27 September 2012

Bridge Over I-5 To Be Replaced In Phoenix

Posted in Local

The bridge that connects the town of Phoenix to Interstate 5 will soon be replaced. The project has been rewarded $3.02 million in federal funding. The Jackson County Board of Commissioners accepte ...

26 September 2012

Conservation Groups Object Aggregate Mining Project

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Havilah Resources out of Grants Pass wants to dig a 126 acre aggregate mine, 65 feet below ground near Grave Creek and the Wild and Scenic Rogue River.The proposed project has conservation groups co ...

26 September 2012

Jackson County Fairgrounds Plans to Lease Land

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Richard Anderson says a 7-8 year project aimed at making the Expo's north ponds accessible for wheelchairs, has been delayed. It happened after he says he received a cease-and-desist letter from the ...

26 September 2012

Crater Lake Wagon Trail

Posted in U.S. & World News, Joe's Journal

It's one of America's top natural wonders, but visitors to Crater Lake, rarely learn just how the lake became a top tourist spot.  An old wagon road served as the only route from the Rogue Valley t ...

26 September 2012

ACH Board Approves Dignity Health Merger

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

The Ashland Community Hospital Board of Directors has unanimously approved a merger with Arizona-based Dignity Health... despite the extremely vocal concerns of some community members. NBC-5's Craig ...

26 September 2012

Sen. Alan Bates To Recieve Statesman Award

Posted in Local

Oregon Senator Alan Bates is one of this year's recipients of the Statesman of the Year Award. The Oregon Business Association is honoring 11 total, for their work in improving Oregon's Health Care ...

26 September 2012

Red Cross Releases New Earthquake App

Posted in Local

Do you know what to do before, during, and after an earthquake? Well now, there's an app for that! Red Cross has just released the new app for both the iPhone and Android devices. Features include: ...

26 September 2012

Criado Trial Postponed Until June 2013

Posted in Local

The trial of Jordan Criado, a Medford man accused of murdering his family last year, has been postponed.The trial is now scheduled for June 18th of next year. It follows a request from the Defense. ...

26 September 2012

Tsunami Task Force Meeting To Discuss Clean Up Costs

Posted in Local

As debris from Japan's 2011 tsunami continues to wash ashore in Oregon, officials are making an effort to keep the public informed. The debris task force will discuss the cost of clean up, and also ...

25 September 2012

Police Standoff Ends Without Injury After Nearly Seven Hours

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

The call came in around 9 a.m. A man had barricaded himself inside the Little House, a vacation rental home in Ashland. Talking with the owner of the home, the door may have been left open or unlock ...