volunteers

Salvation Army needs community help

MEDFORD, Ore. — If you’re feeling generous, the Salvation Army is looking for volunteers, donations and toys as Christmas inches closer. The Salvation Army in Jackson County is short on 3,500 toys for their holiday toy drive. Particularly, the 13 to 18 …

Weather brings relief to MP97 Fire crews

Update, 10:57 p.m. – Monday evening, crews gained ground on the Milepost 97 Fire achieving 15% containment. They said 9 firefighters have been injured. Some 586 structures remained threatened. Going into the evening, evacuations level remained the same. More than 1,300 personnel …

Oregon schools may now fingerprint volunteers

Medford, Ore.– The Oregon Department of Education is implementing new legislation that gives school districts the option to fingerprint school volunteers. The House passed a bill last year that allows schools to electronically fingerprint incoming volunteers who would have direct, unsupervised contact …