22 February 2013

Softball Accident Costs Woman Her Eye

Posted in Joe's Journal

  A freak accident at a Medford city league softball game, costs one young woman her eye. Monica Verboomen was hit with a line-drive in her right eye. Now, after weeks of medical attention, she is ...

22 February 2013

OIT Getting 'Solar By Degrees'

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Efforts to put in solar panels to generate power at Oregon Institute of Technology have hit several delays...but the project still has a bright future. Governor Kitzhaber helped to kick off the 'Sol ...

22 February 2013

No More Public Hearing To Build Public Safety Communications Towers

Posted in Local

A public hearing will no longer be required in the City of Medford to put up public safety communication towers. The city council voted last night to get rid of the public hearing portion of the pr ...

22 February 2013

Federal Grant Given to the Oregon Health Plan

Posted in Local

Oregon's Health Plan reform is receiving a $45 million dollar federal grant to support spreading the reform to other sectors.The new grant was awarded by the Federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid ...

22 February 2013

Ashland Watershed Thinning Project Gets Funding

Posted in Local

A forest thinning project in the Ashland Watershed on hold since 2009  now has grant funding to move forward. Thanks to a partnership with the Ashland Forest Resiliency Project. the Nature Conserv ...

22 February 2013

Officials Search For Suspect in Grants Pass Bank Robbery

Posted in Local

Officials in Josephine County are searching for a suspect involved in a Grants Pass bank robbery.Just before 2:30 Thursday afternoon, officials say a man walked into the Umpqua Bank on Williams high ...

21 February 2013

SOU Football Documentary

Posted in Joe's Journal

   The Southern Oregon University football team had one of the best seasons in program history. Now it will not be forgotten, thanks to a documentary premiering tonight called "season of firsts". ...

21 February 2013

Swat Teams Called In After Man Shoots At Neighbors

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Some tense moments for the Jackson County Sheriff's Department Thursday morning after police say a man opened fire and tried to shoot his neighbors. Around 10:15 am a resident on the 67-hundred blo ...

21 February 2013

Revised Cherry Creek Plan Approved

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

The controversy surrounding the proposed low income Cherry Creek apartment project in East Medford is over... after the Medford City Council voted 5 to 1 to support a compromise with the Jackson Cou ...

21 February 2013

Comments Sought on Sucker Fish Conservation Plan

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Conflict between endangered sucker fish and two small hydroelectric plants on the Link River triggered dispute at a meeting in Klamath Falls Wednesday evening... It's estimated that over one million ...