GRIFFIN CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WILL HOLD A BOOK DRIVE. ALL THE BOOKS DONATED WILL GO TO WEED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
THE BOOK DRIVE WILL LAST TEN DAYS AND THE PRINCIPAL FROM GRIFFIN CREEK SAYS THEY'RE LOOKING FOR NEW OR SLIGHTLY USED BOOKS FOR KINDERGARTEN TO EIGHTH GRADERS. HE ALSO SAYS ONE TEACHER ALREADY BOUGHT 90 BOOKS TO DONATE. IT'S EVEN BECOME A FRIENDLY COMPETITION- BETWEEN STUDENTS TO SEE WHICH CLASS CAN DONATE THE MOST BOOKS. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE, JUST DROP BOOKS OFF AT GRIFFIN CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
MEDFORD POLICE ARE ON THE HUNT FOR A SUSPECT WHO THEY SAY BROKE INTO A BUSINESS IN MEDFORD. JUST BEFORE 5:30 SATURDAY MORNING. MEDFORD POLICE SAY AN UNKNOWN SUSPECT USED A BRICK TO BREAK INTO THE LITTLE MARKET ON CENTRAL AVENUE IN MEDFORD. ALL THAT POLICE SAY WAS STOLEN, WAS A PACK OF CIGARETTES... BUT THE VANDAL LEFT EXTENSIVE DAMAGE.
STARTING TODAY PEOPLE CAN GET A FREE RIDE FROM MEDFORD TO GRANTS PASS AND BACK BUT IT'S ONLY FOR A LIMITED TIME.
THIS WEEK ONLY, THE ROGUE VALLEY COMMUTER LINE IS OFFERING FREE TRANSPORTATION ON THEIR NEW SERVICE THAT TAKES COMMUTERS FROM MEDFORD TO GRANTS PASS. ALL RIDES ON THE JOSEPHINE COUNTY TRANSIT SYSTEM WILL ALSO BE FREE. NORMALLY THE RIDE COSTS 2 DOLLARS A TRIP.
FIREFIGHTERS CONTINUE TO KEEP THE BOLES FIRE IN WEED CALIFORNIA FROM SPREADING EVEN THOUGH WINDS KICKED UP YESTERDAY. KEVIN LUCERO, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER FOR CAL FIRE SAYS THE FIRE IS NOW 60% CONTAINED. HE SAYS FIREFIGHERS ARE WORKING ON HOT SPOTS TO AVOID FLARE UPS TODAY.
MEANWHILE, THE ONION MOUNTAIN FIRE, 15 MILES WEST OF GRANTS PASS BLANKETED THE ROGUE VALLEY WITH SMOKE AS WINDS SHIFTED YESTERDAY, AS FIREFIGHTERS HAVE THAT BLAZE 8% CONTAINED. IT HAS CONSUMED 3,800 ACRES. THE HAPPY CAMP FIRE IS NOW OVER 125,500 ACRES AND IS 68% CONTAINED. AND THE 790 FIRE IS NOW 90% CONTAINED, AS FIREFIGHTERS HAVE HELD THAT FIRE, LOCATED 10 MILES NORTH OF MT. McGLOUGHLIN, TO 3,023 ACRES.
A TWO-MONTH DRUG INVESTIGATION LEADS TO HEROIN, METH AND GUNS... ALL FOUND INSIDE A HOME WHERE TWO YOUNG CHILDREN LIVED WITH THEIR PARENTS...
THE "MEDFORD AREA DRUG AND GANG ENFORCEMENT TEAM" ARRESTED 31-YEAR-OLD SETH SCHOONOVER AND 32-YEAR-OLD JESSICA MCCOY LAST WEEK AT THEIR MEDFORD HOME.
THEY'RE FACING DRUG AND CHILD NEGLECT CHARGES.
POLICE SAY THEY FOUND SIX OUNCES OF HEROIN, THREE OUNCES OF METH AND 10 GUNS.
THE CHILDREN ARE WITH D-H-S.
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SEE YOU AT THE CAMPAIGN FOR LIBERTY COMMISSIONER CANDIDATE SURVEY
THIS FRIDAY, STARTING AT 6PM, MEDFORD LIBRARY.
I'll be emceeing the event, and this Friday we'll cover Position 3 with Kevin Talbert and Colleen Roberts!
COUNTY COMMISSIONER CANDIDATE SURVEY ANSWERS ARE HERE
(And boy, is it EYE-OPENING reading)
POSITION 1 between Tonia Moro (D), Rick Dyer (R) Curt Ankerberg (Libertarian) and Curt Chancler (non-affiliated)
Read Curt Chancler's Answers (NEW, added 09-19)
POSITION 3 between Kevin Talbert (Independent Part of Oregon) and Colleen Roberts (R)
BILL'S GUESTS FOR 09-23-2014
7:10 Rep. Sal Esquivel - (Lead Ammo Ban Hearing)
7:35 Drew Johnson of the Washington Times talks how Billionaire enviros love their big oil investments, but preach non-carbon fuels for you. What hypocrites!
8:10 WIll Reishman, Strategic Financial, why betting against the dollar is a BAD idea. (541-773-7774)
8:45 BUSINESS INTERVIEW - Quentin Pilleschi at Absolute Water Filtration. Quentin's the man for your whole house water softening and filtration systems. He's bought out the old Culligan dealer and services them all. Call Quentin at 541-535-7774.
THANKS FROM WEED, CA
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