Oregon Trails: Christmas Flood of ’64

Medford, Ore. — The flood of 1964 hit during Christmas week. A storm track five-hundred miles wide from Hawai top the Pacific Coast mixed with cold Arctic air producing something of a perfect storm for creating floods across five western states. There was a raging torrent that caused hundreds of millions of dollars damage and … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Willie

PET OF THE WEEK Meet Willie! He is a black and tan cavalier spaniel/dachshund mix. Willie is five years old and is sometimes afraid of men. He starts off sensitive, but will warm up to you after some time. Willie is in need of a family with primarily girls, and no children, who will take … Continue reading »

Out & About: Last Weekend Before X-Mas

It’s the last weekend before Christmas, and there are plenty of events to enjoy with the whole family. One that’s celebrating the traditional holiday sweaters of the season. Medford’s Ugly Sweater 5k This will be the second year for Medford’s Ugly Sweater 5K. Runners will meet at the starting line at 101 South Bartlett Street … Continue reading »

12 Scams of Xmas: Malicous Software

MEDFORD, Ore.– Our society basically has the world at our fingertips with the amount of information we can gather and store on computers and mobile devices. It increases the chance for digital crooks to gain that often sensitive information or completely disrupt our computers. Tech experts said it is often done through what is broadly called … Continue reading »

12 Scams of Xmas: Fake Charities

MEDFORD, Ore.– This time of year people are often filled with the Christmas spirit and want to do something nice for people in need; but Medford Police said others often take advantage of that. They said scammers sometimes create fake charities or act like they are part of established ones. Police said sometimes they will … Continue reading »

A Heart for Fostering: The Process

  GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents.  In Josephine County, DHS statistics show 76% of … Continue reading »

SOU Raiders Take On the Race Track

DAYTONA BEACH, Fl. –Tuesday the Southern Oregon Football team took some time off from football as the Raiders took to the beach, but Wednesday the team went from the beach to the race track. Coach Howard calls the Raider Offense, the “Ricky Bobby Offense.” It’s a reference to the Will Ferrell movie, ‘Talladega Nights’, about … Continue reading »

12 Scams of Xmas: Mobile Security

MEDFORD, Ore.– As smartphones and tablets continue to grow in popularity, they are also becoming a greater target for digital crooks. According to the security company, Symantec, the frequency of mobile threats doubled between 2010 and 2011. They said 35% of adults worldwide either lost or had their mobile device stolen, exposing them to identity … Continue reading »

12 Scams of Xmas: Pacific Power

MEDFORD, Ore.– This time of year we all tend to turn up the heat to keep out the chill, but scammers also turn on the chance to steal money from you. We continue our 12 scams of Christmas with Pacific Power scams. Pacific Power said scammers often call customers, threatening to turn off their power … Continue reading »

A Heart for Fostering: The Parents

  GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents. The goal of foster care is always to … Continue reading »

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