06 May 2013

Arson Awareness Week in Oregon

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Governor John Kitzhaber has declared this week Arson Awareness Week here in Oregon.          The U.S. Fire Administration is reporting that nearly 17,000 fires are intentionally set every ye ...

06 May 2013

Violent Crime On The Rise In Ashland

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A new report just released is revealing violent crime is on the rise in Ashland. The annual police report found there were 35 reports of violent crime last year, compared to 25 reports in 2011. Cr ...

05 May 2013

Crews Battle Fires Around Region

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Oregon Department of Forestry crews are battling five wildfires in the Elk Mountain area (more specifically, the Elk Creek drainage) near Trail. ODF officials said the fires are believed to have bee ...

05 May 2013

Men in Jail After Allegedly Ramming Police Cars

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According to Oregon State Police, driver Frederick West and his passenger Joaquin Garcia rammed two police cars and crashed into the support beams of a home near Central Point late Saturday night.  ...

05 May 2013

Body of 87-Yr-Old Truman Tollefson Found, Police Believe

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Medford Police say they believe the body of Medford man 87-yr-old Truman Tollefson was found Sunday morning. Tollefson originally went missing in December of 2012. His family said he left to run som ...

04 May 2013

Update: Woman Arrested for Allegedly Stabbing Man in Chest

A Medford woman is behind bars after police say she stabbed a man in the middle of a busy roadway. 25-year-old Sarah Turner was arrested Saturday night shortly after 8pm near Table Rock Road and Mid ...

04 May 2013

A Call for Volunteers

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The Medford School District Volunteer Center is trying to round up about 320 volunteers to help judge senior projects at North and South Medford High Schools. The commitment would be on May 30th and ...

04 May 2013

Fatal Crash on I-5

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A Talent man -- accused of driving the wrong way on I-5 --  is dead and Oregon State Police are  investigating the crash. It happened late Friday night near milepost 11. Police say 41-year-old Der ...

04 May 2013

Second Annual Firewise Clean-Up Day

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Speaking of getting ready for fire season. The Ashland Fire and Rescue and the Firewise Commission are hosting their annual Fire Clean-up Day. This Sunday Ashland residents can drop off their yard d ...

04 May 2013

Global Cannabis Day

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Today thousands of people at more than 240 rallies around the world came out for "Global Cannabis Day."  In fact, right here in Medford, nearly 200 people marched and rallied in Alba Park this afte ...