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Crater High School Food Pantry in Dire Need of Help  KDRV

The food pantry at Crater High helps kids in need, but right now their stock is getting low.



Comets come crashing down  Mail Tribune

CENTRAL POINT — A player in disbelief, a coach in disgust and a team in disarray, and this was only 61/2 minutes into Tuesday's marquee Class 5A boys ...



15th Annual Oregon Cheese Festival  PerishableNews

Central Point, OR – Now in its 15th year, the Oregon Cheese Festival is a farmer's market style event celebrating cheese and everything that goes with it.



Local deer tangled in netting helped by OSP troopers  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Oregon State Police troopers helped out a local deer get out of a troubling situation. According to OSP, they found a deer with soccer ...



Substitute teacher dies at Crater High School  Mail Tribune

A substitute teacher died March 9 before school began at Crater High School, the Southern Oregon Education *Service* District confirmed Tuesday. Michael ...



Multiple agencies come together to help local "Sparrow"  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Central Point, Ore.- A local high school is partnering with first responders to help support a child with a rare medical condition. Five-year-old Bauer was born with ...



Field progress being made at Crater  Mail Tribune

By Kris HenryMail TribuneWork continues at Dutch Meyer Field on the Crater High School campus but things appear to be shaping up nicely on a $1.3 million ...



Crater High School sports new track and field  KTVL

The new high school football season is underway, and at Crater High School, a new track and field comes along with it.The school unveiled the new field at their ...



Crater High School teacher arrested for sexual misconduct  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

(Updated 11/5 2:30 p.m.) Central Point, Ore. — The Jackson County District Attorney's Office announced on Thursday that the grand jury had returned a 12-count ...



Man wearing clown mask arrested in Central Point for trespassing at Crater High School  OregonLive.com

Crater High School clown arrest.jpg. A man dressed as a scary clown was arrested holding a sign that read, "We are here" at Crater High School in Central Point ...



Central Point's Dylan Pearce Sees Hard Work Pay Off with Trip to College World Series  KDRV

Oregon State righty Dylan Pearce was hardly recruited coming out of Crater High School in 2015. After dominating in junior college, he's headed to the College ...



UPDATE: Fire near Bear Creek Greenway and Jackson County Expo  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Central Point, Ore. – Update 10:00 PM: The Penninger fire burned 97 acres and is at 100 percent containment. According to the Oregon Department of Forestry, ...



Victim in Crater High School sex abuse case speaks out  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

“Since the Spring of 2015 I have mourned the loss of a part of myself that I can never get back, a part that Jeff Zundel has stolen from me. Jeff has robbed me of ...



Comets' win streak snapped by No. 4 Springfield  Mail Tribune

CENTRAL POINT — No. 9 Crater rallied from a double-digit deficit to get within striking distance late but couldn't overcome the loss of its starting center as ...



Indicted Crater High School teacher fired  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Central Point, Ore. — School officials have confirmed to NBC5 News that the Central Point School District 6 School Board voted unanimously to fire Crater High ...



Crater High School gets new scoreboard, lets band play  KTVL

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. -- Crater High School is planning a busy halftime show to celebrate its new scoreboard on Friday.The athletic director said the show will ...



Prep Volleyball: Crater thrives in five  Mail Tribune

CENTRAL POINT — With its perfect Midwestern League record on the line, the Crater volleyball team received one of its toughest tests of the season Tuesday at ...



Worst air in country is in Southern Oregon  Mail Tribune

It's official: The worst air in the country at the moment is in Jackson and Klamath counties, according to the air quality monitoring website www.airnow.gov.



Police arrest man in tree after high-speed chase on I-5, Rogue River  KTVL

Tuesday night, Central Point Police, Grants Pass Police, Oregon State Police and ECSO worked together to arrest Mitchell Jeffrey King, 29, who led authorities ...



PREP BASKETBALL: Crater swamps South Medford  KTVL

CENTRAL POINT — Hard work paid off for Crater's boys basketball team Tuesday. The Comets focused on improving their offense, and it showed in a 70-50 ...



Holidays in the Rogue Valley: Theater  Mail Tribune

The Rogue Valley is filled with theater, and for the holidays this year, there's a wealth of options to consider. “Tuck Everlasting, the Musical” opens at the ...



A look ahead in 2019: Building a future  Mail Tribune

Editor's note: This is the first of an eight-part series showing what's in store for 2019 in Jackson County. Even as the chill of December air cuts deeper and lingers ...



Ex-Crater teacher faces misconduct charges  Mail Tribune

CENTRAL POINT — Former Crater High School science teacher Sarah Louise Swanson-Suhrstedt was arrested Thursday on a charge of official misconduct ...



Country Crossings Traffic Impacts  KDRV

Country Crossings begins at noon in Central Point. Here's a list of closures and areas to avoid this weekend.



Crater's Monroe Wins Gatorade State XC Runner of the Year  KDRV

Monroe becomes the first Comet in school history to earn the recognition.



Notable Southern Oregonian Dennis 'C.W.' Smith Passes Away  KDRV

Dennis Smith was Jackson County Sheriff for 12 years, served two terms as County Commissioner, and spent time leading both Talent and Medford Police.



