17 February 2015

Pastor with ties to Rogue Valley works in Middle East while ISIS is nearby

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- For the last eight years Bristow Hood and his family have been living in Jordan which borders Iraq. Hood is a Christian Pastor from Colorado. Most recently working with refugee child ...

17 February 2015

History hiding in plain sight: Ashland column's significance revealed

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- If you look closely, all around the Rogue Valley you'll notice remnants of the past. On Tuesday NBC5 News aired part two of our special five part series highlighting historical stru ...

17 February 2015

Hydrologist says warm weather now, consequences later

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- While much of the country has spent the past couple weeks being pounded by snow, here in the Rogue Valley we're being spoiled with unusually warm temperatures. But National Weather ...

17 February 2015

Myrtle Creek teen kills daughter, then himself

Posted in Local

Myrtle Creek, Ore. -- A Myrtle Creek man shot and killed his infant daughter before turning the gun on himself. Our NBC affiliate in Eugene reports that police had been searching for 19-year-old Sh ...

17 February 2015

Klamath Falls man charged in crash that killed wife and brother

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A Klamath Falls man has been charged in connection with a horrific crash that killed his wife, and brother over a year ago. The crash happened in December of 2013 about 10 mile ...

17 February 2015

Immunization Exclusion Day is tomorrow

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The clock is ticking as Oregon parents have just hours to gather their children's up-to-date immunization records. Wednesday is Exclusion Day, meaning beginning tomorrow kid's rec ...

17 February 2015

Oregon lawmakers plan to change paid sick leave laws

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Oregon lawmakers are looking to change the state's sick leave law.They began looking over House Bill 2005 this week. It requires all employers to implement paid sick time for employees. Lab ...

17 February 2015

Asante creates over 800 new jobs in Josephine County, boosting economy

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- The economy is picking up in Josephine County.From December 2013 to December 2014 the county added 880 jobs, which resulted in a drop in the unemployment from 10.1% to 9.3%.A b ...

17 February 2015

ODOT looking at options for improving the Medford viaduct

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The Oregon Department of Transportation is looking at options to improve the Medford viaduct, which could be destroyed in the event of a major earthquake.The iron and concrete span ...

17 February 2015

New earthquake warning software launched

Posted in Regional

A new earthquake warning system for the Pacific Northwest launched today, February 17th.Computers in offices across the region now have access to software that sends out an alarm seconds to minutes ...