09 February 2014

Substitutes prepare for class Tuesday; Teachers and students uneasy

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Buses were loaded with hundreds of substitute teachers Sunday. Student, Pascal-Jumeax Brasseaur and teachers rallied around the school district to see who will be filling in start ...

08 February 2014

No deal: Teacher contract negotiations continue

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford School District and the Medford Teacher's Association wrapped up negotiations again Saturday and say that they still cannot agree. The M.E.A. and the district have bee ...

07 February 2014

Snow storm hits parts of Southern Oregon

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Weather

Jackson County, Ore. -- Snowfall hit parts of Southern Oregon Friday. Something Boy Scout troop master, Bob Bernhardt said he and his scouts had been waiting for. "I think it's great that we finall ...

07 February 2014

Oregon Department of Transportation prepared for storms

Posted in Local, Weather

After record breaking temperatures two weeks ago winter is back again. The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a winter storm warning for multiple areas of Southern Oregon but Steve Sills ...

07 February 2014

Cost analysis of opening schools during a strike

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- So just how much is it costing the district to bring in substitute teachers if it comes down to that? The district says the roughly 600 MEA union teachers normally cost the district ...

07 February 2014

Veteran OSF actor arrested on sex abuse charges

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

ASHLAND, ORE. -- Veteran actor Tyrone Wilson has been with OSF for nearly 19 seasons.  He was arrested this past week on charges of rape and sodomy. Ashland police say in November of 2013, Wilson a ...

07 February 2014

Delving into the details of teacher contract negotiations

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- On Friday, picketers gathered once again outside the Medford School District offices for day two of the teacher strike. Saturday at 9 a.m. is the last day teachers and the Medford S ...

07 February 2014

Portland school leaders outline plans in case of strike

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (OPB) Portland school leaders announced initial plans Friday for how they would run schools, if teachers strike on Feb. 20. District officials say they're focused on reaching a de ...

06 February 2014

Where is the Medford School District getting substitute teachers?

Written by Joe Camarlinghi, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Classes are canceled Friday and if there's no deal Saturday, no classes Monday either. Tuesday the school district plans to have students back in class, with substitute teachers bu ...

06 February 2014

Medford teachers strike as both parties plan to meet again Saturday

Posted in Local

At 6 o'clock Thursday morning, Medford teachers took to the picket line. The marathon negotiation session which started Wednesday morning at 9am lasted for 21 hours before the strike deadline. From ...