15 August 2013

Northern California Fire Shuts Down I-5

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Regional

A close call for Alicia Louviere Thursday evening when she came home to find flames in her backyard. "When I saw the flames and the smoke I just knew that the house was gone but thank God its not," ...

15 August 2013

The Douglas Complex Fire: The Lookout

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Friday will mark the three week mark of the Douglas Complex Fire. On Thursday, NBC 5's Kyle Aevermann got a different view of the fire and filed this report.

15 August 2013

Military Benefits Extended to Same-Sex Married Couples

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Same-sex couples in the military will now get the same benefits as other couples as long as they're legally married.  Advocates in Southern Oregon say it's reason to celebrate. The military for alm ...

15 August 2013

Oregon State Hospital To Hire 500

Posted in Economy

Junction City State Hospital is hiring 500 people in multiple fields. They are hosting a job fair today, from noon to 8 p.m. It is a drive, but for the right career...it just may be worth it. They a ...

15 August 2013

Some County Roads Will Not Be Maintained

Posted in Regional

Due to funding restrictions, roads not to code and gravel roadways will no longer by paved or maintained by Jackson county. The decision was made by county commissioners yesterday. Officials say tim ...

15 August 2013

Ashland Winter Shelter Gets Go Ahead

Posted in Local

It has been decided. Ashland's new once-a-week homeless shelter program will continue into this winter. The city council approved the program for another season in a meeting last week.  The shelter ...

14 August 2013

New Bill Legalizes Pot Shops

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Months after Medford police arrested Lori Duckworth for allegedly selling marijuana, a law is passed that her attorney says could have saved the years she might face behind bars. "Today is a huge da ...

14 August 2013

Raising Money and Awareness for AIDS/HIV

Posted in Local

More than one million people in the United States are living with HIV/AIDS.And in Jackson County about 600 people suffer from the disease. NBC 5’s RaeAnn Christensen tells us how the Oregon Shakes ...

14 August 2013

Moving Toward 100% of Students Graduating High School

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Governor John Kitzhaber is taking more steps to ensure Oregon meets its new educational standards. He wants all Oregon students to graduate high school by 2025. "100% graduation all students, no exc ...