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23 January 2015

IRS warns against tax scams

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

Ore. --- A phone call demanding an immediate payment to the IRS sounds pretty scary.That's likely why it's a favorite among scammers, according to the IRS. The scammers typically target the elderly ...

23 January 2015

Business booming at some downtown Medford eateries

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The last of roughly 300 employees have moved into the new Jackson County Health and Human Services building in downtown Medford and all those people are translating to much-needed b ...

23 January 2015

Mt. Ashland forced to make employee cuts

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. --- Tough times for employees at the Mt. Ashland Ski Area.Management has announced temporary layoffs to ensure the ski area's future.Mt. Ashland has only been opened for 13 days this s ...

23 January 2015

Sociopathic serial killer appears in court

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- A man convicted of stabbing a woman 19 times in a Medford Shopping Center was extradited to California and appeared at a hearing Thursday.According to Oregon Live, 66-year-old Rodn ...

23 January 2015

Youth Empowerment Theater

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Teens are being bullied at the SOU/RCC Higher Education Center but it's not real, it's staged and it's part of a youth empowerment seminar.The one day conference offers this group a chance to explor ...

23 January 2015

Car burglar suspect back on streets in Medford

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Medford Police make an arrest in a series of car break-ins, only to see the suspect back out on the streets tonight.MPD says 29-year-old Joshua Lines was arrested yesterday after a ...

23 January 2015

Sky Lakes Medical Center taking steps to prevent spread of flu

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Sky Lakes Medical Center has put some visitor restrictions in place due to flu season. "We're on the leading edge, we believe."  Explains Sky Lake's Tom Hottman.  "So we're t ...

23 January 2015

Sea lion invasion

Posted in Local, Regional

Ore. -- (KGW) Oregon's Port of Astoria and its neighbors are up in arms over another invasion of sea lions on the docks. Two hundred animals, mainly California sea lions, haul out on the docks day ...

23 January 2015

Two murder suspects may be headed to Medford

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Two people wanted for murder on the east coast may be headed to Medford.Hoke County Sheriffs are searching for Tyler Mark Pierce and his girlfriend Samantha Shilts for strangling a ...

22 January 2015

Hundreds meet for DEQ meeting on LNG pipeline

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- Hundreds gathered at North Medford High School Thursday night. Some in support of  a Liquefied Natural Gas Pipeline, but most against it. The Oregon Department of Environmental Qu ...