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North Medford High Put on Lockdown, Confirmed False Alarm  KDRV

North Medford High School went into lockdown Tuesday afternoon, the apparent result of a 'malfunction' with one of their emergency buttons.



Youth bowlers on a roll  Mail Tribune

Austin McFarland approaches the lane. He swings back his arm as he steps toward the foul line. He releases the ball, sending it hooking toward the pins.



A fair profit  Ashland Tidings

Any good organizer knows a fair needs funnel cake and a Ferris wheel to be legitimate, but the Jackson County Fair is much more than that. This year's fair is ...



Docs take first league loss in split at Medford  NRToday.com

MEDFORD — The end of a busy stretch of baseball finally caught up with Roseburg Dr. Stewart's in the nightcap of an Area 4 doubleheader at Jim McAbee Field ...



North Medford wrestling coach resigned after alleged assault  Mail Tribune

A North Medford High School wrestler told police his coach attacked him after losing a match, and within weeks the coach resigned. Head wrestling coach Phillip ...



Adult cats offered at discounted rates  Ashland Tidings

The Southern Oregon Humane Society is having a sale to help its adult cats get adopted. Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21 cats 6 months and older costs $25 ...



High Schoolers across the Rogue Valley are working on Ashland Watershed  KDRV

This summer teenagers are working on the Lomakatsi Restoration Project.



LOCAL ROUNDUP: Mustangs survive Humboldt's rally  Mail Tribune

The Medford Mustangs American Legion AAA team took a commanding 6-1 lead through three innings before holding off a late surge by Humboldt to pull off a ...



How Medford high schools help struggling students graduate  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

MEDFORD, Ore. — One way Medford, along with other school districts in the state, are keeping kids on the path to graduate is by offering multiple diploma ...



North Medford wrestling coach resigns  Mail Tribune

North Medford High School's wrestling program has had to endure a late-season change in the last two weeks, with sixth-year head coach Phillip Lopez stating ...



North Medford high school students launch rockets in preparation for qualifying competition  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. —Some North Medford high school seniors are aiming high to have a chance at competing in the Team America Rocketry Challenge this ...



West Point bound? North Medford senior gets Walden's nod  Mail Tribune

A Medford honor student whose heart is set on one of two military academies has better odds thanks to a recommendation from her congressman. Dana Jung, a ...



North Medford High senior gives back to a local child with cancer  KTVL

North Medford High School student Talia Baker decided to focus her senior class project on giving back. As a member of the Sparrow Club, Baker organized a ...



Pathway trailblazers  Mail Tribune

When Erica Kinzig walked into South Medford High School as a freshman, she didn't know exactly what she wanted to do with her life. Her interest in health care ...



Harlem Globetrotters play at North Medford High School  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Harlem Globetrotters played against the Washington Generals Monday night at North Medford High School. Hundreds of people were in ...



Field study  Ashland Tidings

The tree canopy shaded a Lomakatsi youth crew Monday while they prepped the steep hillsides off the Toothpick Trail in the Ashland watershed for controlled ...



Meet all of Southern Oregon's 2019 Valedictorians  Mail Tribune

North Medford High SchoolDylan Del PizzoParents: Gina Del Pizzo, Travis CorbinGPA: 4. 0, Weighted 4.



North Medford Senior receives prestigious Presidential Scholarship to Oregon State University  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Medford, Ore — It's crunch time for high school seniors who want to take the next step into college. Part of that process is applying for scholarships. “No clue, no ...



Medford Police supports the role of school resource officers after Portland protests  KTVL

MEDFORD, Ore. — Portland students walked out of class Wednesday to protest school resource officers, or SROs, to ask city commissioners to cut back on ...



Over 300 North Medford High Students Skip School After Threat  KDRV

MEDFORD, Ore.- The Medford School District tells NewsWatch12 18.3% of the North Medford High Student Body did not come to class today.



YouthTruth: Medford schools don't measure up  Mail Tribune

Medford elementary-schoolers' opinion on the rigor of their education doesn't line up well next to their peers, new student survey results show. Fifth- and ...



North Medford High School achieves highest grad rate in Southern Oregon  KTVL

The Medford School District is focusing on one student at a time, and it seems to be working.The MSD held a press conference Thursday at North Medford High ...



Oregon high school wrestling coach resigned after alleged assault of player  USA TODAY High School Sports

An Oregon high school wrestling coach resigned after an alleged player assault, though he may have a case it was all misguided teaching.



BOYS BASKETBALL: North falls at buzzer  Mail Tribune

The promise of a big home victory and some much-needed separation in the Southwest Conference boys basketball standings was right there for the taking ...



