suspect was taken to the hospital after an officer-involved shooting Thursday afternoon. Posted: Thu Mar 29 17:51:23 PDT 2018. Updated: Thu Mar 29 17:51:23 PDT 2018. Posted By: Eliana Sheriff. Speech to Text for Officer-Involved Shooting in Medford. Below is the closed-captioning text ...
A 41-year-old man is in a hospital after Medford police say he was shot by an officer Thursday after firing a rifle both inside and outside a home with children inside. William A. Shelton Jr. was shot in the chest and is expected to survive, police said. No one else was injured. Someone at the home in the 1000 ...
Oregon State Police will be leading the investigation. ... UPDATE: Medford Police have confirmed that this situation was a 'officer-involved shooting. ... MEDFORD, Ore. — Police have blocked off Garfield Street in southwest Medford, between S Columbus and either Peach Street or Kings Highway. Police ...
Medford Toys 'R' Us Starts to Liquidate Store. The Toys 'R' Us in Medford is starting to liquidate their store. They are holding a store closing sale with up to 30% off items. Posted: Mar. 27, 2018 6:13 PM. Updated: Mar. 27, 2018 6:19 PM. Posted By: Kate Houston. MEDFORD, Ore. -- The Toys 'R' Us in Medford is starting to ...
NewsWatch 12's Eliana Sheriff tells us what new places are coming to Southern Oregon and how soon you can expect a new dining experience. Posted: Mar. 19, 2018 6:33 PM. Updated: Mar. 19, 2018 6:48 PM. Posted By: Eliana Sheriff. MEDFORD, Ore.--Crews just broke ground for the new Cracker Barrel that's expected ...
Speaking to a crowd reported at 60 to 100 gun-rights supporters who attended the “Rally Against the Oregon Gun Confiscation,” Jesse Holcomb of Medford advocated they take a respectful tone in their opposition of the proposed statewide initiatives. Oregon Initiative 43 would make ownership of certain ...
The first person we met Friday morning was Randy Grubb out of Grants Pass, Oregon, and provided the signal is good we'll do a Facebook Live feed checking out Randy's latest build. Okay enough talking we're going to get out on the show floor and grab some flicks of move-in day. And don't forget in ...

