26 March 2014

$900 thousand dollar price tag on local landslide

Posted in Local

Brookings, Ore. -- This summer, the Brookings City Manager says work will begin on their Waste Water Treatment Plant. Over the phone, he tells us that's because the plant is located next to a slow m ...

25 March 2014

Eagle Point votes to temporarily ban dispensaries

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Eagle Point, Ore. -- The Eagle Point City Council voted tonight to enact a ban, starting right now, outlawing medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits. The ban will last through May 2015 b ...

25 March 2014

Local entrepreneurs utilizes drones for new business

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy, Technology

Medford, Ore. -- A pair of local entrepreneurs are taking cutting edge technology and starting a new business. Siskiyou County, California based company, Aerotech Videography and Media Company, uses ...

25 March 2014

Oregon economist says baby boomers will slow economic growth

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Economy

Are baby boomers to blame for a projected slow-down in Oregon's economy? One state economist, Josh Lehner, said in a post this week on the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis website that data shows ...

25 March 2014

Coquille man gets 25 years for sexually assaulting a 7 year-old

Posted in Local

Coquille, Ore. -- (The World) A Coquille man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl this summer. In a hearing Monday morning, Judge Richard Barron ...

25 March 2014

Ashland residents raise thousands to fight illegal dog trade

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

Ashland, Ore. -- Dr. Jeff Rinkhoff and Janis Rosenthal from Ashland have raised more than $20,000 for the Soi Dog Foundation. This money will fund a rescue shelter for dogs in Buriram, Thailand whe ...

25 March 2014

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

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 ...

25 March 2014

No good deed unpunished

Posted in U.S. & World News

Grand Junction, Colo. -- (KUSA)  It was meant as a gesture of solidarity: a girl in Grand Junction, Colorado shaved her head to support her friend, who is battling cancer. However, family members s ...

25 March 2014

Court tackles contraception

Posted in U.S. & World News, Politics

Wash. D.C. -- (NBC News) A controversial mix of politics and religion was the focus of arguments inside the Supreme Court Tuesday. Justices are considering whether corporations have the same rights ...

25 March 2014

Neighbors help in search

Posted in Regional

Oso, Wash. -- (KING) The Darrington Fire Department has worked as incident command in the Snohomish County landslide.  Several search and rescue crews have dispatched from the location there, but t ...