Feed The latest headlines from the en-us Copyright 2017 Southern Oregon Media Group Granlund cartoon: Still waiting Dave Granlund cartoon on Puerto Rico still needing disaster relief. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:11:04 -0500 FCC chairman sets out to repeal ‘net neutrality’ rules WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday followed through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure that internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally,... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:09:37 -0500 DeBoer to hold town halls Sen. Alan DeBoer, R-Ashland, will hold two town halls next week.The first will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in Room 132 of the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center, 101 S. Bartlett Road, Medford. The second will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:33:04 -0500 East Medford fire started by wall heater A bean bag chair stored next to an electric wall heater caused a Monday evening house fire in east Medford that damaged a bedroom.At 5 p.m., Medford Fire-Rescue responded to a single-family home at 2925 Winter Nell Circle with four... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:48:31 -0500 Police investigate west Medford drive-by shooting Medford police are investigating a Monday night drive-by shooting in west Medford.At least four rounds were fired at 7:35 p.m. in the 1100 block of Dakota Avenue, with one bullet striking a house occupied by four adults and a baby, said... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:41:44 -0500 Emergency services, Nov. 21 Felony arrestsIdentity Theft — Lauren Ashlie Martin, 31, no known address. Medford police Sunday arrested Martin on a charge of identity theft and failing to appear on a misdemeanor theft charge. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:11:00 -0500 Stay Tuned: ‘The Gifted’ is not your average Marvel adventure series “The Gifted” is from the creative team behind the “X-Men” films and it hits all the familiar beats of that franchise. People with mutant powers live in the shadows while those accused of unlawfully using their... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:10:30 -0500 Dave Ramsey: It’s a dream, not a plan Dear Dave,I’ve been trying to save cash to buy a home, but things always seem to come up that eat away at my savings. I have $130,000 set aside, plus an emergency fund, and I make $120,000 a year. I’m debt-free and renting... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:01:48 -0500 RESULTS / STANDINGS BOWLINGROXY ANN LANESNov. 17ROXY SCRATCH: Joe Mitchell 278-269-762, Jeff Letendre, JR 267-247-246-760, Matt King 236-225-279-740, Ken Wilkinson 227-228-238-693, Charlie... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:54:00 -0500 LOCAL EVENTS To submit info: Email to, or fax to 541-776-4376.BaseballBARRY’S BASEBALL BARN: Hitting and pitching workouts and lessons for ages 7-16. Located at 1211 Stowe Ave. For info, call Jeff... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:54:00 -0500 Dr. Elaine Heffner: Ghosts from the past We all have ghosts from the past — things we experienced when we were children, which sometimes pop up to haunt us when we become parents. Those ghosts may have to do with relationships we had with our own parents, or things about... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:50:37 -0500 Podcast: First Thing — Nov. 21, 2017 Today’s First Thing podcast touches on these daily top stories:Busy roads await Thanksgiving travelers. Full story here. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:24:00 -0500 Shayne Looper: Find your place in the Divine Comedy Christians sometimes say that it is important to “think biblically.” That is, in fact, the title of a book by a well-known American Christian leader. But how does one do that? Does one try to fill one’s thoughts with passages... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:35:06 -0500 The Mom Stop: Aunt, the role of a lifetime This Thanksgiving, I’m thankful for a new man in my life.He’s a little bald, with tufts of fine, light brown hair crowning around the sides of his head; his round cheeks frame the most perfect lips. He’s got... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:23:36 -0500 Dear Monty: Offer more than full price? Reader Question: We have been combing the market for several months, but nothing has hit on all cylinders until a new house came up yesterday and it has everything we need and more. It’s pushing our price limit at an asking price of... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:10:45 -0500 10 things to know for Tuesday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. WHAT US HAS PLANNED NEXT FOR NORTH KOREA Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:29:37 -0500 Letters to the Editor, Nov. 21 A slap in the face to votersThey are calling it the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Speaker Paul Ryan declared that the House owed it to the American people to pass it. Our representative Greg Walden claims that it will help the... Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:01:00 -0500 Since You Asked: Medford signs prohibiting transfer of money are still there I used to live in Medford. I was thrilled when the signs went up prohibiting the transfer of money from one person to another. I made a trip down there a couple weeks ago, and don't recall seeing the signs anymore. What happened to... Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:01:00 -0500 Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy. By Garrison Keillor Special to The Washington Post Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:01:00 -0500 Mail Tribune 100, Nov. 21, 1917 Nov. 21, 1917RUSSIAN MISSION PASSES THRU CITY TONIGHT, TRAIN 15Members of the Russian mission due to pass through Medford tonight are touring the country for the purpose of making the United States... Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:01:00 -0500 Defensive-minded Blazers top Grizzlies MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Portland is clamping down on defense and the effort is leading to recent success for the Trail Blazers.The team has held seven of the last eight opponents under 100 points, including Memphis on Monday night as the... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:00:00 -0500 Playoff spots could come fast No NFL coach would ever talk about clinching a division before the task was at hand.So we'll make up for that.There's a pretty good chance the Patriots, Steelers and Vikings could do the deed in early December, particularly if... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:00:00 -0500 Kenneth Hugh Burgess Sr. June 19, 1940 - November 13, 2017 Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:00:00 -0500 William Lively Jr. November 5, 1945 - November 16, 2017 Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:00:00 -0500 Death Notices for November 21, 2017 Lester Thompson, 74, of Medford, Oregon passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 at Rogue Regional Medical Center. Arrangements in care of Conger-Morris Medford, 541-772-7111. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:00:00 -0500 Landgren cartoon: Head transplant Don Landgren cartoon on head transplants and turkeys. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:19:40 -0500 Police stumped over Shady Cove mom's disappearance SHADY COVE — Investigators are still searching for an unidentified potential witness who could hold the key to solving the disappearance and feared death of a Shady Cove woman who was last seen on Thanksgiving eve one year... Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:11:22 -0500 At 76, Patricia Ferguson woman is still winning basketball championships Patricia Ferguson’s success on the basketball court can’t be chalked up to the fact that everyone believed in her abilities. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:58:32 -0500 Basking in victory Sure it was cold in Salem last Friday night, but South Medford head coach Bill Singler had no problem staying warm in the aftermath of his football team’s 28-14 victory over West Salem in the Class 6A state quarterfinals.Receiving... Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:27:36 -0500 Committee got an earful at second meeting Ashland senior residents told the ad hoc Senior Program Advisory Committee they don’t know what the committee’s mission is.The committee, made up of two parks commissioners, a city councilor, two related field experts from... Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:57:34 -0500