23 August 2012

Sleep Study Warning: Back-Lit Tablet Computers Can Inhibit Sleep

Posted in Local

Scientists are warning techno gadgets can be troublesome to your sleep.  A new study shows that exposure to some electronic devices, like tablets, can lead to delayed bedtimes, especially in teens. ...

22 August 2012

Study: 17% of Teens Abuse Substances at School

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

High schoolers Josi Sherman and Brielle Bushman say drugs, drinking and smoking are common at school. "When they come into class, you can just smell pot," said high school Junior Brielle Bushman. A ...

22 August 2012

Police Standoff Ends Peacefully But Adds Stress To Police Response Suicide Reports

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Police were concerned about the call that came in around 1:26 a.m. to a West Medford neighborhood. Not only did the suicidal man have a gun but he's been in a situation like this before. Last year M ...

22 August 2012

Engineers Without Borders

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A remote village in Tanzania is enjoying cleaner water tonight, thanks to an effort by some students and staff from Oregon Institute of Technology. O.I.T. Civil Engineering student Jordan Hunter rec ...

22 August 2012

West Nile Victim's Daughter Speaks Out

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

This summer's west Nile Virus outbreak is now the largest in U.S. history according to new numbers from the Centers For Disease Control. The CDC reporting 41 people have now died in 38 states... thi ...

22 August 2012

Couponing At Dollar Tree Coming Soon

Posted in Local

And here's a neat little news update to save you money: Dollar Tree will now be accepting coupons.Beginning Sunday, the retailer -- named for it's dollar pricing -- will accept manufacturers coupons ...

22 August 2012

ALL NEW: Travelers Gearing Up For Labor Day Weekend

Posted in U.S. & World News

Despite high gas prices, Americans are planning on hitting the road this upcoming Labor day weekend. This years holiday weekend is expected to be the most traveled since 2007. AAA estimates that 33 ...

22 August 2012

ALL NEW: Medford School District Celebrates Completed Buildings

Posted in Local

The Medford School District is celebrating the completion of two projects. The new education center has been completed on the Central Medford High School campus. The district is also celebrating the ...

22 August 2012

ALL NEW: SOU Dorm Construction Rapidly Moving

Posted in Local

Construction on the new dormitories at Southern Oregon University is coming together. Dorm construction is moving at a rapid pace and coming in under budget. Construction is expected to cost between ...

22 August 2012

City Council Approves Ashland Plaza Redesign

Posted in Local

The Ashland City Council has approved to redesign the downtown plaza. The new plan will replace lawn areas with shrubs and plants, as well as low concrete walls. More trees will be planted, and a fe ...