Crater Comets baseball heading to State Championship  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Central Point, Ore — A Rogue Valley baseball team is headed to the State Championship thanks to an experienced crew and some top notch pitching.



Crater brings back Dippel as coach  Mail Tribune

CENTRAL POINT — When it came to filling the head coaching void in girls basketball at Crater High School, current athletic director — and departing girls coach ...



North Medford top of the class  Mail Tribune

North Medford High School had the highest four-year graduation rate among Jackson County public high schools in 2017. The school achieved a 90.29 percent ...



Lawsuit: School district had prior knowledge of teacher's alleged sex abuses  Mail Tribune

A former Crater High School teacher accused of sexually abusing a student faces a lawsuit in federal court that also alleges the Central Point School District ...



Crater hires Waite as new football coach  Mail Tribune

Crater High School has announced the hiring of Randy Waite as its head football coach after a six-week search to replace John Beck, who stepped down after ...



Tip off  Mail Tribune

The list of options for sports teams in local high schools is expanding. After two seasons of unified soccer in the spring, Medford School District is launching ...



Central Point teacher placed on administrative leave, arrested following sexual misconduct complaint  KTVL

UPDATE:By KTVL Staff/KTVL.comCENTRAL POINT, Ore.-- A Crater High School teacher accused of sex abuse crimes with a female student has been indicted ...



Police: Man wearing clown mask near school arrested in Central Point  KPTV.com

A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he was allegedly spotted wearing a clown mask and taking pictures outside several Central Point schools.



Local students earn prestigious Ford Family scholarships  Mail Tribune

Nine students from Jackson and Josephine counties have earned prestigious Ford Family Foundation scholarships.The local students were among 110 students ...



Alleged victim in sex abuse case sues ex-teacher  OregonLive.com

A former southern Oregon teacher facing trial on criminal sexual abuse charges is being sued in federal court by his alleged victim. The Mail-Tribune reported ...



Officer loses school post over off-duty bond  Mail Tribune

CENTRAL POINT — A veteran Central Point police officer was removed from his post as a school resource officer and drug-education instructor after it was ...



Donation drives Crater High toward the future  NRToday.com

The latest arrival at Crater School of Business Innovation and Science is an environmentally conscious California transplant with a revealing frame.



Central Point Mayoral Candidate says there's major corruption within the city  KTVL

CENTRAL POINT, Ore.-- A mayoral candidate for the city of Central Point said there are major issues of corruption within the city.Bret Barlow said years ago, ...



Students demand action  Mail Tribune

Students demand action Medford march and rally draws at least 1500 participants.



No horsing around  Mail Tribune

No horsing around Local barrel racer hits big time at The American.



Mark James Burns  Mail Tribune

Mark Burns, 62, passed away March 6, 2016 in Medford, Ore. He was born June 18, 1953 to Jack and Sally (Higinbotham) Burns in Medford. He lived and ...



Police say daughter conspired with boyfriend in killing  Mail Tribune

Medford police said today that 50-year-old Aaron Friar was allegedly killed by his juvenile daughter, her adult boyfriend and another adult male. Friar, who lived ...



Former teacher to change plea in sex abuse case  Mail Tribune

A former Crater High School teacher will change his plea next week in a case alleging he sexually abused an underage student. Jeffrey Robert Zundel, 54, was ...



Nine OR teachers lose license over sexual misconduct allegations in 2015  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

MEDFORD, Ore. — Alarming new statistics reveal a number of teachers in Oregon have lost their license for sexual abuse in just the past year. In 2015, nine ...



TEC Services Group Inc. Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipients  ACA International

TEC Services Group Inc. recently awarded several scholarships to students as part of its 2018 Scholarship Program for accounts receivable management ...



Southern Oregon Holiday Expo Southern Oregon Holiday Expo  Mail Tribune

Do you ever feel like you might not recognize your own child's face because she's had her nose buried in her phone for so long? The Southern Oregon Holiday ...



Crater wrestling coach banned for two years  The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Crater High School's Greg Haga, the architect of one of Oregon's most successful prep wrestling programs, has been barred from coaching by the Oregon ...



Friends, family provide secret service for Guardsman from Central Point  Mail Tribune

Two-dozen years in the military and a tour apiece in Iraq and Afghanistan haven't made Sgt. 1st Class Mike Walker a big fan of surprises, but that's just what he ...



Teens get lifetime label of 'sex offender'  Mail Tribune

Three teens convicted of taking sexually explicit photos of an unconscious girl last year at a party will be registered sex offenders for the rest of their lives, ...



Boat builder wants to concentrate on Oregon's youngsters as a fish and wildlife commissioner  OregonLive.com

faces an immediate test in the commission's contentious review of the Columbia River management plan.



Crater football coach resigns  Mail Tribune

Crater High School head football coach John Beck has resigned, citing a desire to spend more time with family, the Central Point School District announced this ...



Prosecutors: One father murdered, another targeted  Mail Tribune

Prosecutors allege three young people who bludgeoned a father to death had plans to kill another father. The Jackson County District Attorney's Office ...



