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24 March 2013

Medford Citizens Rally Over Decision to Cut Mail Delivery on Saturdays

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Regional

Plans to cut Saturday mail delivery service later this year hasn't sat well for many US postal employees and residents across the country. Today activist took to streets calling on Congress to inter ...

24 March 2013

Fire Crews Respond to Structure Fire on South Stage Road

Posted in Local

A fire consumed a home in Medford that officials say belonged to a man who died from a heart attack on Saturday. The fire broke out Sunday afternoon in the 1000 block of South Stage Road and accordi ...

24 March 2013

Fire Officials: 5-yr-old Boy Starts Fire in Workshop

Posted in Local

Rural Metro officials in Josephine County said a five-year-old boy started a fire in a workshop outside his home just before six Sunday evening. Eight units and roughly 20-people worked to put out f ...

23 March 2013

VFW Seeks A Few Good, Younger, Men

Posted in Local

Veterans have been at the center of discussion as Representative Greg Walden visited Southern Oregon to talk about care for our military men and women back from service.  Today local veterans spoke ...

23 March 2013

A Wedding Dream Come True

Posted in Local

Love was in the air today as family and friends came together to make an ailing bride’s long-awaited wish come true. Two years ago Melissa Windsor Millard was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. ...

22 March 2013

Outdoor Recreation Industry Boosts Oregon Economy

Posted in Local

From hiking to fishing the amount of outdoor activities throughout southern Oregon is ever growing and with it billions of dollars and thousands of jobs and that means money into our local economy. ...

22 March 2013

Air Traffic Control Tower at Kingsley Escapes Closure

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

The air traffic control tower at Kingsley Field will remain open and operational, after being threatened by budget cuts...but four other towers in Oregon are still slated for closure. Congressman Gr ...

22 March 2013

Ohio Man Arrested For Multiple Courthouse Threats, Including Jackson County

Posted in Local

Police arrest an Ohio man after they say he made dozens of bomb threats to courthouses, including here in Jackson and Josephine counties. On Wednesday, police arrested 39 year old Lonny Bristow in M ...

21 March 2013

New Allegations Against E.P. Schools, Former Teacher

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Jackson County School District 9 back in the spotlight... again... for all the wrong reasons. New allegations are surfacing against  former school counselor and substitute teacher Joel Heller. Hell ...

21 March 2013

Copper Thieves Cause Outage

Posted in Local

A bold move: thieves took 30 feet of phone line, cutting it end from end and plunged Ruch into a communications black hole.The phone line is copper inside and it sells for a pretty penny, so this ki ...