28 June 2014

SPAM Festival attracts thousands

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Shady Cove, Ore. -- Canned meat lovers united Saturday in Shady Cove. Thousands gathered at the Jackson County Rogue Regional Park for the town's annual 14th SPAM Festival. "This year's going to be ...

27 June 2014

Campers pitch tents after algae warning lifted

Posted in Local

Lost Creek Lake, Ore. -- First it was lower than normal water levels, then it was a blue green algae alert. Lost Creek Lake has been affected by both, but now the water is once again deemed safe. T ...

27 June 2014

Fire training in Ashland

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore -- Fire season is upon us and local agencies are getting some hands on practice defending homes.   Bump and run, structural triage, communications protocols, these are all terms firef ...

27 June 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Talent

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Talent, Ore. -- The second medical marijuana dispensary in the Rogue Valley opened on Friday. Green Valley Wellness LLC, a medical marijuana dispensary, is now open in Talent, and business was stead ...

27 June 2014

The Waterkeepter Swim Guide app

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Trying to keep track of what lakes and rivers you can swim in? There's an app for that. Rogue Riverkeeper -- an organization that advocates for protecting and restoring waterways in ...

27 June 2014

Dangerous dog ordinance

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford City Council looked at a new ordinance proposal addressing so-called dangerous dogs in Medford. Police Chief Tim George presented details of the ordinance which touched ...

26 June 2014

Grand Jury rules deputy involved shooting was lawful

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.--  A Jackson County Grand Jury ruled deputies were within their rights to use lethal force in the shooting death of 73- year-old Earl Harris earlier this month in Ashland. Jackson Cou ...

26 June 2014

World Cup boosting local business

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

    Medford, Ore – The United States Men's National Soccer team advances to the knockout round at the World Cup in Brazil.    The morning soccer matches are creating excitement at sports bars ...

26 June 2014

First fish consumption advisory issued at Applegate Lake

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Health

Applegate Lake, Ore. -- For the first time in Applegate Lake's history, the Oregon Health Authority issues an advisory about high mercury levels in some of the fish. "The mercury is probably not new ...

26 June 2014

City officials hold education session on medical & recreational marijuana

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- On Thursday, the Medford City Council took steps to make sure they're informed on medical and recreational marijuana issues. City Attorney John Huttl went over issues of legality su ...