24 April 2014

Report shows drug related deaths down less than one percent from 2012

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- New numbers released from the Oregon Medical Examiner's office Thursday show drug related deaths are down, but only slightly. The report also shows meth use is more deadly than it's ...

24 April 2014

Panel recommends dumping Cover Oregon

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- A panel investigating what to do to fix the troubled Cover Oregon online health insurance exchange suggests throwing in the towel. The Cover Oregon online marketplace for health ins ...

24 April 2014

Proposed Medford casino: the letters Pt. 1

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- It's been just over a year and a half since the Coquille Indian Tribe announced plans to build and open a casino in Medford. The idea has received backlash from the neighboring Cow ...

24 April 2014

Fetal tissue burning halted at Marion Co. power plant

Posted in Regional

Brooks, Ore. --- A waste-to-power plant in Oregon is reportedly burning fetal tissue for electricity and some local leaders want the practice stopped. The convanta plant in the town of Brooks turns ...

24 April 2014

Wanted fugitve avoids capture, search west of Roseburg

Posted in Local, Regional

Roseburg, Ore --- Oregon State Police (OSP) & Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) are asking for the public's help to locate a dangerous, wanted felon who avoided capture Wednesday afternoon ...

24 April 2014

Facebook is good for small businesses

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Facebook, it's no longer just for selfies or keeping up with friends. Small businesses are finding out that they can boost their customer base and and image. Local leaders say there ...

24 April 2014

E-cigarettes: A closer look

Posted in Local, National & World News

(NBC News)  The Food and Drug Administration has taken its first steps toward regulating e-cigarettes.It's a booming business that's quickly grown into a $2-billion a year industry without much ove ...

24 April 2014

Medford School District saved thousands during strike

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Turning something positive out of what some would say was a negative. The Medford school district says they saved $69,000 a day during the teacher's strike. District Chief Financia ...

23 April 2014

GP Daily Courier holds first Sheriff candidate forum

Posted in Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Three candidates for Josephine County Sheriff battled it out Wednesday night. Grants Pass Police Officer Dave Daniel and Sheriff Deputy Ed Vincent are challenging incumbent Gil ...

23 April 2014

Same sex marriage arguments heard by federal judge

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Eugene, Ore. -- It's one of the biggest civil rights questions of our time and today the issue of same sex marriage moved in Oregon moved into a federal courtroom in Eugene. Could this be the beginn ...