Articles tagged with: Medford

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 ...

11 June 2014

Four people arrested in MADGE bust

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Four people were arrested on Wednesday after Medford Area Drug & Gang Enforcement officers served a warrant at a Columbus Avenue home. Eleven people were detained initially and ...

11 June 2014

Police search for suspect after high speed pursuit

Posted in Local

Update (6/11 1:00pm): Oregon State Police is asking for the public's help to locate the male suspect who fled a stolen vehicle Tuesday night near Interstate 5 in the south Medford area. The suspect ...

10 June 2014

Man accused of child endangerment sentenced

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A Seattle Washington man arrested for acting erratically at an Ashland Burger King parking lot with his daughter in the back seat was sentenced to either 90 days jail or house arres ...