Articles tagged with: Medford

20 May 2014

Representative Dennis Richardson in the race for Governor

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Politics

Medford, Ore.-- The race for Oregon Governor has narrowed down. Southern Oregonian, Representative Dennis Richardson had a dominant lead. As of 11:30 P.M. Tuesday, Richardson had  66% of the votes. ...

20 May 2014

Race for Jackson County Commissioner

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Update (11:30pm 05/20) Joel Ockunzzi is trailing Colleen Roberts with 47 percent of the votes. Roberts comes in with nearly 53 percent. Rick Dyer came in with a little over 88 percent of votes.   R ...

19 May 2014

Medford Police see skyrocketing mental health calls

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Patrolling the streets of Medford for more than 15 years now, Officer Bob Mccurley knows the dangers he could face on the job. "Regardless of all the information you get, there's st ...

19 May 2014

Gay couple marries hours after law changes

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Two years ago Monday Sheryl and Shannon Baird filed for a domestic partnership, the closest they could get to marriage. "You just love somebody and you just keep moving forward," Sh ...

19 May 2014

Starbucks opens in Downtown Medford

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Looking for that morning cup of joe or maybe that afternoon pick-me-up?       The largest Starbucks coffee shop has opened it's doors in Downtown Medford. The 1600 square-foo ...

19 May 2014

Medford suspect sought in several crimes

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police are looking for 25 year-old Jonathan Paul McDonald. Officials say video surveillance shows McDonald making over $10,000 in purchases with stolen credit cards in vario ...

18 May 2014

Primary Election already bringing in 30% of Jackson County votes

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore.--  Jackson County voters have two days to turn int heir ballots for the primary election. Sunday people were out turning in their ballots at the Jackson County elections office drop b ...

17 May 2014

'Southern Oregon Swing Convention' draws dancers from all over

Posted in Local, Entertainment

Medford, Ore. -- Dancers from around the world are in the Rogue Valley this weekend for the Southern Oregon Swing Convention. The annual event is happening all weekend long at the Inn at the Commons ...

16 May 2014

Medford Police looking for bank robber

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- Police are looking for an armed robber who held up the Bank of The Cascades on Highway 62 Friday afternoon. Surveillance video of the suspect showed the man wearing a camouflage b ...

16 May 2014

Jackson County voters confused on measure 15-119

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The May primary election is just days away, but some Jackson County voters said they're not marking their ballots until they get more clarity on the measure that would ban genetical ...