07 January 2014

From D.C. to Oregon the Unemployment Extension Causes Controversy

Posted in Local

We asked you on our KOBI Facebook if you thought congress should pass the extension.CT Wallace of Medford chimed in first. "Let's work so hard to make marijuana legal and then extend unemployment fo ...

07 January 2014

Automated Phone Scam Hitting Southern Oregon

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Phone scammers are taking a new tactic, using automated messages. And they're targeting Southern Oregon residents right now.We've had a number of calls from people saying they're getting an automate ...

07 January 2014

Federal Express Expanding Klamath Falls Operations

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Two dozen new jobs could be coming to the Klamath Falls Airport Industrial Park after a land sale. Klamath County Economic Development Association Director Trey Senn says he's been negotiating with ...

07 January 2014

Reinventing Higher Education

Posted in Local

A reorganization of Oregon's higher education system is expected to pool more money for universities and community colleges. As of July 1st, 2014 the current system overseeing higher ed will fall un ...

07 January 2014

Car Crashes Into Medford Home

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We're learning more, after a car crashed into a home striking the garage It happened just before 10:30 Monday night, in an alley between 4th and rose streets in West Medford. We spoke with the wom ...

07 January 2014

FedEx Ground Coming To Klamath Falls

Posted in Local

FedEx ground is coming to Klamath Falls, voted in by the city council on Monday.The city will sell four acres for the distribution plant to open.The space is located in the Airport Industrial Park, ...

07 January 2014

Car Break-Ins Force East Medford Residents To Be On The Lookout

Posted in Local

Medford Police say in just the last two weeks they've received reports of more than 50 car break-ins. More than a dozen just Monday morning. Police believe a serial car burglar may be to blame, br ...

06 January 2014

Flu Hits Oregon Emergency Rooms

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New numbers from the Oregon Health Authority show the flu has sent almost 200 people to hospitals in just the Portland Metro area alone (Washington, Multnomah and Clackamas counties), 81 of them sin ...

06 January 2014

Congress to Vote on Federal Jobless Benefits Extension

Posted in Local

Kira is spending the first Monday of the new year searching for a job, and for her, the search is nothing newShe says "I've been looking for a job for a while now."Her search has gone on now for yea ...

06 January 2014

Motorcyclist Arrested After Speeding Over 100 MPH

Posted in Local

A California man is behind bars, after police say he was driving over 100 miles per hour on Interstate 5.Oregon State Police troopers arrested Patrick Whalen Parks on Saturday afternoon. Officials s ...