PDF: State of Oregon vs. Oracle Inc. complaint

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum sued Oracle Inc. for $240 million today in the latest chapter of the botched Cover Oregon website. This is the full complaint. 

Complaint: State of Oregon vs Oracle
more »

Fishing Report: Friday, Aug. 22

OCEAN OUTLOOK

COASTWIDE: No small-craft advisories were forecast for the ocean this weekend as of Thursday. Friday's ocean anglers can expect 5- to 15-knot winds and 3- to 5-foot swells, with morning ocean better than later. Saturday will see winds up to 20 knots and some afternoon chop, with things slowing down a bit Sunday.
more »

Live Music in Local Clubs

Plan your Friday night with Tempo's weekly guide to live music and jam sessions in local nightclubs and other venues.
more »

Forestry crews snuff human-caused fire outside Gold Hill

GOLD HILL — A fire that burned about two acres in a dry, steep area outside Gold Hill Thursday afternoon was human-caused, Oregon Department of Forestry officials reported.

The fire was first reported at about 2:30 p.m. on McConville Peak, located six miles north of Gold Hill. ODF officials declined to comment on what they found at the scene that led them to believe the blaze was human-caused, but said it was obvious.

"There was clear evidence someone was doing something...

more »
Outfitting the law

Outfitting the law

Law enforcement agencies across the nation and the equipment they use have come under scrutiny following what many have called a 'militarized' response by police in Ferguson, Mo.
more »
NW Raw

NW Raw

Ashland has its share of juice bars. And then there’s NW Raw.
more »

Grants Pass man arrested on sex abuse charges

A Grants Pass man is in jail for alleged sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl.
more »

Blog: It's back, back, back, back to school time

Those trips to Bi-Mart, Target, Freddy’s and Rogue Valley Mall are in the rearview mirror, well mostly. My daughter begins her final year of college next month, which creates a checklist all of its own. Back-to-School sales begin within a week of Sirrius XM plays America’s annual anthem “School’s Out” for the thousandth time. Much [...]
more »

Sanctuary One offers guided tour of farm

Sanctuary One at Double Oak Farm will host a guided tour from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 23.

The 55-acre care farm for ailing animals is located in the Applegate.Visitors will meet animal residents, visit permaculture gardens and learn about the facility's education programs. Registration is required. Contact 541-899-8627 or email info@sanctuaryone.org.

To get to the farm, head west on Highway 238.....

more »

Comedy Night at Chadwick's Pub

Get ready for hilarity when comedians Arlo Stone and Mark Kikel perform at Comedy Night — Friday and Saturday, Aug. 29-30 — presented at Chadwick's Pub and Sports Bar in the Rogue Regency Inn, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford.
more »
Shoot Out!

Shoot Out!

Medford man shoots lights-out to win the Oregon state skeet-shooting championship one year after taking up the sport.
more »
Letters to the Editor, Aug. 22

Letters to the Editor, Aug. 22

Re-elect Bates

I know Alan Bates personally as a member of my Rotary Club. I know him to be a compassionate individual who is wholeheartedly committed to serving his community.
more »
Loan default rate threatens Umpqua student aid

Loan default rate threatens Umpqua student aid

ROSEBURG — Former students at a community college in Oregon's long-suffering timber region are defaulting on loans at such a high rate that the school could lose access to federal aid used by nearly half of those now in the classroom.

The default rate among former students at Umpqua Community College has been well above a 30 percent threshold for two years running, the Roseburg News-Review reports.

If the rate stays above that threshold another year, students in the fall...

more »

Dry grass leads to vehicle restrictions

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has restricted some vehicle access to its property along the Rogue River near Gold Hill to curb wildfire danger.
more »

Raiders open with two triumphs

LA MIRADA, Calif. — Regardless of what happens on the second day of the Biola Invitational, the Southern Oregon University volleyball team will remember California a little more fondly this year after starting its season on a high note Thursday.
more »
Down, but not out, at Cascade Lakes Relay

Down, but not out, at Cascade Lakes Relay

At the beginning of the year, I was invited by a great friend to join a Portland-based running team for the Cascade Lakes Relay, a 216.6-mile trek on Aug. 1-2 that starts at Diamond Lake.
more »
Outfitting the law

Outfitting the law

Law enforcement agencies across the nation and the equipment they use have come under scrutiny following what many have called a 'militarized' response by police in Ferguson, Mo.
more »

10 things to know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Click here for more national and international news.

1. HAMAS KILLS 11 SUSPECTED INFORMERS FOR ISRAEL
more »

Emergency Services

Felony Arrests

Drugs — Brandie Michelle Carrara, 37, of the 15700 block of Jones Road, White City. Medford police Monday arrested Carrara on charges of possession of methamphetamine and a probation violation for possession of methamphetamine. She was lodged in the Jackson County Jail without bail.

Drugs — Christopher Sean Waites, 30, of the 400 block of Merlee Court, Eagle Point. Medford police Monday...

more »

Medford company joins Inc.Magazine's 5,000 fastest-growing list

At $2.5 million in revenue, Core Business Services' income pales to some of Inc. Magazine's 5,000 fastest-growing firms, but it debuted at No. 1,523. Most of the company's growth has been organic expansion of its customer base, but the Medford technical support firm has made key acquisitions in expanding into Portland and Denver.
more »
August 22, 2014

Mail Tribune 100

Click here to send us your story to be published in Oregon Outdoors