Health Advisories Issued At 2 Beaches, Lifted At 2 Others

By Jim McCoy Fri 11th July Newshealth advisoriesOregon coast
The Oregon Health Authority has issued health advisories for two state beaches, citing tests indicating fecal bacteria. The Oregonian reports ( ) the advisories target D River Beach in Lincoln County and Heceta Beach in Lane County. Contact with fecal bacteria can lead to diarrhea, stomach cramps, rashes, respiratory infections and other ailments. ORead More »

Real Estate Prices Continue Their Climb In Jackson County

By Jim McCoy Thu 10th July News
The Rogue Valley Association of Realtors and Southern Oregon Multiple Listing Service reports a continued rise in real estate prices in Jackson County.Read More »

Oregon Caves Bill Passes The US Senate

By Jim McCoy Thu 10th July News
Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced the Senate passage of the Oregon Caves Revitalization Act, their bill to add new protection to one of Oregon’s most unique natural treasures. The bill passed unanimously late Wednesday night. “This bill is another tribute to Oregon’s bounty of precious natural places, and to the unique beauty of the Oregon Caves National Monument,” Wyden said.Read More »

Coast Guard Rescues Three On Oregon Coast

By Jim McCoy Thu 10th July News
When a 14-foot boat capsized in front of the Coast Guard's Tillamook Bay station at Garibaldi on the north Oregon coast, guardsmen swung into action, rescuing two children and one adult. Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Sandler was working on the pier Wednesday afternoon when he heard screams for help and saw a girl swimming toward him.Read More »

Odd News: Humpty Dumpty of Enchanted Forest Takes A.....

By Jim McCoy Thu 10th July News
The nursery rhyme proved right: Humpty Dumpty couldn't be put together again. But the owner of an Oregon tourist attraction vows to build Humpty anew. Last weekend, two men planning a photograph jumped on the wall where the statue of rebar, cement, sand and plaster had sat for 40 years. And, you know how it goes: Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. Sculptor Roger TRead More »

Report: Oregon Experiencing Above Average Economic Growth

By Jim McCoy Wed 9th July NewseconomyTim Duy
Oregon's economy is growing faster than normal, according to a monthly report from the University of Oregon. The report Tuesday showed fewer people filed for unemployment insurance in May, many sectors increased workers, contractors applied for more residential building permits and factories gave employees more hours at work. The Oregonian reports ( the OregonRead More »

Tree Removal In Rogue River Will Require Temporary Power Shutoff Thursday

By Jim McCoy Wed 9th July Newspower shutoff
About 1,100 customers in the Rogue River area will be without electricity during the late morning of Thursday, July 10 to allow crews to safely remove a tree that poses a hazard to an overhead electrical line. The outage is expected to begin at 9 a.m. and last until 12 noon on Thursday, July 10. The area affected is from 4425 East Evans Creek Road. to Queens Branch Road in Rogue River.Read More »

Dozens Arrested In State & Federal Drugs, Firearms Case

By Jim McCoy Wed 9th July Newsdrugsgangsguns
26 people have been arrested and seven search warrants have been served by law enforcement in a multi-agency drug investigation called “Rap It Up.” The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department says many of the suspects have gang ties and have been involved in everything from drug trafficking to prostitution to illegal gun activity.Read More »

Four Early Morning Fires In Medford Under Investigation

By Jim McCoy Wed 9th July Newsarson
Medford police are investigating four morning fires that appear to be arson. The fires included two on Holly Street involving an outbuilding and some bales of hay on the same property during the four and five o'clock hours, and a shed on Grape Street and a section of fence on Pennsylvania Drive. Police say the evidence shows the fires were intentionally set.Read More »

Morning News Update

By admin Wed 9th July News
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