North Medford Black Tornado prepare for 2018 high school football season: Photos  OregonLive.com

The Oregonian/OregonLive's annual high school football tour continued Monday with a stop at North Medford High School, where the Black Tornado were busy ...



Governor Brown Talks Graduation Rates To North Medford High School Students  KDRV

On Thursday morning, Governor Kate Brown visited North Medford High School to talk with students about graduation rates. Oregon has the third worst high ...



Rocket competition ignites passion for North Medford seniors  Mail Tribune

Similar to an omelet maker, North Medford High School astronomy students couldn't make a rocket without breaking a few eggs. Hampered Saturday by ...



Dodgeball Tournament to Benefit Community Organizations  KDRV

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two local community organizations have teamed up to host a dodgeball tournament at North Medford High School on Saturday, October 27.



Honor Choir returns to the Medford School District  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

MEDFORD, Ore.– Honor Choir has returned to the Rogue Valley after nearly 20 years. On Saturday, students from the Medford School District gathered at North ...



Suspect Arrested for South & North Medford School Threat  KTVL

MEDFORD, Ore. UPDATE (12:37 p.m., 11/16/2017) The teen has been charged with disorderly conduct for inciting alarm in the public with the threats he made ...



North students have a blast building rockets  Mail Tribune

If you're ever in North Medford High School and suddenly find yourself in a place that looks like NASA's engineering division, don't worry; you didn't take a ...



John Wesley Counts | Obituaries  Lake County Examiner

John Counts, 77, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019 surrounded by his beloved family. He will be remembered most for his devotion to his wife and family.



Wyden will hold Medford town hall  Mail Tribune

U. S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, will hold a town hall meeting with the public at 10:15 a. m. , Feb. 20, at North Medford High School auditorium, 1900 North ...



Police respond to threat at North Medford High School  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

MEDFORD, Ore. – A student was arrested after police say a threat was found written on a bathroom stall. The Medford Police Department said on February 14, ...



Lights, NASA, action  Mail Tribune

When it comes to video storytelling, NASA archival footage can make for a special ingredient. Take it from Dan Jacobs, who has viewed more than 1400 short ...



BASEBALL PREVIEW: Parity reigns supreme in SWC  Mail Tribune

South Medford baseball coach Josh Moody hasn't coached a single game in the Southwest Conference and has lived in the Rogue Valley for less than a year, ...



Manufacturing dreams  Mail Tribune

Matt Bryant used to think of hands-on work as just a hobby. The junior at North Medford High School was always more interested in a career in law enforcement ...



Mac's Prom Experience gives local students a free prom dress  KTVL

Dozens of girls went home with a new dress to wear for prom season on Saturday in Medford, with the help of Mac's Prom Experience. Local high school ...



Turner Returns to North Medford, Named New Head Football Coach  KTVL

North Medford High School introduced Steve Turner as the new Head Coach of Black Tornado football on Wednesday.Turner previously held a Defensive ...



Medford High School Seniors Walk Through Old Schools  KDRV

Before high school seniors enter the real world, they're taking a trip down memory lane. Hundreds of seniors from North and South High Schools got to walk ...



Locals brace for Rogue Memorial Challenge  Mail Tribune

As the highest-ranked U19 team in the seventh annual Rogue Memorial Challenge, the Rogue Valley Timbers 00 Red team is the odds-on favorite to emerge ...



New school resource officer assigned to Talent Middle School  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

TALENT, Ore. – Talent Middle School is welcoming a new school resource officer. Officer Ernie Whiteman Sr. was once a school resource officer at North ...



Wrong-way driver in fatal crash gets 18 years  Mail Tribune

The woman who intentionally drove the wrong way on Interstate 5 and caused a crash that killed a Medford father of three in January was sentenced Friday to at ...



Commissioners to hold wildfire, smoke hearing  Mail Tribune

Jackson County Commissioners want to hear how back-to-back summers of wildfires and smoke have impacted residents and businesses. Commissioners will ...



Gloves over gangs  Mail Tribune

Troy Wohosky understands how gangs recruit new members. He used to be a top member. It's also why, years later, he's one of the people at the forefront of ...



Man charged in crash that killed 7-year-old girl  Mail Tribune

A former North Medford High School track and cross-country athlete has been charged with criminally negligent homicide following a crash that killed a ...



Boiling over  Mail Tribune

The boil advisory on 65 Medford addresses — including an elementary school — has been lifted, according to the Medford School District and Medford Water ...



Medford Students Walk Out For School Safety (In Below-Freezing Weather)  OPB News

More than 100 Medford students protesting for gun control and school safety left their classrooms Friday to gather at U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley's local office, with ...



