20, Dec 2014 - Jackson, OR Man gets 5 Â½ years in S. Ore. police confrontation
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An Idaho fugitive shot and wounded by officers after a pursuit last March in southern Oregon has been sentenced to 5 Â½ years in prison. The Jackson County, Oregon, district attorney's office said Wednesday that 29-year-old Wayne Pearson pleaded no contest to multiple charges, including attempted assault, attempting to elude and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. ...
18, Dec 2014 - Medford, OR U.S. Forest Service Hiring
MEDFORD, Ore. — Starting January, the U.S. Forest Service will hire 600 people in Oregon and Washington for temporary positions, including Southern Oregon. The jobs are for various specialties ranging from fire and trial management to recreation and botany. There are three phases to the hiring process. You can start to apply the first week … Continue reading »
17, Dec 2014 - 1986 Assault Leads To New Connections
MEDFORD, Ore. — Almost 28 years ago, on December 17, 1986, Medford was shaken by a random act of violence, when a young woman was stabbed multiple times walking into work at BiMart. Loretta Russell’s attacker was caught, and is now serving his sentence in the Oregon State Penitentiary. 66-year-old Rodney Halbower has been in … Continue reading »
09, Oct 2014 - Insane Medford carjacker gets 20 years at hospital
A psychotic man who was using methamphetamine when he carjacked a van last August in Medford was sentenced Wednesday to up to 20 year at the Oregon State Hospital.
03, Apr 2014 - Court: City doesn't owe retirees benefits
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled against a former Medford public works employee who sought health benefits after retirement. The ruling handed down Wednesday is the second defeat to Medford city retirees seeking continuing health insurance. The city stopped offering health insurance ...