10 April 2012

No Vetos By Governor Kitzhaber

Posted in Local

Oregon governor John Kitzhaber will not be vetoing any bills from the recent February legislative session.  The deadline for him to send notice of any vetoes expired Monday. A total of 133 bills, ...

10 April 2012

Early Education Programs Struggle with Minimum Funding

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A report that some are calling "Little Kids Left Behind": There are more three and four-year-olds entering state-funded pre-kindergarten programs-- but less money to teach them.   Advocates are con ...

10 April 2012

Medford School District Considers Tapping Into Reserve

Posted in Local

Controversy is surrounding Tuesday night's Medford school budget meeting, following a suggestion of dipping into the district's reserve. During the district's first budget committee meeting of the ...

10 April 2012

Update: Ashland Plaza Fire

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Construction crews will begin to rebuild the staircase in the Ashland Plaza Tuesday-- after a fire devastated businesses in that area. Damages to all of the buildings is expected to cost around $250 ...

10 April 2012

Mt. Shasta Extends Ski Season

Posted in Local

Mt. Shasta has announced an extension to this year's season.  The mountain has added an additional weekend, April 20th, 21st and 22nd to its operating schedule. Mountain officials say the extension ...

09 April 2012

Local Bank Planning Layoffs

Posted in Local

A sign of the times: a tough economy is forcing a local bank to consolidate and shut down 11 of its branches. But today Premier West Bank announced a new twist, an outcome of that decision: layoffs ...

09 April 2012

2012: Salmon Expected To Flourish

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State and Federal experts expect chinook salmon numbers to be strong in 2012.

09 April 2012

Residents Speak Out About Beebe & Gebhard Road Safety Concerns

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

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Extremely dangerous, that's what Central Point residents are saying about the section of road where Beebe turns into Gebhard. "This road needs help, it really does, it needs help," said nearby resid ...

09 April 2012

High Gas Prices Slamming Shops

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From local stores in Medford's downtown to big chain coffee shops, the price of gas is coming through products, to you -the consumer. No matter how much you decrease your carbon footprint.Gas is guz ...

09 April 2012

Youth Unemployment

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

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Startling statistics... Oregon's unemployment rate for those age 16 to 24 is the 7th highest in the country.  NBC-5's Craig Smullin has the story.