King, North Medford shut down Willamette  Mail Tribune

King, North Medford shut down Willamette North Medford senior pitcher stymies Willamette for four-hit shutout.



Not a smokescreen  Mail Tribune

Most tourists who visited Southern Oregon during the smoky summers of 2017 and 2018 said they plan to return for future trips, but a majority said wildfire smoke ...



Smoky business  Mail Tribune

Businesses throughout the Rogue Valley are holding their breath, hoping they'll be spared from another summer of smoke. “Last summer was awful,” said Mark ...



Photos: Medford students' high-altitude balloon reaches 100000 feet  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Medford, Ore. – Local students who happen to be helping NASA are sharing the view from one of their high-altitude balloon tests. The North Medford High ...



Girl Injured in Medford Apartment Fire Dies, Family Confirms  KDRV

5-year-old Olivia Chapman, who was carried from a burning apartment building by firefighters on November 2, has passed away. However, her family says that ...



Hall of Famer weighs in on SOU Softball  KTVL

Larry Binney has plenty of perspective on Southern Oregon University softball. Not only was Binney an SOU softball coach in the mid-2000's, but he also played ...



Medford School District copes with loss of student  KTVL

A single rollover crash kills North Medford High School student on Sunday.RELATED |Sheriff ID driver in deadly rollover crash on Foothill RoadRobert Ernst, ...



Barry sisters continue rich North Medford softball tradition  Mail Tribune

Veteran North Medford softball assistant Rod Rumrey barks out advice on fielding grounders to a familiar figure across the diamond and it's almost like stepping ...



Local teen has a Marvel-ous promposal with the help of Spiderman  KTVL

A North Medford High School student's promposal has gone viral with more than 30000 views on Twitter.Adam Hazelton wanted to ask his girlfriend of 6 months ...



Engines of learning  Mail Tribune

Engines of learning Lithia Motors will help North Medford High School rev up its automotive program.



Two Medford schools vandalized with 'creepy' graffiti  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Medford, Ore.– Two Medford schools were vandalized twice this week with messages so disturbing, the district chose to keep students indoors. Vandals first hit ...



North Medford High School students say they're ready to vote  KTVL

Medford -- North Medford High School government students are learning about the election and figuring out why it matters to them. Peter Bolling is an AP ...



Medford teen killed in high-speed crash  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Medford, Ore. — Family and friends of Robert Ernst V are remembering him, after the teen was killed in a car crash last weekend. The 17-year-old North Medford ...



Tornado stuns Roseburg with ninth-inning rally  Mail Tribune

Three days after falling victim to a heartbreaking rally, North Medford delivered one of its own Tuesday, scoring four runs in the bottom of the ninth — the last ...



Boil water advisory issued for some Medford residents  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Update: Wilson Elementary School and 9 additional addresses have been added to the advisory. Those addresses are: 1501 Corona Ave, 1512 Corona Ave, ...



South Medford High School Grad Asks for Donations  KDRV

Emilie McGeary lives nearby the Fuego volcano which erupted and killed of 100 people this week. Now she's asking for assistance for those affected.



New vision for North  Mail Tribune

New vision for North Hedrick principal to take helm at North Medford High School.



'When you can't breathe, nothing else matters'  Mail Tribune

Smoke-filled summers mean Duane Christensen's family can no longer live together in the Rogue Valley. His 22-year-old daughter, who has the lung disease ...



Medford Confirms Search for New City Council Member  KDRV

The City of Medford is officially looking for City Council candidates from Ward 4 — the southeast quadrant of the city.



New development in east Medford raising concerns with residents  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new development could be coming to a busy east Medford intersection—and it's causing some concern for residents. Plans for a new ...



Britt Fest Moves Orchestra Concerts Inside  KDRV

Today Britt Music & Arts Festival announced it will move the Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4 Orchestra concerts to the North Medford High School ...



Martin Luther King Jr. celebration honors diversity, inclusion  KTVL

Medford residents gathered for a celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Through song and speeches, a large crowd spent the day honoring ...



Wrong-way crash kills former North Medford star athlete  Mail Tribune

A 29-year-old former North Medford star athlete was killed Sunday in a head-on collision on Interstate 5 near Anderson, California, by a wrong-way driver who ...



Former North Medford vocal coach gets jail for abusing teen  Mail Tribune

A former volunteer vocal coach for North Medford High School was sentenced to jail and probation today after admitting to a late-night encounter with a ...



Soredi Winners  KDRV

Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate. release nat: ...



