25 March 2014

Oregon economist says baby boomers will slow economic growth

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

Written by Jennifer Elliott, 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 ...

25 March 2014

Two dead in Naval Base shooting

Posted in U.S. & World News

Norfolk, Va. -- (WAVY) A civilian fatally shot a sailor aboard a docked U.S. Navy destroyer in Virginia on Monday night before he was shot dead by security forces, officials said. The suspect had au ...

24 March 2014

Grants Pass bar fight turns deadly

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Police said 39 year-old Britt Bones was wanted on felony charges from Nebraska to Jackson County. Now, he will face murder charges after Saturday's fight at the Red Rock Lounge. ...

24 March 2014

Ashland considers temporary dispensary ban

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Ashland, Ore. -- The city with one of the most tolerant stances on medical marijuana dispensaries will now consider a temporary ban, said Ashland City Councilor, Carol Voisin. She said it's due to c ...