Articles tagged with: Medford

04 February 2015

Local Walmart rallies being held to show support for previous employee

Posted in Local

Ore. --- Some community members and Walmart workers are gathering today, February 4th, for a "community solidarity rally."They say Ismael Nunez, an 11 year Walmart associate, was fired in retaliatio ...

03 February 2015

Public meeting held to discuss proposed Medford casino

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

(Updated 2/04 2:21pm) Medford, Ore. --- Dozens of people gathered at north Medford high school last night to weigh in on a proposed casino for Medford.The Coquille Indian tribe wants to build a casi ...

30 January 2015

Power restored in Medford after morning outage

Posted in Local

Updated  Medford, Ore. ---- A morning outage knocked out power to more than 1,600 homes including Roosevelt Elementary School. Pacific Power says an electrical conductor failed where it connects fr ...

29 January 2015

Man returns to rob a Medford Purple Parrot with accomplice

Posted in Local

(Updated 1/30 3:26pm) Medford, Ore. --- The man Medford police believe tried to rob a Purple Parrot on Wednesday, but chickened out, returned to the same scene and brought a friend.  MPD says the ...

29 January 2015

North Medford High School's graduation rate increases

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- North Medford High School's graduation rate increased nearly 2% last year, to 76.41%.Principle Ron Beick says he expects that number to continue to rise because of specific effort ...

29 January 2015

Abused dogs get new life

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- New life for 51 dogs rescued from a home in the Applegate Valley.The Southern Oregon Humane Society says they alerted Jackson County Animal Services that some dogs they took in fro ...

28 January 2015

Medford Police searching for sex offender

Posted in Local

(Updated 2/3 3:18pm) Medford, Ore. --- Medford police say 49 year old Steven Brewer; a wanted sex offender was taken into custody this morning in Florida.Brewer was convicted of sexually abusing an ...

28 January 2015

Bicycle license bill headed to Oregon Senate

Posted in Regional

 Salem, Ore.-- Oregon Senate is looking at a bill that would require bicyclists to get a license. State legislators are back in session on Monday. Senate Bill 177 states that Oregon residents ages ...

27 January 2015

Graduation rates for 2013 in Oregon rank worst in nation

Posted in Local, Regional

Ore. --- Oregon’s high school graduation rate for the class of 2013  is officially the worst in the nation.That information is out of the U.S. Department of Education. While states measure their ...

27 January 2015

Some Medford residents losing jobs due to Darigold shut down

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Nearly 30 people will soon be out of a job after a Medford milk processing plant announces it’s shutting down next month.This facility has processed local milk for nearly 60 year ...