ROGUE RIVER S.D. HAS CANCELLED SCHOOL FOR TODAY IN ALL SCHOOLS (ALL EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES ALSO CANCELLED TODAY) 12/6/13
MEDFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT 549C CANCELLED TODAY 12/6/13
PHOENIX/TALENT SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSED TODAY 12/6/13
CENTRAL POINT SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSED TODAY 12/6/13
GRANTS PASS SCHOOL DISTRICT #7 CANCELLED 12/6/13
DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT CANCELLED 12/6/13
SUTHERLIN SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASSES CANCELLED 12/6/13 (STAFF TO REPORT AT 9AM)
ST. ANNE CATHOLIC SCHOOL CLOSED TODAY 12/6/13
VIBES PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL CLOSED TODAY 12/6/13
GRACE PRE-SCHOOL KINDERGARTEN (G.P.) & 1ST GRADE CANCELLED 12/6/13
BLOSSSOM HILLS CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER CLOSED TODAY 12/6/13
GRACE AND CASCADE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS CLOSED TODAY 12/6/13
SOUTH UMPQUA SCHOOLS CLOSED TODAY 12/6/13
MEDFORD MONTESSORI SCHOOL CLOSED TODAY 12/6/13
LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL CLOSED TODAY 12/6/13
THREE RIVERS SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSED TODAY 12/6/13
(THIS INCLUDES ALL AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES AND PARENT CONFERENCES)
ASHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSED TODAY 12/6/13
ST. JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (E.P.) CLOSED TODAY 12/6/13
ARMADILLO TECHNICAL INSTITUTE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL (PHOENIX) CLOSED 12/6/13
LOGOS CHARTER SCHOOL CLOSED 12/6/13
NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN IN GRANTS PASS CLOSED 12/6/13
2 HOUR DELAY:
A WINTER STORM WARNING IS STILL IN EFFECT FOR JACKSON AND JOSEPHINE COUNTIES BEGINNING AT 7 O CLOCK THIS MORNING THROUGH 4AM TOMORROW. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS MOST SNOW ACUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 9 AND 11 AM TODAY. THEY SAY 3-6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ABOVE 1,000 FEET. WITH 8-10 INCHES POSSIBLE ABOVE 3000 FEET. THE ELEVATION AT THE MEDFORD AIRPORT IS 1,335 FEET.
THE JACKSON COUNTY ROADS DEPARTMENT IS READY TO GO. THE FIRST SNOW PLOW SHIFT BEGAN AT FOUR THIS MORNING. IT'S A DAY THE COUNTY ROADS DIRECTOR SAYS THEY'VE BEEN PREPPING FOR-- FOR MONTHS. IF YOU'RE HITTING THE ROAD TODAY. WE HAVE A FEW TIPS TO MAKE SURE YOU GET TO YOUR DESTINATION SAFELY. THERE ARE NO RESTRICTIONS AS OF YET, BUT BE PREPARED WITH CHAINS IN YOUR VEHICLE. YOU SHOULD ALSO KEEP BLANKETS, WATER AND SOME FOOD IN YOUR CAR, IN CASE OF EMERGENCIES. GIVE YOURSELF EXTRA ROOM BETWEEN THE CAR IN FRONT OF YOU... AND GIVE *YOURSELF* EXTRA TIME TO GET TO YOUR DESTINATION.
MEDFORD POLICE ARE TRYING TO IDENTIFY A SUSPECT THAT CALLED IN A BOMB THREAT AT THE MEDFORD CITY HALL. THE CALL CAME IN AROUND 1:25 FROM A PERSON STATING THAT THERE WAS A BOMB IN THE COURT ROOM SET TO DETONATE AT 2PM. AFTER AN EVACUATION, AND A SWEEP OF THE BUILDING, IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THERE WAS NO DEVICE FOUND, AND EMPLOYEES WERE ALLOWED BACK INSIDE. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CONTACT THE MEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT.
A COOS BAY MAN WHO WAS ON THE RUN FROM POLICE HAS BEEN FOUND GUILTY OF POSSESSING EXPLOSIVE DEVICES. JAY YARBROUGH HAS BEEN FOUND GUILTY OF CHARGES INCLUDING POSSESSION OF A SHORT-BARRELED RIFLE AND PIPE BOMBS. POLICE SAY THE MAN'S WIFE ALERTED POLICE OF A DOMESTIC DISPUTE WHILE YARBROUGH WAS IN THE HOSPITAL FOR A LUNG INFECTION AND SEPSIS. THAT'S WHEN POLICE SAY SHE SHOWED THEM A BUNKER UNDER THE HOUSE... CONTAINING MULTIPLE FIREARMS, AND LARGE C-O-2 CANISTERS FILLED WITH GUNPOWDER. SENTENCING IS SET FROM DECEMBER 12th
POLICE IN KLAMATH FALLS HAVE RELEASED SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS OF AN ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT... AND THEY'RE ASKING FOR YOUR HELP IN FINDING HIM. POLICE SAY A MAN ROBBED MURPHY'S MARKET AT GUNPOINT EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. REPORTS INDICATE THE MAN THREATENED THE CLERK WITH A LARGE-CALIBER HANDGUN, THEN RAN OFF WITH THE CASH. TO VIEW THE PICTURES GO TO KOBI5.COM
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Rep. Earl Blumenauer propses almost doubling the gas tax, adding $.15 per gallon. Of course he wants to do the chipping and tracking, too. (eventually) I know there's not much to trust about government right now, but I'm not convinced raising the gas tax wouldn't be a better idea, and deep-sixing the tracking. It's paid into the highway trust fund and pays for highway rebuilds and construction. Even given the waste in government road socialism, unless you're going private, I figure raise the gas tax, in a self-defense measure. You don't want mileage tracking GPS black boxes...I'm down with that. You don't want toll roads...I'm down with that, too. The gas tax has been the same since 1993. Our 45 cents per gallon fed/state tax would have to be 73 cents per gallon today to equal the same road-building power, adjusted for inflation. If the road fund starts going bust, they'll pull out the NSA/George Orwell chipping solutions. Don't help them.
GUEST INFO FOR 12-05-2013
6:35 Dan Gainor VP of Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. - Only 2 hurricanes this season. Global warming predictions about weather 450% wrong, but gets little mention in the media.
7:10 Dave Dotterer, candidate for State Senate - Support the campaign and more info at DaveDotterer.com.
8:10 Dr. John R. Lott Jr., author of More Guns, Less Crime. He analyzes and critiques the house vote re-instating the plastic gun ban.
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Jul 29, 2011 10:12am
Your source for year-round gardening, tree, and landscaping advice! Stan Mapolski is The Rogue Gardener...and he takes your calls Saturday mornings from 9:00 'til 10:00.
Minding Your Money
Jul 29, 2011 10:19am
Solid advice and information during these unsettling times...Doug Stone from Seacrest Wealth Management will show you how to practically manage your finances and keep more of your hard-earned dollar! Saturday morning at 11:00 on KMED.
The Right Buy
Jul 29, 2011 10:47am
Join local realtors Pete Belcastro and Joe Brett Saturday morning at 10:00 for the Rogue Valley's only radio show dedicated to buying or selling your home along with local guest experts on title, mortgage, and home renovations.