summer

Deputies focus on end of Summer traffic safety

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) completed their grant funded end of summer enforcement. It focused on impaired driving and passenger restraint laws. The enforcement period was from August 16 to September 2. During that period, deputies focused on traffic safety, with …

OSF ticket sales are up this summer

ASHLAND, Ore – Ticket sales are up at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland this summer. The past two years, sales have taken a dive towards the end of summer due to wildfires and smoke. While the skies have been clear thus …

Hot temps keeps A/C experts on their feet

 ASHLAND, Ore. — Another day of scorching hot temperatures has some residents feeling the heat. “I left the house thinking oh, it’s gonna be nice and cool when I get back,” said Ashland resident Sam Whitridge. “I got home and it was …

More smoke to come in the Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. — Smoke is clearing up in the Rogue Valley but meteorologist say it won’t last too long. National Weather Service meteorologist Sven Nelaimischikies has been tracking the smoke closely since nearby wildfires started more than a month ago. While some days …

Smoke cancelling summer activities

Medford, Ore. — Air quality continues to be an inconvenience for businesses and organizations throughout the region. That includes Medford Parks and Recreation. The department’s had to cancel several events this summer, all due to smoke. The good news is, parks and recreation …

3 alarm apartment fire in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore.—Fire crews responded to a 3 alarm fire at Valley Pines Apartments in Medford Friday.  The two people who lived in the apartment were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation including one man who was rescued from the third floor …