summer

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 …

Jacksonville food and beverage tax

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Jacksonville restaurant customers could soon be paying more for a bite to eat.  A petition to add a meal tax is still in the works in Jacksonville. If passed, it would put a 5 % tax on food and …

DUII Patrols for Memorial Day weekend

Jackson County, Ore. – The Sheriff Office’s Marine Department will also be patrolling lakes and rivers this weekend. They say celebrating on the water has already begun, and they want to remind you that you can get a DUII for driving a …