mailtribune.com Feed http://www.mailtribune.com The latest headlines from the mailtribune.com en-us Copyright 2017 Southern Oregon Media Group Keep the holiday safe in the kitchen http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/keep-holiday-safe-in-kitchen http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/keep-holiday-safe-in-kitchen With a hasty plunge, the frozen turkey on the end of Mark Northrop's pike pole drops into a fryer filled to the brim with bubbling peanut oil.The fowl sends up a greasy splash as 500-degree oil sloshes onto a wooden platform. It's followed... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:38:32 -0500 Medford drive-by shooting suspect arrested http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/medford-drive-by-shooting-suspect-arrested http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/medford-drive-by-shooting-suspect-arrested A man convicted of a riot charge for being part of a gang-related shooting incident last year is back in the Jackson County Jail as a suspect in a drive-by shooting from earlier this week.Medford police arrested Santiago Flores-Loveland,... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:36:16 -0500 KFC robber sentenced to prison http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/kfc-robber-sentenced-to-prison http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/kfc-robber-sentenced-to-prison A man who was nabbed by police as he fled from a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant with a cash register in his hands has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison.Sean Anthony Reed, 27, of the 200 block of Orange Street in Medford,... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:34:16 -0500 Local vigil to honor victims of gun violence http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/local-vigil-to-honor-victims-of-gun-violence http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/local-vigil-to-honor-victims-of-gun-violence As part of the Nationwide Vigil to End Gun Violence, Vision Quilt will host a local vigil at Sew Creative, 115 E. Main St., Ashland, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3.Beginning as a tribute to the victims of the mass killing in December... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:20:48 -0500 'Home for the Holidays' pet adoption event http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/home-for-holidays-pet-adoption-event http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/home-for-holidays-pet-adoption-event Southern Oregon Humane Society will host a special adoption weekend from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, through Sunday, Nov. 26, at the Southern Oregon Humane Society Adoption Center, 2910 Table Rock Road, Medford. Adoptable dogs and... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:19:13 -0500 Rogue Biz: Episode 4 http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/rogue-biz-episode-4 http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/rogue-biz-episode-4 In this episode of Rogue Biz we take a trip to Central Point's new Costco Warehouse. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:17:15 -0500 Granlund cartoon: Party of family values http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/granlund-cartoon-party-of-family-values http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/granlund-cartoon-party-of-family-values Dave Granlund cartoon on the GOP and family values. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:14:17 -0500 Rogers, Dobiecka head to indoor nationals http://www.mailtribune.com/sports/20171122/rogers-dobiecka-head-to-indoor-nationals http://www.mailtribune.com/sports/20171122/rogers-dobiecka-head-to-indoor-nationals This will be a Thanksgiving unlike any other for two local junior tennis players.Rox Rogers, 17, and Karolina Dobiecka, 13, who play out of Rogue Valley Country Club, will compete in the USTA National Indoor Championships, beginning... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:35:20 -0500 On the Road with Rick Holmes: Trouble under the Capitol dome http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trouble-under-capitol-dome http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trouble-under-capitol-dome The rust under that gleaming dome may be gone, but the political rot has only gotten worse. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:26:42 -0500 Shell casings found after shots fired in Central Point http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/shell-casings-found-after-shots-fired-in-central-point http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/shell-casings-found-after-shots-fired-in-central-point CENTRAL POINT — Police responding to a Tuesday night report of gunshots in a Central Point neighborhood found three shell casings but couldn't determine where the bullets struck. The incident was reported just after 9 p.m. at... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:20:15 -0500 Beeler cartoon: Thankful http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/beeler-cartoon-thankful http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/beeler-cartoon-thankful Nate Beeler cartoon on being thankful for Republicans. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:40:25 -0500 Since You Asked: All those unincorporated areas add up http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/since-you-asked-all-those-unincorporated-areas-add-up http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/since-you-asked-all-those-unincorporated-areas-add-up I read your Jackson County population growth story with interest. My office co-workers and I were trying to figure out why the figures for the cities don't match the county total?— Ted B.,... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:23:00 -0500 Podcast: First Thing — Nov. 22, 2017 http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/podcast-first-thing---nov-22-2017 http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/podcast-first-thing---nov-22-2017 Today’s First Thing podcast touches on these daily top stories: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:05:34 -0500 Mail Tribune 100, Nov. 22, 1917 http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/mail-tribune-100-nov-22-1917 http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/mail-tribune-100-nov-22-1917 Nov. 22, 1917SMALL GOITER BARS RECRUITIf anyone can point out to Clinton D. Vroman how he can steal his way into or break into army service he will be very grateful, for he has exhausted all his... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:12:00 -0500 Felony arrests, Nov. 22 http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/felony-arrests-nov-22 http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/felony-arrests-nov-22 Felony arrestsDrugs — Matthew Grant James, 37, no known address. Medford police arrested James Tuesday on additional felony charges of manufacturing, delivering and possessing heroin, possessing... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:00:00 -0500 All aboard the Rogue Valley Railroad Show http://www.mailtribune.com/entertainment/20171122/all-aboard-rogue-valley-railroad-show http://www.mailtribune.com/entertainment/20171122/all-aboard-rogue-valley-railroad-show The annual Rogue Valley Railroad Show delights kids of all ages with its beautifully crafted scenes from Small Town, USA, where miniature trains follow the rails through handcrafted landscapes, linking imaginary cities and rural... