homeless

Homeless veteran turned away from motel

 ASHLAND, Ore. — A Rogue Valley group came together to help a homeless veteran and his wife after a motel wouldn’t let them stay there. Lisa Yancy and her husband James had been sleeping in their car and hopping between places to …

Emergency warming shelters open in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore.— A winter weather storm is forcing emergency warming shelters to open in Ashland this week. According to the non-profit, Jobs with Justice, the current warming shelter in Ashland houses 45 people, which means roughly the same amount of people are …

Medford Police surprise homeless man with new wheelchair

MEDFORD, Ore. — On the streets of downtown Medford, you’ll find an unconventional friendship. “He’s a great guy, very intelligent. He has a great story,” said Officer Jennifer Newell, Medford Police Department. Soft-spoken, reserved, kind, are just some of the ways Officer Newell …