Articles tagged with: Medford

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

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

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 ...

19 June 2014

Wildfire burns at base of Table Rocks

Medford, Ore. -- The Oregon Department of Forestry has confirmed that yesterday's grass fire was human-caused. The area where the fire started appeared to be half mowed. At about 11:45 Thursday morn ...

19 June 2014

The do's and don'ts of fireworks in Medford

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- It's that time of year, firework tents are popping up all around the Rogue Valley. Fireworks officially go on sale Monday, June 23rd. The Medford Police Department, along with Medfo ...

12 June 2014

Medford wages lower than national average

Posted in Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- New numbers released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics found people who live in Medford make an average 11% less than the rest of the country While the numbers were releas ...

12 June 2014

Medford City Councilor Karen Blair dies of lung cancer

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford City Councilwoman Karen Blair has died after her battle with lung cancer. Blair died at her home late Wednesday night. Blair was elected onto the city council in November of ...

11 June 2014

High speed car chase tops 100 miles per hour

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A high speed chase reaching more than 100 miles an hour ends in Medford on Tuesday night, but the driver runs and Oregon State Police said as of Wednesday he is still out there. OSP ...