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:00:00 -0500 Liccar cartoon: Wishbone http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/liccar-cartoon-wishbone http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/liccar-cartoon-wishbone Joe Liccar cartoon on Thanksgiving and politics. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:51:32 -0500 Jennie Geisler: Your last-minute guide to Thanksgiving dinner success http://www.mailtribune.com/lifestyle/20171122/jennie-geisler-your-last-minute-guide-to-thanksgiving-dinner-success http://www.mailtribune.com/lifestyle/20171122/jennie-geisler-your-last-minute-guide-to-thanksgiving-dinner-success It’s not going to be perfect. Ever. Well, how the heck would I know? I’ve never done it. Nope. Never had to cook Thanksgiving.I’m almost embarrassed to admit that, having been a food writer now for 16 years or so. But... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:46:29 -0500 Suzette Martinez Standring: My ‘Twelve Words of Christmas’ http://www.mailtribune.com/lifestyle/20171122/suzette-martinez-standring-my-twelve-words-of-christmas http://www.mailtribune.com/lifestyle/20171122/suzette-martinez-standring-my-twelve-words-of-christmas Wouldn’t you love to rename Black Friday to “The No-Shopping-Day-Before-Snooze-Saturday?” Or better yet, change the “Twelve Days of Christmas” to my “Twelve Words at Christmas: Please don’t buy me... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:29:58 -0500 Lost in Suburbia: Chew on this http://www.mailtribune.com/lifestyle/20171122/lost-in-suburbia-chew-on-this http://www.mailtribune.com/lifestyle/20171122/lost-in-suburbia-chew-on-this When I was a kid, we had a Siberian Husky named Sasha. My dad decided on a Siberian Husky because he wanted a dog that had blue eyes like he did. … Not that he’s shallow or anything.Sasha was a chewer. He... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:11:51 -0500 United to revive Medford-to-LAX flights http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171121/united-to-revive-medford-to-lax-flights http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171121/united-to-revive-medford-to-lax-flights United Airlines has upped its Rogue Valley commitment and struck a competitive blow at the same time.United said Tuesday it will offer twice-daily flights between Medford and Los Angeles International Airport beginning April 9.The... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:00:00 -0500 HUGs: a new approach to classroom misbehavior http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171121/hugs-new-approach-to-classroom-misbehavior http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171121/hugs-new-approach-to-classroom-misbehavior PHOENIX — The trip to the principal’s office at Phoenix Elementary School for inappropriate classroom behavior has been replaced with a visit to the HUGs room.HUGs stands for Hello, Update, Goodbye. It’s a new approach... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:00:00 -0500 10 things to know for Wednesday http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/10-things-to-know-for-wednesday http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171122/10-things-to-know-for-wednesday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. UN COURT CONVICTS MLADIC OF GENOCIDE OVER BOSNIA’S HORRORS; SENTENCED TO LIFE Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:36:04 -0500 Inmate dies after meth-laden kiss; girlfriend gets 2 years http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171121/inmate-dies-after-meth-laden-kiss-girlfriend-gets-2-years http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171121/inmate-dies-after-meth-laden-kiss-girlfriend-gets-2-years PORTLAND — An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a prison visit was sentenced to two years behind bars Tuesday on a drug conspiracy charge.Melissa Ann Blair and Anthony Powell shared a long kiss at... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:01:00 -0500 Uber considering Ashland for its next stop http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171121/uber-considering-ashland-for-its-next-stop/1 http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171121/uber-considering-ashland-for-its-next-stop/1 Riders may hail an Uber or Lyft from Medford to Ashland starting in December, but whether they can get a ride back is still being determined by Ashland city officials.Uber and Lyft, ride-sharing networks that allow riders to hail a ride... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:01:00 -0500 Overpayments swell state health agency's sea of red ink http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171121/overpayments-swell-state-health-agencys-sea-of-red-ink http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171121/overpayments-swell-state-health-agencys-sea-of-red-ink PORTLAND — Money problems at the Oregon agency that oversees Medicaid could be more than twice as large as already disclosed, a new report reveals.Due to errors involving abortion, prison, undocumented immigrants and other factors,... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:01:00 -0500 My View: I'm thankful for newspapers — and reporters http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/my-view-im-thankful-for-newspapers---and-reporters http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/my-view-im-thankful-for-newspapers---and-reporters Reflecting on the holiday that is bearing down on us this week, I am thankful for the First Amendment, which protects the rights of every American to the free exercise of religion, the freedom of speech and of the press, the right to peaceably... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:01:00 -0500 Letters to the Editor, Nov. 22 http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/letters-to-editor-nov-22 http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/letters-to-editor-nov-22 Model for youth in crisisI want to commend your outstanding series on the lack of resources in Oregon for our youth and young adults in mental health crisis.In 1980-'81, I was completing a post-doctoral internship... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:01:00 -0500 Kathleen Parker: Because Sarah sez so, that's why http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/kathleen-parker-because-sarah-sez-so-thats-why http://www.mailtribune.com/opinion/20171122/kathleen-parker-because-sarah-sez-so-thats-why When White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders asked the press corps Monday to preface their daily briefing questions with a statement of thankfulness, reporters obliged.Or, should we say, obeyed.For this, no doubt, Sanders... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:01:00 -0500 No. 10 Ducks dominate E. Washington http://www.mailtribune.com/sports/20171122/no-10-ducks-dominate-e-washington http://www.mailtribune.com/sports/20171122/no-10-ducks-dominate-e-washington EUGENE — Seven days on the road playing two top-20 teams didn't knock Oregon's Ruthy Hebard off her game one bit.Hebard scored 22 points, while not missing a shot, and Lexi Bando added 14 to lead the No. 10 Ducks to an 81-40 victory... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 02:00:00 -0500