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11 February 2014

Back in class, some Medford students unhappy

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- On Tuesday, some Medford High School students walked out of class alleging that little to no learning was happening in classrooms. This, on the first day kids went back to school wi ...

11 February 2014

Parent volunteers say it was "chaos" inside schools

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- As students came back to school today, they and their parents are getting caught in the cross hairs of the Medford School District teacher's strike. Parent volunteers shared what ha ...

11 February 2014

1980 Olympic team member recalls boycott

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Sports

Keno, Ore. -- The Sochi Olympics are bringing back memories for a Keno woman that once made the U.S. Olympic team...but never had a chance to compete. Susie Youngdale made the U.S. Olympic archery t ...

10 February 2014

Grants Pass woman fighting H1N1 passes away

Posted in Local, Health

Grants Pass, Ore. -- A Grants Pass woman fighting the H1N1 flu in a Portland hospital has passed away. Oregon Health & Science University confirmed that 50 year-old Joetta Brummett died Sunday nigh ...

10 February 2014

'Granny Dollar' passes away

Posted in Local

Ruch, Ore. -- A familiar face in the Rogue Valley, Maryanne Petersen, known by many as 'Granny Dollar' passed away Saturday. Perhaps most well known for her work in some 1990s TV ads for a local c ...

10 February 2014

Drivers being issued tickets for honking at picketers

Posted in Local

Some drivers have been punished by law enforcement for honking in support of Medford teachers.   A local woman was slapped with a $160 ticket after she says she was pulled over by a Jackson County ...

10 February 2014

Sewer pipes back up on Gold Hill property

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Gold Hill, Ore. -- Used toilet paper and feces have been spilling out of an overflow sewer line for nearly a month now on the 800 block of 2nd avenue.  Joice Pappe has seen the overflow fill onto ...

10 February 2014

Caught on cam: Sprague River shooting

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Sprague River, Ore. -- A Sprague River man was arrested last week on charges of attempted murder...and the man he's accused of trying to kill caught the shooting on tape. Clint Bimemiller says he wa ...

10 February 2014

Proud Olympic dad talks about Laurenne Ross

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Sports

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Klamath Union High School graduate Laurenne Ross is a member of the U.S. Olympic Ski Team competing in Sochi. Robert Ross says his daughter Laurenne was fearless on the slopes ...

10 February 2014

Grants Pass man featured on 'Jay Leno's Garage'

Posted in Local, Entertainment

Grants Pass, Ore. -- (Grants Pass Daily Courier) Randy Grubb's Decopods look like something Flash Gordon or Felonius Gru and his minions might dig. Jay Leno certainly did. Grubb, Grants Pass' very ...