Kaylie Newell, a Medford mother of two, was present at the march with her children and parents. She said school is longer a place where her children feel safe. "They think about it everyday," she said. "I think about it everyday dropping them off. There's not one day that goes by that I don't think about the ...
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Commissioners in Jackson County are asking U.S. Rep. Greg Walden to help keep the Medford air tanker base open. Giant air tankers and other aircraft fly out of the base to dump retardant on summer wildfires. The Mail Tribune reports that evaluators are collecting information ...
MEDFORD, Ore. -- A 25-year-old Medford man was arrested in Maryland, and extradited back to Jackson County after police say he shot another man during a robbery. Police say Terell Stembridge and another man met at a residence on South Foothill Road in Medford on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.
Medford, Ore. — Two southern Oregon bridges have been called structurally deficient. That's according to a new study by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association. One of the two that made the list is the Barnett Road overpass. The bridge was built back in 1962. According to the study, ...
United Way buying Medford Red Cross office .... After a nomadic six decades, the United Way of Jackson County will have a permanent place in Medford. ... Throughout the Oregon and Southwest Washington region, the Red Cross responded to 13 percent more disasters, helped 26 percent more families ...
Medford, Ore. — Medford Police said the city's red light cameras are proving successful. Two new cameras were installed in September. Drivers were given a short grace period, but started issuing tickets in October. Since then, Medford Police Department said the cameras have resulted in about 1,400 ...
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A former youth pastor is scheduled to stand trial later this month on charges said he secretly recorded videos of girls changing clothes at his Oregon house and on church trips to California. A federal judge denied a motion Tuesday to reschedule Donald Courtney Biggs' trial, which ...
A car crashed into a power pole early Thursday morning on North Foothill Road, knocking out power to more than 1,100 east Medford homeowners. The crash happened at 3:21 a.m. at the intersection with Lone Pine Road, according to a news release from Medford police. When police arrived on scene, ...
The charges followed 90 minutes of testimony from 10 victims and two Medford police detectives. Cooper's chiropractic license was suspended Jan. 26 in an emergency board meeting, according to Cassandra McLeod-Skinner, executive director of the Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners. She said ...
"WHITE CITY, Ore. -- Detectives are investigating an officer-involved shooting in White City. The incident occurred Thursday morning at the Southern ... Personnel from the following agencies are assisting: Oregon State Police, Medford Police Department, Ashland Police Department, Jackson County District ...
MEDFORD, Ore. -- The Medford Schol District is graduating more students this year than each of the past 3 years. 78% of the Class of 2017 graduated in 4 years. That's just 1% ... The Medford School District says that means NMHS has the highest graduation rate of public high schools in Southern Oregon. South Medford ...
Crater Lake Avenue from Brookhurst St and Roberts Rd are closed until Pacific Power and Medford Police deems it safe. A traffic accident reconstruction team will conduct an initial investigation. [UPDATE Wednesday 11: 57 a.m.]: Officers believe based on the evidence found at the scene that alcohol was a factor in the ...
Rape — Joshua Michael Kirkman, 21, of the 300 block of King Street, Medford. Medford police arrested Kirkman Wednesday on additional felony charges of third-degree rape and second-degree sexual abuse, and additional misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree assault and harassment. Medford police ...
An Oregon woman has been jailed on neglect charges after police said her children put drug needles in their mouths. ... MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Misdemeanor neglect charges have been filed against an Oregon woman whose children reportedly put drug needles in their mouths while they were left with ...
The shooting occurred shortly before 8:30 a.m. at the Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics and involved an officer with the Veterans Affairs force, officials said. The injured man, whom police have not yet identified, was transported to Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford with a ...
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will speak in Medford Monday during a “Speak Life! '18” rally at Bethel Church. The rally is in support of a petition to get a measure on the Oregon ballot in November that would prevent state funds from being used for abortions except when medically necessary or ...
A crowd spanning generations and genders filled Medford parks Saturday, joining in a national demonstration of discontent over the country's — and its leaders' — direction. For the thousands marching through downtown Medford in the second annual Southern Oregon Women's March, Lesley Gore's 1963 ...
MEDFORD, Ore- Southern Oregon's Premier and Longest Running Wedding Show is coming to the Medford Armory, Saturday and Sunday, January 27th and ... Again this year, The Southern Oregon Wedding Show organizers are accepting 2 cans of food as a donation to Access or $2 as entry per person.
Construction crews recently broke ground on the lot next to the intersection of Garfield Street and Center Drive. The 'South Side Center' will include Cracker Barrel, Chipotle, Five Guys Burgers, and Mod Pizza. That leaves three more spaces to be filled. Outlier Construction says the location is what makes ...
Medford, Ore. — Medford police arrested two men, accused of eluding officers, and crashing into at least one other car on Highway 62 near the Rogue Regency Inn Thursday afternoon. Kenneth Perkins, 18, and Samuel Luna Jr., 21, are accused of using a local physician's name to fill fraudulent ...
More restaurants are coming to Medford. Outlier Construction will begin building the new South Side Center next week. Posted: Jan. 19, 2018 10:24 AM. Updated: Jan. 19, 2018 4:51 PM. Posted By: Alicia Rubin. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Email. MEDFORD, Ore. -- More ...
A Medford chiropractor is in jail after four women complained that he touched them inappropriately while working. Scott B. Cooper, 53, owner of Cooper Chiropractic Care at 711 E Main St in Medford, was arrested at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. He faces one count of second-degree sex abuse, 10 counts of ...
In July, lawmakers passed House Bill 2391 to continue funding the Oregon Health Plan for the next two years. Part of that bill is a temporary tax on some hospitals, insurance ... Sal Esquivel, R-Medford, launched a campaign to refer the tax to voters. The campaign gathered enough signatures to make the ...
The Southern Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Center will distribute program vouchers to youth in need of an eye exam and glasses weekdays starting Monday, Jan. 8. ... The vouchers can be picked up at 228 N. Holly St. in Medford between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. There is no cost for the ...
Oregon State Police troopers arrested Frick Thursday on a felony charge of possessing a firearm silencer, felony warrants for unauthorized use of a ... The Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement task force arrested Thomas Friday on felony charges of manufacturing, delivering and possessing heroin.
With all due respect, doesn't the attorney general realize the pain and suffering he's going to cause us poor folks in Oregon? Many here are going to need a little something to calm their nerves if they find themselves in a county where they have to pump their own gas. Yeah, yeah, there's millions of dollars ...
The law, which was passed through Oregon's legislature in May and signed into law in June, allows self-pumping in almost half of the state's 36 counties. This measure makes New Jersey the only state that still outlaws pumping one's own gas. When a CBS affiliate in Medford, Oregon, asked its Facebook ...
The Oregon Health Plan provides complete coverage for X-rays, for example, with some limits on how frequently they can be paid for. Full-mouth X-rays are only needed every three years, minimum. Even people who are covered for dental X-rays under their insurance will sometimes come when they need ...
MEDFORD, Ore. -- The pedestrian hit by a car Tuesday morning on South Central Avenue in Medford has been identified. Medford Police said the victim is 63-year-old Richard Bengston. "It happened at about 7:26am. We have some video that we're looking at and it shows that it was limited lighting.
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Store owners in Medford have a new incentive to retrieve abandoned shopping carts. The City Council in December agreed to issue $50 fines to owners who don't retrieve carts within seven days after they are reported abandoned. Carts now must include a phone number for ...
MEDFORD, Oregon - An Oregon news station's Facebook post has gone viral following a state policy change at gas stations. A new law allows self-service at the pumps for gas stations in Oregon, which might seem strange to Texans, who all pump their own gas.
Neither Hilsenberg nor Crunk has a criminal history in Oregon, court records show. While Golden said she last saw Hilsenberg outside the house Monday, police on Tuesday made no mention of when they think the apparent murder-suicide occurred. Police were alerted when Crunk failed to arrive at her ...
Medford faces questions over homelessness and marijuana, and Sjothun has done a good job showing the council this city is not unique in dealing with these issues, Stine said. “Medford's not an island,” he said. “We are not the only city in Oregon or the West Coast that has certain issues.” Stine said he ...


 

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