Medford

Overcoming addiction: Walk pushes for state action

MEDFORD, Ore. — Nearly one week after Jackson County officials declared a public crisis over the drug epidemic, they’re joining forces with addiction recovery groups. Officials partnered with Oregon Recovers Friday evening and held a “Walk for Recovery” at Hawthorne Park in …

Oregon agency supports flavored e-cig ban, businesses prepare

MEDFORD, Ore.– The Trump administration’s proposed federal ban on flavored e-cigarettes has received the support of Oregon’s state health agency. The Oregon Health Authority weighed in on the health concerns surrounding vaping and e-cigarettes and announced on Thursday it supports the ban. Some retail …

MakerFest comes to ScienceWorks Hands-On Musuem

ASHLAND, Ore. — If you want to get out this weekend and are interested in exploring your creativity, consider one of these fairs and festivals in your neighborhood. MakerFest 2019 is taking place on Sunday, September 15th. The festival gives opportunities for people to …

City of Medford floats another pool proposal

MEDFORD, Ore. – During a meeting Thursday, the Medford City Council discussed a potential new aquatics center. And by the sounds of it, it would be a major project. Currently, Jackson Pool is the city’s only public pool. Their new plans include …

Local school taking steps to combat bullying

MEDFORD, Ore. — “How do we include others? How do we accept one another? How do we stand up for things when they’re wrong,” said Principal Gerry Flock, Lone Pine Elementary. A Medford school is taking steps to combat bullying after it says …