15 July 2013

Plastic Bag Ban for Ashland?

Posted in Local

A toxic soup of waste, stirring in the North Pacific Ocean. “The problem with plastic bags is they photo-degrade which means they break down into smaller and smaller pieces. We don’t know how lo ...

15 July 2013

"Optical Illusion" Responsible for Confusing Lost Hikers

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

On Monday, Jackson County Search and Rescue released the names of three hikers lost near Mt. McLoughlin have been released. They are, 43-year-old David Harp, his 15-year-old son Seth, 15 and 25-year ...

15 July 2013

A Rare Event

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

The investigation continues into what caused 2 small private planes to crash on successive days this weekend. One of those crashes even shut down Medford's airport briefly. NBC-5's Craig Smullin rep ...

15 July 2013

Crops In The Heat All Comes Down To Location

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

If you ventured outside or watched the weather forecast lately, you know that summer 2013 is in full swing. Forecasters with National Weather Service say that this year has been record setting. Ther ...

15 July 2013

Stand Your Ground: Self-Defense Laws Differ In Oregon

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Oregon's self-defense laws are not only vague but they could end up siding with one's aggressor. Below are Oregon's laws http://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/161.215 § 161.215¹ Limitations on use of phy ...

15 July 2013

Ponderosa Junior High School Expanding

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A junior high school is being expanded to welcome nearly 300 new students this fall, in an 800 thousand dollar construction project taking place in Klamath Falls this summer. Ponderosa Junior High i ...

15 July 2013

Harris Beach Health Advisory Lifted

Posted in Regional

The health advisory for Harris Beach in Curry County has been lifted! The advisory was issued on the first of the month for higher than normal levels of bacteria. New tests show that water contamina ...

15 July 2013

2014 Oregon Legislature Already in the Works

Posted in Local

The Oregon Legislature just wrapped up this year's session, and we're already learning what could be on the table in 2014.  Officials say gun laws, background checks and school safety will be big t ...

15 July 2013

New Fire Restrictions in Place

Posted in Regional

Hot and dry weather conditions have forest officials with the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest increasing fire levels Monday morning.The forest will upgrade their fire code to a level two. New r ...

14 July 2013

Music Fest Held For Struggling Fairground

Posted in Local

In a time of financial struggles for Josephine County, Friends of the Fairgrounds, a non - profit group, hosted Music Fest 2013 in hopes of rounding up some much needed money for the Josephine Count ...