04 October 2013

New Medford City Council Member

Posted in Local

The Medford City Council has a new council member. Tim Jackle will fill the position of ward one when the seat is vacated by Al Densmore, who plans to resigned in August.Mr. Jackle will complete the ...

03 October 2013

Health Organizations Disappointed With Cigarette Tax Hike

Posted in Local

In part of the Grand Bargain, Oregon lawmakers approved a 13-cent per pack increase in the cigarette tax as a way to raise funding for schools. Many major health organizations aren't happy about the ...

03 October 2013

Eyes to Burma Update

Posted in Joe's Journal

Fred Stockwell gave up all he owned, including a successful photography business in Ashland, to move to garbage dump in Thailand.  Fred went there to help the hundreds of refugees living in and sur ...

03 October 2013

Djembes for YES Grant Winners

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

A class of fifteen students from Central Point elementary school are the winners of a YES grant which they used to purchase handmade djembe drums from Ghana, West Africa. Mrs. M, their teacher says ...

03 October 2013

Curry County Needs Votes to Fund Safety Department

Posted in Local

Curry County's Board of Commissioners and elected officials all unanimously agree that the county needs Measure 8-73 to fund their safety department. If passed, the measure would increase property ...

03 October 2013

Wrong Way Driver On I-5 Causes Havoc

Posted in Regional

A wrong way driver on the interstate creates havoc yesterday morning. Reports say just before six yesterday morning, 49 year old Sergey Zhura was driving south on the northbound side of I-5 when he ...

03 October 2013

Semi-Truck Rollover Blocks Central Point Roadway

Posted in Local

A semi-truck rolled over early Thursday morning, completely blocking a Central Point roadway.Officials responded to the crash around two in the morning, on Kirtland and West Antelope roads. They say ...

03 October 2013

Grand Bargain Agreement Reached In Salem Special Session

Posted in Local

Signed, sealed and headed for the Governor. The legislative special session adjourned just before 5 o'clock Wednesday night, but not before taking care of business.  Lawmakers voted yes on pension ...

02 October 2013

GPS Leads California Couple Into Rough Oregon Logging Road

Posted in Regional

A California couple who followed their GPS and ended up stranded in their RV approximately four miles west of Camas Valley were rescued Monday afternoon, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said tod ...

02 October 2013

Some Members of Congress Giving up Their Paychecks

Posted in Local

54 Republicans and 47 Democrats of Congress."I think that the politicians just need to show that they would be in favor of doing something, it's the first step," says Oregon resident Elaine Schlecte ...