southern Oregon

Kids learn through planting gardens

TALENT, Ore. — One way kids can get outside and learn this spring is by gardening. The Talent Garden Club says one of the easiest things to plant are snow peas. Other easy items to plant could include lettuce, tomatoes, radishes and …

Providence & Asante asking for PPE donations

MEDFORD, Ore. — Asante and Providence hospitals are asking for your help to fight coronavirus. Personal protective equipment for health care workers is running low at hospitals locally and across the country. Both hospitals are asking for donations of medical supplies. Providence …

MPD supporting local businesses impacted by COVID-19

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Police Department is supporting local businesses impacted by coronavirus. This week, the Medford Police Association purchased $2,000 in gift cards from local restaurants still open for take-out and delivery services. The association is a non-profit, charitable organization …

Policing amid coronavirus pandemic

Even amid the coronavirus crisis, local law enforcement agencies say things are ‘business as usual.’ “People adapt to this or don’t adapt to this… that will be the factor to tell us what’s going on with crime going up or down,” said …