Articles tagged with: Oregon

25 March 2014

Bend has first licensed medical-pot dispensary

Posted in Regional, Politics, Health

(KTVZ) "I couldn't believe we were the first in Bend," Ben Hebert, owner of Dr Jolly's, said Monday. "That's a great feeling. That's a lot of hard work to get to this point." Dr. Jolly's is not eve ...

25 March 2014

14 Oregon counties had unemployment rates at, or below state average

Posted in Regional, Economy

(OPB) Oregon county unemployment figures were released Monday for the month of February. Fourteen counties had rates at, or below the statewide average of 6.9 percent. Benton County had the state ...

25 March 2014

A change in the weather raises hopes for growers fearful of drought

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local, Weather

Ashland, Ore. -- A fast change in the weather brings rain to the region. At the Ashland grower's market, businesses that rely on water, are glad for the sudden rain. "Anything counts," says Teri Whi ...

24 March 2014

Grants Pass bar fight turns deadly

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Police said 39 year-old Britt Bones was wanted on felony charges from Nebraska to Jackson County. Now, he will face murder charges after Saturday's fight at the Red Rock Lounge. ...

24 March 2014

Ashland considers temporary dispensary ban

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Ashland, Ore. -- The city with one of the most tolerant stances on medical marijuana dispensaries will now consider a temporary ban, said Ashland City Councilor, Carol Voisin. She said it's due to c ...

24 March 2014

Risk of mudslides in the Rogue Valley

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Weather

Ashland, Ore. -- The fatal mudslide in Washington over the weekend now has local geologists looking at the possibility of slides in southern Oregon and northern California. Geologist Eric Dittmer sa ...

24 March 2014

Lasting impacts from 'Operation Trojan Horse'

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- It has now been ten months since the largest drug raid in Oregon history took place in Klamath County and that raid is having continuing impacts. Over 300 cops took part in 'O ...

24 March 2014

Arrest made in Red Rock stabbing

Posted in Local

Update: Grants Pass Department of Public Safety has told NBC5 that 25-year-old stabbing victim Michael McCoy has died. Grants Pass, Ore. -- Grants Pass Department of Public Safety have arrested 39- ...

24 March 2014

Semi truck accident on I-5

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Oregon State Police is reporting that a semi truck has crashed and is blocking both northbound lanes along Interstate 5, near milepost 45. Traffic is being detoured onto Oregon 99 a ...

23 March 2014

Seasonal boat inspections begin

Posted in Local, Weather

White City, Ore.-- Boating season is just around the corner and people can now get a head- start on inspection. The Jackson County Sheriff's Marine Division and U.S. Coast Guards conducted boat insp ...