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  1. Man accused of fatally shooting woman in Medford apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 |

    A 20-year-old man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of killing a woman in a Medford apartment the day before. Jesse Allen remains held Sunday in the Jackson County Jail on an accusation of murder.


  2. Southern Oregon man accused of sending threatening texts to woman for $100 sex refundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 |

    A Medford man was arrested earlier this week after authorities say he texted threats to a woman he paid for sex to get a refund of his $100. According to a probable cause affidavit, a 32-year-old Central Point woman told police Timothy J. Freeman, 31, paid her in cash after their encounter at his home on Aug. 4. He began texting her two weeks later claiming he had video of them having sex and "there would be consequences" if he didn't receive $100 within 48 hours, the affidavit said.


  3. Jacksonville is Oregon's most beautiful small town, magazine claims; we offer photographic evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | The Oregonian

    Caught up in the hectic big-city rat race, many Americans dream of small-town living. The calm pace, friendly neighbors, quaint stores.


  4. Medford airport cancels flights due to wildfire smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 |

    In this Dec. 15, 2011 file photo, the Medford airport tower and terminal are shown. Wildfire smoke has forced airlines at the airport in southwest Oregon to cancel multiple flights and put delays on others.


  5. Portland air quality still considered 'unhealthy,' but improvement expected ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 |

    The air quality in and around Portland, plagued for the last several days with thick wildfire smoke, improved slightly by Wednesday morning, though it was still just on the wrong side of the "unhealthy" level. As of 5 a.m., the Air Quality Index, which measures pollutants in the air, was at 151, just over the threshold into the range of the index deemed unhealthy by state officials.


  6. Climate change means smoky summers will be more frequent, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 |

    Portland choked and wheezed under putrid skies Tuesday, its residents breathing in its fourth day of unhealthy air in two weeks. People stayed indoors when they could, outdoor activities were cancelled or moved inside, and the city generally operated as normal under skies tinged with brown.


  7. Air quality in Portland improves, still 'unhealthy for sensitive groups'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Oregonian

    The smoke and haze that has blanketed Portland for the last two days cleared slightly Thursday morning, but air quality in much of the metro area is still "unhealthy for special groups," according to the Oregon Department of Environmental quality. The Air Quality Index for Portland registered at 105 as of 5 a.m., still potentially hazardous for older residents, people with respiratory conditions and children, whose lungs are still developing.


  8. Bad air quality blanketing entire Northwest as fires burn onRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | The Oregonian

    Public-health officials on Tuesday warned of unhealthy air across many parts of the Pacific Northwest as wildfires send thick smoke across the region. Local and regional wildfires are causing smoke and haze in Washington, prompting air quality alerts from Walla Walla to Spokane to Yakima.


  9. Oregon businesses hit hard by cancellations due to smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | The Oregonian

    The air quality in Medford and surrounding towns continues to range from "unhealthy for sensitive groups" to "hazardous" levels. The air quality Sunday night in both Medford and Ashland moved into "hazardous" territory, the Mail Tribune reported.


  10. Oregon town has nation's 4th worst job market, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | The Oregonian

    That's according to a study by career site Zippia that named the southern Oregon town as the fourth worst job market in the United States for 2018. Zippia looked at 386 metro areas and ranked wage change, unemployment rate change and unemployment rate to arrive at its conclusions.


  11. As Oregon wolves rebound, tensions rise over livestock attacksRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2018 |

    In late 2017, Ted Birdseye was jolted awake by the sound of dogs barking. It was 2 a.m. and he figured the animals had seen a coyote and waited for them to settle down.


  12. Puppies rescued from hot trunk during Oregon traffic stopRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 |

    Oregon State Police Trooper Travis Peterson found 10 Husky/German Shepherd puppies locked in a trunk with no water and no air-conditioning during a traffic stop south of Medford on Monday, May 14, 2018. ( An Oregon State Police trooper rescued 10 Husky/German Shepherd puppies from a hot car trunk during a traffic stop Monday.


  13. South Medford baseball coach on leave for drinking alcohol before gameRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Oregonian

    The head coach of the top-ranked South Medford High School baseball team has been placed on leave because he consumed alcohol before a game. In his ninth season as head coach, Ray Smith has guided the Panthers to the Southwest Conference championship and No.


  14. Father of Army vet shot at Oregon VA clinic feels betrayedRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2018 |

    The father of a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder who was shot at a government clinic in Oregon blames Veterans Affairs for letting down his son. Gilbert "Matt" Negrete, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, is in jail in the former timber town of Medford, charged with attempted assault and other crimes after he allegedly displayed a knife during a confrontation at the VA clinic in nearby White City on Jan. 25. A VA guard shot him in the chest.


  15. In Oregon, lawyers for foster children don't even have to show upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 |

    A pair of Oregon sisters were 5 and not quite 2 when state workers removed them and three older half-siblings from their Medford home in March 2014. Police were concerned about the children's lack of food and their parents' drug use and domestic violence, court records say.


  16. Grant hires former Crater coach John Beck to lead its football programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 |

    Grant has hired long-time Southern Oregon-based John Beck as its head football coach to replace Randy Heath, who resigned in March. Beck coached North Medford and Crater for a combined 16 years at North Medford and Crater, compiling a 97-75 record.


  17. Oregon man, 20, sues Dick's, Walmart over new gun sale policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Oregonian

    Dick's Sporting Goods stores will no longer sell assault-style firearms, will ban high-capacity magazines and will not sell any guns to people younger than 21, the company announced on Feb. 28, 2018. A 20-year-old southern Oregon man filed suit Monday against Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart after he says both national retailers refused to sell him a rifle in recent days.


  18. Live updates, scores, brackets: Oregon high school girls basketball playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 |

    The 2018 Oregon high school girls basketball playoffs continue Friday with 34 total games on the schedule. Here's a list of every game, sorted by classification : Central Catholic at NORTH MEDFORD 6:00pm South Medford at BENSON 6:00pm Grants Pass at TIGARD 6:00pm Oregon City at WEST LINN 7:00pm St. Mary's Acad.


  19. State trooper dragged along I-5 by suspected drug trafficker in southern OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | The Oregonian

    An Oregon State Police trooper was dragged along Interstate 5 during a wild traffic stop where fists flew, cars collided and a fleeing suspect tried to ditch a brick of cocaine into a creek, police said. The brouhaha began around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday when Trooper Travis Peterson pulled a speeding Nissan Altima over just south of Medford, court documents show.


  20. Oregon state senator may retire, leaving pivotal seat openRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 |

    First-term Sen. Alan DeBoer, a Republican from Ashland, will decide by Saturday if he will seek re-election to his swing district Senate seat, DeBoer said Wednesday. Capitols staffers familiar with his plans said he will announce Saturday that he will not seek re-election and endorse Jessica Gomez for the Republican primary election.


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