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School Resource Officer named Best in Southern Oregon  KTVL

School Resource Officers play a big role in students' lives. In Central Point, there is one officer in particular who got some extra recognition this year. Officer JR ...



Fan's Choice Awards: Crater Wins Best Mascot, Best Team  KDRV

Now that the winners have been finalized, the NewsWatch 12 sports team is setting out on a plaque delivering tour.



Crater High grads take a familiar walk  Mail Tribune

The halls of Central Point Elementary were alive with movement Monday.Students ranging in age from 5 to 10 were dancing, jumping and talking excitedly with ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



PREP NOTEBOOK: Spotlight shines on Crater's Bittle  Mail Tribune

Given all the national attention being heaped on Nate Bittle these days, it can be hard to remember that he's also just a 15-year-old sophomore at Crater High ...



Country Crossings Parking and Traffic Woes  KDRV

Peninger Road will be closed passed the Expo's Gate 1 throughout the festival and every day at 7PM, it will be completely closed off. That's not the only road ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Area sports -- November 16, 2018 | Local Sports | bismarcktribune.com  Bismarck Tribune

Carly Palmer and Gracie Zottnick of state champion Century have signed national letters of intent to swim at the collegiate level. Palmer signed with Boise State ...



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 ...



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

Michael Richards was allegedly holding a sign that read, "We are here" at five Southern Oregon high schools. He was lodged at the Jackson County Jail.



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

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



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Changes to Country Crossings transit and parking expected to mitigate traffic concerns  KTVL

As tents for this year's Country Crossings festival are starting to go up, another plan has already been a year in the making.Staff for the festival, the Jackson ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



American Red Cross sets up shelter for Penninger Fire evacuees  KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — With initial evacuations set at a Level 3 “Go” notice for the Penninger fire, the local American Red Cross raced into action.



Oregon students join national walkout to stop gun violence: Live updates  OregonLive.com

One month after 17 people died in an attack on a Florida high school, students in Portland and across the state will join their peers around the country in a ...



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 ...



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 ...



Prep sports: Warriors qualify for 5A state volleyball playoffs  Albany Democrat Herald

It was a close call, but the Lebanon Warriors have kept their postseason streak alive.



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 ...



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.



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.



No horsing around  Mail Tribune

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



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Oregon State's Jake Dukart trades in football pads for baseball glove  OregonLive.com

Former Lake Oswego High School standout Jake Dukart has left the crowded quarterback room at Oregon State to join the Beavers baseball team.



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 ...



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 ...



Jackson County schools prepare for summer lunch programs  KTVL

MEDFORD -- Providing healthy meals for students in need is the goal of Medford and Central Point School Districts. Meal locations open on June 20th, and will ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Oregon State recruiting: Beavers looking to add second QB late, set up official visit  OregonLive.com

Summit vs. Crater, 5A football semifinals. GRANTS PASS -- November 21, 2015 -- Crater quarterback Matt Struck throws a pass during a Class 5A football ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



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.



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.



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 ...



Judith Annette Butcher: June 22, 1945-August 5, 2016  BerthoudSurveyor.com

Judith Annette Butcher, 71, passed away at her Horseshoe Park home near Berthoud, Colo., on Aug. 5, 2016, after battling three different cancers over five years ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



School official helps police capture S. Ore. bank robbery suspect  KATU

Quick thinking by a high school administrator helped police capture a man who turned out to be a suspect in a Southern Oregon bank robbery.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Creepy Clown Arrest List: How Many Clowns Were Arrested?  Heavy.com

More than 37 states so far have reported clown sightings, but which ones actually led to arrests? Not every sighting was a hoax, and you can get a better feel for ...



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

Two Oregon Army National Guard soldiers wounded in Iraq will be evaluated in Germany, though both are listed in stable condition by the Guard.



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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