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23 June 2014

Fire agencies cracking down on fireworks safety

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.--  The Discount Fireworks tent is loaded with Fourth of July, a sign of the season. "I came to get 'Piccolo Petes' or' Screamers' actually. I like the way that they sound," said Juan ...

23 June 2014

First day of firework sales brings safety concerns

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

White City, Ore. -- Monday marked the first day to buy fireworks. And with bone dry conditions across the area firefighters in Jackson County want to remind people to stay safe while celebrating. Ji ...

23 June 2014

Local beekeepers react to Obama's bee task force

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Ashland, Ore. -- Southern Oregon beekeepers are celebrating a new plan by president Obama. The White House is putting together a task force to look into the drastic decline of honey bees and other ...

23 June 2014

Study: Progress made for working women, but more needs to be done

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A new study out of the White House shows that women appear to be making progress in today's working world. Findings from the report titled Nine facts about American families and wor ...

23 June 2014

Bryant Mountain fire now over 2 square miles in size

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

The 'Bryant' fire has now blackened more than 2 square miles in southern Klamath County...and as crews work to get the upper-hand, investigators being looking for a cause. Fire crews are working har ...

23 June 2014

Mysterious tree carving uncovered in Ashland

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. - In Ashland, there's a mysterious tree carving that suddenly appeared on a residential street, leaving neighbors scratching there heads wondering just where it came from?  Residents ...

23 June 2014

Burglary cases are on the rise in Medford

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore . -- Through May of 2014, the Medford Police Department has investigated 251 cases of burglary, a 10% increase from the same time period last year. With the warmer weather and vacatio ...

23 June 2014

Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest fire dangers raised to high

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- Fire dangers move to high for the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest and restrictions for the public are start Monday. The high rating indicates that grasses will ignite readily, ...

22 June 2014

Restoration project hits speed bump but keeps moving

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A group working to restore the banks of Bear Creek in downtown Medford found out last week that some of their efforts have been illegal. Jim Hutchins and groups of South Medford Hig ...

22 June 2014

Talent Grape Fair ends with memorial bike race

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Talent, Ore. -- The Talent Chamber of Commerce and Rogue Valley Race Group held their first annual Bike Chata memorial race Sunday morning. Around 30 bikers participated in the 20-mile race, or the ...