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It had been 15 years since KDRV first went on the air. At the time, KDRV became the third commercial television station in Medford.  But... [Read More]
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In 1915, the Oregon Utah Sugar Company began advertising for potential sugar beet farmers to plant at least 5,000 acres of the sweet beet. In... [Read More]
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Rogue Valley residents have always liked to put on a show. The first Jackson County fair was called the Agricultural Show and it was held... [Read More]
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John and Miriam McKee were newlyweds when they left Missouri and traveled by wagon train to the Rogue Valley in 1853. Under the seat of... [Read More]
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In the years before World War I, Medford was booming. Orchards were sprouting up everywhere and the wealthy easterners planting roots here loved to get... [Read More]
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The orchard boom around 1910 brought one of the most unique businesses in Oregon to Medford. The natatorium, a word you don't hear much anymore,... [Read More]
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Getting the news to people has always been one of the first and sometimes  most controversial business in the west.  Looking across the pages of... [Read More]
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Bozo the Clown is possibly the best known of all the clowns and the original Bozo is from Jacksonville. Pinto Colvig, also known as Bozo... [Read More]
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Air travel and transport and the Rogue Valley have almost grown up together. Five years after the Wright brothers' first flight, aeronaughts began showing up... [Read More]
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At the turn of the century if you wanted to travel very far, you either took a horse, buggy, or a train. But taking a... [Read More]
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There's not much left that would tell you there were once hundreds of residents in the town of Hilt, just south of the Oregon border. ... [Read More]
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