21 February 2013

Social Media Bill Will Prevent Social Media Password Requirements

Posted in Local

A bill preventing employers from asking for your social media passwords appears to have unanimous support. House bill 2654 was heard yesterday. The bill prohibits educators and employers from makin ...

21 February 2013

South Umpqua School District Put On Lock Down After Social Media Threats

Posted in Local

An entire Southern Oregon school district is put on lock down, after police discover multiple threats posted on a facebook page.   Police arrested 22 year old Wesley Snyder on Wednesday, after thre ...

21 February 2013

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters Breaks Down What's Behind Looming Layoffs

Posted in Local

Major cuts to local law enforcement as the Jackson County Sheriff's Department hands out 66 pink slips, cutting  roughly a third of their department.  NBC5's Laura Cavanaugh reports.   More than ...

20 February 2013

Discovery Channel's "Weed Country"

Posted in Local, Politics, Regional, Entertainment

From the Discovery Channel producers of the popular TV series "Gold Rush", "Deadliest Catch", "American Choppers" and "Dirty Jobs", comes a new series called "Weed Country." It takes place in Northe ...

20 February 2013

Deputy Layoffs Worrisome for Some Small Communities

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Kevin Fitzsimmons who is dad to 8-month old Chloe and is also a resident in Gold Hill, said he's not happy about the 66 possible layoffs at the Jackson County Sheriff's Office. "I think they're a ne ...

20 February 2013

South Stage Cellars Rising Stars

Posted in Joe's Journal

    It's called rising stars.  it's a local music competition  put on by South Stage Cellars and the Britt.  This is the second year of competition and it promises to be even bigger than 2012.

20 February 2013

Fiscal Squeeze Forcing JACO Sheriff Layoffs

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department has confirmed they have handed out pink slips to 66 employees... roughly a third of the department... as they negotiate a new contract with their union. The C ...

20 February 2013

Jackson County Sheriff's Department Hands Out 66 Pink Slips

Posted in Local

66 employees with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office could lose their jobs, as the county try's to negotiate a deal with the Employees Association.Those pink slips would cut back on patrols in the ...

20 February 2013

Parking On East Main May Go Diagonal

Posted in Local

The Parking Commission is proposing a novel change for the parking spaces in downtown Medford that would require drivers to change their habits. The project on East Main street would eliminate para ...

19 February 2013

Ashland City Council Considers Hospital Merger

Posted in Local

Tuesday night the Ashland City Council is expected to vote on a Merger between Asante Health Systems and Ashland Community Hospital...   The ACH Foundation and hospital board have already given the ...