Wyden postpones town hall  Mail Tribune

U. S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, has postponed his town hall meeting Wednesday at North Medford High School because of a pending Senate vote this week.



Braden Shipley, former North Medford star, now a top MLB draft prospect (links)  OregonLive.com

Former North Medford High School star Braden Shipley has come a long way since leaving his home state.



Medford School District outlines plans for Measure 98 funding  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Medford, Ore. — The Medford School District is receiving $3.5-million dollars over the next 2 school years thanks to Measure 98. The voter-approved measure ...



Forced to choose  Mail Tribune

Local charter school students are being forced to choose between sports and an alternative education after the Medford School District redefined who could ...



Coach of Oregon baseball power on administrative leave on eve of playoffs after drinking before game  USA TODAY High School Sports

A longtime Oregon prep basketball and baseball coach has been placed on administrative leave following reports that he allegedly drank alcohol before one of ...



Turner’s return at North creates buzz  Mail Tribune

Turner's return at North creates buzz Ex-coach Rumrey says 'exciting' hire will be a boon for Black Tornado.



Cream of the crop  Mail Tribune

Cream of the crop Here are Jackson County's top students for 2017.



Tornado blasts past Cavers  Mail Tribune

Tornado blasts past Cavers North Medford capitalizes on Grants Pass miscues, dominates SWC showdown.



Medford students opt out of National School Walkout, opt in to discussions  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Medford, Ore. — Protests against gun violence were held at an estimated 3,100 schools across the country Wednesday, one month after the shooting in ...



Governor Brown Visits Medford, Founds 'Wildfire Response Council'  KDRV

An executive order signed on Wednesday creates a new group to evaluate how the state should respond to devastating wildfires.



Some Medford students see body hanging near school  The Oregonian

Before the body could be removed by police, officials say it was seen by some Kennedy Elementary School students walking by and on a bus. It was also seen ...



Tip off  Mail Tribune

The list of options for sports teams in local high schools is expanding. After two seasons of unified soccer in the spring, Medford School District is launching ...



Medford considers opening borders  Mail Tribune

Medford considers opening borders Shumate proposes allowing interdistrict transfers, open enrollment.



Man accused of luring, raping teen  Mail Tribune

A former member of the Air Force National Guard caught trying to lure minors for sex in Texas has now been accused of using Snapchat to contact and then rape ...



Play ball!  Mail Tribune

Play ball! New law allows charter school students on public school teams — for a cost.



Portland State Football Signs Nine During Early Signing Period  Portland State Vikings

The Portland State Football Program signed nine student-athletes during the National Letter of Intent early signing period on Wednesday. The Vikings have ...



Dancing With the Rogue Valley Stars  KDRV

The event is tonight at 7 p.m. at North Medford High School.



Smoke hurts lungs and business  Mail Tribune

Air quality reached very unhealthy levels for everyone in the Medford area Monday, prompting the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to suggest that ...



Teen mural celebrates Jackson Care Connect's new initiative for families  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

MEDFORD, Ore.– A colorful upgrade is being given to a local organization's building in downtown Medford, all thanks to the hard work of some teen student ...



Four days of culinary magic  Mail Tribune

The 12th annual Ashland Culinary Festival promises all the excitement and suspense of a Food Network chef competition combined with enough tastings and ...



Memorial run honors life of Medford father killed in wrong-way crash  KTVL

What was known as the Southern Oregon BYU Alumni Chapter's fun run was repurposed this year to honor the tragic loss of a Medford father.29-year-old Ryan ...



28th Abby's Holiday Tournament Bracket Announced  KTVL

North Medford boy's basketball will look to defend a three-time early-season tournament trophy beginning on Wednesday, December 27th.The 28th annual ...



Britt Orchestra Concerts Move Indoors Due to Smoke  KDRV

Wednesday's concert has sold more tickets than the new location can hold, so it will become a first-come, first-served situation.



Britt Festival Cancels Final Weekend of Orchestra Performances  KDRV

Air quality concerns first led to a change of venue from the Britt outdoor stage, before culminating in this final cancellation.



Class of 2015 Valedictorians  Mail Tribune

Fifty-one valedictorians from 16 high schools across Jackson County share their achievements and their college and career plans. ASHLAND HIGH SCHOOL.



UPDATE: Deputies Identify Teen Killed In Foothill Road Crash  KDRV

Deputies have identified a North Medford High School student as the teen killed in Sunday's Foothill Road crash.



Medford students hold counter-protest supporting transgender rights  KTVL

MEDFORD, Ore.- Nearly 30 students, mostly from North Medford High School, protested outside of Hedrick Middle School Tuesday afternoon to spread ...



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