fourth of july

Firework sales begin in Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — Stands can begin selling fireworks in the Rogue Valley on Sunday. The City of Medford is reminding citizens about changes to the city’s fireworks ordinance. Last month, Medford City Councilors voted to reduce the time period to use legal fireworks …

Firework misuse & disposal concerns

Medford, Ore. — It was a busy evening for law enforcement and first responders for Wednesday night for the 4th of July. According to Medford Fire-Rescue, the agency partnered with Medford Police and confiscated more than 100 illegal fireworks Wednesday night alone. Out …

Protecting your pets during Fourth of July

MEDFORD, Ore.– Many families will be celebrating Independence Day with fireworks but for some members of the family, it can be a rough night. According to the Southern Oregon Humane Society, it receives dozens of pets every Fourth of July that have …

Firework safety tips for a Happy Fourth

ASHLAND, Ore.– It’s about a week away from the Fourth of July and across the Rogue Valley, fireworks tents are popping up. But with dryer weather and flammable explosives, safety is key if you want to have fun. If you’re not careful, …