Local army recruiter arrested on sexual corruption of a minor  KTVL

Central Point, Ore. - Central Point Police Department arrested a man for luring a minor and sexual corruption.David Johnson is a local army recruiter who met a ...



Middle school wrestlers honor fallen teammates in Riddle fire  KTVL

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. -- Inside a packed middle school gym on Saturday at Crater High School, the focus seemed clearer than ever for Coffenberry and Riddle ...



10 compete for Miss Rogue Valley honors  Mail Tribune

Ten young women will compete in the 54th annual Miss Rogue Valley Scholarship Pageant, to be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 5, in the North Medford High ...



Fourth of July events throughout the valley  Mail Tribune

Today BUTTE FALLS 11 a.m. — Parade from Butte Falls Elementary School, down Broad Street and around the park, twice, on Oak, South and Fir streets.



'Clown Lives Matter' is apparently a thing now  OregonLive.com

A clown gestures during the opening cere. A clown gestures during the opening ceremony of the 14th Latin American Clown Convention in Mexico City, ...



Class of 2015 Valedictorians  Mail Tribune

Fifty-one valedictorians from 16 high schools across Jackson County share their achievements and their college and career plans. ASHLAND HIGH SCHOOL.



Honoring 'hotshot' teammates with a life well-lived  Mail Tribune

For former wildland firefighter Tom Rambo, the memory is never far away.



Crater football building quarterback pipeline as Matt Struck, Chase Warren emerge  The Oregonian

The Crater Comets aren't feeling sorry for themselves with the loss of Ty Fox, who has moved on to Western Oregon's football team after leading the state in ...



Big Town Hero is a sandwich shop with a mission  Mail Tribune

CENTRAL POINT — The owner of a local sandwich shop hopes it will live up to its name by recognizing local heroes, starting with a public thanks Thursday to ...



Oregon high school runner surprises Palmer Invite officials with entry in race  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

PALMER — The Palmer Invitational is typically among Alaska's most popular cross-country events. Hundreds of athletes from dozens of teams across Alaska ...



John Bledsoe, son of former star NFL QB Drew Bledsoe, makes his college commitment  OregonLive.com

John Bledsoe led Summit to its first 5A state football championship last fall.



Standifords assume ownership of Reedsport Pharmacy  Coos Bay World

REEDSPORT — The Reedsport Pharmacy has new co-owners.



Roping a dream  Mail Tribune

CENTRAL POINT — The look of excitement on the faces of the smallest cowboys and cowgirls peeking through the railing at this week's Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo ...



Dozens of Oregon teachers disciplined in 2014 for behaving badly  KATU

In the past year alone, nearly five-dozen Oregon teachers have been reprimanded, put on probation, suspended or had their licenses taken away over a wide ...



Arizona Football: Linebacker Derrick Turituri Leaves Program  FanSided

Arizona Football suffered a substantial loss to their defense, after veteran linebacker Derek Turituri has decided to leave the program.



After dominant year, Summit move to 6A likely  Bend Bulletin

It would be an understatement to say Summit High School athletics had a good year: The school took home state championships in football, track and field, ...



Fervor over scary clown sightings has Oregon law enforcement, schools issuing warnings  OregonLive.com

Beaverton School District and Portland Public Schools officials, prompted by reports across the country of scary clowns terrorizing communities, assured ...



Breaking Granite  Mail Tribune

Saturday's Granite Man Triathlon at Applegate Lake proved quite a different experience from previous years. The June 11th date this year was a month earlier ...



The Jackson County Fair is here  Mail Tribune

See up-to-date fair coverage here — It wouldn't be summertime without a county fair. The size of the event and the slate of attractions don't matter. There will ...



Max King’s 1st step to becoming elite: He quit his day job  Bend Bulletin

At the time, it was an extremely difficult decision.Nearly six years ago, Ivy League-educated Max King was planning to leave his promising career as a chemical ...



To hell and back  Mail Tribune

Central Point resident Duane Mallams was covered with grime, his clothes smeared with dirt and soot. He was miserably hot, bone tired and weary of breathing ...



Final choice  The Register-Guard

Let's make one thing clear from the start: None of this was Frank Bertrand's idea. “If you could just cut me out of it, that would be great,” the light-hearted Bertrand ...



In aftermath of career-ending injury, former Tualatin football and lacrosse player Chandler Schoonmaker maintains his passion  OregonLive.com

Tualatin running back and linebacker Chandler Schoonmaker (with ball) starred as a two-sport athlete before an injury suddenly ended his career in September.



WOU men's basketball season preview  WOU Athletics

The Western Oregon men's basketball team will get its season underway this Saturday (Nov. 6) in an exhibition game against George Fox. Its regular season ...



Two Oregon Army National Guard soldiers hurt in Iraq  OregonLive.com

Two Oregon Army National Guard soldiers were hurt in Iraq early Tuesday morning when a semi truck struck their armored vehicle while it was sitting on the ...



Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 'Animal Crackers' becomes a family affair  OregonLive.com

In the madcap comedy onstage this season at OSF, Ashland resident Kevin Culhane sees a resemblance to his grandfather, Chico Marx of the famed Marx ...



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